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John Oliver called out HBO’s new owner, AT&T, for supporting ‘racist’ Steve King on ‘Last Week Tonight’

John Oliver went after HBO's new parent company, AT&T, for supporting politician Steve King on Sunday's "Last Week Tonight."
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AT&T will jump into the streaming bloodbath by launching a Netflix competitor next year

AT&T, which bought Time Warner earlier this year, announced on Wednesday that it will launch a new streaming platform next year. HBO will be bundled with the service, and it will not be offered without it while you can still buy HBO separately.
(Left to right) Zoey Deutch and Glen Powell in Netflix's 2018 original movie "Set It Up," and Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire in the 1936 musical "Swing Time" streaming now on FilmStruck.

I cancelled my Netflix subscription and moved to a pricier service that caters to classic film buffs — here’s why

Netflix and FilmStruck both let you stream movies. But factors like the range of available genres, overall app performance, and available browsing functions all point to a clear winner.
AT&T Inc. CEO Randall Stephenson

The Justice Department will appeal the $85 billion AT&T-Time Warner merger

The Justice Department has moved to appeal the $85 billion merger between AT&T and Time Warner. The deal, which has been nearly two years in the making, was approved by Judge Richard Leon one month ago.
Consumers may soon see new derivative content and more bundling not that AT&T owns Time Warner.

You might see lots of digital mashups of your favorite TV shows now that AT&T owns Time Warner

The approval of the blockbuster merger between AT&T and Time Warner last week will affect the industry for decades to come. The merger joins AT&T's vast Internet distribution network with Time Warner's coveted premium content, like HBO, TNT, and CNN. Now that the $85 billion megamerger has officially come to a close, consumers may soon see changes to content offerings, Jason Leigh, a research analyst at IDC, told Business Insider.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson

Here’s everything AT&T will own after it buys Time Warner

HBO, Warner Bros. Studios, CNN, Bleacher Report, and a number of television networks will now be owned by AT&T. The company hopes it will now be able to compete with Amazon and Netflix.
CVS Health President and CEO Larry J. Merlo

A judge just approved AT&T and Time Warner’s merger — and it could be good news for a series of healthcare mega-mergers

The decision in the AT&T-Time Warner merger lawsuit could have implications for healthcare mega-mergers in the works, including CVS Health's merger with Aetna and Cigna's deal with Express Scripts.

A judge approved the $85 billion merger between AT&T and Time Warner — and it will affect the future of media M&A for decade...

In one of the most anticipated antitrust rulings in decades, federal judge Richard Leon approved the $85 billion merger between AT&T and Time Warner. The deal, nearly two years in the making, net a massive and potentially legacy-sealing win for AT&T chief executive Randall Stephenson.
Rudy Giuliani.

Rudy Giuliani walks back explosive claim that Trump intervened in the Time Warner-AT&T merger

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's lead defense attorney, on Saturday walked back his earlier admission to HuffPost that Trump intervened in the Time Warner-AT&T merger to try to kill the deal. Giuliani told CNN Saturday that Trump "didn't interfere" in the process.

Disney has to clear 3 hurdles to become ‘a global player in streaming’

Disney has some short-term challenges ahead, warns and RBC Capital Markets analyst.