Television

AMC Networks Inc. Announces Full Redemption of 4.75% Senior Notes due 2022 and $600 Million Partial Redemption of 5.00% Senior Notes due 2024

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 10:36pm

AMC Networks has instructed U.S. Bank National Association, as the trustee for the Notes (the Trustee), to distribute a notice of redemption to all registered holders of the Notes on January 26, 2021.

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  • AMC Networks has instructed U.S. Bank National Association, as the trustee for the Notes (the Trustee), to distribute a notice of redemption to all registered holders of the Notes on January 26, 2021.
  • Copies of the applicable notice of redemption and additional information relating to the procedure for the redemption of the Notes may be obtained from U.S. Bank National Association by calling 1(800)-934-6802.
  • AMC Networks is a global entertainment company known for its popular and critically-acclaimed content.
  • The Company also operates AMC Networks International, its international programming business, and Levity Entertainment Group, its production services and comedy venues business.

KS Bancorp, Inc. (KSBI) Announces Fourth Quarter 2020 Financial Results and Cash Dividend

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 9:28pm

SMITHFIELD, N.C., Jan. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KS Bancorp, Inc. (the Company) (OTCBB: KSBI), parent company of KS Bank, Inc. (the Bank), announced unaudited results for the fourth quarter of 2020.

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  • SMITHFIELD, N.C., Jan. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KS Bancorp, Inc. (the Company) (OTCBB: KSBI), parent company of KS Bank, Inc. (the Bank), announced unaudited results for the fourth quarter of 2020.
  • The Company recorded a provision for loan losses of $401,000 during the fourth quarter 2020.
  • Noninterest income was $2.9 million for the twelve months ended December 31, 2020, compared to $3.1 million for the twelve months ended December 31, 2019.
  • Commenting on the fourth quarter results, Harold Keen, President and CEO of the Company and the Bank, stated, During the Fourth quarter, balance sheet growth continued to be very strong for KS Bank.

FOX News Media Signs Former National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow to Host New Program on FOX Business Network

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 7:56pm

FOX News Media has signed former United States National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow as a contributor and host of his own weekday program, announced CEO Suzanne Scott.

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  • FOX News Media has signed former United States National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow as a contributor and host of his own weekday program, announced CEO Suzanne Scott.
  • Mr. Kudlow added, FOX News Media was among the first news organizations in the country to understand the critical importance of the relationship between Washington and Wall Street.
  • Mr. Kudlow was named Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director of the National Economic Council in 2018, where he coordinated the administrations domestic and economic policy agenda.
  • 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 newly announced AVOD service FOX Weather.

EstrellaTV Now Available on XUMO

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 5:43pm

Estrella Media, a leading vertically integrated, multi-platform, Spanish-language media company announced today that its KSDX-EstrellaTV channel is now available on XUMO.

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  • Estrella Media, a leading vertically integrated, multi-platform, Spanish-language media company announced today that its KSDX-EstrellaTV channel is now available on XUMO.
  • XUMO is a free, ad-supported streaming TV service that offers more than 200 premium channels of quality entertainment covering 12 genres.
  • XUMO offers an incredible array of free ad-supported TV channels, which now includes EstrellaTVs Spanish-language entertainment, music, sports, and news programming, stated Ren Santaella, EVP, Digital and Streaming Media, Estrella Media, Inc.
  • The launch of the KSDX-EstrellaTV channel on XUMO fits perfectly into our strategy to bring the best multi-cultural content to our service, noted Stefan Van Engen, SVP of programming and partnerships at XUMO.

Philo Launches AccuWeather Providing Up-to-the-Minute Weather Reporting to Its Popular Entertainment-Focused Streaming Service

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 5:00pm

Philo , the national TV streaming service, today announced that it is adding AccuWeather to its line-up of top entertainment, lifestyle and knowledge-based programming.

