Jeremy Allen White is stocking up on flowers.
12.02.2024 - 19:03 / deadline.com
Satellite audio firm SiriusXM is trimming its global workforce by about 3% in an effort to become “more efficient, agile, and flexible,” CEO Jennifer Witz wrote in a memo to employees.
The company last year unveiled a significant revamp of its app and has made a series of talent deals in a push into podcasts.
“We made significant progress on the transformation of our business in 2023, but we have just begun to scratch the surface of what is possible here at SiriusXM,” Witz wrote in the memo. “To continue on our path to future subscriber growth and sustain our company’s success as the competitive landscape evolves, it’s imperative that we become even more efficient, agile, and flexible. Therefore, today we are making several organizational changes, including the difficult decision to eliminate certain roles, which will allow us to move faster and collaborate more effectively in support of our long-term objectives.”
SiriusXM announced a deal last month with SmartLess Media, the entity whose namesake podcast ranks among the most popular in existence. Hosted by Will Arnett, Jason Bateman and Sean Hayes, SmartLess shifted from Amazon to SirusXM in a 3-year agreement reportedly worth $100 million.
Long reliant on vehicle-based subscription revenue, SiriusXM is eager to tap deeper into the growing spending by advertisers on podcasts, including via its redesigned mobile app. SmartLess joins a growing roster of podcasts on SiriusXM, including Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend, Ashley Flowers’ Crime Junkie, Crooked Media’s Pod Save America and breakout originals like Office Ladies and How Did This Get Made?
John Malone’s Liberty Media owns about 84% of SiriusXM. Last fall, Liberty proposed a combination of SiriusXM with Liberty’s
Jeremy Allen White is stocking up on flowers.
Bea Arthur.“I think that was just a life lesson in really putting yourself in everybody’s shoes,” Zimmerman said of his takeaway. “Like, put yourself in Betty’s shoes. What is she supposed to do?“She has a great sense of humor.
The Bear was a big winner at the SAG Awards!
according to Julien’s Auctions, which is hosting the sale. The other — a floral-printed silk crepe dress in shades of lavender and magenta also designed by Rose — is valued at between $4,000 to $6,000, the auction house said.Both pieces are the work of British costume designer Penny Rose, who worked on “Pirates of the Caribbean.”Collectors can also own a plaid and paisley print cotton/wool blend jacket, complete with matching velvet trousers, from Gianni Versace worn by eight-time Grammy winner Whitney Houston.The set, which the legendary singer wore circa 1992, comes with a photo of her wearing it and is expected to go for at least $3,000.
Whitney Houston biopic I Wanna Dance with Somebody over an alleged failure to pay the licensing fees for the late singer’s music.As reported by Music Business Worldwide, Sony Music Entertainment, which oversees Houston’s music catalogue, say that a legal agreement was made for the film’s use of over 20 songs, but claims that the payments have not been made, despite being due in July 2023.According to the BBC, Sony is requesting approximately $3.6million (£2.85million) in damages, with companies named in the case including Anthem Films, NYBO Productions and Black Label Media.Naomi Ackie (Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker) played Houston in the film, and spoke at the time of its release of the potential perils of taking on the role.“I know that by playing Whitney I’m potentially putting myself in the firing line,” she said. “Though I’m more aware of [what I’m getting into] because I’m 31 and she was 19 when she entered the industry.”However, Ackie admitted that she was still daunted by the prospect of becoming a major star.
Friends of Red Rocks, who said that they undertook the task in order to “preserve the magic” of the venue.Chewing gum is technically banned at Red Rocks, alongside other items such as umbrellas, bullhorns and alcohol, but it evidently has not stopped people from bringing it onto the site and disposing of it under their seats.Huge THANK YOU to the Friends of Red Rocks Gum Scraping Crew!!! They have been removing the gum from under the benches @…Posted by Friends of Red Rocks Nonprofit on Sunday, January 28, 2024“Gum is not even permitted inside the amphitheatre, but how do you prevent that? People have it in their purses, in their pockets,” said Pia Valeriana, one of the volunteers, to FOX31.“It’s disrespectful of this natural wonder we want to preserve in its most pristine way,” she continued. “We just want people to be aware, and don’t take this place for granted.
Loose Women's Charlene White has bravely opened up about a health condition that left her struggling to open her eyes.The 43 year old presenter took to Instagram to share before-and-after photos, showing how her makeup artist has been covering marks around her eyes as she waits to see a specialist about an allergic reaction. "Before the 'ewww what's wrong with her eyes!!' messages start flooding my inbox after @loosewomen, I've had an allergic reaction to something (and have had for months now) but it's pretty bad this morning. Could barely open my eyes at 3am," she wrote.
