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“CBS All Access” Rolls Out Commercial-Free Option For Subscribers

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CBS Corporation today announced the launch of a commercial-free plan for the CBS All Access subscription service. In addition to the existing subscription offering of $5.99/month, subscribers now have the option to watch CBS All Access’s on-demand content commercial-free for $9.99/month. “The foundation of CBS All Access is not only about giving CBS fans access to more of …

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Stacey Snider to Assume Leadership of Twentieth Century Fox Film on September 1, 2016

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21st Century Fox announced that it will complete its previously announced leadership succession at Twentieth Century Fox Film on September 1, 2016 when Stacey Snider assumes the role of Chairman and CEO. Longtime executive Jim Gianopulos, the Chairman and CEO of 20th Century Fox Film, has chosen to step down …

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Universal Filmed Entertainment Group Announces Structure and Leadership Team for DreamWorks Animation Business

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Following the closing of NBCUniversal’s acquisition of DreamWorks Animation (DWA), Universal Filmed Entertainment Group today announced its new structure and senior management team for DWA business segments. “The DreamWorks Animation brand brings with it a cachet that few family entertainment companies can match,” commented Ron Meyer, Vice Chairman, NBCUniversal, Jeff …

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Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Reports Results for Fiscal First Quarter 2017

Take-Two Interactive Software reported results for its fiscal first quarter 2017, ended June 30, 2016. In addition, the Company provided its initial financial outlook for its fiscal second quarter 2017, ending September 30, 2016. As previously announced, beginning this quarter, the Company will no longer adjust its Non-GAAP financial metrics …

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21st Century Fox Reports Full Year Income

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Twenty-First Century Fox reported financial results for the three months and full year ended June 30, 2016. Commenting on the results, Executive Chairmen Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch said: “We delivered full-year revenue and earnings growth on the strength of gains in affiliate and advertising revenues despite considerable foreign exchange headwinds …

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Electronic Arts Reports Q1 FY17 Financial Results

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Electronic Arts announced preliminary financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2016. “Q1 was a great quarter for Electronic Arts with amazing engagement in our global communities,” said Chief Executive Officer Andrew Wilson. “EA is leading our industry through innovation, with more of our biggest games powered …

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