He will promote the deals primarily through social media.
Steve Gertz, CEO of Rhythmic Ventures, said he has 15 more partners in the pipeline.
Lisa Napoli, an author who began her career at CNN in its early days, is working on a book about the origins of CNN, according to Brian Stelter, CNN media writer.
The title: “Up All Night: CNN and the Birth of 24 Hour News.” He said Abrams Press is picking up the book. He said she’s been working on the project for months.
Donald Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday night drew 1 million more viewers than his last one in 2018.
Adding up viewership on ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, Telemundo, Univision, PBS, CNN, CNNe, FOX Business, Fox News and MSNBC from 9 to 10:30 p.m., he attracted 46.8 million viewers. This doesn’t count streaming viewers, which would increase that number even more.
Fox News drew the biggest audience: 11.2 million. CNN drew just 3.4 million.
Stacey Abrams' Democratic response brought in 6.4 million on Fox News, a drop of 43 percent after Trump's speech ended. MSNBC actually saw viewership jump from 3.7 million with Trump to 4.7 million. CNN's numbers were about the same with Abrams bringing in 3.3 million.
TVNewser noted that viewership skewed older. Of the 46.8 milion viewers, 29.9 million were 55 plus. Only 3.7 million came from viewers 18 to 34.