NBCU Drops the Axe on 200 DreamWorks Jobs

NBCUniversal has confirmed that DreamWorks Animation — recently acquired by parent company Comcast in a $3.8 billion deal — will see a spate of layoffs, resulting in roughly ... Continue Reading →

Kid Genius Launches ‘Nancy Drew’ Channel

Genius Brands International is building its content offerings on its Comcast Xfinity On Demand service, Kid Genius Network, with the launch of its first branded channel: Nancy Drew: ... Continue Reading →

Chinese Government Probing Comcast’s DreamWorks Acquisition

China will be pursuing an anti-trust investigation into the recent acquisitions of DreamWorks Animation by NBCUniversal parent company Comcast, a spokesman for the Ministry of Commerce ... Continue Reading →
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Jeffrey Katzenberg Net Worth Estimated at $880M

Following the official closure of Comcast’s $3.8 billion purchase of DreamWorks Animation — which puts the studio’s film, television and digital operations under the ... Continue Reading →

‘SpacePOP’ Debuts on Kabillion Girls Rule!, Kid Genius

Genius Brands International has inked a deal with Kabillion to debut its hit, music-driven YouTube tween series SpacePOP on Kabillion Girls Rule! Today. Reaching over 50 million U.S. ... Continue Reading →

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Time Warner Confirms Hulu Stake The U.S. media giant has picked up a 10% stake in the streaming service, joining fellow industry behemoths Disney, Fox and Comcast. DreamWorks Animation ... Continue Reading →

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DreamWorks Animation’s Katzenberg Sued for Comcast Merger ‘Side Deal’ A class-action complaint filed in Delaware by a minority shareholder alleges the Comcast merger is worth ... Continue Reading →

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Antitrust Officials Clear Comcast’s $3.8B DreamWorks Animation Acquisition It’s smooth sailing for the major Toon Town takeover as far as the Justice Department is concerned. The ... Continue Reading →

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SXSW Winner Tower Gets October Release Kino Lorber picks up U.S. rights for Keith Maitland’s animated documentary about the 1966 University of Texas massacre. Jennifer Twiner-McCarron ... Continue Reading →

Annecy Exclusive: Talking DreamWorks with Jeffrey Katzenberg

One of the surprise appearances at Annecy 2016 is Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation. Katzenberg was in town to support the studio’s presentations for the features Trolls ... Continue Reading →