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Saturday WrestleMania® Sold Out

Sunday, April 11, 2021 - 4:25am
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210410005046/en/
    Saturday WrestleMania Sold Out (Photo: Business Wire)
    Adhering to local health guidelines, a limited number of tickets were sold for WrestleMania, with all in attendance seated in socially-distanced pods.
  • WrestleMania Night Two takes place at Raymond James Stadium tomorrow at 8 pm ET streaming live on Peacock.
  • WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment.
  • The Company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience.

BET Remembers Hip-Hop Icon DMX With Special Linear Programming Today Starting At 6PM/5C

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 11:08pm

The special content tribute comes after news of his passing earlier today.

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  • The special content tribute comes after news of his passing earlier today.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210409005476/en/
    We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of rap legend, DMX.
  • He will truly be missed, said Connie Orlando, Executive Vice President of Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy.
  • For more on BET content, visit BET.com and follow us @bet across social platforms ( Facebook , YouTube , Instagram , Twitter ).

Salem’s Charlie Kirk Joins 77WABC Radio in Rush’s Old Time Slot

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 5:04pm

Salem Media Group, Inc.s (NASDAQ: SALM) Salem Radio Network and 77WABC Radio, along with 107.1 FM WLIR, announced today that Charlie Kirk will join the stations lineup at Noon ET with a live clear, beginning Monday, April 12th.

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  • Salem Media Group, Inc.s (NASDAQ: SALM) Salem Radio Network and 77WABC Radio, along with 107.1 FM WLIR, announced today that Charlie Kirk will join the stations lineup at Noon ET with a live clear, beginning Monday, April 12th.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210409005363/en/
    I am thrilled and honored to take the same time and station where my friend and American hero Rush Limbaugh launched his national radio show in 1988, said Charlie Kirk.
  • Kirk joined the Salem Radio Network in the Noon to 3pm time slot last October 5th and has continued to build in audience and stations.
  • Charlie Kirk has proven to be one of the bright lights of the conservative movement, said Catsimatidis.

‘Coming Out for Love’ LGBTQ Reality Dating Show Headed for Romance, Fun, Happy Endings This Fall

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 3:30pm

But Coming Out for Love , a new online streaming series from award-winning LGBTQ filmmaker Nicole Conn, promises a fresh and often hilarious romp through a process acutely familiar to many.

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  • But Coming Out for Love , a new online streaming series from award-winning LGBTQ filmmaker Nicole Conn, promises a fresh and often hilarious romp through a process acutely familiar to many.
  • Ive been trying to make this show, in one way or another, for 15 years, says Conn. Its going to be fun, unpredictable and smart.
  • Casting is underway now for 2438-year-old women who:
    A theme music contest is open to all garage, semi-pro and pro LGBTQ musicians.
  • Nicole Conn is an iconic figure in the LGBTQ community who paved the way for lesbian-themed cinema with her cult classic, Claire of the Moon (1992).

News Corp Announces Pricing and Upsizing of Private Offering of $1 Billion Senior Notes Due 2029

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 9:15pm

News Corporation (News Corp) announced today the pricing of its private offering of $1 billion aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2029 (the Notes).

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  • News Corporation (News Corp) announced today the pricing of its private offering of $1 billion aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2029 (the Notes).
  • The aggregate principal amount of Notes to be issued in the offering was increased to $1 billion from the previously announced $750 million.
  • News Corp plans to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include acquisitions and working capital.
  • News Corp has made the offering pursuant to an exemption under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act).

fuboTV Acquires Exclusive Streaming Rights for South American Qatar World Cup 2022 Qualifying Matches

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 9:05pm

fuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO), the leading sports-first live TV streaming platform, announced today it has acquired the exclusive live streaming rights to the Qatar World Cup 2022 Qualifying matches of South American Football Confederation.

