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Beyond Netflix: Showrunners Testing Waters With Multiple TV Overall Deals

Hollywood Reporter reports: "How much work is too much for a top showrunner? In a Peak TV era overflowing with choice, content creators big...

Will Newly-Merged ViacomCBS Boldly Go After Other Media Assets?

Hollywood Reporter reports: "Bob Bakish and Joseph Ianniello will preside over a film and TV empire that brings together 'Star Trek' and 'Mission: Impossible'...

Remember Tumblr? WordPress Just Bought It

Hypebot reports: "Along with building a following on MySpace, music marketers used to advise artists to have a blog on Tumblr. While some including...

Tribune Media Profit Falls Amid Higher Programming Expenses

Hollywood Reporter reports: "Tribune Media, which owns 42 TV stations and cable network WGN America and has agreed to be acquired by broadcasting giant...

How Tencent’s Proposed Stake in UMG Could Impact the Wider Music...

Billboard reports: "On Aug. 6, Universal Music Group chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge sent a memo to staff saying parent company Vivendi had entered talks with...

CBS & AT&T Strike Carriage Deal, Ending Blackout On DirecTV Services

Deadline reports: "CBS and AT&T have struck a carriage deal, ending the blackout on AT&T-owned satellite giant DirecTV. The companies’ dispute saw CBS stations...

MelodyVR Signs Licensing Deals With Beggars Group and Domino Recordings

Billboard reports: "Music-focused virtual reality startup MelodyVR has entered music licensing agreements with Beggars Group Digital Limited and Domino Recording Company." Read more

Another Major Radio Station Conglomerate Thinks Podcasts Are The Future

The Verge reports: "Entercom, one of the biggest US radio corporations, thinks podcasts are essential to the future of audio. The company announced today...

Snapchat Parent Company to Raise $1 Billion in Debt Financing, Citing...

Variety reports: "Snap, the money-losing parent company of Snapchat, plans to issue $1 billion in debt securities for the purposes of working...

Nexon to Fully Acquire Stock in Embark Studios

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Nexon has further raised its stake in Embark Studios, and it will now have the option to buy all of the remaining...