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SAG-AFTRA National Executive Director David White Announces Departure

SAG-AFTRA’s longtime National Executivce Director David White will step down this spring, after 12 years in the role, the guild announced on Friday. White, who took his post as the guild’s…

Les Moonves Settles With ViacomCBS Over Departure

ViacomCBS and former CBS CEO Les Moonves have settled their arbitration over the executive’s firing by the company. Under the terms of the settlement, $120 million that had been placed in…

Gavin Newsom Adds $30M to California’s Film Incentives Program

As states continue to open up and the film industry kicks back into high gear, Gov. Gavin Newsom is attempting to lure more productions to California. The governor has added $30 million to the

Jon Bon Jovi, Don Henley Called Antitrust “Co-Conspirators”

Are some of the most famous musicians on the globe actively participating in an antitrust conspiracy that could finish off the radio business? That might sound hyperbolic, but it’s exactly what

Wall Street Weighs Disney+ Subscriber Miss: “Nail-Biting Time”

Wall Street analysts on Friday shared their takeaways from the Walt Disney Co.’s fiscal second-quarter earnings report, with slower-than-expected Disney+ subscriber growth in the…

Univision Networks Ad Revenue Rises 7 Percent

Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications, which late last year sold a majority stake to an investor group led by former Viacom CFO Wade Davis and recently agreed to a merger with…

Disney “In Conversations” About NFL Sunday Ticket As ESPN Inks New Rights Deals

The Walt Disney Co. is continuing to make deals to benefit ESPN, even as it becomes increasingly agnostic as to where consumers watch their live sports. During the company’s quarterly…

Disney+ Misses Expectations With 103.6 Million Subscribers

While the fallout from the pandemic leads to a tough comparison with a year ago, The Walt Disney Co. delivered mixed results in its earnings Thursday, delivering revenue of $15.6 billion and…

WarnerMedia CEO: We’re Committed to Theatrical for “Decades to Come”

WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar says that the company has no plans to abandon theatrical exhibition, and that some “epic” films will get exclusive theatrical windows even as others debut day-and-date…

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Reflects on the Legacy of the Athlete-Activist (and His Own)

I have often said that I will truly have achieved my full legacy when I have helped or inspired people who never knew I was an athlete. That will mean that I was able to use my fame from sports to

5 Lessons That Negotiators Learned From Hollywood’s Writers-Agents Feud

During the standoff, the WGA moved to hold talks with individual agencies ('we stuck to our guns') while talent firms looked to 'adapt' as the pandemic took a financial toll

Sky Studios Names Cecile Frot-Coutaz CEO

Comcast-owned European pay TV giant Sky has named Cécile Frot-Coutaz, former CEO of Fremantle and currently head of YouTube in Europe, the CEO of its production arm Sky Studios, starting in