• Sports Gambling Coming To In-Arena Venues, Networks Welcome Viewers
    The William Hill Sportsbook will include a restaurant and 100 large TV screens. The owners claim it's the first in-arena sportsbook operating in the U.S. year-round.
  • 'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver' Can't Sell Sexual Wellness Blanket
    Oliver delivers a sharp prank to three TV stations -- but content marketing will continue to search for a home.
  • Is Amazon Going Big Or Small In Its $9 Billion Deal For MGM?
    It seems like a drop in the bucket either way for Amazon, especially in terms of those bigger $40 billion to $70 billion media deals legacy media companies have done.
  • To Be Competitive, Discovery-Time Warner Must Up Content Investment
    Discovery would need to rethink its modest ways quickly to compete in a bigger entertainment world.
  • Jimmy Kimmel Delivers Blistering Assessment Of Disney/ABC At Upfront
    "Somehow, with everyone stuck in their house -- with nothing to do but watch TV over the past 14 months -- we still managed to lose ratings," he said.
  • Cord-Cutting Isn't What's Killing Broadcast And Cable
    Seraj Bharwani, Chief Strategy Officer of AcuityAds, put it plainly: "Ad loads of 20 minutes and more per hour destroyed broadcast TV."
  • More Media Merger Chatter After Discovery-WarnerMedia News
    Two mini-major TV-film production studios -- MGM and Lionsgate -- are obvious targets. Plus, AMC Networks has been floated as acquisition material.
  • TV's Scheduling Challenge: We Watch In An On-Demand Age
    That means live TV takes on added importance. Two pre-pandemic examples are: NBC's "The Voice" and Fox's "The Masked Singer."
  • Is The Warner Media-Discovery Merger Too Late?
    The potential WarnerMedia-Discovery combination reflects the relationship between media distribution and media creation, something digital media giants have already figured out.
  • Awards Shows Are In Trouble, Not Just The Golden Globes
    The recent Oscar broadcast took a massive hit, down 60% to 9.8 million viewers from 23.6 million in 2020.
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