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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

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

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

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

Jamie Bell Reveals He Got Married to Kate Mara at Neighbor"s Home: We Just "Walked Across the Street"

Jamie Bell made an appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden on Monday evening (January 8) and revealed that he got married to his wife Kate Mara across the street from their home – literally! “We actually got married right across the street from our house,” the 31-year-old actor told host James Corden [...] Jamie Bell made an appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden on Monday evening (January 8) and revealed that he got married to his wife Kate Mara across the street from their home – literally! “We actually got married right across the street from our house,” the 31-year-old actor told host James Corden while sitting on the couch alongside fellow guests Connie Britton and Bradley Whitford. “I literally woke up in my own bed and walked across the street, and we had our ceremony.” “When we couldn’t find anything we just asked the woman who owns the house across the street, ‘Do you mind if we do it there?’ And she was like, ‘Yes, that’s amazing,’” Jamie explained. “So we walked across the street and then when it was done, we spent the night on that property and we crossed the street and came home.” Jamie tied the knot with Kate, 34, back in July – Watch the full interview below! Jamie Bell Crossed the Street to Get Married Click inside to watch the rest of Jamie’s appearance on The Late Late Show… New Year’s Resolutions w/ Connie Britton, Bradley Whitford & Jamie Bell.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredJan 9th, 2018

Beyonce Sent Lady Gaga This Gift That Is Keeping Her Warm on a Bad Pain Day

Lady Gaga is not having a good pain day today and is wearing an Ivy Park sweatshirt gifted to her by Beyonce to keep her warm. “Not having a good pain day. Thank you honey 🍯 B for sending me this comfy sweatshirt. Keeps me warm outside in a hammock so I can be w [...] Lady Gaga is not having a good pain day today and is wearing an Ivy Park sweatshirt gifted to her by Beyonce to keep her warm. “Not having a good pain day. Thank you honey 🍯 B for sending me this comfy sweatshirt. Keeps me warm outside in a hammock so I can be w the trees, and the sky, and the sun and take deep breaths. Feel so lucky to have so much love,” Lady Gaga wrote on Instagram. Our thoughts are with Lady Gaga during this time – she was hospitalized this month for severe pain and had to postpone the Europe leg of her tour. A post shared by xoxo, Gaga (@ladygaga) on Sep 26, 2017 at 9:00am PDT.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredSep 26th, 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

Don Cheadle & Andrew Rannells to Star in Showtime Comedy!

Don Cheadle and Andrew Rannells are set to star in the upcoming comedy pilot Ball Street, which was ordered by Showtime. Longtime collaborators Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are directing and executive producing the pilot. Ball Street “kicks off on Oct. 19, 1987 — aka Black Monday, the day of the worst stock market crash [...] Don Cheadle and Andrew Rannells are set to star in the upcoming comedy pilot Ball Street, which was ordered by Showtime. Longtime collaborators Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are directing and executive producing the pilot. Ball Street “kicks off on Oct. 19, 1987 — aka Black Monday, the day of the worst stock market crash in the history of Wall Street. The potential series will explore who caused it as it revolves around a group of outsiders who take on Wall Street,” according to THR. This will mark a return to Showtime for Don, who starred in House of Lies for the network......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredSep 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

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

Rihanna Battles Rainy Weather at Street-Naming Ceremony in Barbados

Rihanna stuns in a yellow dress while attending a street-naming ceremony held in her honor on Thursday (November 30) in Bridgetown, Barbados. The 29-year-old entertainer battled the rainy weather to rename the street she grew up on as Rihanna Drive. Rihanna took to Instagram to share a photo of the “Rihanna Drive” street sign and [...] Rihanna stuns in a yellow dress while attending a street-naming ceremony held in her honor on Thursday (November 30) in Bridgetown, Barbados. The 29-year-old entertainer battled the rainy weather to rename the street she grew up on as Rihanna Drive. Rihanna took to Instagram to share a photo of the “Rihanna Drive” street sign and she wrote, “on any block” as the caption. That same day, Rihanna‘s response to a fan suggesting she use transgender women in her beauty campaigns went viral as it was a well-thought-out answer that highlighted her insight into the world today. FYI: Rihanna is wearing a Hellessy dress, a Jacquemus bag, and Jennifer Fisher earrings. 10+ pictures inside of Rihanna at the street-naming ceremony….....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredNov 30th, 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

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

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

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