Kim Kardashian West to host criminal justice podcast for Spotify

FILE PHOTO: Television personality Kim Kardashian attends a panel for the documentary “Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project” during the Winter TCA (Television Critics Association) Press Tour in Pasadena,... Read more »

NetEase develops new ‘Lord of the Rings’ mobile game with Warner Bros

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese gaming giant NetEase on Monday announced a strategic partnership with Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment to develop a new “Lord of the Rings” mobile game,... Read more »

Comcast, media mogul Byron Allen reach carriage deal

FILE PHOTO: Comedian Byron Allen arrives at the 31st Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California February 27, 2016. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (Reuters) – Comcast Corp said on Thursday it... Read more »

‘Gone with the Wind,’ ‘Cops’ pulled as pop culture reckons with racism

(Reuters) – Oscar-winning Civil War epic “Gone with the Wind” was pulled from the HBO Max streaming service and reality TV show “Cops” was canceled as America’s reckoning with... Read more »

Coachella, Stagecoach music festivals canceled for 2020 on virus concerns

FILE PHOTO: Concertgoers use their mobile phones during Eminem’s performance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California, U.S., April 15, 2018. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni TPX IMAGES... Read more »

AMC warns of going concern as COVID-19 puts strain on theaters

(Reuters) – AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (AMC.N) said on Wednesday there were “substantial doubts” about its ability to continue operating, if the company was forced to keep its theaters... Read more »

#BlackOutTuesday sweeps social media as U.S. street protests escalate

(Reuters) – The hashtag #BlackOutTuesday became the top trending item on Twitter as hundreds of thousands of businesses and individuals, including TV channels and celebrities, posted black screen shots... Read more »

Apple secures deal for Scorsese’s next film starring DiCaprio, De Niro: media

Director Martin Scorsese attends the AFI 2019 Awards luncheon in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 3, 2020. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/Files (Reuters) – Apple Inc has secured a deal for Hollywood... Read more »

Retirement services provider Human Interest extends funding round to $50 million

(Reuters) – Human Interest, which helps small and medium-sized businesses set up 401K plans for employees, said on Wednesday it had extended its Series C funding round to $50... Read more »

Spotify new home for Joe Rogan’s podcast, shares jump

(Reuters) – Spotify Technology SA said on Tuesday comedian Joe Rogan’s podcast will be available on the music streaming platform starting Sept. 1 and will become an exclusive later... Read more »