Hollywood Breakdown

Hollywood Breakdown

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

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After a seemingly endless wait, we finally know some of the crucial details of Apple TV+.

'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 male screenwriter had been offered more than 8…

Netflix wants an Oscar best picture win, and their highest profile release is Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman.'

The Marvel superhero Spider-Man is owned by Sony, but for the past five years, a unique arrangement had Sony and Disney sharing the character, which meant Spidey could show up in other…

This week saw the long-awaited recombining of CBS and Viacom.

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.

The Warner Bros show 'Extra' is having a rough go of it this week.

Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' opens this weekend and the industry will be watching closely to see how it does.

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