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Endeavor Showcases the New Entertainment Powerhouse Model

Prior to the Paramount decrees, studios dominated the Hollywood industry in talent management through contracts, production, distribution, and exhibition endeavors.  Today, the...
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Overtime meet Overwatch

Overwatch is an online video game that is often played in esports teams, leagues, and tournaments.  It is a very popular gaming...
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When will Streamers and Social Media go all-in on Live Sports?

The 2021 negotiation of the National Football League’s (NFL) sports rights has all but ended.  FOX, CBS, NBC, and ESPN (the networks)...
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The Great Theatre Debate

When AT&T’s WarnerMedia decided to go direct-to-consumer for a limited window of time through streamer HBO Max on all of its 2021...
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The Subscription Diversification Dilemma

At what point will consumers push back to subscription fragmentation in the marketplace?  As content becomes more and more accessible only through...
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NASCAR’s move towards Revenue Innovation

NASCAR is a proud American sport.  Growing up on the dirt tracks of American soil onto the pavement of today.  Indy car...
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Distribution Exclusivity vs. Distribution Scope

In an age where consumers may be suffering or begin to suffer from financial subscription fatigue, there seems to be an obvious...
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The Growth of “Packaging” Beyond Hollywood

In Hollywood filmmaking, there is a term used among studio executives, talent representatives, actors, and writers.  The term is packaging.  Packaging is...
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Baseball’s Changing Landscape

In 2020, Major League Baseball (MLB) decided to engage in the contraction of Minor League Baseball (MiLB).  The result meant that MLB...
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Industry Growth Needs Engagement and Historical Perspective

The future of entertainment, media, and sports is a foggy one, as are most predictions.  However, consumers and experts alike can glean...