WGA Urges FCC to Block Comcast- Time Warner Cable Merger

By | Sunday March 23, 2014 @ 6:54am PDT

WGABy David Robb, Special To Deadline

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Cable Or Satellite Mergers Would Have Little Impact On Programming Prices: Analyst

Liberty Media’s John Malone and other execs are pounding the drums for cable and satellite companies to merge — in part to help hold down their rising programming costs. You’d expect outlays to Read More »

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Dealmakers Will Target Entertainment Firms As Hunger For Content Grows: Forecast

By | Monday April 22, 2013 @ 9:01pm PDT

This will be a good year for content creators to put themselves on the block, researchers at PwC project today in a report about likely M&A activity in 2013. Corporate Read More »

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SAG Anti-Merger Rally Lacks Star Power

By | Thursday March 22, 2012 @ 3:36pm PDT

Freelance writer Dominic Patten is a Deadline contributor
SAG AFTRA Merger
About 25 anti-merger SAG members marched in front of the guild’s offices on Wilshire this afternoon, just more than a week before the union votes March 30 … Read More »

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SAG-AFTRA Merger Ballots Mailed Out

By | Tuesday February 28, 2012 @ 2:29pm PST

SAG-AFTRA Pro- And Anti-Merger Websites

LOS ANGELES – The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and Screen Actors Guild on Monday sent out ballots to approximately 131,000 members of both organizations.

The mailer included full details of the proposed SAG-AFTRA merger, including the Merger Agreement and Constitution, which were overwhelmingly approved by both unions’ national boards in January, as well as a Pension & Health/Health & Retirement Feasibility Report.

Members may also review the ballot package at SAGAFTRA.org, view a livestream informational meeting on Wednesday at 5 p.m. PT, and attend upcoming local informational meetings to ask questions. Ballots must be received at the assigned post office box no later than 10 a.m. PDT, March 30.

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