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2013-01-28 08:25:47

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Viggle (Symbol: VGGL), a free cutting-edge mobile app that operates as an intelligent "second screen" for television -- founded by media entrepreneur Robert F.X. Sillerman, the brain power behind successful television, radio and live entertainment businesses - recently celebrated its first birthday on January 26. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130128/NY48959-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130128/NY48959LOGO-b) (Photo:...

2012-08-28 10:22:11

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DKC is representing entertainment mogul Robert F.X. Sillerman, who previously revolutionized the radio and concert industries, in his new venture - the fast-growing and expanding electronic dance music (EDM) industry. Sillerman has made two initial acquisitions, buying Disco Donnie Presents, the EDM promoter and industry leader; and Dayglow, the production and promotions company which stages more than 125 EDM concerts annually in the U.S....

2011-09-08 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Function(x) Inc. (Symbol: FNCX), formed and controlled by entertainment entrepreneur Robert F.X. Sillerman, today announced a variety of appointments, adding industry-leading expertise from companies such as MTV, Tidal TV, AOL, Microsoft, Expedia, Massive and Ticketmaster. "We're excited to be building a powerhouse team as we approach the launch of our first initiative later this year. The talent and investors we're attracting is proof that what...

2011-08-25 16:57:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Function(x) Inc. (Symbol: FNCX), ("the Company") a company formed and controlled by Robert F.X. Sillerman that creates new media and entertainment businesses leveraging the scale and richness of digital and mobile technology, today announced that it has completed the placement of 14 million units at a purchase price of $2.50 per unit, for a total equity raise of $35 million. Each unit consists of one share of the Company's common stock and one...

2010-06-23 07:15:00

NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CKx, Inc. (Nasdaq: CKXE) announced today that that the Board of Directors has received a letter from a third party indicating its potential interest in commencing a tender offer for less than all of the Company's shares of common stock. The letter further indicates that the third party is in ongoing discussions with Robert F.X. Sillerman, the Company's former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and that while no specific arrangements with Mr....

2010-05-07 07:42:00

NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CKx, Inc. (Nasdaq: CKXE) announced today that Robert F.X. Sillerman has resigned as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and from the Company's board, effective immediately. Mr. Sillerman cited as the reason for his resignation a desire to pursue other interests, including the possible acquisition of CKx as well as a desire to allow the Board to evaluate its strategic options should he pursue such an acquisition. Mr. Sillerman...

2010-03-16 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CKX, Inc. (Nasdaq: CKXE) today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2009. Revenue for the fourth quarter of 2009 grew $42.5 million, or 113.7%, to $79.9 million as compared to the prior year period. Operating income before depreciation, amortization and non-cash stock compensation ("OIBDAN") declined to $6.5 million from $10.3 million in the prior year period. The decline in OIBDAN reflects an...

2010-02-22 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CKX, Inc. (Nasdaq: CKXE) celebrated the world premiere of Viva ELVIS, the newest resident show by Cirque du Soleil, at ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter in Las Vegas, on Friday night. The show, a harmonious fusion of dance, acrobatics and live music, is a tribute to the life and music of Elvis Presley. It is a partnership between Cirque du Soleil and Elvis Presley Enterprises LLC, a CKX, Inc. company. Robert F.X. Sillerman, Chairman and...

2010-02-02 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CKX, Inc. (Nasdaq: CKXE) announced today that Robert Dodds has been appointed CEO of 19 Entertainment. Mr. Dodds, who will assume responsibility for the day-to-day operations of 19 Entertainment, has served as its President since the company acquired his brand content firm, Freedom Media, in August 2006. In his CEO role, Mr. Dodds succeeds Simon Fuller, who recently signed a long-term deal with CKX to continue to executive produce and provide...

2010-01-19 08:15:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CKX, Inc. [Nasdaq: CKXE] announced that Robert F.X. Sillerman, the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Thomas P. Benson, the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be hosting a conference call for investors today at 12:30 p.m. EST to discuss recent events, including the Company's recently announced ground-breaking, long-term creative deal with Simon Fuller. The conference call numbers are:...