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Hollywood Breakdown

Hollywood Breakdown

76 Episodes By KCRW www.kcrw.com/culture/shows/holly...
Kim Masters, host of KCRW’s The Business, breaks down Hollywood's top stories.
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Hollywood Breakdown
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Disney cuts loose two top Marvel executives, begins 7,000 layoffs
While Disney started laying off 7,000 employees, it ... more
Mar 31 2023 4m
Disney Fires Marvel Executive
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Can ‘John Wick’ 4 perform and attract buyers for Lionsgate?
Lionsgate Films needs “John Wick: Chapter 4” to perf... more
Mar 24 2023 4m
Renewable Franchises
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Netflix says ‘thanks, but no thanks’ to pricey Nancy Meyers’ film
Netflix passed on Nancy Meyers’ latest title due to ... more
Mar 17 2023 4m
Netflix's Relationship With Top Filmmakers
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Stars should keep high salaries, says agency exec at Morgan Stanley Conference
Can stars keep top salaries under current studio’s a... more
Mar 10 2023 4m
Decline in TV Production
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Warner Bros. golden ticket: Will they make new ‘Lord of the Rings’ films?
Following Amazon’s release of their expensive “Lord ... more
Mar 3 2023 4m
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‘Ant Man’ gets poor reviews. Will the Marvel invincibility last?
With its latest movie “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantum... more
Feb 24 2023 4m
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Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg reconcile at Oscars luncheon
Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise seem to have reconci... more
Feb 17 2023 4m
Maverick's Impact on Movies
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Disney’s Bob Iger open to selling Hulu, plans exit in two years
A day after Disney’s Q1 report and Bob Iger’s restru... more
Feb 10 2023 4m
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James Gunn, Peter Safran present a new DCU plan. Will they deliver?
Co-chairs of DC Studios at Warner Bros. Discovery Ja... more
Feb 3 2023 4m
DC's New Strategy for Success
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Big stars, popular films are nominated. Will audiences watch the Oscars?
Will the Academy attract viewers with two nominees h... more
Jan 27 2023 4m
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Activist investor bids for a Disney board seat, threatens Bob Iger’s kingdom
Two 80-year old corporate raiders are wreaking havoc... more
Jan 20 2023 4m
The Negative Narrative Surrounding Bob Iger
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The Golden Globes need a new home: 'Someone will pick up this show'
After last year's hiatus, the Golden Globes are back... more
Jan 13 2023 4m
Golden Globes Addresses Hollywood Foreign Press Association
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‘Avatar,’ ‘Top Gun’ sequels deliver at the box office in 2022
Though the “Top Gun” and “Avatar” sequels provided H... more
Jan 6 2023 4m
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Will writers strike, and will there be a mega studio deal in 2023?
On this special edition of the Hollywood Breakdown, ... more
Dec 30 2022 4m
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Top 2022 stories: Netflix morphs, WB’s head cuts, Disney shakes it up
Hollywood’s top 2022 stories: Netflix changing strat... more
Dec 23 2022 4m
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‘Avatar’ sequel needs over $2 billion at the global box office to break even
“Avatar: The Way of Water” opens in the United State... more
Dec 16 2022 4m
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Could Netflix’s new ‘Knives Out’ have done better in theaters?
Netflix’s decision to release “Glass Onion: A Knives... more
Dec 9 2022 4m
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Mark Burnett departs MGM-Amazon. What does it mean for the merger?
Mark Burnett, the well-known reality TV producer, is... more
Dec 2 2022 4m
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Bob Iger is back. Can he cope with Disney’s many challenges?
The Walt Disney Company board of directors reinstate... more
Nov 25 2022 4m
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Eric Weinberg’s network looked the other way on his bad behavior, vouched for him
For two decades, producer Eric Weinberg moved from o... more
Nov 18 2022 3m
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Disney struggles with streaming. Will theme parks help with profit?
Though Disney+ has added 12 million subscribers, the... more
Nov 11 2022 4m
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Peacock reports weak subscriptions, implements changes to survive
As streaming service companies report subscriber num... more
Nov 4 2022 3m
The Disadvantage of Peacock
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Filmmaker James Gunn, producer Peter Safran to head DC Universe
Warner Bros. Discovery CEO, David Zaslav, hires film... more
Oct 28 2022 4m
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‘Black Adam’ isn’t going to be the save-all property DC hoped it might be
“Black Adam” opens in theaters. Will it make DC Film... more
Oct 21 2022 4m
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Warner Bros. Discovery CEO lays off a quarter of its TV division staff
Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav cuts more jo... more
Oct 14 2022 3m
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