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TEGNA’s Locked On Podcast Network Expands YouTube Presence, Launches NBA Draft Special and First Daily HBCU Podcast

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:30pm

Locked Ons growth on YouTube reflects the appetite of our very engaged and diverse audience, said Adam Ostrow, TEGNAs chief digital officer.

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  • Locked Ons growth on YouTube reflects the appetite of our very engaged and diverse audience, said Adam Ostrow, TEGNAs chief digital officer.
  • In addition, were thrilled to welcome Locked On HBCU to our slate of more than 180 podcasts, Locke continued.
  • The live Locked On NBA Draft 2021 special, a co-production with WFAA, TEGNAs Dallas ABC affiliate, will be hosted by John Karalis ( Locked On NBA and Locked On Celtics ), Chad Ford ( Chad Fords NBA Big Board ) and Rafael Barlowe ( Locked On NBA Draft ).
  • To view Locked Ons current YouTube channels, please visit: Locked On NFL ; Locked On NBA ; Locked On Big 10 ; Locked On Fantasy Basketball ; Locked On Bears (Chicago, Ill.); Locked On Broncos (Denver, Colo.); Locked On Cardinals (Phoenix, Ariz.); Locked On Chiefs (Kansas City, Mo.

Altice Media Ads & Connect Extends Partnership With AdsWizz to Strengthen Audio Advertising Capabilities

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:00am

Following 4 years of partnership, AdsWizz has renewed its contract with Altice Media Ads & Connect, extending it to their full technology stack, including content delivery, dynamic ad insertion, programmatic and direct sales.

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  • Following 4 years of partnership, AdsWizz has renewed its contract with Altice Media Ads & Connect, extending it to their full technology stack, including content delivery, dynamic ad insertion, programmatic and direct sales.
  • Altice Media Ads & Connect is the first ACPM accredited partner to integrate the ACPM official ranking via the AdsWizz technology.
  • "We're really excited to be extending our partnership with Altice Media Ads & Connect to our full technology stack, enabling them to integrate the ACPM audience ranking thanks to our recent certification.
  • This will allow advertisers to gain even more trust in the highly engaged audience of the Altice Media Ads & Connect brands.

Veteran Entertainment Lawyer, Elyot Waller, Joins Mainframe Studios

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 8:20pm

His appointment is a hallmark of the studios exceptional growth and scope of projects and original properties.

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  • His appointment is a hallmark of the studios exceptional growth and scope of projects and original properties.
  • With an extensive career in entertainment and media law, Elyot Waller joins the award-winning animation studio to lead the outstanding business affairs team.
  • Prior to joining Mainframe, Elyot Waller held positions with leading companies and law firms, including, executive positions with animation studios and most recently as Senior Counsel to MEP Business Counsel.
  • Since 1993, Mainframe Studios has been a leader in the field of animation, producing creative, ground-breaking content for some of the worlds biggest branded properties and studios.

WWE® Kicks off 2022 in Atlanta

Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 3:17am

WWE (NYSE: WWE) will kick off the new year at State Farm Arena in Atlanta on Saturday, January 1, 2022, marking the first time in history that a WWE pay-per-view event will be held on New Years Day.

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  • WWE (NYSE: WWE) will kick off the new year at State Farm Arena in Atlanta on Saturday, January 1, 2022, marking the first time in history that a WWE pay-per-view event will be held on New Years Day.
  • Were excited to deliver this pay-per-view to the people of Atlanta and the many that travel to the city to celebrate New Years.
  • WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment.
  • Trademarks: All WWE programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, wrestling moves, trademarks, logos and copyrights are the exclusive property of WWE and its subsidiaries.

Gannett Schedules Second Quarter 2021 Results

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 9:36pm

Gannett Co., Inc. (Gannett, the Company) (NYSE: GCI) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2021 financial results on Friday, August 6, 2021, prior to the opening of the New York Stock Exchange.

