Time Warner CEO says Ben Affleck’s Batman movie is “a year and a half out”

Earlier this week, Time Warner CEO and chairman Jeff Bewkes spoke about the state of DC Films on an investor call. I wrote about it and included notable quotes that were reported, but now thanks to The Suicide Squadcast we have full audio of the CEO’s comments… including an update on when we might be able to see Ben Affleck’s Batman movie!

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Can DC Movies Push Time Warner Stock to New Highs?

Suicide Squad has generated over $500 million in worldwide grosses since its Aug. 5 debut. Credit: Warner Bros.

For all the talk about box office failures for Time Warner, Inc. (NYSE: TWX), you’d think the stock would be sinking like a stone. Instead, it’s soaring like an eagle. Shares of the DC Comics parent are up nearly 25% year to date on positive trends in the business — though you wouldn’t know it to look at the second-quarter results.

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Time Warner Cable SportsNet and ESPNLA 710AM

El Segundo, CA (Wednesday, July 27, 2016)Time Warner Cable SportsNet and ESPN Radio Los Angeles 710AM (ESPNLA 710) today announced that they have reached a multi-year programming agreement to simulcast the Thompson & Trudell show and Mason & Ireland show beginning Wednesday, August 3rd. The five-hour programming block will air on TWC SportsNet and ESPNLA 710 Radio Monday through Friday between 10:00 a.m. PT and 3:00 p.m. PT.

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