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Despite “Bad Luck,” NBCUniversal Expects Tokyo Olympics to Turn a Profit

NBCUniversal’s second-quarter adjusted earnings rose nearly 13 percent, helped by a return of the entertainment unit’s theme parks business to profitability after a year-ago loss due to…

Universal Orlando Theme Park Attendance Hitting “2019 Levels on Many Days,” Says Comcast CEO

NBCUniversal owner Comcast feels it has the assets needed to do well in the competitive media space, chairman and CEO Brian Roberts said on Wednesday in responding to a question about…

Sky Cancels ‘Bulletproof’ Amid Noel Clarke Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Comcast-owned pay TV giant Sky has canceled British police drama Bulletproof, starring Noel Clarke, a company representative said Friday. “Sky will not be proceeding with any further (season) of…

English Premier League Extends U.K. Soccer Rights Deals With Sky, Amazon, BT

The English Premier League has agreed to roll over its existing 5 billion pound ($7 billion) rights deal with Comcast’s Sky, telecom giant BT and Amazon from 2022 to 2025. The deal comes as…

‘Romeo & Juliet’: TV Review

Josh O'Connor and Jessie Buckley play Shakespeare's tragic lovers, torn asunder by a bitter feud, in this National Theatre production reconceived for the screen and airing on PBS.

Sky Studios Promotes Gabriel Silver to Drama Commissioning Director Role

The 'Chernobyl' and 'Gangs of London' executive will be tasked with growing the slate of indie-commissioned dramas.

Sky Targets One Original Movie per Week

Stephen van Rooyen, Sky's CEO, U.K. and Europe, tells a virtual industry conference about the company's "big step into original film."

Comcast’s Sky Inks Content Deal With StudioCanal

Sky has bolstered its film offerings with another major content deal, gaining access to StudioCanal's upcoming releases and library. 

Sky Studios CEO Gary Davey to Step Down

Sky Studios, the production arm of Comcast-owned European pay TV giant Sky, said that its CEO Gary Davey would step down next summer. He said the unit is set to turn profitable next year.

Amazon, Sky Sign Multiyear Integration Deal

Sky and Amazon have signed a major multiyear deal that will see Amazon content integrated into the services of the Comcast-owned European pay TV giant.

Princess Diana Doc Set for 2022 Theatrical Release, HBO and HBO Max Take U.S. TV, Streaming Rights

Altitude and Lightbox have teamed on 'Diana,' a theatrical documentary about Princess Diana directed by Ed Perkins. It is planned for a 2022 release to mark the 25th anniversary of her death. In the…