Dawn Chmielewski


1 week ago

CBS And Viacom Announce Plans To Merge, Finally Fulfilling Shari Redstone's Dream On 3rd Try

Viacom has a market cap of $11.9 billion while the acquiring company, CBS, is valued at $18.3 billion; the combined company will have more than $28 billion in revenue.
1 month ago

It’s Alive! Facebook’s Surprising Video Standout Is A Horror Movie Startup

Crypt TV is a digital studio that aspires to become the Marvel of monsters for mobile. Jack Davis, 27, has raised $11 million from investors.
1 month ago

Netflix Rival HBO Max To Launch Next Year With ‘Friends’

The service, which launches commercially in the spring of 2020, will be anchored in HBO’s premium content and will feature exclusive originals.
2 months ago

Elisabeth Murdoch’s Digital Video Studio Finds Snapchat Success Isn’t Enough

Elisabeth Murdoch was early to recognize the potential of mobile video in reaching an audience captivated by their smartphone devices.
3 months ago

Disney’s Bob Iger Explains Why Gaining Full Operational Control Of Hulu Advances The Entertainment Giant’s Streaming Strategy

Iger said Hulu represents the third prong of Disney’s streaming strategy, with the adult-focused service augmenting the company’s other direct-to-consumer offerings. 
3 months ago

Esports Organization Immortals Closes $30 Million Fundraising Round, Acquires Brazilian Game Matchmaking Platform

The company, which owns the Los Angeles Valiant esports team, is positioning itself to capitalize on the increasingly mainstream phenomenon of professional video game play.
4 months ago

Netflix Shrugs Off Its New, Bigger Competitors — Apple And Disney

The Internet TV giant acknowledged the new competitors as “world-class consumer brands”, but CEO Reed Hastings isn’t letting the competition see him sweat.
4 months ago

AT&T Sheds Its Stake In Hulu For $1.43 Billion, Nearly Tripling Investment

Hulu is buying back AT&T's minority stake in the streaming service, which values the streaming service, which competes with Netflix and Amazon, at $15 billion.