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Aaron Sorkin, Bryan Cranston, and Robin Wright Headline First Week’s Guests on NewsNation’s “BANFIELD,” Premiering March 1st at 10 PM ET

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 10:13pm

Hosted by veteran journalist Ashleigh Banfield, BANFIELD begins airing on NewsNation, formerly known as WGN America, weeknights at 10 p.m.

Key Points: 
  • Hosted by veteran journalist Ashleigh Banfield, BANFIELD begins airing on NewsNation, formerly known as WGN America, weeknights at 10 p.m.
  • In her hour-long show, Ms. Banfield will conduct in-depth interviews with a single newsmaker, politician, or celebrity guest every weeknight.
  • Bryan Cranston and Robin Wright will appear later during the week.
  • Upcoming guests include television commentator Keith Olbermann, TV host Mike Rowe, comedy director David Zucker, and Instagram sensation Katie Cole.

AT&T & TPG to Form New Entity to Operate AT&T’s U.S. Video Unit

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:15pm

Following the close of the transaction, AT&T will own 70% of the common equity and TPG will own 30%.

Key Points: 
  • Following the close of the transaction, AT&T will own 70% of the common equity and TPG will own 30%.
  • TPG is the right partner for this transaction and creating a new entity is the right way to structure and manage the video business for optimum value creation.
  • Since its launch in 1994, DIRECTV has continually evolved its product, content and service to provide customers an industry-leading video offering.
  • AT&T will contribute its U.S. video business unit to the new entity in exchange for preferred units as well as a 70% interest in the common units of New DIRECTV.

News Corp to Participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:15pm

News Corp announced today that Chief Executive Robert Thomson will participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Thursday, March 4, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • News Corp announced today that Chief Executive Robert Thomson will participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Thursday, March 4, 2021.
  • To listen to the live webcast, please visit the News Corp website at https://newscorp.com/investor-relations-2/presentations/ .
  • A replay of the webcast is expected to be available at the same location for a period of time following the conference.
  • News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) is a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content and other products and services.

iHeartMedia Announces New Business Operating Structure

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:05pm

iHeartMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: IHRT), the leading audio company in America by reach, announced today a new operating structure under which its Digital Audio Group business, which includes its successful iHeartRadio digital service as well as its industry-leading podcasting business, will publicly report its financials separately from its Multiplatform Group business, which includes its broadcast radio assets.

Key Points: 
  • iHeartMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: IHRT), the leading audio company in America by reach, announced today a new operating structure under which its Digital Audio Group business, which includes its successful iHeartRadio digital service as well as its industry-leading podcasting business, will publicly report its financials separately from its Multiplatform Group business, which includes its broadcast radio assets.
  • The company expects the Digital Audio Group will continue to grow as an increasing proportion of its business in the future.
  • Separate reporting of these two operating segments will provide improved visibility into the underlying performances, results and margin profiles of these distinct audio-driven businesses.
  • Both segments will continue to report to Bob Pittman, iHeartMedia Chairman and CEO, and Rich Bressler, iHeartMedia President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

Worldwide Gaming Industry to 2026 - Featuring Tencent Holdings, Sony and Microsoft Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:56pm

The "Gaming Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Gaming Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • According to this report the global gaming market reached a value of US$ 167.9 Billion in 2020.
  • Looking forward, the publisher expects the global gaming market to reach a value of US$ 287.1 Billion by 2026, exhibiting a CAGR of 9.24% during 2021-2026.
  • Gaming, also known as video games or electronic games, refers to a computer application which is played with a certain set of rules.

Race across the line at Juicy Stakes Poker and Casino

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:44pm

Juicy Stakes Poker and Casino is asking players to fire up their engines and power towards the line in March as it announces its next series of weekly FPP Races.

Key Points: 
  • Juicy Stakes Poker and Casino is asking players to fire up their engines and power towards the line in March as it announces its next series of weekly FPP Races.
  • If that wasnt enough to get your pulse racing, Juicy Stakes has also extended its Sunday Sundowner $10,000 GTD Special indefinitely.
  • John Murphy, Juicy Stakes Poker and Casino Manager, said: As you can see, the adrenaline is pumping this at Juicy Stakes with plenty of tournaments and promotions on offer.
  • Juicy Stakes offers online poker and online casino games to players all over the world.

Skillz Announces Date for Fourth Quarter and Full-year 2020 Results

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

Skillz Inc. (NYSE: SKLZ), the leading mobile games platform connecting players in fair, fun, and meaningful competition, today announced that it will release its fourth quarter and full-year 2020 financial results on March 10, 2021 after the end of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

Key Points: 
  • Skillz Inc. (NYSE: SKLZ), the leading mobile games platform connecting players in fair, fun, and meaningful competition, today announced that it will release its fourth quarter and full-year 2020 financial results on March 10, 2021 after the end of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Skillz will host a conference call and audio webcast on March 10, 2021 at 5pm Eastern Time, during which management will discuss the fourth quarter results and provide commentary on business performance.
  • Skillz is the leading mobile games platform that connects players in fair, fun, and meaningful competition.
  • The Skillz platform helps developers build multi-million dollar franchises by enabling social competition in their games.

Nintendo Download: Stand Brave Against Creatures From the Grave

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

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  • Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.
  • All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Account.
  • Redeem them toward your next digital purchase of Nintendo Switch games and DLC on Nintendo eShop, or on discount rewards for select Nintendo 3DS and Wii U software.
  • Nintendo 3DS players who register a Nintendo Network ID gain access to free-to-start games and free game demos from Nintendo eShop, and also get the latest news and information direct from Nintendo.