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January 2023

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SHO streaming drops series as PAR+ rebrand looms / ROKU & WBD set FAST content deal / WWE's record-breaking wknd
AVATAR also rules 2022 Piracy chart / Julia + Aniston for AMAZON pic / HBO gets Kidman + Erskine limited series project
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BALLYS SPORTS NETWORKS going bankrupt / DOTDASH joins layoff chorus / AMAZON re-ups with Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Cruise, Cameron, Elvis and the 25-year data behind audience bumps and blockbuster nominees
BARBARIAN creator sets next pic / REGAL CINEMAS will sell vs. restructure / GREY'S leader departing