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Big Tech Continues Their Forays into Sports

We’ve got a lot of interesting/important news stories to get to, but before we get to that, I want to give everyone a head’s up that I have a big, big, big announcement coming from me later this week. So stay tuned. Before the stories, a celebration. EntertainmentStrategyGuy Turns Four!

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Netflix Bears on Parade

Two weeks ago, I had an almost written “most important” story of the week column that I couldn’t quite get out the publishing door. And let me tell you: none of those stories compared to last week’s news stories in terms of impact. Which happens in entertainment news. Some weeks,

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What Does the Merger of the Month Mean for Amazon?

Hmm. So it has been a minute since our last “Most Important” story column. Fine, it’s been a month. (That’s like tens of thousands minutes.) As I mentioned in my Streaming Ratings Report this week, it’s not like there hasn’t been news stories, but nothing blew my socks off. Nothing

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The Question I Want to Answer in 2022

Ignore the calendar for a moment, will you? You’re about to read my annual, “The Most Important Question of 2022”. And it’s March. What took so long? I said ignore the calendar! Better late than never. The idea for a “question of the year” struck me two years ago, going

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Putting the “Bro” Back in Warner Bros

Yay. Mergers. My favorite topic.  Not. Yeah, I just dropped a “not”. (What is this 1998?) Still, despite my dislike of this topic, even I can’t ignore the big news of the last few weeks. The Most Important Story of the Week – Discovery/AT&T Merger Will Go Through The story of

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A Bad Few Weeks for The Disruption Narratives

It’s been a minute since I’ve written a pure strategy column. Between adding new databases for my streaming ratings report, writing columns for the Ankler, and preparing some other stuff, I’ve been busy. And my weekly call out of the most important story in entertainment fell by the wayside. Frankly,

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Meet The New FCC Boss, Same as the Old FCC Boss

I’m always on the look out for a good story that I think matters but that barely registered in the media coverage. Over the last few weeks we got a perfect example. If instead you want to worry about Disney’s subscriber additions—and I may do just that in another outlet

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After Dune, Three Questions for the Future of Legendary

Things have been moving over here at EntStrategyGuy headquarters. (More to come in the future.) As such, I skipped last week’s strategy column. There were a few interesting stories over the last two weeks—a new FCC commissioner, another check in on box office, earnings season—but I’m going to check in

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