Licensing (Entertainment)

Zynga to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results on February 10, 2021

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 2:05pm

Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA) today announced it will report its fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at approximately 1:05 p.m. Pacific Time (4:05 p.m. Eastern Time).

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  • Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA) today announced it will report its fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at approximately 1:05 p.m. Pacific Time (4:05 p.m. Eastern Time).
  • At this time, Zynga will post managements Q4 2020 Quarterly Earnings Letter, which includes Zyngas fourth quarter and full year 2020 results and outlook for the future, to its website at http://investor.zynga.com .
  • Zynga management will also host a conference call at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. Eastern Time) on Wednesday, February 10, to discuss the companys results.
  • Questions may be asked on the call and Zynga will respond to as many questions as possible.

Southern California’s Flagship PBS Stations KCET and PBS SoCal Rebrand In Anticipation of Digital Future

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 12:01am

Under PBS SoCal and KCET, a combined seven broadcast channels are available to 18 million viewers in ten counties across Southern California.

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  • Under PBS SoCal and KCET, a combined seven broadcast channels are available to 18 million viewers in ten counties across Southern California.
  • Public Media Group of Southern Californias digital advancements for the future also include merging PBS SoCal, KCET, and LinkTV Master Control into one streamlined operation.
  • PBS SoCal and KCET are both part of the donor-supported community institution, the Public Media Group of Southern California.
  • Our Southern California content channels PBS SoCal and KCET are available over-the-air in the Los Angeles market with programming available to stream on the free PBS App.

Admired Leadership® Announces Multi-Year Sponsorship with PGA Tour Player Steve Stricker

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 3:00pm

Admired Leadership and PGA Tour player and Ryder Cup Captain Steve Stricker today announced a three-year sponsorship agreement in which the golfer will be the PGA brand ambassador for Admired Leadership and its recently launched online leadership course.

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  • Admired Leadership and PGA Tour player and Ryder Cup Captain Steve Stricker today announced a three-year sponsorship agreement in which the golfer will be the PGA brand ambassador for Admired Leadership and its recently launched online leadership course.
  • With 12 PGA Tour wins and five PGA Tour Champions wins, Stricker spent over 250 weeks in the top 10 of the official World Golf Rankings, reaching a No.
  • He continues to be a competitive force, playing on both the PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour.
  • We wanted to find a player who exemplified quality in all aspects of his life, said Scott Baker, Chief Marketing Director for Admired Leadership.

BET Announces Its Multiplatform Programming Strategy for Inauguration 2021

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 9:03pm

BET announces coverage plans of the historic Biden/Harris inauguration with BET NEWS Presents: Inauguration 2021.

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  • BET announces coverage plans of the historic Biden/Harris inauguration with BET NEWS Presents: Inauguration 2021.
  • Live coverage is scheduled to begin Wednesday, January 20 at 11:00 am ET/10c on BET.
  • BET NEWS Presents: Inauguration 2021 will feature live coverage of the Inauguration Day events including the official swearing-in and inauguration speech of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden.
  • BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions including BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American Woman; BET Music Networks - BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BETs growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.

ViacomCBS, DISH Media and Adcuratio Lead Industry in Delivering First-Ever Addressable Impressions Within a Live National Broadcast

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

ViacomCBS and DISH Media today announced a significant industry breakthrough by delivering the first-ever addressable impressions within a live national broadcast via MVPD set-top box.

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  • ViacomCBS and DISH Media today announced a significant industry breakthrough by delivering the first-ever addressable impressions within a live national broadcast via MVPD set-top box.
  • While cable networks have been addressable for years, addressable national broadcast has remained technically unreachable until now, making this a tremendous milestone for the industry and the future of television.
  • Implementing national broadcast enablement is a first for the industry, and a critical achievement in continuing to drive scale for addressable TV advertising, said Tim Myers, DISH Media GM of strategy and products.
  • Adcuratio is excited to be leading the enablement of national addressable advertising on both broadcast and cable inventory and across multiple MVPDs, said Harish Narasimhan, founder and CEO, Adcuratio Media.

Stats Perform and LIGR - Live Graphic Systems Partner to Deliver Live Video Graphics to Sports Leagues, Broadcasters and OTT providers of All Levels

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 2:00am

The official partnership highlights more than three years of cooperative projects between Stats Perform and LIGR, including customers like Gravity Media, Cricket Australia, Football NSW, and Queensland Rugby League.

