News of Note—Waterman Broadcasting, Amazon, Disney and Bloomberg

news of note

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> Waterman Broadcasting founder Bernard Waterman has died. He was 96. TVSpy article

> A look into Amazon's and Disney's big bets—and budgets—on "Lord of the Rings" and "Star Wars" TV series. The Hollywood Reporter article

> Bloomberg's Twitter news network is launching Dec. 18. Engadget article

Read more on

Suggested Articles

The U.S. satellite TV industry is crashing back down to earth.

The video industry has had a long relationship with video piracy.

AT&T has become a behemoth with substantial business interests in wireless, pay TV, media, entertainment and advertising.