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Endeavor Adds Jacqueline Reses to Board of Directors

Endeavor is continuing to expand its board of directors since going public earlier this year. The owner of UFC and WME on Wednesday named Jacqueline Reses to its board. Reses is currently CEO of investment firm Post House Capital LLC, and before that worked in the technology sector, as executive chair of Square Financial Services […]

Despite Delta Variant Concerns, Endeavor Raises Guidance For Year

In its second quarterly earnings report since going public in April, Endeavor reported revenue of $1.1 billion, just missing Wall Street expectations for revenue. Endeavor CEO Jason Lublin said that three shows from Endeavor Content were pushed into Q3, and were responsible for some $90 million in revenue. And while the company turned a modest […]

Rachel Maddow Enlists Ari Emanuel and Mark Shapiro As MSNBC Contract Talks Heat Up

MSNBC’s top primetime host, Rachel Maddow, has brought on Endeavor CEO Ari Emanuel and president Mark Shapiro to help represent her in contract talks with MSNBC and parent company NBCUniversal, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. “Nothing has been decided. We are deep into it with NBCUniversal and Rachel has an excellent relationship with them,” Shapiro […]

Endeavor Adds Former Xerox CEO Ursula Burns to Board of Directors

Endeavor has only been a public company for a few months, but it is already expanding its board of directors. The owner of UFC and WME on Monday said that it was adding Ursula Burns, the former CEO of Xerox, to its board of directors. Burns, who was a mechanical engineer before joining the executive […]

Sean “Diddy” Combs Signs With WME, Teams With Endeavor on Pipeline Program for Aspiring Industry Executives

Sean “Diddy” Combs has signed with WME for representation in all areas. The mogul is not wasting any time getting in business with the agency and its Endeavor network. Combs and his Combs Enterprises are teaming with Endeavor to launch The Excellence Program on July 12, a free program designed to be a pipeline for […]

Endeavor Swings to Slim Profit Thanks to UFC in First Earnings Report Since IPO

In its first quarterly earnings report since going public in April, Endeavor posted net income of $2.4 million, a significant improvement from the same quarter a year ago, when the company posted a net loss of more than $51 million. The pandemic continues to batter many of its businesses, although a strong performance from the […]

Alex Ross’ Comic Superheroes Headed to Crypto Art World

The Marvel and DC Comics star illustrator's 'Shooting Up the Mainstream' digital archive will be released via the RNDR blockchain platform.

Endeavor CEO Unveils Inclusion Plan: $5M Donation, Disclose Diversity Numbers, Update Hiring Policy (Exclusive)

A memo from Ari Emanuel revealed that WME and Endeavor Content, working with Michael B. Jordan and Color of Change's new initiative #ChangeHollywood, would implement more than 30 actions in an effort to support Black voices and storytellers, along with diversifying its own ranks.

Endeavor President Says Hollywood Firm “Not Done Collecting” Assets

Both Moody's and S&P Global Ratings have downgraded Endeavor's credit as the firm looks to sell a 'Fortnite' stake and implements cost-cutting measures.

WME to Lay Off and Furlough 20 Percent of Staff Amid Coronavirus Crisis

As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to upend the entertainment industry, with cost-cutting measures enacted and business models retooled, Endeavor is shaking up its senior leadership.

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez and Leonardo DiCaprio Among Attendees at L.A.’s Frieze Art Fair

Jill Soloway, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lopez were among the stars who attended the Frieze Art Fair L.A.

Endeavor Looks to Raise $600M-Plus in IPO

Endeavor hopes to raise $600 million-plus in its initial public offering, which would value the Hollywood agency owner at around $8 billion, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.