21st Century Fox Inc. executive John Landgraf took issue with data Netflix Inc. recently released on viewership of its movies and series, saying the information creates a false impression of the streaming-video company’s success.
Apple wants to make scripted shows for streaming. But it doesn’t want to risk its pristine brand image by including violence, politics, raw language and risqué story lines common to cable, Netflix and Amazon.
CBS board members were aware for months that the company’s chief was facing a claim of sexual assault and rumors of more but didn’t act until allegations became public. Directors had been feuding over an unrelated plan by Shari Redstone to merge the...
Tribune Media terminated its merger agreement with rival TV station-owner Sinclair Broadcast Group and sued the company, alleging it failed to make sufficient efforts to get their $3.9 billion deal approved by regulators.
CBS reported quarterly results amid a maelstrom of corporate drama, but no analyst asked the questions on everyone’s mind.
Joe FlintAt the start of a conference call to discuss the earnings, a company official issued a Simon Says-like edict that such terrain would be off limits for questioning. And over the next 48 minutes, Wall Street analysts obliged.
CBS’s independent board of directors said they would investigate allegations of personal misconduct by the media company’s chief executive, Leslie Moonves, in response to claims in an as-yet-unpublished New Yorker article.
The president of Viacom Inc.’s Paramount Television unit was fired Thursday for inappropriate remarks.
Joe FlintParamount fires president of TV unit over racially inappropriate remarks on conference call about First Wives Club reboot. Comments included remarks about “angry black women” per source. wsj.com/articles/param… via @WSJ
Nearly half of Miss America’s board has left in the wake of the organization’s decision to eliminate the swimsuit competition, and 22 state pageant leaders are seeking to oust Chairwoman Gretchen Carlson over concerns about the pageant’s new...
Joe FlintGretchen Carlson faces mutiny as Miss America Organization is split by bikini decision; nearly half of board departs
The telecom giant’s legal odyssey may soon seem like a breeze compared to delivering on the promise of the $80 billion deal. A major challenge will be integrating a staid phone company with an entertainment behemoth filled with larger-than-life...