☀️WBD staff 'efficiencies' laid out, as HBOMAX plants 2025 profitability flag
AMC THEATERS can't turn profit even in Q2 / Keanu to lead HULU series / STARZ sale awaits as they lose $37 Mil in Q2
Mornin! This is Sean McNulty and here’s the Hollywood + Media news to know on FRIDAY August 5, 2022.
Where it looks like GAGA is in for a musical.
IN THIS EDITION
WBD talks DC, Profitability, Staff “efficiencies” (#layoffs) ahead, AVOD entry and a lot more in my #medianerd🤓 breakdown
STARZ sale / spinoff / etc confirms a September timeline… and LIONSGATE talks interest in sale of studio as well. #Medianerd🤓 breakdown #2 of where STARZ makes their money… and does not.
Keanu Reeves will star in a HULU series
AMC NETWORKS gets a new leader
The Weekend new streaming preview and much more
PLUS: A new Ankler Hot Seat podcast is up, where I fill Janice & Tatiana in on what the 90+ minute WBD Earnings Call was like (plus some more PARAMOUNT+ & STARZ analysis), as they were both busy talking to “Lego” franchise, “Aladdin” and “Easter Sunday” producer DAN LIN.
That pod will go up in the feed later today, so be sure to hit Subscribe wherever you listen. But here’s a link for the week in Q2 earnings podcast: