Television

Mozart Toddles to TV

Mozart Toddles to TV

The young Mozart is coming to television via Adam Shankman’s Offspring Entertainment and IM Global TV, which is at MIPCOM this week trying to find a production partner to help fund the period drama, which will depict the musical prodigy as “a as genius and celebrity of his time, and will also depict the court of […]

‘Teen Wolf’: 2 Albums for Final Season

‘Teen Wolf’: 2 Albums for Final Season

The MTV original series Teen Wolf gets the classics treatment from Sony, which is releasing the two albums worth of material from the show in its final season — one featuring songs and the other showcasing the score, both through Sony Classical. Teen Wolf – Original Television Soundtrack features artists including Young the Giant, Mikky Ekko, […]

Ken Burns’ Secret ‘Vietnam War’ Weapon: Composer David Cieri

Ken Burns’ Secret ‘Vietnam War’ Weapon: Composer David Cieri

He hasn’t won an Oscar (yet!), so David Cieri seems to be getting less attention for The Vietnam War than co-composers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, but make no mistake: the virtuoso abilities of this multi-instrumentalist contributed significantly to Ken Burns’ 18-hour epic. The 10-part documentary, co-directed by Burns and Lynn Novick, premieres Sunday on PBS. In […]

Minor Miracle in Music Direction Emmy Category

Minor Miracle in Music Direction Emmy Category

Rickey Minor has won the Emmy for music direction for the epic ABC special Taking The Stage: African American Music And Stories That Changed America, with rapper Common taking the trophy for music and lyrics for the song “Letter to the Free” at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards Saturday night. In an extremely competitive category, […]

Zimmer and Balfe Unveil Next ‘Musical Genius’

Zimmer and Balfe Unveil Next ‘Musical Genius’

Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe have found a new way to showcase their musical genius, by selecting the winners of the “Show Us Your Musical Genius” challenge. The contest, presented by NatGeo, Fox 21, Milan Records and hosted by indi.com, had participatants submit their own interpretations of Zimmer and Balfe’s Emmy-nominated main title theme for the […]

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