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Cleveland Indians make statement about possible name change – deadline

As the pressure on the Washington Redskins of the NFL increases to change their name, fans are again asking the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball to change their team’s name as well. On Friday, just hours after the Redskins made a statement about their nickname, Cleveland did the same. Partly it says: “We are committed to involving our community …

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Amazon appears to be planning linear TV streaming additions to Prime Video – Deadline

Amazon shows signs that it could step up its linear TV streaming efforts, confirming long-standing speculation about the technology giant’s evolving streaming strategy. Several vacancies in the company’s Prime Video department indicate a great effort to provide Prime subscribers with live offers. In one of the contributions, “Day 1 for the linear TV experience at Prime Video” is announced. Twitch, …

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Cowboys’ Dak Prescott signs 2020 franchise day; Contract negotiations are expected to take place before the NFL deadline

Now watch: Dak Prescott signs $ 31.4M franchise with cowboys (4:40) Contract negotiations between Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys continue for more than a year in development as the NFL deadline approaches quickly. The two sides will be forced to wait until 2021 to revisit the talks if there is no deal by July 15, and the two-time Pro …

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Jon Stewart says “Daily Show” Regret is “Evisceration Expectation” Deadline

Former Daily show Moderator Jon Stewart regrets that his show has participated in what he calls “gutting expectations”. He invites political opponents like Bill O’Reilly to the show and gives in to the “gravitational force” to create a viral moment. In an interview with The New York Times in anticipation of the release of his film on June 26th IrresistibleStewart …

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Tucker Carlson loses Disney & other advertisers because of Black Lives Matter Stance – Deadline

Tucker Carlson may have one of the most watched cable news programs, but the Fox News Channel host is losing advertisers again. While over 20 companies tore up their ads in 2018 after Carlson bluntly announced that immigrants made America “poorer, dirtier, and more divided”, the exits this time are about the host’s stance on George Floyd’s death and subsequent …

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Josh Trank, director of Fantastic Four, says Studio has prevented him from casting the black actress as Sue Storm – Deadline

Josh Trank says he wanted to cast a black actress as Sue Storm in the 2015 film Fantastic Four, but the studio vetoed its plan. The director recently discussed the casting of the superhero saga during a virtual video interview Geeks of color. He informed the sales outlet that he had concrete plans for the cast, but had received a …

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Ivanka Trump calls Wichita State U after dropping her speech – deadline

Ivanka Trump posted a video on Twitter about the speech she wanted to deliver as an opening speaker for Wichita State University. She also condemned the “demolition culture” that led to her invitation being withdrawn. “Our nation’s campuses should be bastions of freedom of speech. Aborting culture and science-based discrimination contradict science,” she wrote. “Listening to each other is now …

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Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, explains his company’s BLM support in response to customer complaints – deadline

Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, sent an email to Instagram on Friday expressing his support for the Black Lives Matter movement in response to an angry customer. A screenshot of an email from a customer said it was “bothersome” and “insulting” that Amazon had posted a message on its website out of solidarity with the movement. The customer’s name was …

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Lifetime Severs Ties with Abby Lee Miller breaks off the “Virtual Dance-Off” series – deadline

Abby Lee Miller’s decade’s lifetime has ended after accusations of racism. The network is not going ahead with the planned one Abby’s virtual dance-off Competition reality series announced in April. Miller will not be returning either Dancing mothers when the series that made her a star is extended for a ninth season. (The dance previously featured other dance teachers when …

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