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Netflix to Launch Comedy Radio Channel on SiriusXM

Variety reports: "Netflix is getting into the radio biz: The streamer has entered into a pact with SiriusXM to launch a 24-hour comedy channel set to debut...

Weinstein Co. Saga Comes to an End as $289 Million Sale...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "With its $289 million sale to Lantern Capital Partners having closed today, the Weinstein Co. saga comes to an end....

Sinclair-Tribune Merger Hits Roadblock as FCC Chief Opposes Divestiture Plan, Proposes...

Variety reports: "FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said that he has “serious concerns” about Sinclair Broadcast Group’s plans to merge with Tribune Media, adding that the agency cannot approve...

U.K. Clears Fox’s Sky Bid

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "The U.K. government has given final clearance to 21st Century Fox's bid for full ownership of European pay TV giant...

Overwatch League is coming to ESPN, ABC, and other Disney channels

Venture Beat reports: "Disney and Blizzard Entertainment are partnering to bring Overwatch League to Disney-owned channels, such as ABC, ESPN, ESPN 2, and Disney XD. Overwatch League is Blizzard’s...

Snapchat code reveals team-up with Amazon for ‘Camera Search’

Tech Crunch reports: "Snapchat is building a visual product search feature, codenamed 'Eagle,' that delivers users to Amazon’s listings. Buried inside the code of Snapchat’s...

Niantic’s Ingress to get Netflix animated series later this year

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Niantic's original location-based game will be brought back to the fore with a new animated series later this year. Ingress: The Animation...

UTA Steps Into Esports Arena, Buying Press X And Everyday Influencers

Deadline Hollywood reports: "UTA is continuing its expansion, entering the realm of esports through the acquisition of sister companies Press X and Everyday Influencers. Press X is an esports talent and marketing...

DOJ Approves Disney’s Fox Bid, Minus Regional Sports Networks

Deadline Hollywood reports: "The Department of Justice has approved Disney’s bid for 21st Century Fox assets, provided that the company agrees to carve out Fox’s regional sports networks over...

Prince Estate Signs Deal With Sony Music to Rerelease 35 Catalog...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Prince's estate and Sony Music Entertainment announced Wednesday they have signed an exclusive distribution agreement that covers 35 of the...