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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With a lot of people now stuck at home, TV viewing across the country continues to spike. Viewers may be eager for new content.

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, TV production has almost entirely shut down.

Disney has announced that its Anaheim-based theme park will close from March 14 until the end of the month.

As anxiety over coronavirus increases, Hollywood has already lost $5 billion from a diminished international box office and production stoppages. That’s likely just the beginning.

Bob Iger spent 15 years as Disney CEO, overseeing huge acquisitions and unparalleled box office success.

The jury in the Harvey Weinstein criminal trial began deliberations this week. They've made several requests to review information and to relisten to certain of witness testimonies.

The Universal satire-horror film "The Hunt," from prolific producer Jason Blum, was pulled before its release last fall, following back-to-back mass shootings.

Since the #OscarsSoWhite movement kicked off five years ago, the Academy has worked to make its membership more diverse.

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