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TN Marketing Acquires Bluprint Assets From NBCUniversal

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 5:00pm

MINNEAPOLIS, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TN Marketing, a Minneapolis-based global online video subscription and streaming business focused on creating communities by engaging people with their passions, today announced it has acquired assets of Bluprint from NBCUniversal, effective immediately.

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  • MINNEAPOLIS, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TN Marketing, a Minneapolis-based global online video subscription and streaming business focused on creating communities by engaging people with their passions, today announced it has acquired assets of Bluprint from NBCUniversal, effective immediately.
  • "The acquisition of Bluprint assets establishes TN Marketing as the largest online digital video subscription company focused on instructional how-to content," said Cal Franklin, CEO and president of TN Marketing.
  • TN Marketing combined with Bluprint assets, has sold over 17 million classes to an estimated 3.5 million customers and owns over 4,000 hours of instructional video content.
  • The acquisition of Bluprint assets by TN Marketing effectively will provide a seamless transition for current Bluprint customers and subscribers, by preserving their access to the Bluprint content.

Peacock Strikes Content Licensing Agreement with ViacomCBS

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 4:00pm

NEW YORK, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Peacock, NBCUniversal's new streaming service, today announced an agreement to license popular Paramount movies and TV shows from the ViacomCBS library.

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  • NEW YORK, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Peacock, NBCUniversal's new streaming service, today announced an agreement to license popular Paramount movies and TV shows from the ViacomCBS library.
  • "We aretrulyexcited to bring some of the most popular movies andseriesfrom across the ViacomCBS family of brands to Peacock," said Frances Manfredi, President, Content Acquisition and Strategy, Peacock.
  • "This agreement with Peacock demonstrates the incredible and enduring value of ViacomCBS content," said Dan Cohen, President, ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group.
  • In addition, Peacock will tap into NBCUniversal's unmatched ability to deliver a broad range of compelling topical content across news, sports, late-night and reality.

Fingerprint and Mondia Partner to Offer World's Best Learning and Entertainment Content for Kids and Families

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 12:15am

The library features expert-curated content mapped to U.S. Common Core Standards, allowing kids to learn something new every time they play.

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  • The library features expert-curated content mapped to U.S. Common Core Standards, allowing kids to learn something new every time they play.
  • Mondia creates personalized digital experiences for people by providing them with the best and latest digital content anywhere, anytime; from health, entertainment, lifestyle, gaming, music to sports.
  • The San Francisco-based mobile technology company creates custom kids' learning and entertainment platforms and curates content for customers around the world.
  • Fingerprint is funded by leading media and technology investors, including Corus Entertainment, DreamWorks Animation, Reed Elsevier Ventures, Trinity Capital Investment and GSV.

Comcast NBCUniversal Provides Easterseals With A $325,000 Grant To Help Its Clients Lead More Independent Lives Through Assistive Technology

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 12:00pm

More than 1.5 million people rely on the services and supports of Easterseals annually.

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  • More than 1.5 million people rely on the services and supports of Easterseals annually.
  • Easterseals Massachusetts will provide assistive technology services, equipment and mentoring to elevate their e-learning experiences and outcomes for students with disabilities.
  • The Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation invests in programs intended to have a positive, sustainable impact on the communities the company serves.
  • More information about how Comcast NBCUniversal supports the communities it serves is available at https://corporate.comcast.com/values/community-impact .

FANDANGO LAUNCHES COMPREHENSIVE THEATER REOPENING PROGRAM TO HELP FANS GO BACK TO MOVIE THEATERS WITH CONFIDENCE

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 5:15pm

LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- To support the reopening of movie theaters across the country, Fandango announced today the launch of a multi-dimensional program to help moviegoers go back to theaters with confidence and peace of mind.

