Entertainment

Roku Launches The Roku Channel in the UK

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 12:01am

Roku, Inc. today announced the arrival of The Roku Channel in the UK, a streaming channel providing consumers with free access to 10.000+ movies, TV episodes and documentaries.

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  • Roku, Inc. today announced the arrival of The Roku Channel in the UK, a streaming channel providing consumers with free access to 10.000+ movies, TV episodes and documentaries.
  • The Roku Channel is available starting today to consumers with a Roku streaming player, Roku TV, NOW TV device or Sky Q box.
  • The Roku Channel helps existing publishers on the Roku platform as well as new publishers to drive additional viewership of their entertainment.
  • Roku is headquartered in Los Gatos, Calif. U.S.A.
    Roku is a registered trademark and Roku TV is a trademark of Roku, Inc. in the U.S. and in other countries.

Roku Launches The Roku Channel in the UK

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 12:00am

Roku, Inc. today announced the arrival of The Roku Channel in the UK, a streaming channel providing consumers with free access to 10.000+ movies, TV episodes and documentaries.

Key Points: 
  • Roku, Inc. today announced the arrival of The Roku Channel in the UK, a streaming channel providing consumers with free access to 10.000+ movies, TV episodes and documentaries.
  • The Roku Channel is available starting today to consumers with a Roku streaming player, Roku TV, NOW TV device or Sky Q box.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200406005805/en/
    The Roku Channel provides consumers with free access to 10.000+ movies, TV episodes and documentaries.
  • The Roku Channel helps existing publishers on the Roku platform as well as new publishers to drive additional viewership of their entertainment.

Triton Digital Releases Latin America Podcast Report for the February 17th through March 15th Reporting Period

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 10:00pm

Triton Digital , the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced today the release of the latest LATAM Podcast Report .

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  • Triton Digital , the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced today the release of the latest LATAM Podcast Report .
  • The report provides insight into the Top 100 Podcasts in Latin America between February 17th through March 15th, as measured by Tritons Podcast Metrics measurement service.
  • Fifteen new entities debuted in the Top 100 Podcast report this reporting period, including Leyendas Legendarias, The School of Greatness, Dr. Muerte, and BBB- Big Brother Brasil.
  • To view the full results of the Latin America Podcast Report and/or sign up to receive future reports via email, visit https://www.tritondigital.com/resources/podcast-reports .

Spotify Technology S.A. to Announce Financial Results for First Quarter 2020

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 9:15pm

Spotify Technology S.A. (NYSE: SPOT) will post its first quarter 2020 financial results and letter to shareholders on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 before market open.

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  • Spotify Technology S.A. (NYSE: SPOT) will post its first quarter 2020 financial results and letter to shareholders on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 before market open.
  • The company will hold a question and answer session to discuss first quarter 2020 financial results at 8:00am Eastern Time.
  • Questions may be submitted the day of the call at www.slido.com using the event code #SpotifyEarnings.
  • Spotify is the worlds most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 271 million Monthly Active Users and 124 million Premium Subscribers.

Allied Esports Adds HyperX to New Online Tournament Offering

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 9:30pm

Allied Esports has teamed up with a familiar face for its new online tournament offering HyperX.

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  • Allied Esports has teamed up with a familiar face for its new online tournament offering HyperX.
  • Starting this week, the gaming peripheral and technology company will officially present the Allied Esports Online Tournament schedule and broadcasts.
  • In 2018, Allied Esports and HyperX signed a groundbreaking naming rights deal spanning four properties across two continents: the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, the HyperX Esports Trucks in North American and Europe, and the HyperX Esports Studio in Hamburg, Germany.
  • 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.

ViacomCBS Inc. to Report First Quarter Financial Results on May 7, 2020

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 9:10pm

ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC, VIACA) announced today that on Thursday, May 7, 2020, it will issue financial results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2020.

