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‎AT&T Announces $48.5 Billion DirecTV Acquisition

‎Including debt, the telecom giant's deal for the satellite TV company is worth $67.1 billion. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJul 15th, 2017

Vin Diesel Is Forbes" Top Grossing Actor Of 2017! See The Full List!

It's been a bang up year for Vin Diesel! Forbes just named the action star the top grossing actor of 2017, listing his salary as $1.6 billion. Diesel's high-octane earnings were largely due to being the face of the Fast and the Furious franchise — the latest entry of which, Fate of the Furious, topped $1.2 billion [...] It's been a bang up year for Vin Diesel! Forbes just named the action star the top grossing actor of 2017, listing his salary as $1.6 billion. Diesel's high-octane earnings were largely due to being the face of the Fast and the Furious franchise -- the latest entry of which, Fate of the Furious, topped $1.2 billion at the international box office. Related: Jason Kennedy's Wife SLAMS Catt Sadler Over E! Pay Drama! The film also towed Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson to the no. 2 spot on the list, with a salary of $1.5 billion. Now we know why the franchise leads weren't in any hurry to crank out the next Fast film like their broke costar Tyrese Gibson! Last year's top earner Scarlett Johansson didn't place at all, but quite a few kick ass ladies -- including Gal Gadot and Emma Watson -- earned just a few mil shy of 2017's top earners. See the full list, which is calculated by adding up 2017 global ticket sales of major films as of Dec. 26, 2017 (animated movies not included), below: 1. Vin Diesel ($1.6 billion) 2. Dwayne Johnson ($1.5 billion) 3. Gal Gadot ($1.4 billion) 4. Emma Watson ($1.3 billion) 5. Johnny Depp ($1.1 billion) 6. Daisy Ridley ($1.08 billion) 7. Tom Holland ($888 million) 8. Chris Pratt ($864 million) 9. Chris Hemsworth ($845 million) 10. John Boyega ($815 million) [Image via JLN Photography/WENN.].....»»

Category: gossipSource: perezhiltonDec 29th, 2017

PS4 Software Sales, Stronger Movie and TV Earnings Boost Sony’s Second Quarter Earnings

TOKYO — Sony today announced increases in revenues and net profit in the second quarter of the current fiscal year. Net profit increased $1.11 billion (¥126.0 billion) year-on-year to $1.19 billion (¥130.9 billion), while operating profit gained $1.4 billion (¥158.5 billion) year-on-year to $1.81 billion (¥204.2 billion). Revenues rose by 22.1% compared to the same […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 31st, 2017

Charlize Theron’s ‘Dark Places’ Airing on DirecTV 2 Months Ahead of Theatrical Release

Charlize Theron’s crime drama “Dark Places” has launched on DirecTV — seven weeks ahead of its theatrical release. DirecTV announced Thursday that customers can watch “Dark Places” on DirecTV Cinema through Aug. 6. A24 will begin the theat.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 19th, 2015

Netflix's First Acquisition: 'Kingsman' Comics Publisher - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterNetflix's First Acquisition: 'Kingsman' Comics PublisherHollywood ReporterComics legend Mark Millar teams with the streaming service to make films, TV series and kids' shows. Netflix has acquired Millarworld, the comic book publisher from Wanted and Kick-Ass creator Mark Millar, marking the streaming giant's first major ...Netflix's first ever acquisition is indie comic book publisher MillarworldTechCrunchMark Millar Compares Netflix Purchasing Millarworld To Disney Buying Marvel – Kingsman And Kick-Ass Not IncludedBleeding Cool NewsNetflix Makes 1st Acquisition: Comic Book Maker MillarworldNew York TimesCNET -CNBC -Engadget -TheStreet.comall 43 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 7th, 2017

AT&T eyes football in DirecTV buy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the hidden benefits of AT&T's $48.5 billion planned purchase of DirecTV is that it raises the possibility of making DirecTV's programming crown jewel, NFL Sunday Ticket, more broadly available on mobile devices......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJul 13th, 2017

‎AT&T Announces $48.5 Billion DirecTV Acquisition

‎Including debt, the telecom giant's deal for the satellite TV company is worth $67.1 billion. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJul 15th, 2017