Ethan Shanfeld Young the Giant frontman Sameer Gadhia has teamed with SiriusXM to launch the new podcast “Point of Origin,” which is “dedicated to amplifying voices of color from around the world while challenging the homogenous narrative in alternative and indie rock music.” Brittany Howard, former singer of Alabama Shakes, will appear as the podcast’s first guest to discuss her latest solo studio effort, “What Now.” Each episode of “Point of Origin,” which is available on the SiriusXM app, will explore the lives and careers of musicians of color and include a fully curated “life playlist” full of the guest’s favorite songs. The podcast stems from Gadhia’s radio show of the same name, which aired on SiriusXM’s Alt Nation.
Jack White has paid tribute to Dexter Romweber of Flat Duo Jets, describing him as a man who was “rock n’ roll inside and out”.Romweber’s death at 57 years old was announced by his family on Facebook yesterday, who stated that he passed away at his home on February 16. They said they “believed he died of natural causes”, although a medical examination is still pending.
Loose Women host Charlene White has opened up about the long-running allergic reaction that almost completely shuts her eyes. On Instagram, the 43-year-old uploaded before-and-after shots behind the scenes of the ITV talkshow. Charlene's caption read: "Before the "ewww what's wrong with her eyes!!" messages start flooding my inbox after @loosewomen, I've had an allergic reaction to something (and have had for months now) but it's pretty bad this morning.
EXCLUSIVE: The jury for the Jodie Whittaker-backed £25,000 ($31,000) Empower Film Fund for female and non-binary filmmakers has been set.
Elsa Keslassy International Correspondent Shailene Woodley and Jack Whitehall have joined the cast of the animated feature “Girl in the Clouds,” directed by Philippe Riche (“Rabbids Invasion”). The film, penned by Riche and Luc Bossi, is inspired by the novel “The Little Girl Who Swallowed a Cloud as Big as The Eiffel Tower” by best-selling author Romain Puértolas. Production will start in May 2024 for a Summer 2026 release.
Jack Whitehall and Roxy Horner have been spotted out on a stroll in London with their baby daughter Elsie. The new parents, who welcomed baby Elsie into the world back in September, made the most of the unseasonably mild weather as they headed out for a walk and grabbed a drink from a coffee shop on Thursday, 15 February. Comedian Jack, 35, kept things casual as he wore some charcoal coloured shorts which he paired with a puffer jacket and pair of blue trainers.
Production is officially underway for Obsessed, a new, Broadway-bound Diane Warren bio-musical: Producers announced today that licensing deals are set for songs that will be featured in the score, including the Taylor Swift hit “Say Don’t Go.”
By Photography by Brynn Whitfield hasn’t been on a date in months. She’s trying not to care about finding love, but she’s curious about how I’m doing it. I just got ghosted by a skater boy, I tell her, sitting in her favorite corner booth at New York café Sant Ambroeus.
girls had a relationship that was less than golden.Bea Arthur and Betty White’s contentious relationship has been the subject of speculation for decades.The “Golden Girls” co-stars allegedly had issues when working together on the classic 1980s sitcom. According to TV screenwriter Stan Zimmerman’s new book “The Girls: From Golden to Gilmore,” Arthur — who died in 2009 — believed White was two-faced.“During our time on set, I never felt tension between the two,” Zimmerman wrote.
Brian Steinberg Senior TV Editor Approximately 20 CBS News staffers were given termination notices Tuesday as a result of broader layoffs taking place across Paramount Global. The cuts extended across CBS News operations in Washington, D.C., New York and Los Angeles, according to two people familiar with the matter, and included two of the news operation’s most prominent correspondents, Jeff Pegues and Catherine Herridge, these people said. A CBS News spokesperson did not respond immediately to a query seeking comment.
Lisa from the K-pop group BLACKPINK will make her acting debut in the upcoming third season of The White Lotus. The casting news was first announced by Variety.
Lisa is checking into The White Lotus!
Following months of rumors that Lisa Manobal of BLACKPINK fame was set to make her acting debut, it was revealed on Monday that she’s joining the cast of HBO‘s The White Lotus for Season 3, the studio confirms. The series will begin production in and around Koh Samui, Phuket, and Bangkok in February and will follow a new group of guests at another White Lotus property.