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Hollywood Breakdown

KCRW, Kim Masters, Matthew Belloni

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Hollywood Breakdown
Hollywood Breakdown

Hollywood Breakdown

KCRW, Kim Masters, Matthew Belloni

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KCRW’s 'The Business' host Kim Masters breaks down Hollywood's top stories.

Latest Episodes

With Peacock, the streaming space gets even more crowded

NBC revealed its forthcoming streaming service this week. Next year, Peacock will arrive on the scene with thousands of hours of content already included. In addition to library shows, there will also be originals and reboots of shows including...

4 MIN1 days ago
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With Peacock, the streaming space gets even more crowded

Apple lifts the veil on TV+

After a seemingly endless wait, we finally know some of the crucial details of Apple TV+. The service will be cheap!--only $5 a month, or free for a year if you buy a new iPhone or Mac. The streaming service will land on November 1.

4 MIN1 weeks ago
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Apple lifts the veil on TV+

'Crazy Rich Asians' co-writer leaves sequel over pay parity

'Crazy Rich Asians' was a huge box office hit, but one of the screenwriters won't be returning for the two sequels after she learned her malescreenwriter had been offered more than 8 times what she was making for the job.

5 MIN2 weeks ago
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'Crazy Rich Asians' co-writer leaves sequel over pay parity

Why 'The Irishman' may not be coming to a theater near you

Netflix wants an Oscar best picture win, and their highest profile release is Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman.' The film will play in limited theaters before going to Netflix, but none of the major theater chains are jumping on board.

4 MIN3 weeks ago
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Why 'The Irishman' may not be coming to a theater near you

ViacomCBS and the triumph of Shari Redstone

This week saw the long-awaited recombining of CBS and Viacom. To make it happen, Shari Redstone, daughter of Sumner Redstone, had to roll up her sleeves and outlast several other CEOs in the process.

4 MINAUG 16
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ViacomCBS and the triumph of Shari Redstone

Despite box office domination, Disney's earnings disappoint

This is the first quarter that Fox assets have been included in Disney's earnings report, and the results were not as strong as expected. Disney chief Bob Iger blamed Fox's film studio strategy for the lackluster numbers.

3 MINAUG 9
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Despite box office domination, Disney's earnings disappoint

Extra's very bad week

The Warner Bros show 'Extra' is having a rough go of it this week. Host Mario Lopez is in hot water after he made controversial comments about the parenting of possibly transgender kids. And cohost A.J. Calloway has been removed from the program,...

3 MINAUG 2
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Extra's very bad week

Will Leo roar at the box office?

Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' opens this weekend and the industry will be watching closely to see how it does. It's one of the few studio movies of the summer that's a standalone, adult, dramatic film that's not part of some...

3 MINJUL 26
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Will Leo roar at the box office?

Emmy nominations are out and HBO is back on top for now.

The Emmy nominations were announced this week, and while HBO epic ‘Game of Thrones’ broke the record for total nominations in a single season at 32, the news was also an affirmation of the wealth of quality tv out there right now.

4 MINJUL 19
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Emmy nominations are out and HBO is back on top for now.

Will HBO Max work and will consumers pay?

WarnerMedia’s new streaming service HBO Max will pull “Friends” from Netflix when it launches in 2020.

5 MINJUL 12
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Will HBO Max work and will consumers pay?

Latest Episodes

With Peacock, the streaming space gets even more crowded

NBC revealed its forthcoming streaming service this week. Next year, Peacock will arrive on the scene with thousands of hours of content already included. In addition to library shows, there will also be originals and reboots of shows including...

4 MIN1 days ago
Comments
With Peacock, the streaming space gets even more crowded

Apple lifts the veil on TV+

After a seemingly endless wait, we finally know some of the crucial details of Apple TV+. The service will be cheap!--only $5 a month, or free for a year if you buy a new iPhone or Mac. The streaming service will land on November 1.

4 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Apple lifts the veil on TV+

'Crazy Rich Asians' co-writer leaves sequel over pay parity

'Crazy Rich Asians' was a huge box office hit, but one of the screenwriters won't be returning for the two sequels after she learned her malescreenwriter had been offered more than 8 times what she was making for the job.

5 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
'Crazy Rich Asians' co-writer leaves sequel over pay parity

Why 'The Irishman' may not be coming to a theater near you

Netflix wants an Oscar best picture win, and their highest profile release is Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman.' The film will play in limited theaters before going to Netflix, but none of the major theater chains are jumping on board.

4 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Why 'The Irishman' may not be coming to a theater near you

ViacomCBS and the triumph of Shari Redstone

This week saw the long-awaited recombining of CBS and Viacom. To make it happen, Shari Redstone, daughter of Sumner Redstone, had to roll up her sleeves and outlast several other CEOs in the process.

4 MINAUG 16
Comments
ViacomCBS and the triumph of Shari Redstone

Despite box office domination, Disney's earnings disappoint

This is the first quarter that Fox assets have been included in Disney's earnings report, and the results were not as strong as expected. Disney chief Bob Iger blamed Fox's film studio strategy for the lackluster numbers.

3 MINAUG 9
Comments
Despite box office domination, Disney's earnings disappoint

Extra's very bad week

The Warner Bros show 'Extra' is having a rough go of it this week. Host Mario Lopez is in hot water after he made controversial comments about the parenting of possibly transgender kids. And cohost A.J. Calloway has been removed from the program,...

3 MINAUG 2
Comments
Extra's very bad week

Will Leo roar at the box office?

Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' opens this weekend and the industry will be watching closely to see how it does. It's one of the few studio movies of the summer that's a standalone, adult, dramatic film that's not part of some...

3 MINJUL 26
Comments
Will Leo roar at the box office?

Emmy nominations are out and HBO is back on top for now.

The Emmy nominations were announced this week, and while HBO epic ‘Game of Thrones’ broke the record for total nominations in a single season at 32, the news was also an affirmation of the wealth of quality tv out there right now.

4 MINJUL 19
Comments
Emmy nominations are out and HBO is back on top for now.

Will HBO Max work and will consumers pay?

WarnerMedia’s new streaming service HBO Max will pull “Friends” from Netflix when it launches in 2020.

5 MINJUL 12
Comments
Will HBO Max work and will consumers pay?