The Banter

Hosted by

Kim Masters and John Horn-- Film Writer for the Los Angeles Times-- banter about some of this week’s top Hollywood News stories.

  • Netflix strikes a huge deal with The Walt Disney Company for that studio’s content. To go into effect in 2016. How this will transform the landscape of video-on-demand and cable.
  • Celador, the company that created and owns Who Wants to Be a Millionaire wins a legal fight with The Walt Disney Company over reported unpaid fees from when the show aired on Disney-owned ABC.
  • Studios send swag to woo voters-- critics, guild and academy members alike.

Netflix takes Disney pay-TV rights from Starz
Disney Loses Appeal of Massive $319 Million 'Millionaire' Verdict
Oscar Excess: Lincoln Cookbooks and Haggis Chips



Kim Masters