On This Day

Events in Film & Television in August 2019

  • Aug 13 Entertainment companies CBS and Viacom announce they will merge with a combined 28 billion revenue
  • Aug 15 Disney Studios is the first studio to have five films earn over $1 billion each in one year with "Toy Story 4", "Avengers: Endgame", "Captain Marvel", "Aladdin" and "The Lion King"

Film & TV History

Aug 21 The Rock [Dwayne Johnson] named highest paid actor for a second year in a row, earning $89.4m