Nate Silver, founder of FiveThirtyEight, has said he’s likely leaving Disney amid a round of layoffs impacting his staff.
Disney Channels Are Back on Dish and Sling TV
Dish Network and Sling TV customers once again have access to Disney-owned channels after the two companies reached a tentative agreement.
Dish Network and Sling TV Lose Disney-Owned Channels
Dish Network and its Sling TV streaming service have lost Disney-owned channels as a result of a contract dispute.
Disney: Less Theaters, More DTC
Bob Chapek, CEO of Disney, discusses how Disney is transitioning to a direct-to-consumer company with less focus on the theatrical distribution of video content.
Verizon Bundles Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+, Talks Nationwide 5G
Verizon has significantly upgraded its Disney+ bundle, including both Hulu and ESPN+ for select plans.
fuboTV and Disney Strike Deal to Distribute Disney’s Catalog
fuboTV, one of the upcoming streaming services, has just struck a deal to include Disney’s catalog of channels.
Disney Can’t Begin to Catch Netflix, But They Don’t Need To, Says Media Innovator Tom Rogers
Media innovator Tom Rogers says that Disney can’t begin to catch Netflix in terms of streaming subscribers, but they don’t need to. “No one can catch Netflix,” says Rogers. “I don’t think Disney can begin to catch Netflix, but they don’t need to catch Netflix here to create an asset value that really helps to deal with the issue of the core business decline.”
Former ESPN President Says Streaming is the Future of Sports Viewing
There’s very little doubt that the way fans are going to get their sports in the future, in the near future in some places, and in the medium future, other places are through a streaming service. It’s the future of sports viewing.
Erin Andrews: Jury Selection Begins In Stalking Case
Erin Andrews will have her day(s) in court and they are coming soon. On Monday, a jury was being selected in Erin Andrews’ trial against a Nashville hotel which she says is responsible for making her location known to 50-year-old…
Rachel Nichols Reportedly Leaving CNN to Return to ESPN
Rachel Nichols is reportedly leaving CNN to return to ESPN. According to media reports, including the Chicago Tribune, Nichols will rejoin ESPN in early 2016, serving as an anchor and reporter. Reports also claim she will anchor her own program.…