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Nov 10, 2018

Microsoft Acquires Obsidian Entertainment

Polygon: Obsidian Entertainment, the developer behind Fallout: New VegasAlpha ProtocolPillars of Eternity and other role-playing games, is joining Microsoft’s stable of studios.  Microsoft announced its intention to acquire Obsidian today at its X018 event in Mexico City.

Nov 8, 2018

SEC Tabs Evolution Media Capital/CAA TV Group As Media Advisors

SEC Sports: The Southeastern Conference announced today that it has appointed leading sports media advisory firm Evolution Media Capital (EMC) and Creative Artists Agency (CAA) as its exclusive media advisors. Under its long-term agreement, EMC and CAA's television division will work collaboratively to advise the SEC on the evolving media marketplace and assist the conference in its future broadcast rights negotiations.

Oct 10, 2018

Skybound Entertainment Sets Series Financing Partnership With Sony Pictures TV

Variety: Robert Kirkman’s Skybound Entertainment has launched a TV financing venture for genre series and international co-productions in partnership with Sony Pictures Television.  Skybound has created Skybound Galactic, headed by Rick Jacobs, producer and former literary manager at Circle of Confusion, the management-production agency that reps “Walking Dead” creator Kirkman.

Aug 26, 2017

ESPN Inks Top Rank Megadeal To Bring Boxing "Back Into The Forefront Of Sports"

Hollywood Reporter: On Aug. 18, Top Rank reached a four-year deal with ESPN that is set to be announced at a news conference in Las Vegas on Saturday — the same day as the mega-bout between UFC superstar Conor McGregor and boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. The pact, whose financial terms have not been disclosed, will mean that boxing will have a major presence on linear television for the first time in decades.

May 17, 2017

Brad Weston Launches Makeready; eOne, Universal Back Indie Studio

Deadline: Brad Weston has launched Makeready, a funded production company backed by eOne and bolstered by a five-year agreement with Universal Pictures to handle worldwide distribution and marketing on two feature films per year. The first of those Weston expects will be ready for release in late 2018, with two to follow in 2019.

Apr 27, 2017

Vine Alternative Investments Acquires Rights To Several Relativity Films

Hollywood Reporter: Vine Alternative Investments on Thursday announced that it has acquired Manchester Library Company, a holding company whose slate of 30 films includes such Relativity Media titles as the Oscar-winning "The Fighter," "Limitless," and "Dear John."  Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the 30 movies were said to have collectively grossed $1.5 billion in worldwide box office. The library includes the underlying remake and sequel rights to many of the titles.