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Ice Cube Says Added Magic Johnson To Bidding Group For Disney's Regional Sports Networks - Tweet
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2019 02:51pm EDT 

April 18 (Reuters) - :ICE CUBE SAYS ADDED MAGIC JOHNSON TO BIDDING GROUP FOR DISNEY’S REGIONAL SPORTS NETWORKS - TWEET.  Full Article

Hulu Buys At&T's Minority Stake In Joint Venture
Monday, 15 Apr 2019 05:12pm EDT 

April 15 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc ::HULU BUYS AT&T’S MINORITY STAKE IN JOINT VENTURE.AT&T INC - TRANSACTION VALUED HULU AT $15 BILLION,.AT&T INC - TRANSACTION VALUED HULU AT $15 BILLION, WITH AT&T'S 9.5% INTEREST VALUED AT $1.43 BILLION.AT&T INC - TRANSACTION VALUED HULU AT $15 BILLION.AT&T INC - TRANSACTION DID NOT REQUIRE ANY GOVERNMENTAL OR OTHER THIRD-PARTY APPROVALS AND WAS SIMULTANEOUSLY SIGNED AND CLOSED.AT&T INC - WILL USE PROCEEDS FROM THIS TRANSACTION, ALONG WITH ADDITIONAL PLANNED SALES OF NON-CORE ASSETS, TO REDUCE ITS DEBT.AT&T INC - SOLD ITS MINORITY STAKE IN HULU BACK TO STREAMING VIDEO JOINT VENTURE.  Full Article

Fitch Says U.S. Media Shakeout May Emerge With Race For Streaming Content
Tuesday, 2 Apr 2019 11:59am EDT 

April 2 (Reuters) - Fitch::FITCH SAYS U.S. MEDIA SHAKEOUT MAY EMERGE WITH RACE FOR STREAMING CONTENT.FITCH SAYS CONTENT SPENDING SET TO ACCELERATE IN U.S. MEDIA AS COMPETITION IN DTC STREAMING INTENSIFIES & COS VIE FOR "MUST HAVE" PROGRAMMING.FITCH, ON U.S. MEDIA, SAYS MARKET SATURATION IS A RISK DUE TO INCREASING NUMBER OF SUBSCRIPTION VIDEO ON DEMAND (SVOD) OFFERINGS.FITCH SAYS AT SOME POINT, U.S. MEDIA COS WILL RATIONALIZE CONTENT SPENDING, MORE EFFICIENTLY DEPLOY CAPITAL BEHIND MOST RELEVANT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.FITCH, ON U.S. MEDIA, SAYS IT VIEWS GENERAL-ENTERTAINMENT CABLE NETWORKS SUCH AS LIFETIME & TNT AS MOST VULNERABLE AS BRAND SEEMS TO HAVE "WEAKENED".FITCH, ON U.S. MEDIA, SAYS IT VIEWS DISNEY AS EVEN BETTER POSITIONED TO MONETIZE ITS CONTENT AFTER ACQUIRING FOX.  Full Article

21st Century Fox And Disney Announce Distribution Adjustment Multiple In Connection With Acquisition
Monday, 18 Mar 2019 05:18pm EDT 

March 18 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ::21ST CENTURY FOX AND DISNEY ANNOUNCE DISTRIBUTION ADJUSTMENT MULTIPLE IN CONNECTION WITH ACQUISITION AND EFFECT ON OUTSTANDING SHARES.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX - DISTRIBUTION ADJUSTMENT MULTIPLE IN CONNECTION WITH ACQUISITION OF CO BY DISNEY HAS BEEN CALCULATED TO BE ABOUT 1.357190.  Full Article

Disney And 21St Century Fox Announce Preliminary Election Results In Connection With Acquisition
Friday, 15 Mar 2019 04:15pm EDT 

