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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Netflix’s decision to release “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” to 600 theaters for only a week, brings about the question, “Could it have done better?”

Mark Burnett, the well-known reality TV producer, is departing from his chairman role at MGM months after Amazon acquired the company for $8.5 billion. What’s next?

The Walt Disney Company board of directors reinstated Bob Iger as CEO and ousted Bob Chapek on Sunday. Can Iger cope with Disney’s many challenges?

For two decades, producer Eric Weinberg moved from one job to the next. A Hollywood network vouched for him even after he was fired for repeated bad behavior.

Though Disney+ has added 12 million subscribers, the company reports loss and weak Q4 profit outlook.

As streaming service companies report subscriber numbers, Peacock announces weak subs, and implements changes in order to survive.

Warner Bros. Discovery CEO, David Zaslav, hires filmmaker James Gunn and producer Peter Safran to lead the DC Universe.

“Black Adam” opens in theaters. Will it make DC Films the success that David Zaslav dreams it will be? Plus, who runs DC Films now?

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