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Study: Entertainment CFOs have lowest job security

The Music and Entertainment Industry boasts the highest paid Chief Financial Officers in the US, hitting a high of $52.4 million (€47.8m), a study reveals. Datarails, the financial planning and analysis (FP&A) platform for Excel users, analysed SEC filings by 1,639 of the biggest US listed companies. This included complete filings for 2022 and partial […]

December 19, 2023

Italy: Samsung TV Plus adds 10 WBD channels

Samsung TV Plus, Samsung’s free, ad-supported streaming TV service, has added 10 FAST channels from Warner Bros Discovery  (WBD). Two of he new channels are flagship WBD offerings – NoveandReal Time. Nove will feature shows such as Che Tempo Che Fa, Fratelli di Crozza, Little Big Italy, Cash or trash and Don’t forget the lyrics, […]

December 13, 2023

WWE bringing SmackDown to Berlin

WWE, part of TKO Group Holding, has announced that due to the incredible early pre-registration response for Bash in Berlin – the first-ever major WWE Premium Live Event to be held in Germany – one of the company’s weekly flagship TV shows, SmackDown, will also emanate from the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin, Germany, the night […]

November 20, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Big 12 Conference partners with WWE

The Big 12 Conference has announced a collaboration with WWE, part of TKO Group Holdings, for the upcoming 2023 Dr Pepper Big 12 Football Championship on December 2nd, held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas Through this partnership, the Big 12 and WWE will introduce a custom-made championship title belt for this year’s Big 12 […]

November 17, 2023

France to host WWE Backlash

WWE, part of TKO Group Holdings, has announced that WWE Backlash France will be the first-ever WWE Premium Live Event to be held in France, emanating from the LDLC Arena in Lyon-Decines on May 4th 2024. Additionally, SmackDown will emanate from the LDLC Arena on May 3rd 2024, marking the first time SmackDown will broadcast […]

November 16, 2023

John Cena hosts Roku’s What Drives You

Roku, America’s #1 TV streaming platform has greenlit celebrity talk series “What Drives You,” hosted by global icon John Cena. “What Drives You,” Cena’s first-ever talk series, expands Roku Originals’ existing relationship with Cena, which includes his prior role in the comedy series “Die Hart 2: Die Harter” and the upcoming docuseries “WWE Superstars of […]

November 16, 2023

WWE NXT finds new US home on CW Network

The CW Network is set to become the official broadcast home to WWE NXT. A new five-year agreement marks the first time in its 13-year history that WWE NXT – which showcases WWE’s up-and-coming Superstars – will air on a broadcast television network in the US. WWE NXT will debut on The CW Network in […]

November 8, 2023By Nik Roseveare

WWE readies for Elimination Chamber: Perth

WWE makes its long-awaited return to Australia for a globally televised Premium Live Event in 2024. Elimination Chamber: Perth will take place at Optus Stadium in Perth, Western Australia, on February 24th 2024. This will mark WWE’s first Premium Live Event in Australia since 2018 and the only PLE in the Asia-Pacific region in 2024. WWE […]

November 7, 2023

ACE shuts down India sports piracy site

Anti—piracy body the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) has shut down live sports piracy site Watchwrestling.ai and its associated domains, which were being operated out of India. ACE identified and confronted the site’s Uttar Pradesh-based operator, who transferred watchwrestling.ai and all associated domains to ACE. The sites now redirect to ACE’s ‘Watch Legally’ page. […]

October 26, 2023By Colin Mann

WWE announces first PLE in Germany

WWE, part of TKO Group Holdings, has announced that Bash In Berlin, the first-ever major WWE Premium Live Event to be held in Germany, will emanate from the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin, on August 31st 2024. The arena can host some 17,000 fans. The announcement of Bash In Berlin, in partnership with Live Nation, follows […]

October 25, 2023By Nik Roseveare