Welcome back to What I’m Hearing, and happy Sunday night after a wild week of Hollywood news.
Programming note: I’m back on CNBC Squawk Box tomorrow at 6:50 am Eastern. This week on The Town, Lucas Shaw and I tried to figure out why Shari Redstone hasn’t sold her company; Andy Wallenstein discussed the economics of “music tourism;” and Klutch Sports Group C.E.O. Rich Paul politely deflected my questions about Adele. Subscribe here and here.
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Discussed in this issue: Tim Cook, Maha Dakhil, Rick Rosen, Hasan Minhaj, George Clooney, Ted Sarandos, Meredith Stiehm, Lou Taylor, Fran Drescher, Bryan Lourd, Julia Ormond, Jeanell English, Duncan Crabtree-Ireland, Madonna… and last-minute David Zaslav Halloween costumes.