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  • Philo , the national TV streaming service, today announced that it is adding AccuWeather to its line-up of top entertainment, lifestyle and knowledge-based programming.
  • Philo is leveraging the power of AccuWeather TV Networks 24/7 national, regional and local weather news and breaking weather coverage to provide more value to its 800K+ customers as the services first-ever weather channel.
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    Starting today, Philo customers can view AccuWeather TV Network, with compelling weather news coverage wherever they are nationwide.
  • We are thrilled to be joining the Philo family of top TV streaming programming, said Sarah Katt, General Manager, AccuWeather TV Network.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky Law, P.A. Announces Investigation of ION Acquisition Corp. 1 Ltd. Merger

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 2:48pm

Rigrodsky Law, P.A.

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  • Rigrodsky Law, P.A.
  • announces that it is investigating ION Acquisition Corp. 1 Ltd. (ION Acquisition) (NYSE: IACA ) regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to ION Acquisitions agreement to merge with Taboola.com Ltd.
    To learn more about this investigation and your rights, visit: https://www.rl-legal.com/cases-ion-acquisition-corp-1-ltd .
  • You may also contact Seth D. Rigrodsky or Gina M. Serra cost and obligation free at (888) 969-4242 or info@rl-legal.com .
  • Rigrodsky Law, P.A.

USA TODAY Launches 33rd Ad Meter Competition

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 2:30pm

USA TODAY, part of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), launched its 33rd Ad Meter program, the premiere gauge for public evaluation and opinion about Super Bowl advertisements.

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  • USA TODAY, part of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), launched its 33rd Ad Meter program, the premiere gauge for public evaluation and opinion about Super Bowl advertisements.
  • All commercials that are ranked in USA TODAYs Ad Meter will also be curated into a proprietary USA TODAY Ad Meter Playlist on YouTube AdBlitz .
  • Beginning today, fans can leverage a unique augmented-reality filter on USA TODAY and USA TODAY Sports Instagram pages that allows fans to share their excitement about this years Ad Meter competition with their social network.
  • The video show hosted by USA TODAY Ralphie Aversa, host of USA TODAYs Entertain This!, will feature industry experts, including Adweeks Editor-in-Chief, Stephanie Paterik, and USA TODAY National Sports Columnist Nancy Armour for commentary on the commercials and Ad Meter results.

Pindrop and TiVo Partner, Simplifying Video Streaming Content Discovery with Voice Enabled Personalization

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

TiVo and Pindrop have partnered to deliver a streamlined content discovery experience for consumers, unlocked through voice AI.

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  • TiVo and Pindrop have partnered to deliver a streamlined content discovery experience for consumers, unlocked through voice AI.
  • Pindrop and TiVo will be continuing to collaborate to bring voice authentication technology to TiVos Conversation Services product so that users have their own personalized experience.
  • and the TiVo service will tailor an experience with personalized content they are most likely to want to watch.
  • Pindrop is a leader in security for voice AI, currently delivering voice solutions to 8 of the top 10 banks in the world.

Moose Toys Secures Toy Rights to Silvergate Media's Hit IP Octonauts

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

Moose Toys, an innovative leader in the toy industry, is launching a brand-new Octonauts toy line in partnership with Silvergate Media.

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  • Moose Toys, an innovative leader in the toy industry, is launching a brand-new Octonauts toy line in partnership with Silvergate Media.
  • "We're incredibly honored to partner with Silvergate to bring the next chapter of Octonauts to fans across the world.
  • The rich storyline and characters make for an incredible sandbox to develop fun, original toys," said Joe Smith, senior director of global marketing, licensed brands, Moose Toys.
  • As part of the deal, Moose Toys will create a full range of Octonauts toys including figures, vehicles, playsets, plush, games and more.

Open Sky Group Creates Client Experience Team Naming Casey Winans Senior VP

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 8:00am

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Open Sky Group , global specialists in Blue Yonder solutions, doubled-down on its commitment to building winning experiences for its customers by hiring Casey Winans as its new senior vice president of customer experience.

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  • RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Open Sky Group , global specialists in Blue Yonder solutions, doubled-down on its commitment to building winning experiences for its customers by hiring Casey Winans as its new senior vice president of customer experience.
  • "Given our start as a services company, customer-centricity has always been part of our DNA," said Curt Sardeson, CEO of Open Sky Group.
  • "Open Sky Group's dedication to service aligns well with my own," said Mr. Winans.
  • Open Sky Group stands with me on this and I'm excited to be onboard."