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Aric Jenkins


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Recent articles by Aric:

Colin Kaepernick's first-look deal with Disney continues transition to TV

The former NFL quarterback turned civil rights icon now has projects in the works with Netflix and Disney. → Read More

Walmart is converting 160 of its parking lots into drive-in movie theaters

The retailer is partnering with Tribeca Enterprises to screen movies from August to October as an alternative to indoor cinemas, which are closed due to the pandemic. → Read More

Couples can now split a Spotify premium membership

The new Spotify Premium Duo membership will allow partners to split a $12.99 monthly subscription, while also providing access to a playlist that combines their tastes. → Read More

YouTube TV hikes price 30% with the addition of ViacomCBS channels

It's YouTube TV's third price hike in just over two years, after the service launched in 2017 for $35 a month. → Read More

Colin Kaepernick's teen years will be at the center of Ava DuVernay's new Netflix series

Netflix says writing is complete for the six-part limited series titled "Colin in Black & White." → Read More

How businesses can help fix the racial wealth gap

John Rogers of Ariel Investments and Lareina Yee of McKinsey & Company tackled the question at a Fortune virtual event. → Read More

Q&A: PGA golfer Troy Merritt on golf returning as one of the first live sports on television

One of the few sports that is successfully back in action? Golf. → Read More

Streaming is the future, but Amazon wants to invest in live TV. Here's why

Streaming is the future, but Amazon wants to invest in traditional live TV. Here's why. → Read More

U.S. demand for TV saw a significant drop as George Floyd protests began

TV demand declined as Americans took to the streets to protest police misconduct. → Read More

Spotify partners with Warner Bros., DC Comics to produce narrative podcasts

The multi-year deal will see Spotify produce and distribute podcasts based on DC characters such as Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman. → Read More

How Juneteenth became a corporate movement

More and more companies are offering employees a paid day off Juneteenth. Will it last? → Read More

Articles by Aric Jenkins

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'Jurassic World: Dominion' to become first to resume filming in the U.K.

Universal will implement numerous on-set safety measures, which the studio expects to cost $5 million. → Read More

In surprise ‘8:46’ Netflix special, Dave Chappelle blasts police involved in George Floyd death

The popular comedian performed a socially distanced show on June 6, also tearing into Candace Owens and Laura Ingraham. → Read More

Country group Lady Antebellum changes name due to slavery connotations

The seven-time Grammy award-winning country band apologized for "the lateness to this realization" amid widespread Black Lives Matter protests. → Read More

8 athletes who own stakes in MLS teams

Kevin Durant has reportedly purchased a minority stake in MLS team the Philadelphia Union. He's not the only pro athlete turned investor. → Read More

Disney makes $5 million pledge to social justice organizations

The NAACP will receive a $2 million donation from Disney in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd. → Read More

NBA set to approve July return with 22 teams in Orlando: report

The NBA's board of governors plans to approve a restarted season taking place from late July to October. → Read More

When will the Premier League return? June 17 set as official start date

The world's most-watched sports league has a provisional plan to return to action—behind closed doors. → Read More

Disney World will reopen in July—with significant changes

The Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force approved Disney's reopening plans with strict measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Here's what's changing. → Read More