Comcast & ViacomCBS Launching Joint Streamer in Europe
Streaming

Comcast and ViacomCBS are teaming up to launch a new co-owned streaming service in more than 20 European markets. SkyShowtime will combine content from Comcast’s Peacock, Sky, NBCUniversal and Unive...

Kidscreen
August 18, 2021

Comcast, ViacomCBS Rumors Said to Include Talk of Media’s Ne...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Speculation about a potential deal has been brewing since before this month’s Allen & Co. retreat for tech and media moguls in Sun Valley, Idaho, where ViacomCBS Chairwoman Shari Redstone and Co...

Forbes
July 21, 2021

Comcast, ViacomCBS Are Exploring International Streaming Partn...
Streaming - Television

Comcast and ViacomCBS are exploring partnerships in international streaming — a more targeted agreement than a full-out merger, speculation of which has dogged both companies for months. The issue ...

Deadline
July 20, 2021

Merger & Acquisition Speculation Continues to Swirl
Streaming - Theatrical

ViacomCBS Chair Shari Redstone was doing the rounds at Sun Valley but contrary to reports, she did not have a meeting with Comcast CEO Brian Roberts at the Allen & Co. mogul mountain retreat, acco...

Deadline
July 19, 2021

Where the Major Streaming Players Stand After Honeymoon for Se...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Comcast’s NBCUniversal, ViacomCBS, AT&T’s WarnerMedia and Discovery are among the companies that launched streaming video services during the pandemic. Fueled by hundreds of millions of people...

CNBC
July 6, 2021

Epix, Hulu, HBO Max, AMC+ Provide Free Content for Comcast’s...
Streaming - Television

Comcast is bringing back Xfinity Watchathon Week for the ninth time, from April 27-May 3, making content from certain streaming services and premium networks available for free to their Xfinity X1 and...

Adweek
April 26, 2021

Philadelphia Flyers Establish In-House Content Team
Branding - Sports

The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Philadelphia Flyers are launching an in-house content division that will serve as the marketing and creative arm of franchise owner Comcast Spectacor. The new On ...

Sports Pro
March 18, 2021

Comcast Extends Team USA Sponsorship through 2028, Aligns with...
Branding - Sports - Television

Comcast has expanded its Olympic commitment by extending its sponsorship deal with Team USA through 2028 and has secured a founding partnership with the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games. ...

Sport Business
March 15, 2021

Peacock hit 33 million signups before The Office even arrived
Streaming - Television

NBC Universal’s Peacock streaming service hit 33 million signups in the fourth quarter, parent company Comcast reported Thursday, an addition of 11 million signups from the third quarter. While the ...

The Verge
January 28, 2021

Sky’s Longtime CEO Jeremy Darroch Steps Down; Comcast Instal...
Streaming - Theatrical

Jeremy Darroch is stepping down as the CEO of European pay-TV giant Sky after 13 years. In his place, Comcast is installing one of its own executives: Dana Strong, president of consumer services. Dar...

Deadline
January 6, 2021

Universal Supplants Warner Bros. as Hollywood’s Box Offi...
Streaming - Theatrical

The Comcast-owned studio had been public enemy No. 1 after shortening the theatrical window to 17 days — until Warners came along and announced Dec. 3 that it will debut its entire 2021 slate on HBO...

The Hollywood Reporter
December 7, 2020

Pressure builds on Roku with Wonder Woman, Godzilla, King Kong...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

This is seen as a move by AT&T to exert additional pressure on Roku, the streaming platform that has declined to carry HBO Max since it debuted in May. NBC Universal owner Comcast tried something ...

USA Today
December 4, 2020

2020 was one of the worst years for media giants
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

The coronavirus pandemic took a $13 billion-wrecking ball to big media, according to an analysis of earnings reports and transcripts by Business Insider using Sentieo Inc. The estimate refers to the ...

Business Insider
December 2, 2020

Why streaming devices are fighting over eyeballs
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

When Wonder Woman 1984 opens in theaters on Christmas Day, most HBO Max subscribers will be able to watch the movie at home. Emphasis on most: Right now, that group of HBO Max subscribers does not inc...

Recode
November 25, 2020

Comcast, Walmart may team up on smart TVs
Retail - Tech

Comcast and Walmart are in talks about getting into the smart TV market. The retailer is apparently looking at promoting TVs that carry Comcast software. For the full story, visit CNET  -  https:...

CNET
November 4, 2020

Comcast says Universal theme parks could break even in 2021
Attractions - Live Entertainment

NBCUniversal head Jeff Shell said the theme parks business is typically quite successful but Covid-19 has weighed heavily on operations. For the full story, visit CNBC  -  https://www.cnbc.com/20...

CNBC
October 29, 2020

Comcast outlines NBCU restructuring plan, theme parks recovery
Streaming - Television

"In essence, we have done away with the concept of creating a piece of work for a specific network,” says Comcast boss Brian Roberts. For the full story, visit The Hollywood Reporter  -  https:...

The Hollywood Reporter
October 29, 2020

Amazon strikes deal with NFL to stream playoff game
Sports - Streaming

Amazon already streams 11 Thursday Night Football games annually and has been looking to carry more football on its Amazon Prime Video platform. For the full story, visit MarketWatch  -  https://...

MarketWatch
October 14, 2020

Comcast’s Xumo Touts Explosive Growth
Streaming

Topping 24 Million Monthly Users for Free Streaming Service. For the full story, visit Variety  -  https://variety.com/2020/digital/news/comcast-xumo-free-streaming-growth-24-million-users-123479...

Variety
October 5, 2020

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