Will Wall Street Warm Up to AT&T-DirecTV Deal?

Now that the formal acquisition plan has been unveiled, AT&T and DirecTV execs undoubtedly will be eagerly awaiting Wall Streeters’ reaction to the deal. Top analysts have been unimpressed by the potential combo, based on reaction issued in resp.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 15th, 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

Raycom-DirecTV Standoff Ends With Deal; Service Restored For 43 Stations

Just in time for today's season-opening NFL games, Raycom Media and DirecTV settled their fee dispute with a new deal that puts 43 broadcast stations back on the satcaster's service. The two sides did not disclose terms of the deal. The deal was not enti.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineDec 13th, 2014

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

Fox Business Network Picks Up ‘Wall Street Week’

“Wall Street Week,” the venerable business-news program that aired for more than three decades on PBS, is back – on Fox Business Network. The 21st Century Fox-owned outlet said that it would launch “Wall Street Week” on Frid.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 15th, 2016

With One Choice On ‘The Wall,’ Contestants’ Cash Can Rise Or Fall

While part of winning money on NBC's The Wall is based on skill, the other part is a lot more random -- it literally depends on which way the ball bounces. This makes it difficult for some contestants to know whether to take the winnings they've already accumulated, or risk losing it all to try [...] While part of winning money on NBC’s The Wall is based on skill, the other part is a lot more random — it literally depends on which way the ball bounces. This makes it difficult for some contestants to know whether to take the winnings they’ve already accumulated, or risk losing it all to try for a bigger cash haul. Host Chris Hardwick told us the gut-wrenching choices faced by the contestants along the way help make The Wall one of the most intriguing game shows on television. (Click on the media bar below to hear Chris Hardwick) The Wall airs Thursday nights at 9/8c, after Hollywood Game Night, on NBC. Find Us On Facebook: Hollywood Outbreak Follow Us On Twitter: @Hollyoutbreak Posted by: AC.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodoutbreakJul 17th, 2017

DirecTV Profit Rises in Q2, as World Cup Gives Latin America a Kick

DirecTV topped Wall Street earnings estimates for the second quarter of 2014, with coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in particular helping to boost results for its Latin America business. Overall revenue of $8.1 billion for the period was up 5%, slightl.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 15th, 2017

Hi, I’m Rob Lowe and I’m out of work Rob Lowe from DirecTV

It is a sad day in the advertising because Comcast’s complaints reportedly got DirecTV to pull their Rob Lowe ad campaign. According to CNBC, the Council of Better Business Bureaus’ National Advertising Division ruled against DirecTV, saying t.....»»

Category: topSource: seriouslyomgApr 9th, 2015

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

Consumers Group, Public Interest Org Respond To AT&T-DirecTV Deal

Following Sunday’s unanimous board approval of AT&T‘s $48.5 billion deal to buy satcaster DirecTV, DC-based public interest group Public Knowledge and Consumers Union, the public policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, called for.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 15th, 2017

NBA"s John Wall -- Gets $20k Portrait From Famed Street Artist

John Wall had a pretty great birthday party last night -- with celebs, and cake and a $20,000 portrait from a famous street artist, TMZ Sports has learned.  Wall -- who turns 25 on Sunday -- hit up Koi in West Hollywood for a bday bash thrown….....»»

Category: topSource: tmzSep 4th, 2015

AT&T-DirecTV deal set to close after approval from FCC

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T's $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV is set to close after winning approval Friday from the Federal Communications Commission......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJul 26th, 2015

AT&T, DirecTV Deal Details Emerge as CEOs Sell Merger Benefits

AT&T has been laying the track for expanding its pay TV service for the past few years, and that effort will now be turbo-charged with its $67 billion pact to acquire DirecTV. That was the message sent Monday morning by AT&T chairman-CEO Randall S.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 14th, 2017

Raycom Media TV Stations Blacked Out By DirecTV In Carriage Dispute

More than 50 local stations owned by Raycom Media went dark on DirecTV today after the two sides failed to reach a new carriage agreement. The companies also engaged in contentious negotiations three years ago before reaching a deal. Negotiations continue.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMar 20th, 2015

AT&T agrees to buy DirecTV in $48.5B deal

DALLAS (AP) — AT&T Inc. on Sunday agreed to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV for $48.5 billion, or $95 per share, a move that gives telecommunications company a larger base of video subscribers and increases its ability to compete against rivals......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJul 15th, 2017

AT&T Will Retain U-verse TV, Won’t Force Customers to Switch to DirecTV

AT&T will not force U-verse TV customers to take DirecTV service, if the telco’s $67 billion deal for the satcaster goes through, CFO John Stephens said. “Customers will have their choice,” said Stephens, speaking at the J.P. Morgan .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 10th, 2017

Broadcasters, Small Cable Operators Join Critics of AT&T-DirecTV Deal

There was little doubt that AT&T’s proposed acquisition of DirecTV would draw opposition from many quarters in media and entertainment. Media watchdog groups were quick to weigh in with statements of concern about more large-scale media assets p.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 19th, 2014

AT&T aims for TV"s future with $48.5B DirecTV deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — AT&T Inc. said it would buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion in cash and stock, or $95 per share, priming itself for the age of Internet-delivered video......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJul 14th, 2017

ABC to Adapt Wall Street Drama "Equity" From Amy Pascal Into TV Show

Set in the world of cutthroat investment banking, the drama written by 'The Strain' producer Regina Corrado centers on a Wall Street banker, played by Gunn in the film. read more.....»»

Category: tvSource: hollywoodreporterOct 20th, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: "OITNB" Star Alysia Reiner on Wall Street Drama "Equity": "It"s Not Just for Chicks&quo

The actor sits down with Denny Directo to discuss 'Equity' and bringing light to the 'disgusting' nature of Wall Street......»»

Category: moviesSource: etonlineJan 13th, 2017

Show us the money: "Wolf of Wall Street" probe may boost profits

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Leonardo DiCaprio bought the movie rights for what would be "The Wolf of Wall Street" back in 2007. But it wasn't until a little-known Hollywood production company came along six years later that the story of high-rolling fraudsters g.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 22nd, 2016