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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Disney reports that it has 8 million new subscribers to its streaming service. Investors are wondering how much money Disney+ subscribers will bring in the long run.

After pandemic delays, the new Tom Cruise film “Top Gun: Maverick” opens on May 27, and is expected to be a hit.

As Netflix loses subscribers, insiders reveal that poor leadership and a quantity-over-quality strategy could tank the business.

Netflix stock tanks after dismal subscriber numbers spook Wall Street

With 100k subscribers on launch, CNN+ streaming service is not a runaway hit.

The Motion Picture Academy Board of Governors meets on Friday and is expected to make a statement about Will Smith’s slap at the Oscars.

The Academy will look into the details of Will Smith’s violent outburst at the Oscars and what the consequences could be.

The Oscars, which are airing March 27, are bringing in big musicians like DJ Khaled and Beyonce to try to attract a larger, younger audience. Will they succeed?

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