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Hollywood news banter

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Matt Belloni, executive editor of the Hollywood Reporter joins Kim Masters to discuss top entertainment news stories of the week.

  • Wanda's chairman, Wang Jianlin, visited Los Angeles recently in an attempt to woo Hollywood filmmakers to his massive “movie metropolis” in Qingdao, China. He’s offered a tempting 40 percent production rebate, but we'll see how many US studios are will to relocate their films.  
  • NFL games used to be the surest of sure bets on television, but this year ratings are way down. It could be the combination of a lot of factors, including the elections, but the drop has broadcasters increasingly worried.
  • Is AT&T trying to buy Time Warner? The merger would be massive and would probably run up against antitrust concerns before it could ever go through.  
Credits

Guest:
Matthew Belloni - Hollywood Reporter - @THRMattBelloni

Hosts:
Kim Masters, KCRW

Producer:
Kaitlin Parker