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Amazon in Talks for More Exclusive NFL Games as Part of New TV Deal

As the NFL enters the red zone for its next round of TV deals, Amazon is looking to take on a larger piece of the pie. The retail giant, which has been streaming “Thursday Night Football” for the last few seasons, is in talks for more exclusive games as part of its new rights contract, an individual with knowledge told TheWrap. The... go to Article >

‘Honey Boy’ Director Alma Har’el Signs First-Look TV Deal at Amazon Studios

6 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

Amazon Studios has signed a first-look TV deal with “Honey Boy” director Alma Har’el’s production company Zusa, the studio announced Tuesday. The deal expands Har’el and the newly launched company’s foray into television, which also includes the... read more

The 33 most innovative HR leaders who steered employees through a global crisis — and the plans they're using to create more flexible, equitable...

4 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementTalent leaders have had their hands full. A global pandemic upended traditional models of work as employers across industries sent staff home from the office. Leaders in human resources were tasked with figuring out how... read more

Triller Parent Company Buys Combat-Sports Streaming Service Fite TV

5 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

TrillerNet, the parent company Triller co-owned by Ryan Kavanaugh, is acquiring Fite TV, a combat sports-focused streaming service. The deal gives Triller a major foothold in the live-event PPV and streaming space, greatly expanding the reach of... read more

Microsoft's $19.7 billion Nuance acquisition could be just the beginning of a major shopping spree that puts its $136 billion in cash to work (MSFT)

5 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementThis week, Microsoft committed to paying as much as $19.7 billion for Nuance Communications, a company that once upon a time provided voice-to-text software for Windows and has since pivoted into artificial... read more

Why COVID-19 Safety Protocols Are Here to Stay – For Now – on Hollywood Sets

3 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

While COVID-19 vaccines are becoming widely available and California Gov. Gavin Newsom has set a goal to end most COVID-19 business regulations by mid-June, Hollywood’s guilds and studios aren’t expected to start phasing out industry safety... read more

How Gerry McGovern will redefine Jaguar for the electric era

2 Days ago Motors Source: Autocar.co.uk

Design has been chosen to set Jaguar apart from other ‘attainable luxury’ brands when it goes electric only from 2025. We get the lowdown from its new creative chief What will Gerry McGovern do at Jaguar? This has been the hottest question in... read more

Showtime has stayed in its lane as ViacomCBS overhauls its streaming strategy. But insiders worry it will fall behind with competition rising.

5 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementBy the time Viacom and CBS announced their merger in August 2019, media giants like Disney and WarnerMedia already had plans to jump headfirst into the streaming space. Disney Plus would launch that November, and... read more

Julian Edelman doesn’t belong in the Hall of Fame, and that’s okay

6 Days ago Sports Source: Sbnation.com

Photo by Kathryn Riley/Getty Images Julian Edelman had a remarkable career, but he’s not quite a Hall of Fame worthy. When the news hit on Monday that the New England Patriots were releasing veteran wide receiver Julian... read more

Why Oscars Remain Big Money for ABC Despite Expected Record-Low Audience

5 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

When the Oscars take place next Sunday, it’s pretty much a guarantee the 2021 show will suffer the same fate that has bedeviled award show siblings in the last year: Record-low viewership that is down catastrophically from the year before. And... read more

10 Things in Politics: Progressives slam Biden's judge picks

6 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementGood morning! If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. I'm Brent Griffiths. Send tips to bgriffiths@insider.com or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. Here's what we're talking about today: Progressives say Biden's judicial... read more