Earnings

Vince McMahon Misconduct Investigation ‘Substantially Complete,’ WWE Says

WWE said its board’s investigation into alleged misconduct by ex-CEO and chairman Vince McMahon is “substantially complete.” The company restated earnings going back to 2019 to account for…

HBO Content Chief Casey Bloys Explains Restructure, Layoffs in Memo to Staffers

HBO/HBO Max chief content officer Casey Bloys sent a memo to employees this afternoon, explaining the decision by Warner Bros. Discovery to layoff 70 employees, or 14% of…

Paramount+ to Be Bundled With Walmart+ Membership Program

Walmart reached a deal with Paramount Global to include the Paramount+ streaming service as part of the retailing giant’s Walmart+ membership program starting in September. The Paramount+ Essential…

Snapchat+ Tops 1 Million Paying Customers, Adds Four New Features

It’s not going to make much of a dent to offset Snap’s stalling ad business, but the company is touting that it has signed up more than 1…

Joseph Arthur Sues L.A. Times, Says Article About His Vaccine Views Left the Singer ‘Shunned and Avoided’

Singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur has filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Times, saying the newspaper’s use of the term “anti-vax” in a headline a year ago was defamatory,…

Disney CEO says price hikes may hit Disney World, Disneyland again

CEO Bob Chapek said price increases are expected, as long as there’s high demand for Disney’s theme parks.

‘Batgirl’ Movie Axing Spawns Hilarious #HBOMaxJustCanceled Trend

The recent decision by Warner Bros. Discovery to shelve the nearly finished DC superhero movie “Batgirl” left fans confused and outraged. But it has also yielded a trove…

Endeavor Posts Q2 Profit as Sports, Live Events, Talent Representation Units See Gains

Endeavor delivered strong second quarter earnings on Thursday with wind at the back of its sports, live events and talent representation operations. The company that is home to…

Warner Bros. may pull ‘The Flash’ amid Ezra Miller legal woes: report

“The Flash” actor’s career may be in jeopardy amid mounting allegations and charges.

Redbox Is Now Officially Part of Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment as $375 Million Deal Closes

Redbox, the struggling DVD-rental kiosk operator and video streamer, is now part of Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment — the streaming aggregator that gets its name from…

Disney Now Has More Total Streaming Subscribers Than Netflix — but Disney Generates Much Lower Per-Sub Revenue

The headline number out of Disney’s quarterly results Wednesday seemed to show a notable milestone: The Mouse House had 221.1 million total subscriptions worldwide across its streaming services.…

HBO Max Scraps DC Series ‘Strange Adventures’ From Greg Berlanti

Greg Berlanti’s DC series “Strange Adventures” is not moving forward at HBO Max, Variety has confirmed. The planned anthology series was first announced as being in development at the streamer…