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Helen Coster

Higher U.S. ad revenue helps Viacom beat profit estimates, shares gain

14 Nov 2019

Viacom Inc , the owner of MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central cable networks, beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Thursday as domestic advertising revenue grew.

Disney+ streaming exceeds expectations with 10 million sign-ups, shares surge

13 Nov 2019

Walt Disney Co shares soared to a record high after the entertainment firm said its new streaming service, Disney+, had been met with "extraordinary consumer demand," reaching 10 million sign-ups in its first day. | Video

Factbox: Trump impeachment hearings likely to draw high ratings in new era of political TV

09 Nov 2019

Public impeachment hearings for U.S. President Donald Trump next week will mark a historical moment in political television both because of the high stakes and how people will watch the proceedings.

Factbox: Trump impeachment hearings likely to draw high ratings in new era of political TV

08 Nov 2019

Public impeachment hearings for U.S. President Donald Trump next week will mark a historical moment in political television both because of the high stakes and how people will watch the proceedings.

Roku quarterly net loss widens, shares plunge

07 Nov 2019

U.S. video streaming service Roku Inc reported a wider net loss in the third quarter on Wednesday, as it spent more to attract subscribers to its video streaming platform.

How will Apple, Disney, AT&T and Netflix retain streaming subscribers?

05 Nov 2019

When Apple Inc's video streaming service made its debut on Friday, it came with $2 billion worth of original programming - a feature widely considered to be the most powerful magnet for new subscribers.

AT&T surprises with HBO Max price in battle against Disney and Netflix

30 Oct 2019

BURBANK, Calif. AT&T Inc in May will launch its HBO Max streaming service with a new "Game of Thrones" series at the current HBO price of $15 a month in an aggressive move to battle Netflix, Disney and Apple for the future of TV.

AT&T to reveal HBO Max pricing, details at WarnerMedia investor day

29 Oct 2019

Oct 29 AT&T Inc executives on Tuesday are expected to reveal new details about pricing, programming and distribution of the company's forthcoming HBO Max streaming video service as they plot the phone giant's entrance into the streaming war.

Behind AT&T's plan to take on Netflix, Apple and Disney with HBO Max

25 Oct 2019

In the bestselling novel "Circe" -- optioned by WarnerMedia for its forthcoming HBO Max streaming service -- the daughter of the Greek god Helios tames wild beasts and menaces the gods.

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