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  • fuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO), the leading sports-first live TV streaming platform, announced today it has acquired the exclusive live streaming rights to the Qatar World Cup 2022 Qualifying matches of South American Football Confederation.
  • The agreement, a partnership with the 10 South American teams rights holders, strengthens fuboTVs leading position as a sports-first live TV streaming platform and its offering of matches from the global Qatar World Cup 2022 Qualifiers.
  • To bolster its Qatar World Cup 2022 Qualifiers coverage, fuboTV will produce original programming, including pre, half-time and post match shows, to air throughout the season.
  • Specific details on programming, including how consumers can stream all South American qualifying matches with fuboTV, and on-air talent will be announced.

YR Media and Radiotopia Present a New Season of Adult ISH

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 5:00pm

Adult ISH , the award-winning culture, storytelling, and advice podcast co-hosted by Nyge Turner and Merk Nguyen is back for an all-new season beginning today, April 8, 2021.

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  • Adult ISH , the award-winning culture, storytelling, and advice podcast co-hosted by Nyge Turner and Merk Nguyen is back for an all-new season beginning today, April 8, 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210408005061/en/
    Adult ISH, the award-winning culture, storytelling, and advice podcast co-hosted by Nyge Turner and Merk Nguyen is back for an all-new season beginning today, April 8, 2021.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Now in its fifth season, Adult ISH will feature special guest appearances by actors, entertainers, activists, chefs, and influencers.
  • YR Media is proud to produce and support another season of Adult ISH, said Kyra Kyles, CEO, YR Media.

Effectv Launches New Division to Better Serve Advertisers’ Evolving Needs for Audience Delivery within Changing TV Marketplace

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 4:00pm

(Photo: Business Wire)

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  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    This move is an extension of Effectvs ongoing transformation as an audience delivery company offering a full-suite of cross-screen, audience-based TV and video advertising solutions.
  • Since rebranding in November 2019, Effectv has increased its emphasis on using data and insights to drive optimal results for advertisers of all sizes across the Comcast footprint.
  • The media landscape has changed dramatically and at an accelerating pace, said Pooja Midha, Chief Growth Officer, Comcast Advertising.
  • Effectv, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, helps local, regional and national advertisers use the best of digital with the power of TV to grow their business.

FOX News Media Signs Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Contributor Role

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 3:58pm

FOX News Media has signed former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as a contributor, announced its CEO Suzanne Scott.

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  • FOX News Media has signed former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as a contributor, announced its CEO Suzanne Scott.
  • Pompeo, a diplomat, public servant, entrepreneur and attorney, will offer analysis across all FOX News Media platforms, including FNC and FOX Business Networks (FBN) daytime and primetime programming.
  • In addition to his role at FOX News Media, Mr. Pompeo currently serves as a distinguished fellow at the Hudson Institute.
  • FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the recently announced AVOD platform FOX Weather.

Poland OTT and Pay TV Market Forecasts Report 2021-2026 Featuring Canal Plus, Cyfra Polsat, Inea, Netia, Orange, Toya, UPC, & Vectra - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:29pm

The "Poland OTT and Pay TV Forecasts 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Poland OTT and Pay TV Forecasts 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report covers the converging pay TV and OTT TV episode and movie sectors.
  • The report covers the following:
    OTT TV & Video Insight: Commentary on the main players and developments
    Chart: OTT TV & video revenues by AVOD, TVOD, DTO and SVOD for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2026
    Chart: Gross SVOD subscriptions versus SVOD subscribers for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2026
    Chart: SVOD subscribers by operator for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2026
    Chart: Breakdown of TV households by platform (digital cable, analog cable, IPTV, pay satellite TV, free-to-air satellite TV, analog terrestrial, free-to-air DTT and pay DTT) for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2026
    Chart: Pay TV revenues by platform (digital cable, analog cable, IPTV, pay satellite TV and pay DTT) for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2026
    Chart: Pay TV subscribers by operator (digital cable, analog cable, IPTV, pay satellite TV and pay DTT) for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2026