Production Today: Getting your Film or Television Series to Market

With news that Major League Baseball is giving streaming rights to each of the individual 30 franchises, which is a full topic...

‘Go West, Young Man [And Expand the MLB Postseason]’

Years ago, as Lewis and Clark explored North America, treading across the continent from the Established East to the Wild West, it did so...

The Numbers About the Future of Entertainment, Media, Sports Content Consumption

While recently watching and listening to a Joe Rogan podcast via Alphabet, Inc./Google-owned YouTube, the discussion was about the future of production...

Gambling – Is it All About The Money?

“Show me the money!” said actors Tom Cruise and Cuba Gooding Jr. in the iconic film Jerry Maguire.  Like Cruise trying to...

An Apple a Day Keeps the Competitors Away

Have you ever noticed that the Apple logo looks like the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil...

What the new Hollywood Park means for the business of sports and entertainment

The Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif., part of the L.A. Stadium Entertainment and Sports District, is set to open in 2021 and will...

Regulating the Dealmakers

This author has written previously on the differences between agents and attorneys.  The first article was entitled “Ethical and Practical Implications and...
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Economies of Scope in Entertainment, Media, and Sports

First, a quick economics lesson.  Economies of scope refers to when businesses implement a strategy of diversification of services, assets, or products offered through entry...

What Disney, ESPN+ and Hulu means for Sports Television

You should know four important things in 2018 when it comes to live sports television broadcasting.   Disney owns a 30% stake in Hulu  When Disney and Fox...

Netflix and Sports: The next disruption in media and entertainment

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has said on several occasions Netflix will not enter the live sports content space. However, what we know about Netflix is that it is a powerhouse...