GeetMark NEWS GeetMark Sun, 19 May 2024 14:20:00 +0000 en hourly 1 Media giants lean on sports as Hollywood strikes still loom over content slates Sat, 18 May 2024 12:00:01 +0000 22762 Media companies charming advertisers during the Upfront meetings let sports take center stage as content slates still suffer from last year's Hollywood strikes. The NBA is picking its TV partners — and a deal hinges on Warner Bros. Discovery's next move Thu, 16 May 2024 23:14:28 +0000 22763 Warner Bros. Discovery's latest talks with the NBA could turn into a legal battle if the league decides to sign an agreement with NBCUniversal, sources said. Sony and Apollo send letter expressing interest in $26 billion Paramount buyout as company mulls Skydance bid Thu, 02 May 2024 20:19:20 +0000 22100 Sony and Apollo showed formal interest in a Paramount Global buyout as Paramount's special committee is prepared to give its recommendation to Skydance. Bally Sports regional networks go dark for Comcast cable customers Wed, 01 May 2024 19:20:51 +0000 22101 Carriage negotiations between Comcast and Diamond Sports broke down, leaving cable customers without access to Bally Sports regional networks during MLB season. Netflix forces Wall Street to focus on profit and revenue with decision to stop reporting subscriber numbers in 2025 Thu, 18 Apr 2024 22:29:05 +0000 21229 Netflix will no longer report its quarterly subscriber additions, a sign that the benefits of its password-sharing crackdown may be ending. NBA's exclusive TV rights negotiating window with ESPN, Warner expected to pass without a deal Thu, 18 Apr 2024 20:00:53 +0000 21230 The NBA's exclusive window with incumbent media partners Disney and Warner Bros. Discovery will expire April 22 without a signed deal, according to sources. Skydance's unique offer for Paramount Global would give it a large stake while keeping the company public Fri, 05 Apr 2024 16:55:23 +0000 20914 The unusual transaction Skydance is offering Paramount Global isn't ideal for shareholders, but it may be better than nothing. Disney beat back activist investor Nelson Peltz. Now the real work begins Thu, 04 Apr 2024 15:17:52 +0000 20915 Disney CEO Bob Iger has a year to show investors they were right to back him and the board over Trian Partners' Nelson Peltz. Former Disney CEO Bob Chapek breaks silence, says there's no strategic need for ESPN partners Thu, 21 Mar 2024 17:11:47 +0000 20162 Former Disney CEO Bob Chapek spoke to CNBC about ESPN and its future in his first public comments since his 2022 firing. Advisory firm ISS tells Disney shareholders to side with Nelson Peltz in proxy fight Thu, 21 Mar 2024 16:28:18 +0000 20161 Peltz and his firm, Trian Fund Management, have asked investors to nominate him and former Disney Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo to the board. How far does Gulf money go? An Abu Dhabi-backed newspaper buyout attempt is sparking panic in London Thu, 14 Mar 2024 17:50:31 +0000 19447 "You cannot separate sheikh and state," one Conservative member of Britain's Parliament said of the deal. 88% of women say they're ambitious, but only 20% say their career advanced in the past year Tue, 12 Mar 2024 15:44:33 +0000 19448 CNBC's annual SurveyMonkey Women at Work study revealed a female workforce that's frustrated with more work and less work-life balance. Warner Bros. Discovery halts merger talks with Paramount Global, sources say Tue, 27 Feb 2024 18:10:00 +0000 17910 Warner Bros. Discovery has paused merger discussions with Paramount Global as the company trades at a 52-week low, sources told CNBC. Altice USA shares spike 36% on report Charter is considering acquisition Mon, 26 Feb 2024 21:06:51 +0000 17912 Altice USA shares rose as much as 50% after reports Charter is considering a takeover. FuboTV sues Disney, Fox, Warner Bros. over sports joint venture Tue, 20 Feb 2024 22:52:08 +0000 17182 FuboTV cited what it calls "extreme suppression of competition in the U.S. sports-focused streaming market." Pay TV distributors may be planning their attack against new sports joint venture Thu, 15 Feb 2024 12:00:01 +0000 17183 The key question for pay TV distributors such as Comcast, Charter and DirecTV is whether they'll be able to offer the same sports bundle as the joint venture. Byron Allen, offering $14 billion for Paramount, has a long history of media bids that haven't materialized Wed, 31 Jan 2024 21:02:21 +0000 15224 Allen previously explored deals to buy ABC, television station operator Tegna and the National Football League's Washington Commanders. Paramount CEO announces layoffs as cost pressures, take-private talks build Thu, 25 Jan 2024 19:51:25 +0000 15225 Paramount Global announced layoffs, as the company tries to cut costs while it faces acquisition interest. Netflix to stream WWE's Raw starting next year in its biggest jump into live entertainment Tue, 23 Jan 2024 13:54:14 +0000 14580 Netflix adds WWE Raw after making only a few forays into live programming in its history. Nelson Peltz is launching a blitz on Disney. Here's what he says is next in his proxy fight Sat, 20 Jan 2024 22:49:03 +0000 14581 Trian Fund Management will amp up its case to get Nelson Peltz and Jay Rasulo elected to the Disney board in the coming months.