From this day forward, the satirical news site The Onion will be a Spanish-language publication… Okay, that’s not true – though Onion Inc. has indeed sold a large stake to Univision Communications. “Univision…has acquired a good chunk of Onion Inc. as of today, and may acquire the remainder down the line,” wrote Onion Inc. CEO Mike McAvoy in a memo to employees. Onion Inc.’s publications include the flagship Onion website, the satirical sites ClickHole and StarWipe, the arts and pop culture site The A.V. Club, and the digital video network Onion Studios. The details of the deal, including the size of Univision’ stake, weren’t officially disclosed, though more than one publication has reported that Univision will take a 40% stake, valued at under $200 million. At the very least, Univision will probably start paying for Joe Biden’s carwashes.
President Trump has granted a follow-up White House interview to CBS Evening News anchor Jeff Glor, slated for Wednesday, July 18. Glor talked to POTUS in Scotland, ahead of Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladmir Putin.
Drama Sweetbitter landed a second season on Starz. “Season one gave audiences a taste of the characters and backstory of an upscale New York restaurant, leaving them wanting more – which we will deliver with a second helping,” said Chris Albrecht, president and CEO of Starz.
Today see Peter King’s new Monday morning NFL column – Football Morning in America –on NBCSports.com with hit first entry since his move featuring interviews with Philadelphia quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles, Eagles coach Doug Pedersen on whether QB Carson Wentz will return from injury for Week 1, a look at the NFL’s […]
The Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic, PlayStation Fiesta Bowl and Chick-fil-A Peach Bowls each locked in deals to host College Football Playoff games for another six years, running through 2026. The three bowl games will host a CFP game every year during the six-year period: the semifinals twice, and other games assigned by the CFP selection […]
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