Television

Jun16, 2018

Oprah signs deal with Apple

Apple trying desperately to catch up to Netflix and Amazon Apple announced Friday that Oprah Winfrey has signed a multiyear deal to create original content for the tech giant. The deal gives Apple a special weapon to hopefully help the…
Jun13, 2018

What’s next for Comcast, Disney, and Fox?

What sounds better: Comcast-Fox or Disney-Fox? After a judge’s approval of the AT&T-Warner acquisition, media players can now move forward with highly anticipated mergers of their own. Namely, Disney and Comcast will fight like siblings over 21st Century Fox. The firms…
May24, 2018

Netflix eclipses Disney and Comcast for media net worth

Netflix is king of the media As of Thursday, Netflix is worth more than Disney and Comcast. Netflix (NFLX) rose to $153.1 billion in market value, and Disney’s (DIS) fell to $152 billion. As of Wednesday, Comcast (CMCSA) is valued…
May22, 2018

Obamas Sign 8-figure Deal with Netflix

Barack and Michelle Obama are the newest creatives at Netflix The former President and First Lady will soon be adding "film-producer" to their resumes. Video streaming leader Netflix announced on Monday that Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear…
May18, 2018

Suzanne Scott becomes Fox News’ first female CEO

Until Thursday, Fox News never had a female CEO. That all changed as Suzanne Scott made history to lead one of the major news channels in the nation. The highly revered promotion is definitely deserved, as Scott has been doing…
May17, 2018

Comcast’s acquisition of Fox only capable with a mountain of doubt

Comcast (CMCSA) is a global leader in cable, and it is seeking to expand its reach in media even further with the acquisition of 21stCentury Fox (FOXA) and British satellite broadcaster Sky. However, to do so, it would be digging…
Aug30, 2017

Fox News will no longer broadcast in the UK

21st Century Fox announced Tuesday that it will pull Fox News from UK airwaves, The Guardian reports. The network’s final broadcast across the pond took place at 4:00 p.m. local time Tuesday. A spokeswoman told The Guardian: “[Fox] has decided…
Aug15, 2017

Netflix increasing focus on original content, analysts say

Streaming video service Netflix has $15.7 billion worth of “streaming content obligations,” CNN reports. It plans to pay $6 billion toward those obligations this year. The “streaming content obligations” figure is up more than $3 billion since quarter two 2016, according…
Aug10, 2017

Facebook is making moves in the realm of video

In an effort to break into the video entertainment market, Facebook is introducing a new video platform called Watch. The platform will be made available to a select group of Facebook users today. Everyone else will have to wait to…
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