Most-Watched Television Networks: Ranking 2019’s Winners and Losers

It’s tough out there for a linear network. Even inside the major media conglomerates, the buzz is all about a company’s new digital platform, not its legacy channels. Which is a shame, as millions of ...

NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke to Step Down in 2020

Steve Burke will depart as CEO of NBCUniversal next year, sources confirmed to Deadline, after a mostly successful decade operating a major media entity as it was absorbed by the No. 1 U.S. cable ...

Freestyle Digital Media Acquires Dramedy ‘Elsewhere’; Random Media Books ‘Ernesto’s Manifesto’

Freestyle Digital Media Acquires Dramedy ‘Elsewhere’; Random Media Books ‘Ernesto’s Manifesto’ Freestyle Digital Media has acquired North American rights to Elsewhere, a dramedy starring Rectify alum Aden Young. The digital distribution unit of Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios will release ...

Byron Allen Rips Comcast Now That Diversity Chief David Cohen Is “Out Of The Way”

Byron Allen Rips Comcast Now That Diversity Chief David Cohen Is “Out Of The Way” Byron Allen, who has been locked in a legal dispute with Comcast that has reached all the way to the Supreme Court, didn’t mince words in his response to the company’s latest executive shuffle. David ...

Comcast’s David Cohen, Diversity Exec And Adviser To Brian Roberts, Stepping Down

David Cohen, a key adviser to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts, has announced his plan to step down from his operational role at the company. He will end his operational responsibilities as of January 1, ...

Barbra Streisand Gives Tiffany Haddish Star of David Necklace for Her ‘Black Mitzvah’

Barbra Streisand Gives Tiffany Haddish Star of David Necklace for Her ‘Black Mitzvah’ Tiffany Haddish rang in her 40th birthday Tuesday night by celebrating her black and Jewish heritage with a star-studded “Black Mitzvah” party. One of Haddish’s famous friends, Barbra Streisand, was ...

NBC Radio Silent As ‘America’s Got Talent’ Controversy Grows With Claims By NBA Legend Dwyane Wade That Gabrielle Union Was Pink Slipped For Speaking Out

NBC Radio Silent As ‘America’s Got Talent’ Controversy Grows With Claims By NBA Legend Dwyane Wade That Gabrielle Union Was Pink Slipped For Speaking Out Turns out Dwyane Wade knows how to shut down the opposition off the court as well as he did back in his Miami Heat days. In an emotional and no-holds-barred series of social media posts, the NBA ...

Africa Channel Owner, Congressional Black Caucus Blast Comcast Over Byron Allen Case

The Congressional Black Caucus and an owner of cable’s Africa Channel have turned up the pressure on Comcast, blasting the cable giant for its business practices and legal strategy in fighting Byron ...

Sean Combs Slams ‘Illusion of Economic Inclusion’ at Comcast Amid Byron Allen Fight

Sean Combs Slams ‘Illusion of Economic Inclusion’ at Comcast Amid Byron Allen Fight Sean Combs has come out swinging against Comcast in a lengthy statement prompted by the cable giant’s legal battle with Entertainment Studios chief Byron Allen. Combs accused Comcast of maintaining ...

Emotions Run High as Supreme Court Hears Byron Allen vs. Comcast Arguments

Washington, D.C. — Sharon Fletcher traveled from Bethlehem, Pa., in the hopes of attending Wednesday’s Supreme Court hearing in the civil rights lawsuit filed by entrepreneur Byron Allen against cable ...

Supreme Court Justices Quiz Byron Allen’s Lawyers on Legal Standards for Racial Discrimination Cases

Supreme Court Justices Quiz Byron Allen’s Lawyers on Legal Standards for Racial Discrimination Cases The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Byron Allen’s racial discrimination case against Comcast on Wednesday, pressing both sides with questions about the legal standards for such claims. The ...

Byron Allen Vs. Comcast: Supreme Court Hears Arguments On When A Racial Discrimination Case Is “Plausible” Enough To Go Forward — Update

Byron Allen Vs. Comcast: Supreme Court Hears Arguments On When A Racial Discrimination Case Is “Plausible” Enough To Go Forward — Update Updated, 9:05 Am: Byron Allen’s racial discrimination case against Comcast came before the Supreme Court on Wednesday, as some of the justices questioned what a plaintiff has to show in a pleading to ...

Supreme Court Justices Parse Legal Tests for Byron Allen Racial Discrimination Case Against Comcast

Washington, D.C. — Supreme Court justices grilled lawyers for Byron Allen and Comcast on Wednesday over the right legal standard for evaluating the racial discrimination claims made in Allen’s 2015 ...

Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Huge Bias Case Against Comcast

Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Huge Bias Case Against Comcast On Wednesday, more than 150 years after the end of slavery and the enactment of federal civil rights laws, the U.S. Supreme Court considered what to do about racism in America. That may seem like an ...

Byron Allen, Comcast to Square Off in Supreme Court on Racial Discrimination Case

Byron Allen, Comcast to Square Off in Supreme Court on Racial Discrimination Case Byron Allen’s racial discrimination case against Comcast Corp. on Wednesday heads to the Supreme Court, where justices will consider Comcast’s argument that the case should hinge on two words: “but ...

Comcast Threatened With Being “Broken Up” By Congressman As Scotus Battle With Byron Allen Nears

Less than a week before Comcast and Department of Justice lawyers will face off against Byron Allen in the Supreme Court in the Entertainment Studios boss’ $20 billion discrimination lawsuit against ...

Sinclair Q3 Revenue Surges But Net Loss Booked Amid Dish Rsn Carriage Dispute

In the third quarter, a period when it closed the $9.6 billion acquisition of 21 regional sports networks formerly owned by Fox, Sinclair Broadcast Group reported a 47% spike in revenue but a net loss ...

‘Terminator’ Has a Dark Fate, ‘Harriet’ Scores, and John Fithian Misses the Point

Late last week, National Association of Theater Owners CEO John Fithian performed a victory dance in the New York Times when “The Irishman” clearly fell short of the theaters Netflix sought for its ...

‘Arctic Dogs’ Film Review: Unremarkable Kids’ Cartoon Offers Self-Esteem and Environmental Messaging

‘Arctic Dogs’ Film Review: Unremarkable Kids’ Cartoon Offers Self-Esteem and Environmental Messaging If you’ve been frantically sending letters to animation studios, begging them to make a kid-friendly CG-animated movie about the dangers of fracking and walruses, then “Arctic Dogs” is the extremely ...

Heidi Klum Brings Arctic Dogs Movie Preview to Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Holiday Heroes, a 501c3 organization, partnered with Entertainment Studios for a special VIP Preview of their animated motion picture Arctic Dogs. Heidi Klum Brings Arctic Dogs Movie Preview to ...

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