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FuboTV CEO David Gandler thinks 5 million people could subscribe to its bundle of TV networks by 2026

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here While most of the global media and entertainment world is focused on transitioning from legacy pay TV to subscription streaming video, FuboTV is swimming upstream. The company has earned a $4 billion market capitalization by consistently adding subscribers to a......

Poland pushes through new media law and angers the U.S.

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Protesters hold up signs with the letters of Poland’s main private TV network TVN, a US-owned broadcaster, as they demonstrate in defence of media freedom in Warsaw on August 10, 2021. JANEK SKARZYNSKI | AFP | Getty Images Polish lawmakers......

Simone Biles’ return helped Tokyo Olympics viewership, but the average stays at 16.8 million viewers

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Simone Biles of the United States in action on the balance beam, final round, Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo, Japan, August 3, 2021. Lindsey Wasson | Reuters The Tokyo Olympics averaged 17.4 million total viewers for Tuesday’s coverage, and NBCUniversal’s overall......

CNN president Jeff Zucker will stay at WarnerMedia at least until Discovery deal closes

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker, speaks before the screening of First Lady Michelle Obama’s new CNN Film, We Will Rise: Michelle Obamas Mission to Educate Girls Around the World on October 11, 2016. Cheriss May | NurPhoto | Getty Images......

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Square, Moderna, First Solar and more

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Square (SQ) – The digital payments company agreed to buy Australia’s Afterpay for about $29 billion in stock, representing a roughly 30% premium for Afterpay shareholders. Square shares......

Disney, WarnerMedia and NBCUniversal wrestle with balancing the value of cable networks and streaming services

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here USA’s Sunisa Lee (gold) celebrate son the podium during the medal ceremony of the artistic gymnastics women’s all-around final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo on July 29, 2021. Lionel Bionaventure | AFP......

Comcast and ViacomCBS face prisoner’s dilemma as they consider ways to work together

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here CEO of Comcast Brian Roberts arrives for the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 06, 2021 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images The prisoner’s dilemma is a standard game theory situation often taught in business......

These stocks are already in a bear market amid Monday’s market sell-off

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jorge Sanz | LightRocket | Getty Images Jitters around the delta variant of Covid hindering the economic comeback sparked a steep sell-off Monday on Wall Street, pushing a number of stocks into bear market territory already. The Dow Jones Industrial......

Barry Diller says streaming services killed the movie business as he knew it

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chairman and Senior Executive of IAC/InterActiveCorp and Expedia Group Barry Diller walks to a morning session at the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 07, 2021 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images IAC Chairman Barry......

The honeymoon is over for streaming services: Here’s where the major players stand

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Still from Disney’s latest Pixar film “Luca.” Disney While most Americans are breathing a sigh of relief as they return to normal activities outside the home in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the streaming video industry may not be......

TikTok and Instagram inch closer to the streaming wars as competitive barriers blur

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rafael Henrique | LightRocket | Getty Images Instagram wants to be more like TikTok. TikTok is extending the length of its videos to be more like YouTube. Roku seems to be following the Netflix playbook and investing in original video.......

The Fourth of July box office won’t be as robust this year, but it’s on the right track

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Still from Dreamwork’s “The Boss Baby: Family Business.” Universal The domestic box office has entered a strong period of recovery in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, but ticket sales over the upcoming Fourth of July weekend may struggle to......

How Roku dominated streaming video — and why CEO Anthony Wood is now obsessed with content

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Anthony Wood of Roku and Reed Hastings of Netflix CNBC; Ernesto S. Ruscio | Getty Images When Netflix founder Reed Hastings spun off the streaming video box he was developing to a little-known start-up called Roku in 2008, he thought......

Here are the next media mergers that make the most sense

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In this photo illustration the HBO Max and Discovery Communications logo seen displayed on a smartphone. Rafael Henrique | LightRocket | Getty Images NBCUniversal and Lionsgate Buying Lionsgate would help Comcast’s NBCUniversal on two different fronts. First, it would add......

Amazon to buy MGM Studios for $8.45 billion

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Amazon said Wednesday that it will acquire MGM Studios for $8.45 billion, marking its boldest move yet into the entertainment industry and turbocharging its streaming ambitions. The deal is the second-largest acquisition in Amazon’s history, behind its $13.7 billion purchase......

How Apple’s 2015 negotiations for Time Warner bundling deal almost turned into an acquisition

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Apple CEO, Tim Cook waves as he opens the door of the newly renovated Apple Store at Fifth Avenue on September 20, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Kena Betancur / AFP) (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP via......

Discovery shareholder John Malone says ‘there’s no question’ Comcast CEO Brian Roberts wanted to acquire WarnerMedia

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Count John Malone among those anticipating a potential future tie-up between a combined WarnerMedia-Discovery and Comcast‘s NBCUniversal. The billionaire media mogul and controlling Discovery shareholder told CNBC on Monday he’s already held discussions with Comcast Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts......

John Malone sees merged WarnerMedia-Discovery becoming No. 3 global streamer behind Netflix, Disney+

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here John Malone Matthew Staver | Bloomberg | Getty Images The blockbuster WarnerMedia-Discovery deal is especially good news for HBO Max, billionaire media mogul John Malone told CNBC’s David Faber. In an interview that aired Monday, Malone said his previous reservations......

Ad-supported streaming steals the show at TV upfronts

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Signage for the AT&T Inc. WarnerMedia HBO Max streaming service is displayed on a smartphone in an arranged photograph taken in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, U.S., on Thursday, May 28, 2020. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images......

NBA play-in games are a success — here’s why the league should keep the format

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives to the basket against the Golden State Warriors during the 2021 NBA Play-In Tournament on May 19, 2021 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. Adam Pantozzi | National Basketball Association......

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