News of Note—Apple, CBS, Comcast, ESPN, PGA and Walmart

news of note

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Apple plans to give away its TV shows for free to Apple device owners. CNBC report

> CBS, ESPN and the PGA have reached a new 11-year distribution rights deal for the PGA Championship. Release

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> Comcast officially closed its deal for Sky, giving it a majority stake in the European operator. The Hollywood Reporter article

> Walmart announced a strategic entertainment joint venture with Eko, a developer of interactive video technology. Release