Tag: Media

Netflix is searching for a broadcast partner for NFL Christmas games

Netflix is trying to make a big splash in the world of live sports by securing the rights to broadcast NFL games on Christmas Day. The streaming giant has reached out to broadcasters in search of a partner to produce these games, marking its first real foray into traditional live sports. This move is driven […]

The Paramount Skydance partnership comes to an end: What comes next?

National Amusements recently called off merger discussions between Paramount Global and Skydance, leaving the legacy media giant at a crossroads in an ever-changing industry landscape. Paramount, like many other media companies, is struggling to adapt to the shift towards streaming services, competition, and a decline in traditional advertising revenue. With the departure of former CEO […]

Tech CEOs Nadella and Narayen are investing in the dream of cricket in America.

The Rise of Cricket in the U.S.: High-Profile Investors Bet Big on Major League Cricket Cricket may not be as popular a sport in the U.S. as elsewhere in the world, but that is about to change with the Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup being co-hosted by the U.S. for the first time. High-profile CEOs […]

Disney’s Chief Technology Officer, Aaron LaBerge, to depart from company due to personal reasons.

Aaron LaBerge, the chief technology officer for Disney Entertainment and ESPN, has announced his departure from the company in order to take on a new role as the CTO of PENN Entertainment, the company behind ESPN Bet. LaBerge cited personal reasons related to his family for his decision to leave Disney, and he will remain […]

EW Scripps considering sale of Bounce TV, a Black-culture broadcast network

E.W. Scripps, a major local TV broadcaster in the U.S., is considering selling Bounce TV, its over-the-air network targeting African Americans, following increased interest from potential buyers. This comes after Paramount Global explored selling BET Media Group last year. Scripps hopes to fetch a price in the hundreds of millions for Bounce TV, which has […]

Trump showed disrespect towards Black individuals on ‘The Apprentice’

Former “The Apprentice” contestant Gene Folkes recently shared a troubling encounter he had with then-host Donald Trump at Trump Tower, where Trump made racially insensitive comments towards him. Folkes, who was one of two Black contestants on the show in 2010, recounted how Trump insulted him and his female crew member in a bar inside […]

Paramount reveals job reductions, discusses streaming joint venture plans at annual meeting

Paramount Global’s Leadership Presents Go-Forward Plan Amidst Potential Sale Uncertainty The current leadership of Paramount Global presented a go-forward plan at the company’s annual shareholder meeting, outlining strategic priorities in preparation for the event a sale of the company doesn’t happen. The Office of the CEO, comprised of CBS CEO George Cheeks, Paramount Media Networks […]

NBA and NHL express concerns about reorganization plans

The future of regional sports networks under Diamond Sports, operating as Bally Sports, is a topic of concern for the National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Hockey League (NHL) as they question the viability of the network owner’s business plan ahead of the upcoming seasons this fall. Diamond Sports has been under bankruptcy protection since […]

Sword Health introduces Phoenix conversational AI

Pain management startup Sword Health is revolutionizing the way patients receive physical therapy with the introduction of their new artificial intelligence solution, Phoenix. This groundbreaking technology allows patients to engage in virtual physical therapy sessions and communicate directly with a virtual care specialist. Since its inception in 2015, Sword Health has been dedicated to offering […]

Paramount and Skydance reach agreement on merger deal

Paramount and Skydance Merger Sparks Industry Speculation The recent announcement of a potential merger between Paramount and Skydance has sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry. CNBC’s David Faber reported that both companies have come to terms on a deal that could see the creation of a new powerhouse in the film and media landscape. The […]

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