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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...
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Internet Freedom

The regulation of social media will be the question of our time.  Indeed, the freedom of the internet to consumers will follow...
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Player Privacy Protection Central to Innovation and Success

Player contact tracing has become a central tool in the success of playing sports.  However, tracking of player data for health reasons...
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Why were Entertainment & Sports SPAC’s so popular in 2020?

In 2020, there were at least one-hundred and twenty (120) special-purpose acquisition companies (“SPAC”) created.  For explanation purposes, a SPAC is a...
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Sports Drive to Appeal to Broader Audience

In 2020, Nielsen reported that sports popularity had dwindled among Generation X and those under the age of twenty-years old.  This presents...
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Dealmaking December: Entertainment, Media, and Sports Review

The holiday season normally slows things down, but not in 2020.  Disney received some well-deserved press on its successful...
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HBO’s Hollywood Max(imum) effort for Theatrical Streaming Distribution

During a year that will indeed be reflected upon, there are many lessons to be gleaned.  However, some business truths remain.  First,...