GeetMark NEWS GeetMark Thu, 30 Nov 2023 20:32:13 +0000 en hourly 1 Disney's box office problems ramp up pressure on CEO Bob Iger and studio chief Alan Bergman Fri, 17 Nov 2023 21:22:32 +0000 10902 Disney CEO Bob Iger's rare candor about creative misses increases the pressure on leadership to ensure 2024's films hit quality standards. Music mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs sued for alleged rape, sex trafficking by singer Cassie Thu, 16 Nov 2023 23:19:15 +0000 10903 Sean Combs, a major force in hip-hop music, denies allegations that he sexually abused and exploited his accuser, Casandra Ventura, who sued him in New York. Disney hires veteran PepsiCo finance chief Hugh Johnston as new CFO Mon, 06 Nov 2023 16:44:59 +0000 9547 Hugh Johnston, PepsiCo's longtime finance chief, will take on the same role at Disney. Starz to lay off more than 10% of employees ahead of Lionsgate spinoff Fri, 03 Nov 2023 20:11:14 +0000 9548 Starz is laying off more than 10% of employees and is exiting UK and Australia. Comcast investors focus on lack of broadband growth as shares slump Thu, 26 Oct 2023 22:53:46 +0000 8752 Comcast has tried to push investors to consider other metrics, but shareholder focus continues to be on lack of broadband growth. Comcast sinks despite profit beat, as broadband subscribers slip and ad revenue slumps Thu, 26 Oct 2023 18:10:44 +0000 8753 Comcast revenue and earnings both topped analyst estimates as theme park sales rose, and Peacock added 4 million subscribers. Nominate a leader for CNBC's debut Changemakers list: Women transforming business Tue, 03 Oct 2023 12:46:03 +0000 4884 CNBC's Changemakers list will highlight women leading and disrupting the business world from within market giants, startups and philanthropic organizations. GameStop names Ryan Cohen as CEO effective immediately, won't receive salary Thu, 28 Sep 2023 20:59:54 +0000 4885 The move comes more than three months after GameStop fired CEO Matthew Furlong. Barry Diller rips WGA deal with studios, says fair use needs to be redefined to address AI Tue, 26 Sep 2023 17:53:39 +0000 4277 Copyright law and fair use must be redefined to exclude AI and protect publishers from their content being "sucked up," Barry Diller said Tuesday on Squawk Box. Amazon is bringing ads to Prime Video — the ad-free option will cost an extra $2.99 a month Fri, 22 Sep 2023 15:42:47 +0000 4278 Amazon's Prime Video is joining the list of streaming services that will have an ad-supported option. Disney asset sales won't break the bank, but they will move legacy media forward Sun, 17 Sep 2023 12:05:02 +0000 3514 The price Disney fetches for its legacy media assets is less important than the message behind a deal. Hollywood is paying a steep price for never really figuring out the streaming model Sun, 17 Sep 2023 12:00:01 +0000 3513 Streaming broke the traditional media model. Legacy media companies are still figuring out the future, while holding on to that model for as long as possible. CBS News names Wendy McMahon as new chief Mon, 14 Aug 2023 18:16:24 +0000 2763 CBS News said Wendy McMahon will take over as its new CEO and president. Fox Chief Legal Officer Viet Dinh to step down months after Dominion settlement Fri, 11 Aug 2023 20:54:40 +0000 2764 The departure comes in the months following Fox and its cable networks' $787.5 million settlement with Dominion Voting Systems to end the defamation lawsuit. ESPN held talks with NBA, NFL and MLB in search for strategic partner, sources say Fri, 21 Jul 2023 18:55:35 +0000 1744 ESPN has held early talks with the NBA, NFL and MLB as potential strategic partners, sources said. Trump Media merger partner DWAC soars 50% after SEC fraud settlement Fri, 21 Jul 2023 18:27:33 +0000 1743 Stock of Trump-affiliated Digital World Acquisition Corp. soared more than 50% on Friday after the company reached a fraud settlement with the SEC. Zaslav brings in Spielberg, Scorsese, Anderson to help curate TCM film lineup after shakeup Wed, 28 Jun 2023 19:00:30 +0000 854 Warner Bros. Discovery will have Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and Paul Thomas Anderson give their input on cable-TV film channel TCM. Warner Bros. needs to stop copying Disney and let its superheroes fly solo Sun, 25 Jun 2023 19:43:20 +0000 640 James Gunn and Warner Bros. have their work cut out for them as they reboot their approach to superheroes like Batman and Superman.