☀️WGA & AMPTP to talk; Jackie Chan 2018 rules NETFLIX Film Chart
Streamers cut Ad Rates in Upfronts / Albrecht sets new company / WWE hits record $ quarter
Mornin! This is Sean McNulty (connect with me on LinkedIn here if ya like), and here’s the Hollywood + Media news to know on WEDNESDAY Aug 2, 2023.
Where… this is new 🧐:
Ya know, I’m sure it’s just to check in and see how their Summer is going. It’s so hot amirite? 🥵. Anyway, good to catch up guys - see you soon and good luck with that trees situation thingy!
AND: The PGA is adding Tiger Woods to their board due to player demands for representation. He takes the seat recently vacated by former AT&T head Randall Stephenson.
WAKEUP BOX OFFICE POLL:
The biggest vote-getter for TMNT was 33% voting for “$32 Mil to $37 Mil” for the 5-day…
The fewest (17%) were going “over $42 Million.”
The rest were kind split on “below $32 Mil” and “$37 Mil to $42 Mil.”
IN TODAY’S EDITION
Inside the big WWE Q2 numbers, TV deal updates (or lack of them) and more from the Earnings call.
Latest Upfronts Ad report sees Streaming Ad rate cutbacks to get more $$ in the door.
NETFLIX Films sees Jackie Chan surge, a US-driven Tyrone bump, and sold Int’l contribution.
Why the Unscripted market is so quiet…
PLUTO enters new market, as LGF adds new relgious pic, Chris Albrecht adds a new company - and more.