It’s not often that large telecommunications show a little brotherly love. But speaking today at the Intel Capital Global Summit, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam praised AT&T’s pending $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner, comparing it to his company’s likely $4.8 billion purchase of Yahoo, framing each move as content-driven. “It makes very good sense for AT&T. We’ve […]
After a whirlwind weekend in which AT&T announced its $85 billion deal to acquire Time Warner, the companies' two CEO sat down to explain what it all means. In the megamerger, the telecommunications powerhouse will buy Time Warner for $107.50 per share, or about $85 billion, half in stock, half in cash. Show More Summary
You have to wonder if AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson read "The Curse of the Mogul." The book, co-written by Jonathan Knee, Bruce Greenwald, and Ana Seave, is a data-filled take down of mergers like AT&T's $85.4 billion bid for Time Warner...Show More Summary
Shares of T-Mobile US (TMUS) are up $3.21, or almost 7%, at $49.96, after reporting Q3 profit that topped estimates, amidst competitor AT&T’s (T) announcement Saturday it will buy Time Warner (TWX) for $85 billion, a deal that has evoked...Show More Summary
If the deal goes through, AT&T will be saddled with a gargantuan amount of debt, as much as $200 billion or more.
TW CEO Jeff Bewkes calls deal "a marriage of two companies with long legacies of innovation."
The AT&T-Time Warner deal is now official, and here are the key terms: The telco agreed to pay $107.50 a share, half cash and the other half in stock. Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes will depart after a transition period, leaving AT&T chief...Show More Summary
Time Warner's CEO says Ben Affleck's BATMAN could be coming sooner than expected.
Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes revealed during a recent appearance that he thinks Ben Affleck's Batman movie is a 'year and a half out.'
When will the film be released? The post Time Warner CEO Offers Timetable for Solo Batman Movie appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Time Warner's CEO has revealed a rough time frame for when fans can expect the next Batman solo movie. The post Ben Affleck’s Batman Movie is ‘a Year and a Half Out’ appeared first on CBR.com.
Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes confirmed news that Ben Affleck's standalone Batman movie is in active development and is a year and half out. A few days ago we reported that during the 25th Annual Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference, Bewkes praised Ben Affleck's portrayal as Batman. Show More Summary
In a rare moment of honesty, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes admitted that, well, Warner Bros.’ DC movies aren’t great. More specifically, he said, “We can do a little better on the creative,” the A.V. Club reports. The last two films in the franchise, Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice and ... More »
The chairman and CEO of Time Warner isn't likely to be day-to-day on managing Warner Bros.'s handling of the DC Extended Universe, but Jeff Bewkes did recently share some thoughts on the matter. Bewkes gave investors (via Variety) aShow More Summary
In a masterful bit of word-mincing, Time Warner CEO admitted on an investor call yesterday that, yeah, Warner Bros.’ DC movies aren’t all that great. Okay, so he didn’t say that specifically, but he did note, according to Variety: “We...Show More Summary
So far, the DC cinematic universe hasn’t had a great start. With reviews of Man of Steel, and this year’s Batman v. Superman and Suicide Squad leaning towards the negative, the folks in charge are trying anything they can think of to get their next few films in development back on track. Show More Summary
Variety is reporting that Time Warner chairman-CEO Jeff Bewkes told investors today that there is "a little room for improvement" in the creative execution of DC Comics movie slate. Site mentions that Bewkes did stress that the two titles...Show More Summary
The Time Warner top dog says DC has "more lightness" than what's been seen in DC films so far.
Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes spoke to investors today at the Goldman Sachs’ Communacopia—which I maintain may be the circle of hell I end up condemned to—about how well the DCEU has done for them. His conclusion is: We made a few slight errors. Read more...
Superheros from Time Warner’s DC Comics universe will have “more lightness in them” than people saw from this year’s financially successful — but critically panned — Batman V Superman and Suicide Squad, CEO Jeff Bewkes told an investor gathering today. “We’re thinking about that,” he told the Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference. Show More Summary