March 15 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ::DISNEY AND 21ST CENTURY FOX ANNOUNCE PRELIMINARY ELECTION RESULTS IN CONNECTION WITH ACQUISITION.DISNEY AND 21ST CENTURY FOX ANNOUNCE PRELIMINARY ELECTION RESULTS IN CONNECTION WITH ACQUISITION.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC - HOLDERS OF 959.9 MILLION SHARES OF 21CF COMMON STOCK, OR ABOUT 51.57% OF OUTSTANDING SHARES, ELECTED TO RECEIVE CASH.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC - HOLDERS OF ABOUT 36.65% OF OUTSTANDING SHARES ELECTED TO RECEIVE SHARES OF COMMON STOCK OF NEW DISNEY.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC - HOLDERS OF APPROXIMATELY 11.79% OF OUTSTANDING SHARES DID NOT MAKE AN ELECTION.  Full Article

The Walt Disney Co Announces Extension Of Exchange Offers & Consent Solicitations For 21St Century Fox America Notes
Friday, 8 Mar 2019 09:00am EST 

March 8 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF EXCHANGE OFFERS AND CONSENT SOLICITATIONS FOR 21ST CENTURY FOX AMERICA, INC. NOTES.THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF EXCHANGE OFFERS AND CONSENT SOLICITATIONS FOR 21ST CENTURY FOX AMERICA, INC. NOTES.WALT DISNEY CO - EXTENDS EXPIRATION DATE FROM 5:00 P.M., NEW YORK CITY TIME, ON MARCH 14, 2019, TO 5:00 P.M., NEW YORK CITY TIME, ON MARCH 15, 2019.  Full Article

Proxy Shareholding Group PIRC Opposes Re-Election Of Walt Disney CEO
Tuesday, 5 Mar 2019 10:27am EST 

March 5 (Reuters) - PIRC::PIRC- RECOMMENDS WALT DISNEY CO SHAREHOLDERS VOTE AGAINST RE-ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN AND CEO ROBERT IGER AT AGM.PIRC- RECOMMENDS TOLL BROTHERS SHAREHOLDERS VOTE AGAINST ADVISORY VOTE ON EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION AT AGM.  Full Article

Disney Announces Extension Of Exchange Offers For 21St Century Fox Notes
Tuesday, 5 Mar 2019 09:00am EST 

March 5 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF EXCHANGE OFFERS AND CONSENT SOLICITATIONS FOR 21ST CENTURY FOX AMERICA, INC. NOTES.THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF EXCHANGE OFFERS AND CONSENT SOLICITATIONS FOR 21ST CENTURY FOX AMERICA, INC. NOTES.WALT DISNEY CO - EXTENDS EXPIRATION DATE FROM 5:00 P.M., NEW YORK CITY TIME, ON MARCH 12, 2019, TO 5:00 P.M., NEW YORK CITY TIME, ON MARCH 14, 2019.  Full Article

Disney In Active Talks With At&T To Acquire Warnermedia's 10% Hulu Stake - Variety
Wednesday, 27 Feb 2019 04:01pm EST 

Feb 27 (Reuters) - :DISNEY IN ACTIVE TALKS WITH AT&T TO ACQUIRE WARNERMEDIA'S 10% HULU STAKE - VARIETY.  Full Article

Disney Revamping Its Overseas TV Business To Make Way For Streaming - The Information
Thursday, 21 Feb 2019 09:40am EST 

Feb 21 (Reuters) - :DISNEY TOLD SOME TV NETWORKS IN EUROPE, PAY TV SERVICES IN LATIN AMERICA OF PLANS TO END MOST OF LICENSING DEALS FOR DISNEY SHOWS, MOVIES-THE INFORMATION.DISNEY IS REVAMPING ITS OVERSEAS TV BUSINESS TO MAKE WAY FOR STREAMING-THE INFORMATION, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

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Netflix forecast disappoints as streaming competition looms

Netflix Inc gave a weak forecast on Tuesday that unnerved investors just as Walt Disney Co and others prepare to escalate Hollywood's streaming video wars, although the company's quarterly results beat Wall Street targets.