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Worldwide box office up only 1% in ‘16 due in large part to China dropping 1%. It will be several more years before China is the #1 market. Tracking the... Show more

Streaming media announcement of the day - Warner deal with iQIYI in China where the majority of movie/TV viewing is streamed, mostly to mobile... Show more

NFL ratings - dropped last season. Kaepernick in limbo and the reduction in commercials for NFL broadcasts. Will it make a difference this year? TBD.

While I never met TV pioneer Chuck Barris, I saw first hand the results of his work. In my 2nd time working for Coopers & Lybrand (PWC), I was... Show more

Tracking the numbers - Leichtman Research reports a net loss of 759K video subs in ‘16 across all providers compared to a loss of 445K in ‘15... Show more

Tracking the numbers - Great ww box office for Beauty & the Beast & 5.8% YTD increase over prior year should make for a positive @Cinemacon next week.

Production tax credits - it’s competitive in the global market - Korea announces credits 10% for small companies, 7% for mid & 3% for congloms.

ICYMI - It is all about jobs in one place or another. California production tax credits continue to enable shows initially shot elsewhere to come... Show more

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John W. Coleman uploaded a new media, VO Peeps Workout 4 days ago

VO Peeps Workout

Box office - great weekend for Beauty & the Beast - expecting > $170 domestic per @THR and could be the biggest PG opening weekend ever. Updated... Show more

Marty Shindler shared a photo. 4 days ago

Comics reflect reality - Ratings wars - Is Rachel Maddow looking for another bump in her ratings?

Marty Shindler shared a photo. 4 days ago

Comics reflect reality - Outrage of the day - sometimes real, sometimes feigned. Happens in many offices. @ScottAdamsSays knows.

As a director I love working with actors! I want to help them create the most fascinating characters --within the bounds of the story at hand and the context of the other characters. But often the question for a director is HOW? Which is why I rea ...

A recent edition of BACKSTAGE daily has this article

Box office - looking to be a big weekend with Beauty & the Beast. Reports show a very good opening Thursday night of $16.3M. #4quadrants Show more

Hey..Make sure you are getting credit for your videos! When you Post them be sure to add copy in the "ABOUT" section and include your... Show more

Business Roundtable, comprised of CEOs of leading US companies, reports business confidence at its highest in 3 years with its largest % increase... Show more

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Streaming media announcement of the day - WGA seeking residuals from the likes of NetFlix & Amazon as contract talks begin.

Spring & Digital Hollywood around the corner. Panels on the Future of TV & Future of Film, very topical, coming together nicely. Details soon. May... Show more

Marty Shindler shared a photo. 1 week ago

Comics reflect reality - another Argyle Sweater Pi Day - another kind of Pi. Seems as though it is Scott Hilburn’s annual comic. Maybe I need to... Show more