News Flash: TCI Music, Paradigm Set To Merge

TCI Music and Paradigm Music Entertainment (which owns the popular Addicted To Noise and SonicNet web sites), have agreed to merge Paradigm into TCI Music, it was announced Monday. Paradigm president and CEO Thomas McPartland will become president, CEO and a director of TCI Music on closing of the deal. TCI Music already owns DMX Inc., the digital radio company, and is acquiring The Box Worldwide, the cable music company. Paradigm also has record and radio syndication divisions. The TCI/Paradigm merger, subject to approval by the TCI Music board, and the Paradigm shareholders, should be concluded in October. -- ATN staff [Mon., Sept. 22, 1997, 9 a.m. PST]