General Entertainment

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.

Global Ticket Market Is Poised to Grow by $10.77 Billion During 2021-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 10:01am

This study identifies the increasing use of mobile apps for booking tickets as one of the prime reasons driving the ticket market growth during the next few years.

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  • This study identifies the increasing use of mobile apps for booking tickets as one of the prime reasons driving the ticket market growth during the next few years.
  • The report on the ticket market covers the following areas:
    The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry.
  • The data presented is comprehensive, reliable, and a result of extensive research - both primary and secondary.
  • The market research reports provide a complete competitive landscape and an in-depth vendor selection methodology and analysis using qualitative and quantitative research to forecast the accurate market growth.

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.

ASM Global Enters Strategic Alliance With Honeywell to Create Smarter and Safer Venues

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:00pm

ASM Global, the worlds leading producer of entertainment experiences, today announced a strategic alliance with Honeywell, a leader in connected buildings, to help create smarter, safer and more sustainable venue operations and more enjoyable audience experiences across ASMs international portfolio.

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  • ASM Global, the worlds leading producer of entertainment experiences, today announced a strategic alliance with Honeywell, a leader in connected buildings, to help create smarter, safer and more sustainable venue operations and more enjoyable audience experiences across ASMs international portfolio.
  • ASM Global will work with Honeywell to establish new standards related to indoor air quality, safety and regulatory compliance for its VenueShield LIVE proprietary program for venue reopenings and operations.
  • Honeywell will consult with ASM on guidelines related to deploying healthy buildings technology including indoor air quality, safety and security, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • ASM Global President and CEO Ron Bension said, Aligning with Honeywell and its state-of-the-art technology will help ASM elevate even further what are already the worlds finest audience experiences at our venues.

Zynga to Present at the KeyBanc Technology Leadership Forum

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:05pm

Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, announced today that its Chief Financial Officer Ger Griffin will present at the following upcoming virtual investor conference.

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  • Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, announced today that its Chief Financial Officer Ger Griffin will present at the following upcoming virtual investor conference.
  • Zynga is a global leader in interactive entertainment with a mission to connect the world through games.
  • For more information, visit www.zynga.com or follow Zynga on Twitter , Instagram , Facebook or the Zynga blog .
  • During the course of the presentations, Zynga may make forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of the company.

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. Names Lee Ann Gliha Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 12:00pm

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) today announced that Lee Ann Gliha has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective August 9, 2021.

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  • Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) today announced that Lee Ann Gliha has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective August 9, 2021.
  • Ms. Gliha will assume the CFO role from Thomas E. Carter, who was named President and Chief Operating Officer in October 2020 and has served as the Companys Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since joining the Company in 2009.
  • Lee Ann is an accomplished finance leader who understands the rapidly evolving media ecosystem and brings extensive industry relationships to her new role at Nexstar, said Mr. Carter.
  • Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms.

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.

Liberty Media Corporation Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 1:15pm

Liberty Media Corporations (Liberty Media) (NASDAQ: LSXMA, LSXMB, LSXMK, FWONA, FWONK, BATRA, BATRK) President and Chief Executive Officer, Greg Maffei, will host a conference call to discuss results for the second quarter of 2021 on Friday, August 6th at 10:00 a.m.

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  • Liberty Media Corporations (Liberty Media) (NASDAQ: LSXMA, LSXMB, LSXMK, FWONA, FWONK, BATRA, BATRK) President and Chief Executive Officer, Greg Maffei, will host a conference call to discuss results for the second quarter of 2021 on Friday, August 6th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Before the open of market trading that day, Liberty Media will issue a press release reporting such results, which can be found at https://ir.libertymedia.com/press-releases .
  • The press release and conference call may discuss Liberty Medias financial performance and outlook, as well as other forward looking matters.
  • Liberty Media Corporation operates and owns interests in a broad range of media, communications and entertainment businesses.

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.