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WarnerMedia names Ann Sarnoff as CEO of Warner Bros

Jun 24 2019

WarnerMedia on Monday said it appointed Ann Sarnoff as the chief executive officer of Warner Bros, the first woman to run one of Hollywood's most powerful studios in its 96-year history.

Comcast to double spending at Sky on European original programs

Jun 12 2019

Comcast Corp will more than double its investment in European original programming and start an in-house studio at its European unit Sky after Sky's success with the mini-series "Chernobyl," the company said on Wednesday.

CBS sees ad prices rising for the fall season

May 02 2019

CBS Corp sees advertising prices rising for its slate of TV shows in the upcoming fall programming season, executives said, as the TV broadcaster and media company on Thursday reported first-quarter revenue falling short of analysts' estimates from weaker content licensing and distribution sales.

Comcast beats Wall Street profit estimates, explores NBC-Sky news network

Apr 25 2019

Comcast Corp reported first-quarter profit on Thursday that beat Wall Street estimates, boosted by additions of high-speed internet customers in a quarter that painted a mixed picture for the biggest U.S. cable provider.

Comcast first quarter profit beats Wall Street, misses on revenue

Apr 25 2019

April 25 Comcast Corp reported first-quarter profit on Thursday that beat Wall Street estimates, boosted by strong additions of high-speed internet customers in a quarter that painted another mixed picture for the biggest U.S. cable provider.

CBS suspends CEO search, fuelling Viacom merger expectations

Apr 23 2019

CBS Corp on Tuesday said it had suspended its search for a new chief executive and extended the role of its interim CEO Joseph Ianniello until the end of the year, renewing speculation the U.S. media company will seek to merge with peer Viacom Inc.

Writers Guild of America sues four major Hollywood talent agencies

Apr 18 2019

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES "The Wire" creator David Simon, seven other writers, and the Writers Guild of America sued the four major Hollywood talent agencies on Wednesday for getting paid in such a way that the agencies' financial interests prevail over those of their clients.

Writers Guild of America sues four major talent agencies

Apr 17 2019

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES, April 17 A long-simmering dispute between The Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Association of Talent Agents (ATA) came to a head on Wednesday, with the WGA saying it had filed a lawsuit against the four major U.S. talent agencies.

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