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Amazon to Broadcast NFL Thursday Games Starting Next Year

The National Football League announced that Amazon Prime Video will be the exclusive home of Thursday Night Football beginning with the 2022 season. Amazon will feature Thursday night’s NFL game across hundreds of compatible digital devices. The NFL’s original agreement with Amazon, announced as part of a larger series of media distribution deals this past March, […]

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CBS Names Co-Presidents for CBS News, TV Stations

NEW YORK — CBS is combining the news and business resources of CBS News and the CBS Television Stations into one organization. CBS, owned by parent company ViacomCBS, has selected two outsiders from the company to lead CBS News and its TV stations. Hearst Newspapers, Cable Networks & Digital Media Executive Neeraj Khemlani and former […]

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NHL Returning to ESPN in New Seven-Year Deal

The Walt Disney Company, parent of ESPN and the National Hockey League have agreed to a new seven-year deal that will see the return of hockey to ESPN for the first time since 2005. The new deal encompasses television and streaming rights starting with the 2021-22 season through the 2027-28 season. Hockey games will be […]

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Warner Bros. to Release 2021 Films on HBO Max

Warner Bros., a division of WarnerMedia and parent company AT&T, has shocked the movie industry by announcing it will release Wonder Woman 1984 and all of its 2021 movies on HBO Max and movie theaters simultaneously. Warner Bros. will continue to exhibit the films theatrically worldwide, while adding an exclusive one month access period on […]

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NBC to Air Special on Time Person Of the Year

NEW YORK — NBC and TIME Studios are partnering for the first-ever “TIME Person of the Year” special featuring exclusive coverage of TIME magazine’s choice for the individual or group that has had the greatest influence on the events of the year, set for Thursday, Dec. 10 at 10 p.m. In addition to the winner of 2020 […]

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Peacock Added to Roku Streaming Platform

NEW YORK — Peacock, the streaming service from NBC that launched on July 15, is now available this week on Roku, a streaming platform that reaches an estimated 100 million people. Peacock provides access to more than 20,000 hours of on-demand movies and shows, as well as live news and sports programming, from NBCUniversal and […]

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Shepard Smith to Launch Evening Newcast on CNBC

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ — Former Fox newscaster Shepard Smith is joining business channel CNBC to anchor an evening news program starting this fall. He will be based at CNBC Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. effective July 13th. Smith will anchor a new one-hour evening news program titled The News with Shepard Smith, airing Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. The […]

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ViacomCBS to Add Networks to YouTube TV

NEW YORK — ViacomCBS has announced a multi-year agreement to deliver 14 channels from its portfolio of news, entertainment and sports networks for YouTube TV subscribers. YouTube TV offers local and cable channels to over 2 million subscribers and is owned by Google. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed and it’s unclear if […]

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Selena Gomez to Star in Cooking Show on HBO Max

Streaming services need all the content they can get to compete with so many different offerings now available. HBO Max, launching on May 27, has acquired the rights to a new cooking show starring pop singer Selena Gomez. The untitled series is being executive produced by Gomez and July Moon Productions, along with executive producers […]

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HBO Offers Free Streaming Shows and Movies

NEW YORK — With millions of Americans stuck at home, HBO is making nearly 500 hours of programming available to stream for free for a limited time on HBO NOW and HBO GO–without a subscription. The list of free programming includes every episode of nine popular HBO series such as The Sopranos, Veep, Six Feet Under, […]