AT&T Pitches DirecTV Acquisition to Regulators

The companies make the case that the proposed $48.5 billion acquisition is in the best interest of the public and should therefore be approved.read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJun 4th, 2017

Vin Diesel Named Highest-Grossing Actor of 2017

Vin Diesel was just named the highest-grossing actor of 2017 on Forbes‘ annual list! The 50-year-old actor earned $1.6 billion in global ticketing receipts this year, mostly thanks to the eighth installment of the Fate of the Furious franchise. His co-star Dwayne Johnson, who was last year’s highest paid actor, took second place on the [...] Vin Diesel was just named the highest-grossing actor of 2017 on Forbes‘ annual list! The 50-year-old actor earned $1.6 billion in global ticketing receipts this year, mostly thanks to the eighth installment of the Fate of the Furious franchise. His co-star Dwayne Johnson, who was last year’s highest paid actor, took second place on the list and brought in $1.5 billion. His total does not account for his recent film Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. Third place went to Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot, who brought in a total of $1.4 billion this year. The top five was rounded out by Emma Watson at $1.3 billion and Johnny Depp, who brought in $1.1 billion......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredDec 30th, 2017

Apple Pays for Lack of Vision With Beats Acquisition (Analysis)

Money isn’t everything. But Apple’s $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, made official on Wednesday, proved that everybody thinks it is. The over-analysis of the reasoning behind Apple’s offer, which began long before the acquisition was off.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 27th, 2017

Vivendi Sees Revenues Rise by 2.7% to $3.74 Billion During Third Quarter

Vivendi saw its revenues rise by 11.8% to 8,62 billion euros ($10.14 billion) during the first nine months of 2017, bolstered by the acquisition of Havas and the performance of Universal Music Group. During the third quarter, Vivendi’s revenues went up by 2.7% to $3.74 billion at constant currency, while its income from operations rose […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyNov 16th, 2017

Miles Teller & Jamie Foxx Mingle at DirecTV"s Super Bowl Party!

Miles Teller and Jamie Foxx pose for photos while attending the 2018 DirecTV Now Super Saturday Night Concert at Nomadic Live at The Armory on Saturday (February 3) in Minneapolis, Minn. While at the event, Jamie took photos with Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman, while Miles met up with comedian Keegan-Michael Key. It looks like Miles [...] Miles Teller and Jamie Foxx pose for photos while attending the 2018 DirecTV Now Super Saturday Night Concert at Nomadic Live at The Armory on Saturday (February 3) in Minneapolis, Minn. While at the event, Jamie took photos with Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman, while Miles met up with comedian Keegan-Michael Key. It looks like Miles will be rooting for the Eagles in the 2018 Super Bowl, based on his attire! Also in attendance at the star-studded event were DWTS‘ Derek Hough, former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, entertainer Ne-Yo, actress Mira Sorvino, and Mr. Mercedes‘ Breeda Wool. If you don’t know, Jennifer Lopez performed for the packed crowd at the event that evening. At one point, Ne-Yo joined JLo on stage for a performance of “All I Have.”.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredFeb 4th, 2018

Amid Satellite TV Drop, DirecTV Now Streaming Service Hits 1.2 Million Subscribers

DirecTV Now racked up nearly 1.2 million subscribers by the end of 2017, a little over a year after AT&T launched the internet pay-TV service. Meanwhile, DirecTV’s traditional satellite service continued to slip: It lost a net 147,000 customers in the fourth quarter of 2017, the third straight quarter in decline. AT&T’s U-verse TV service […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJan 31st, 2018

TV News Roundup: DirecTV Lassoes Cowboy Channel, ’48 Hours’ Revisits Waco, ‘When Calls the Heart’ Scores for Hallmark

In today’s roundup, Cowboy Channel launches on DirecTV, CBS sets a “48 Hours” special on the 25th anniversary of the Waco tragedy, and Hallmark Channel scores with its “When Calls the Heart” Christmas telepic. PROGRAMMING The Cowboy Channel, a western sports and lifestyle network, has bowed on DirecTV. Airing rodeo, bull riding and barrel racing, […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyDec 28th, 2017

AT&T Says DirecTV Now’s Streaming Service Has Topped 1 Million Subscribers

One year after launching, AT&T’s DirecTV Now over-the-top TV streaming service has surpassed 1 million subscribers, according to the telco. However, those gains haven’t offset steep pay-TV losses on the satellite and telco side of the house. AT&T has lured DirecTV Now customers with special promotional pricing and giveaways of devices like Apple TV and […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyDec 5th, 2017

Jennifer Lopez & Vanessa Hudgens Are Running Buddies on "Second Act" Set!

