How new media changed the music industry : The use of game shows and tv as well as interactive voting
Syco record label and how they use new media to promote and market.
Syco Entertainment, often known as simply Syco (and stylised as SYCO), is a global joint venture between Simon Cowell and Sony Music Entertainment focused on the production and marketing of music, television, film and digital content. It employs a staff of more than 30 in offices in London and Los Angeles and manages a string of high profile television and music brands through partnerships with Sony Music labels and its TV production partner,FremantleMedia. Cowell and Sony Music Entertainment each own 50% of the business which is looking to grow its global portfolio of music and television brands over the next few years. Charles Garland, the former chief executive of Crystal Entertainment and chief operator of Simon Fuller's 19 Entertainment is Chief Operating Officer, responsible for the daytoday operations of the company. Retail billionaire Philip Green, who is a close friend of Cowell, serves as an advisor to the company. Karren Brady, sporting executive and vicechairman of West Ham United F.C., also serves as an advisor to the company.Syco TVSyco Television, often shortened to Syco TV (and stylised as SYCOtv), primarily operates in the UK and U.S. where, in 2011, it produces around 200 hours of primetime television for FOX, NBC, ITV and ITV2 networks. Its key franchises are The X Factor and Got Talent.
The X Factor
The X Factor, which launched in September 2004, has been the #1 show in the UK since 2008. In September 2011, Syco launched The X Factor USA, which averaged 12 million viewers and a 4.0 rating in the adults 1849 demographic in its first season, leading FOX to nightly wins on Wednesdays and Thursdays and topping all other fall season reality competition. ...
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