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  • ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC, VIACA) announced today that on Thursday, May 7, 2020, it will issue financial results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2020.
  • The company will conduct a conference call at 8:30 a.m. (ET), following the release of its earnings materials.
  • ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide.
  • For more information about ViacomCBS, please visit www.viacbs.com and follow @ViacomCBS on social platforms.

NBA All-Star Joel Embiid Makes Significant Contribution to #FirstRespondersRirst, Further Demonstrating His Commitment to Supporting Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:03pm

A longstanding believer in The Process, Embiid has spent the past two weeks researching the most efficient ways to provide immediate aid to healthcare workers serving on the frontlines.

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  • A longstanding believer in The Process, Embiid has spent the past two weeks researching the most efficient ways to provide immediate aid to healthcare workers serving on the frontlines.
  • Chan School of Public Health , Thrive Global , and the CAA Foundation , as one of the beneficiaries of his donation.
  • #FirstRespondersFirst will work closely with implementation partner, Direct Relief, to provide essential supplies, equipment, and resources to protect frontline healthcare workers in Embiids home-state of Pennsylvania.
  • #FirstRespondersFirst launched on March 23 to support frontline healthcare workers and caregivers across the country.

ViacomCBS Networks to Air “ONE WORLD: TOGETHER AT HOME,” a Global Special to Celebrate and Support Frontline Healthcare Workers in the Fight Against the COVID-19 Pandemic, on Saturday, April 18

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 5:00pm

Also, friends from Sesame Street will be on hand to help unify and inspire people around the world to take meaningful actions that increase support for the Global COVID-19 Response.

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  • Also, friends from Sesame Street will be on hand to help unify and inspire people around the world to take meaningful actions that increase support for the Global COVID-19 Response.
  • Through music, entertainment and impact, the global live-cast will celebrate those who risk their own health to safeguard everyone elses.
  • This digital special will include additional artists and performances from all over the globe as well as unique stories from the worlds healthcare heroes.
  • Global Citizen is the world's largest movement of action takers and impact makers dedicated to ending extreme poverty by 2030.

National Geographic Launches NatGeo@Home Digital Hub to Support Families and Educators During COVID-19

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 7:18pm

NatGeo@Home, available for free during these trying times, combines the enriching educational resources of the National Geographic Society with the fun and informational offerings of National Geographic Kids to create an online hub to help future explorers fill their time and their minds.

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  • NatGeo@Home, available for free during these trying times, combines the enriching educational resources of the National Geographic Society with the fun and informational offerings of National Geographic Kids to create an online hub to help future explorers fill their time and their minds.
  • From boredom busters and games, to videos and live daily talks with National Geographic Explorers, NatGeo@Home aims to help inspire young people and support caregivers by offering a one-stop destination from a brand they know and trust.
  • National Geographic has a long-standing legacy of using the power of storytelling to make a difference, said Gary Knell , chairman of National Geographic Partners.
  • NatGeo@Home also provides families expert advice and valuable information to help navigate this challenging time, including access to National Geographics in-depth reporting on COVID-19.

Skydance Media Acquires Animation Unit of Madrid-Based Ilion Studios

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 2:30pm

Skydance Media, the diversified global media company founded by David Ellison in 2010, today announced it has acquired the animation unit of Madrid-based Ilion Studios, a world leader in state-of-the-art animation production, to form Skydance Animation Madrid.

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  • Skydance Media, the diversified global media company founded by David Ellison in 2010, today announced it has acquired the animation unit of Madrid-based Ilion Studios, a world leader in state-of-the-art animation production, to form Skydance Animation Madrid.
  • Led by animation visionary John Lasseter and industry veteran Holly Edwards, Skydance Animation has rapidly grown to support a robust development and expanded production slate.
  • Ilion Animation Studios creates state-of-the-art computer animated feature films of the highest level, combining cutting-edge technology with top artistic quality.
  • Ilions animation unit has become a model studio on a global basis, capable of attracting talented individuals who create best-in-class animation production.