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  • The official partnership highlights more than three years of cooperative projects between Stats Perform and LIGR, including customers like Gravity Media, Cricket Australia, Football NSW, and Queensland Rugby League.
  • This next generation workflow is self-serve, in the cloud, out-of-the-box, and up and running in minutes, even for the most unskilled user.
  • Together, Stats Perform and LIGR will leverage new and existing relationships to offer a streamlined, cost-efficient and sustainable sports graphics package for providers.
  • LIGR is a new generation of live graphics and broadcast platform that offers TV-quality sports graphics with no need for hardware, designers, skilled graphics operators, or developers.

TiVo and Cox Communications Extend IP Agreement

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

TiVo , the company that brings entertainment together and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xperi Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: XPER) today announced that Cox Communications has entered into a multi-year extension of its intellectual property agreement for the companys media-related patent portfolios.

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  • TiVo , the company that brings entertainment together and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xperi Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: XPER) today announced that Cox Communications has entered into a multi-year extension of its intellectual property agreement for the companys media-related patent portfolios.
  • As the largest private telecom company in the U.S., Cox is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services.
  • Our patent license renewal with Cox Communications further confirms the substantial relevance and value of TiVos intellectual property portfolios, particularly in the U.S. pay-TV market, said Samir Armaly, president of intellectual property at Xperi.
  • TiVo has spent decades investing in research and development to create market-leading technologies and broadly licensing them to the media and entertainment industry.

HyperX and Allied Esports Renew Naming Rights Agreement for HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 11:15am

CES Las Vegas - HyperX , the gaming division of Kingston Technology, Inc. , and Allied Esports, a global esports entertainment company and a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AESE), today announced the renewal of their exclusive naming rights agreement for Allied Esports global flagship property, HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, located at the Luxor Hotel & Casino.

Key Points: 
  • CES Las Vegas - HyperX , the gaming division of Kingston Technology, Inc. , and Allied Esports, a global esports entertainment company and a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AESE), today announced the renewal of their exclusive naming rights agreement for Allied Esports global flagship property, HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, located at the Luxor Hotel & Casino.
  • HyperX and Allied Esports will continue to partner on a variety of co-branded experiences and events at the arena focused on growing their gaming and esports communities.
  • HyperX is excited to retain the naming rights sponsorship of the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas as a sign of our commitment and dedication to esports and the gaming community, said Daniel Kelley, director of marketing, HyperX.
  • As the premier esports venue and production facility in North America, the world-renowned HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas has become a global destination for esports fans, professional players, streamers and influencers, event organizers, publishers and teams.

Allied Esports and HyperX Renew Naming Rights Agreement for HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 11:15am

Allied Esports , a global esports entertainment company and a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AESE), and HyperX , the gaming division of Kingston Technology, Inc. , today announced the renewal of their exclusive naming rights agreement for Allied Esports global flagship property, HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, located at Luxor Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

Key Points: 
  • Allied Esports , a global esports entertainment company and a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AESE), and HyperX , the gaming division of Kingston Technology, Inc. , today announced the renewal of their exclusive naming rights agreement for Allied Esports global flagship property, HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, located at Luxor Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.
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    Gamers participate in a tournament at HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas.
  • HyperX is excited to retain the naming rights sponsorship of the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas as a sign of our commitment and dedication to esports and the gaming community, said Daniel Kelley, director of marketing, HyperX.
  • Through direct operation or membership in the Allied Esports Property Network, the worlds first esports affiliate program, Allied Esports facilities span North America, Europe, China and Australia, and include the world-renowned HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, a fleet of mobile arenas, the HyperX Esports Trucks, and the HyperX Esports Studio in Hamburg, Germany.

Legends Announces Majority Investment From Sixth Street to Accelerate Long-Term Growth

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:38am

Legends (Legends or the Company) today announced that it signed an agreement to receive a majority investment from Sixth Street, a leading global investment firm.

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  • Legends (Legends or the Company) today announced that it signed an agreement to receive a majority investment from Sixth Street, a leading global investment firm.
  • We love the energy, vision, and business-building experience that Sixth Street brings and how they plan to accelerate our long-term growth plans, said Jerry Jones.
  • Sixth Street is a global investment firm with over $50 billion in assets under management and committed capital.
  • Sixth Street operates nine diversified, collaborative investment platforms: TAO, Growth, Specialty Lending, Fundamental Strategies, Infrastructure, Opportunities, Insurance, Agriculture, and Credit Market Strategies.