Jennifer Lopez and Vanessa Hudgens went jogging together while filming their upcoming comedy Second Act! The 48-year-old Shades of Blue actress and the 28-year-old Spring Breakers star were spotted shooting new scenes on Tuesday (November 28). The both donned bold blue workout gear. Jennifer was also seen in a colorful dress and a longer olive [...] Jennifer Lopez and Vanessa Hudgens went jogging together while filming their upcoming comedy Second Act! The 48-year-old Shades of Blue actress and the 28-year-old Spring Breakers star were spotted shooting new scenes on Tuesday (November 28). The both donned bold blue workout gear. Jennifer was also seen in a colorful dress and a longer olive green dress, while Vanessa stayed warm in a long tweed coat and leather pants, as well as a furry black coat. Second Act, set to hit theaters in 2018, tells the story of a big box store worker who reinvents her life and her life-story and shows Madison Avenue what street smarts can do. Jennifer will take the stage at the DirecTV Now Super Saturday Night on February 3 at Nomadic Live! at The Armory in downtown Minneapolis. The show will air live on AT&T AUDIENCE Network, DirecTV Now, DirecTV, and U-verse. 20+ pictures inside of Jennifer Lopez and Vanessa Hudgens on set….....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredNov 29th, 2017

AT&T Loses Record 385,000 Traditional Pay-TV Subscribers in Q3, Posts Gains for DirecTV Now

AT&T’s DirecTV and U-verse TV businesses were hammered in the third quarter of 2017, while the telco’s over-the-top DirecTV Now service delivered its biggest quarterly increase since launching less than a year ago. The company reported a record quarterly loss of 385,000 traditional pay-TV subs, which AT&T blamed on heightened competition from other pay-TV operators […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 24th, 2017

DirecTV to Launch Android TV-Based OTT Set-Top Box (EXCLUSIVE)

AT&T’s DirecTV is getting ready to embrace internet-based content delivery beyond its DirecTV Now service: The company is about to introduce a new TV set-top box that’s based on Google’s Android TV platform and ditches satellite connectivity for over-the-top streaming, according to a new FCC filing. The new device, which goes by the model number […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 24th, 2017

Taylor Swift Might Be Appearing on "GMA" Later This Month!

It’s looking more and more likely that Taylor Swift might have new music coming out soon because a Good Morning America appearance seems to be in the works! DIRECTV, a cable service that Taylor is partnered with, has her listed as a guest for the August 31 episode of the ABC morning show. A fan [...] It’s looking more and more likely that Taylor Swift might have new music coming out soon because a Good Morning America appearance seems to be in the works! DIRECTV, a cable service that Taylor is partnered with, has her listed as a guest for the August 31 episode of the ABC morning show. A fan captured the listing and posted a screencap online, though it’s not currently listed anymore, so we can’t confirm the validity. Taylor removed nearly all of the posts from her social media accounts on Friday (August 18), leading fans to believe the start of her new music era is almost here. DIRECTV is showing that Taylor is appearing on Good Morning America on August 31st, which is 13 days away! #TS6IsComing pic.twitter.com/GrFAHRnyI2 — Taylor Swift Updates (@TSwiftLA) August 18, 2017.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredAug 18th, 2017

CBS Corp. Sets Carriage Deal With DirecTV Now

CBS Corp. has come to terms with AT&T on a carriage deal that will bring CBS-owned TV stations, Showtime, the CW and Pop to the DirecTV Now streaming service. CBS was the last holdout among the parent companies of the Big Four broadcast networks. DirecTV Now launched last November as AT&T’s foray into the low-cost... Read more ».....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 7th, 2017

FCC Chairman Circulates Proposal To Approve AT&T-DirecTV Deal

Looks like AT&T’s purchase of DirecTV is coming in for a landing at the FCC. "An order recommending that the AT&T/DirecTV transaction be approved with conditions has circulated to the Commissioners,” Chairman Tom Wheeler says. The prop.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 22nd, 2015