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  • LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- To support the reopening of movie theaters across the country, Fandango announced today the launch of a multi-dimensional program to help moviegoers go back to theaters with confidence and peace of mind.
  • "At Fandango, our mission has always been super-serving fans with their entertainment needs, and we cannot wait to help fans get back to the big screen safely and at the right time," said Fandango President Paul Yanover.
  • We hope Fandango will serve as a helpful one-stop resource for fans to find all the information and services they need for a comfortable return to their local theaters."
  • In addition, Fandango customers now have the added convenience of self-processing refunds as a guest user, with no account required.

Corus Entertainment Announces Agreement with NBCUniversal to Air Marquee Peacock Originals in Canada

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 5:05pm

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    TORONTO, June 23, 2020 /CNW/ - Corus Entertainment announces today an agreement with NBCUniversal to airmarquee Peacock Original programming in Canada.
  • "Corus is delighted to expand its offering with our long-time partner NBCUniversal to bring various Peacock Originals to audiences in Canada," said Troy Reeb, Executive Vice President, Broadcast Networks, Corus Entertainment.
  • "Corus Entertainment is a valued partner of NBCUniversal and we look forward to having these series available on a wide range of Corus platforms in Canada."
  • Additional details about Peacock programming on Corus networks in Canada will be announced in the coming months.

Margin Films and Creator Quentin Lee Win 2020 Roddenberry Impact Award and Announce 3 New TV Series

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 7:15pm

Comiseryis an apocalyptic science fiction comedy series told entirely through webchat sessions about a group of Asian-American friends currently living through an invasion by an alien virus.

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  • Comiseryis an apocalyptic science fiction comedy series told entirely through webchat sessions about a group of Asian-American friends currently living through an invasion by an alien virus.
  • Up north, Quentin is co-creating a Canadian television situational comedy titled Son of Smiley with standup comedian Ed Hill, based on his acclaimed podcast of the same name.
  • Most currently, Brash Girls Club, the limited TV series that he created, produced and directed is streaming on Tubi.
  • The TV series Comedy Invasian that he co-created, directed and produced was streamed as a Hulu Exclusive in 2018.

Comcast to Host Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 3:00pm

Comcast Corporation will host a conference call with the financial community to discuss financial results for the second quarter on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET).

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  • Comcast Corporation will host a conference call with the financial community to discuss financial results for the second quarter on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET).
  • The conference call will be broadcast live on Comcasts Investor Relations website at www.cmcsa.com .
  • Those parties interested in participating via telephone should dial (800) 263-8495 with the conference ID number 5765399.
  • Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, and Sky.

Comcast Corporation and NBCUniversal Enterprise, Inc. Announce Results of Tender Offers for Certain of their Outstanding Senior Debt Securities

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 2:00pm

An additional $1,041,000 aggregate principal amount of the Comcast Notes were tendered pursuant to the guaranteed delivery procedures described in the Tender Offer Documents.

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  • An additional $1,041,000 aggregate principal amount of the Comcast Notes were tendered pursuant to the guaranteed delivery procedures described in the Tender Offer Documents.
  • Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and MUFG Securities Americas Inc. served as Joint Dealer Managers for the tender offer.
  • The tender offers were made only by, and pursuant to the terms of, the Tender Offer Documents.
  • Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable Communications, LLC (Comcast Cable), NBCUniversal Media, LLC (NBCUniversal), and Sky Limited (Sky).

IENTC Telecomunicaciones Selects VectorMax Corporation to Deliver IP Live Linear with SVOD to Support Growth in Mexico

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 2:17pm

Serving the market for more than 10 years, IENTC Telecomunicaciones new service augmenting its consumer offering reflects the growing shift from broadcast television to IP delivery of live linear TV.

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  • Serving the market for more than 10 years, IENTC Telecomunicaciones new service augmenting its consumer offering reflects the growing shift from broadcast television to IP delivery of live linear TV.
  • Our operators are searching for solutions to deliver a live linear consumer experience side-by-side with SVOD offerings from Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Google, etc.
  • VectorMax developed a unique software solution that capitalizes on existing infrastructure and networks to deliver high-quality live linear broadcast & other IP services.
  • IENTC Telecomunicaciones is a company with more than 10 years in the telecommunications industry located in the central zone of Mexico.