Session #155 - What Hollywood Did On Our Summer Vacation

Session #155 – What Hollywood Did On Our Summer Vacation

The doctors (not real doctors) are in, again. We’re back from our Summer break and kicking off our 6th year with a look at all the recent stories in the news that impact Hollywood and writers including Roe v. Wade, inflation and supply chain woes, YouTube TV, CA Tax incentives, and more. SHOW NOTES: THR: One Big Reason Hollywood Hasn’t Begun Boycotting States Over Abortion Access THR: California Readies $1.65B Film/TV Tax Credit to Draw Productions From Anti-Abortion States THR: Digital Creators Rethink Hollywood As Some Push to Work On Their Own Terms THR: Hollywood Aims to Trim Production Costs Amid Inflation Surge, Supply Chain Pain THR: YouTube Takes Live TV Market Share as Streaming War Escalates Gamespot: Video Game Spending is down 13% year of year a drop of $1.71 billion

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Is filler episode dead?

Session #142 – Quantity vs quality. Is filler episode dead?

With shorter and shorter seasons, accelerated by streamers with big budget, high-quality event shows, has the era of 24 episode season containing the inevitable filler episode come to an end? And how would this change impact writers? SHOW NOTES:  NY Times: Streaming TV’s Boom Is a Mixed Blessing for Some Hollywood Writers Vulture.com: The Business of Too Much TV 9 Best Clip Show Episodes On TV, Ranked According To IMDb Wikipedia: The Clip Show

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