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Warner Music and Spotify Announce ‘Expanded’ Licensing Deal

Billboard reports: "Eight months after announcing it had renewed licensing deals with "two of our four major label partners," Spotify ticked a third off...

Vivendi Wraps $3.3 Billion Sale of 10% UMG Stake to Tencent-Led...

Billboard reports: "French entertainment and telecom conglomerate Vivendi said Tuesday that it has closed its sale of a 10 percent stake in Universal Music...

Broadcaster Tegna Says Sale Talks Are Stalled With Two Remaining Bidders

Deadline reports: "Broadcaster Tenga broke its silence about a swirl of suitors, acknowedging it received four unsolicited offers but saying it’s not currently in...

Dish Is Making Sling TV Streaming Package Free for Two Weeks

Variety reports: "Dish Network’s over-the-top Sling TV service is offering free access to its 45-channel live TV bundle for 14 days. The company is...

National Amusements Sets Amended Credit Agreement Without ViacomCBS Stock Sales

Variety reports: "ViacomCBS parent National Amusements Inc. has set an amended credit agreement with its lenders that gives the company some breathing room in...

What The $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill Means For The Entertainment...

Deadline reports: "The text of the massive, $2 trillion coronavirus relief package reached early on Wednesday on Capitol Hill has yet to be released,...

Writers Guild Negotiations Fail to Start as Scheduled

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Negotiations between the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers did not commence as...

New York Times acquires Audm, whose narrators turn long-form journalism into...

VentureBeat reports: "The New York Times has acquired Audm, a subscription audio platform that uses professional narrators to transform long-form written articles into the...

FuboTV to Merge With FaceBank, Which Takes Out $100M Loan to...

Variety reports: "Over-the-top TV provider FuboTV is getting a lifeline in the form of a proposed merger with virtual entertainment company FaceBank Group. Following...

Moviefone Sold for Fire-Sale Price of $1 Million to Mystery Buyer

Variety reports: "Hello? Welcome to the new owner of Moviefone — whoever that is. Moviefone, the once-popular movie listing service that was left stranded...