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  • Gannett Co., Inc. (Gannett, the Company) (NYSE: GCI) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2021 financial results on Friday, August 6, 2021, prior to the opening of the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Management will host a conference call on Friday, August 6, 2021 at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time.
  • The conference call may be accessed by dialing 1-877-451-6152 (from within the U.S.) or 1-201-389-0879 (from outside of the U.S.) ten minutes prior to the scheduled start of the call; please reference Gannett Second Quarter Earnings Call or access code 13719790.
  • Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive.

Dover Motorsports, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Release Date

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 9:32pm

Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE: DVD) will report its earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021 on the morning of Thursday, July 29, 2021.

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  • Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE: DVD) will report its earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021 on the morning of Thursday, July 29, 2021.
  • Commentary from the Companys executive officers relative to the earnings release will be available on the Companys website Thursday morning beginning at 9:00 a.m.
  • To listen to the commentary, please log on to www.dovermotorsports.com , select the investor relations tab and select DVD 2Q21 Earnings Announcement.
  • Dover Motorsports, Inc. is a promoter of NASCAR sanctioned motorsports events whose subsidiaries own and operate Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware and own Nashville Superspeedway near Nashville, Tennessee.

Electronic Arts Announces the Return of Dead Space, a Remake of the Sci-Fi Classic Survival Horror Game

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 7:00pm

Motive, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), today announced during EA Play Live 2021 the sci-fi classic survival horror game, Dead Space, will be returning as a remake completely rebuilt from the ground up.

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  • Motive, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), today announced during EA Play Live 2021 the sci-fi classic survival horror game, Dead Space, will be returning as a remake completely rebuilt from the ground up.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210722005823/en/
    The Return of Dead Space, a Remake of the Sci-Fi Classic Survival Horror Game (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The Dead Space franchise made a huge impact on the survival horror genre when it was released 12 years ago, and I came to Motive as a fan first to specifically work on this game, said Phillippe Ducharme, Senior Producer of Dead Space.
  • We have a passionate team at Motive who are approaching this remake as a love letter to the franchise.
  • Going back to the original and having the opportunity to do so on next-gen consoles excited everyone on the team.

Live Your Best Village Life With the Sims™ 4 Cottage Living Expansion Pack

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:00pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210722005363/en/
    THE SIMS 4 COTTAGE LIVING EXPANSION PACK (Photo: Business Wire)
    In The Sims 4 Cottage Living, creativity is unleashed for players to delight in the charm of the countryside of Henford-on-Bagley.
  • Additional key features now available in The Sims 4 Cottage Living expansion pack include:
    Embrace Village Life Settle into the close-knit community of Henford-on-Bagley, where Sims can explore the countryside and everything it has to offer, learn about the towns history, pack a picnic basket and enjoy the outdoors and refine their cross-stitching skill.
  • With The Sims 4 Cottage Living, were empowering players to get creative with how they connect with their surroundings and embrace village life to its fullest, said Antonio Romeo, Lead Producer of The Sims 4 Cottage Living.
  • The Sims 4 Cottage Living Expansion Pack is rated T for Teen by the ESRB and is now available for $39.99.

MTV Entertainment Studios taps The Surreal Life for Fall 2021 premiere on VH1

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

The Surreal Life is executive produced by Christian Sarabia, Fernando Mills, Ken Martinez and Nicole Elliott for 51 Minds Entertainment.

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  • The Surreal Life is executive produced by Christian Sarabia, Fernando Mills, Ken Martinez and Nicole Elliott for 51 Minds Entertainment.
  • Elena Diaz, Tolani Holmes and Dan Caster are executive producers for MTV Entertainment Group.
  • Donny Herran & Angela Liao serve as Executives in Charge for MTV Entertainment Group and Kat Uyenco, Jen McGrogan and Jordan Browne are co-executive producers for 51 Minds.
  • A division of Banijay, the worlds largest international content producer and distributor, 51 Minds is led by President, Christian Sarabia and Zachary Klein, who serves as EVP of Operations + Productions.