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NEW YORK | After Moonves, CBS takeover possible in new media landscape

NEW YORK — The resignation of longtime CBS chief Les Moonves won’t likely lead to drastic changes in network programs, but it could make the company ripe for a takeover as traditional media companies compete with upstarts such as Netflix and Amazon. Moonves was ousted Sunday, just hours after the New Yorker detailed more sexual … Continue reading NEW YORK | After Moonves, CBS takeover possible in new media landscape

TurnKey Vacation Rentals Featured on Netflix Series “Stay Here” to Transform Short-Term Rentals

AUSTIN, TEXAS/ AUGUST 21, (STL.News) TurnKey Vacation Rentals CEO T.J. Clark joins the cast of the new Netflix original series, “Stay Here,” to help a homeowner transform his short-term rental property into a profitable, luxury getaway. The show’s co-hosts, designer Genevieve Gorder and real estate expert Peter Lorimer, show property owners how to turn their … Continue reading TurnKey Vacation Rentals Featured on Netflix Series “Stay Here” to Transform Short-Term Rentals

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Julia Roberts, reboots and diversity part of new TV season

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.— What’s the television industry’s top summer destination? A hotel in which 200-plus U.S. and Canadian entertainment reporters and critics gather for an early look at next season’s shows and the chance to question the actors, writers and producers who create them. The Television Critics Association’s just-ended biannual conference was both a micro … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Julia Roberts, reboots and diversity part of new TV season

NEW YORK | Ruby Rose cast as lesbian superhero Batwoman for The CW

NEW YORK— Ruby Rose is making history with her latest role as Batwoman, the first openly gay superhero to headline a TV series. Batwoman will be introduced in a December crossover event between the network’s other DC Comics shows, “Arrow”, “The Flash” and “Supergirl.” A stand-alone series about Batwoman, whose real name is Kate Kane, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Ruby Rose cast as lesbian superhero Batwoman for The CW

NEW YORK | Disney says its new streaming service won’t rival Netflix

NEW YORK — Disney’s upcoming streaming service won’t try to compete directly with Netflix and Amazon, but will focus instead on quality — namely original programs from Disney’s “Star Wars,” Pixar and Marvel brands. The details from Disney CEO Bob Iger came as Disney reported a growth in earnings for the latest quarter, though results … Continue reading NEW YORK | Disney says its new streaming service won’t rival Netflix

LOS ANGELES  | Faced with losses, MoviePass discount tix service hikes fee

LOS ANGELES  — MoviePass, the discount service for movie tickets, is raising prices by 50 percent and barring viewings of most major releases during the first two weeks. The new $15-a-month rate for up to one movie each day still won’t make MoviePass profitable. Because it typically pays theaters the full cost of tickets — … Continue reading LOS ANGELES  | Faced with losses, MoviePass discount tix service hikes fee

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.  | Octavia Spencer brings hair mogul’s story to Netflix

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.  — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. SUCCESS STORY Octavia Spencer is bringing the remarkable saga of black haircare mogul Madam C.J. Walker to television. Netflix said that Spencer will produce and star in … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.  | Octavia Spencer brings hair mogul’s story to Netflix

BEVERLY HILLS, California | Netflix backs ‘Master of None’ despite misconduct claim

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Netflix is standing by “Master of None” and Aziz Ansari despite a sexual-misconduct allegation against him earlier this year. Cindy Holland, a programming executive for the streaming service, said Sunday there’s been thought given to a third season for the comedy starring and co-created by Ansari. She added that Netflix would … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, California | Netflix backs ‘Master of None’ despite misconduct claim