MGM will create a short-form original series -- based on the movie "Mr. Mom" -- for Vudu, Walmart's ad-supported streaming service. It is expected to be the first of many studios Walmart works with to create new content for the service.
There is some wild speculation that Trump's long-term future could still be a media one -- via an acquisition of a major company or TV network group. Which brings us to Rupert Murdoch.
Trump knows cable TV time means earned media time. But Fox is content with just running clips of Trump rallies, which worries the White House.
Streaming services like Netflix could grab more viewers with live TV. But it may choose to focus on its current winning game: entertainment.
Netflix can tell whether its proposed shows will be small, medium, or large. TV producers will love that. It's all in the data.
Simmons says five of the top 10 most-trusted news sources are newspapers. Broadcast networks did a bit better generally: ABC News (55.9%, 2nd place); CBS News (55.4%, 3rd place); and NBC News (54.1%, 6th place).
In merging Fox businesses into Walt Disney, top management will be covered. But one analyst predicts 5,000 to 10,000 could be laid off.
Netflix rolls easily off the tongue. And with nearly 120 million worldwide subscribers, who could argue? But Tronc? That name is looking for a fight.
Amazon sells all kinds of consumer products -- which is why many believe it will be a force to reckon with when it comes to growing digital media advertising.
Ad-supported TV networks continue to seek the next holy grail of TV revenue, beyond just on-demand licensing deals, or starting direct-to consumer on-demand and/or live, linear digital services.