AT&T’s decision to acquire a declining DirecTV and a sputtering Time Warner is materializing into a massive miscalculation.
Your concise guide to the 21 films screening as official selections at the 72nd Festival de Cannes.
Lionsgate lobbied to become the belle of the buyout ball last year in Hollywood, but Prince Charming never arrived.
There is even more bad news for pay television providers. Unlike 2017, subscribers signing up for cheaper online television bundles are starting to contract.
The European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy will destroy Europe’s independent film and television market in favor of global technology companies.
Beyond maintaining AT&T’s core telecom business, the company is beset with declining DirecTV subscribers and a host of problems at Time Warner and Warner Bros.
Comcast’s NBCUniversal is launching an ad-supported streaming service that will be free to its 52 million Pay-TV subscribers.
After last year’s acquisitions lull at Sundance, especially by Netflix and Amazon, this year’s festival produced a number of megadeals.
Check out a comprehensive list of high demand films at this year’s European Film Market.
The DirecTV deal was AT&T’s first big gamble on the filmed entertainment distribution market. DirecTV has been shedding subscribers since the beginning of 2017.