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Tyler Perry, Paramount Global chairperson Shari Redstone, and BET president Scott Mills.
HOLLYWOOD March 21, 2023
Shari Redstone has combined her family heirlooms into one massive, undervalued, underloved media conglomerate in the hopes of finding a single buyer for the whole enchilada. So why is she making an exception for BET?
After Disney C.E.O. Bob Iger took the gloves off and announced that all options are on the table regarding Hulu, conversations around the streamer’s future have been fairly myopic.
HOLLYWOOD March 14, 2023
The conversation surrounding Hulu has become oversimplified and binary, suggesting that either Disney buys Comcast’s third of the company, or Comcast buy’s Disney’s two-third’s stake. But that’s unreflective of the complex industrial phase that streaming has entered.
ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro.
HOLLYWOOD March 6, 2023
Live sports remains the final frontier for streaming. Can ESPN, with its decades of credibility, figure out the puzzle that has already eluded Amazon and Apple?
Netflix co-C.E.O. Ted Sarandos.
HOLLYWOOD February 28, 2023
A deeper dive into the latest trends in this new front of the streaming wars: Ted Sarandos developing market price elasticity and David Zaslav’s pillars of fresh growth.


AMC Networks chairman Jim Dolan recently appointed his spouse and longtime AMC board member, Kristin Dolan, as the company’s new C.E.O.
HOLLYWOOD February 21, 2023
The niche streamer—a Dolan family pet project which just beat Wall Street’s expectations—seems like fish food in the streaming wars. But has it already negotiated its way out of an acquisition?
Almost 10 years after it first arrived on the streamer, Netflix is saying goodbye to Arrested Development.
HOLLYWOOD February 14, 2023
The rise, fall, resurrection, and now disappearance of one series traces the course of Netflix’s evolution over a decade.
We’ve entered the “churn chapter” of the streaming wars, a moment defined by the effort to keep customers happy and engaged, all while prices are increasing, content is oversaturated, and cancellation is easy.
HOLLYWOOD February 7, 2023
Hollywood’s “arms race” era, when everyone was singularly focused on building up their own exclusive libraries, is over. Welcome to the age of “capital efficiency.”
Peacock leader Kelly Campbell. Demand for original series on Peacock grew 75 percent between 2021 and 2022, according to Parrot Analytics.
HOLLYWOOD January 31, 2023
Long derided as a streaming afterthought, Peacock has hit 20 million subscribers and doubled revenue. But does it have enough promise, and does NBCU have enough cash, to make it Comcast’s future in the D.T.C. space?


Greg Peters, newly minted Netflix co-C.E.O. alongside Ted Sarandos.
HOLLYWOOD January 24, 2023
A timely investigation into what the leading streamer is doing right and what it should probably fix as Hastings cedes control to co-C.E.O.s Greg Peters and Ted Sarandos.
bob iger
HOLLYWOOD January 17, 2023
To buy or not to buy is Disney’s first Hamletesque question under its new/old C.E.O. Then there’s the matter of how much it can really pay and how the service should be integrated. Activist investor Nelson Peltz is watching—and so is the entire industry.
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