News of Note—Sinclair, Amazon, Apple, Epix, Time Warner, Universal and Redbox

news of note

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> Sinclair is the latest company to pledge $1,000 employee bonuses following the GOP tax cut. Release

> Apple has poached three more executives from Amazon. Hollywood Reporter article

> Epix has canceled "Graves." Programming Insider article

> Time Warner announced the early tender results for its cash tender offers to purchase the outstanding debt securities of Time Warner and Historic TW Inc. Release

> Universal Pictures and Redbox has extended their distribution deal for DVDs and Blu-rays in Redbox kiosks. Release