5 - 9 Aug: Your guide to what’s happening this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.

Industry Events 

UK network for tech entrepreneurs Tech Nation is holding a COO Meetup with the opportunity to meet peers and discuss challenges in London on Tuesday. Attendance is free. 

Company Announcements

Avid Technology Inc and National CineMedia Inc will each release Q2 2019 earnings on Monday.

Discovery will release Q2 2019 earnings on Tuesday.

Walt Disney will release Q3 2019 earnings on Tuesday.

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Roku will release Q2 2019 earnings on Wednesday.

Viacom will release Q3 2019 earnings on Thursday.

News Corp will release Q4 2019 earnings in Thursday.

 

Film and TV releases

British sitcom Cuckoo series 4 arrives on Netflix on Tuesday.

The final season of Jane The Virgin releases on Netflix (US only) on Thursday.

American teen sensation Yara Shahidi stars alongside Anais Lee in The Sun Is Also A Star and releases in cinemas on Friday.

Kevin Costner and Amanda Seyfried star in The Art of Racing in the Rain, also releasing in cinemas on Friday.

 

On this day

6 August 1991 The World Wide Web went live globally. There was no media coverage and most people around the world didn’t know what the internet was.

10 August 1948 US digital channel ABC enters network TV at 7pm.