Entertainment Strategy Guy

The Ankler's secret numbers guru slices up the winners and the losers

Cruise, Cameron, Elvis and the 25-year data behind audience bumps and blockbuster nominees
The most wonderful time of year... to compare who's streaming what and winning
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As an activist investor slams Bob Iger's $71B buy, the numbers reveal messy truths about how the mash-up panned out
New rankings: 12 charts that capture 2022's final tally
...5 more industry challenges as streaming costs accelerate all risks. And, I ask, are we the music industry 20 years ago?
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The scorecard's big surprise is HBO Max in my new quarterly streaming rankings
Hollywood be warned: winning the world's biggest growth market is harder than you think
The Comcast/Disney power struggle takes a turn as the NBCU library books it
Analyzing two competing visions for entertainment's future
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Who should buy and sell what in the midst of a turbulent 2022
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➕ What if Brian Roberts turns the tables on Hulu/Disney
The first of four deep dives this week into who's watching our entertainment and how
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Politics, religion and money are taboo topics. Except today
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How we watch — and the hidden opportunities
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Advice for streamers: Make more of these things the audience actually likes
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Bundles, churn, Wall St.? No, the business's hidden threat is hardware that wants to have it all
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The streamer's on a roll. But this is about how Hollywood's prestige darling could go sideways
It's winners and losers time. We know about the bulls. But what the 'The Bear'?
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Paramount+ took back the streamer's series with most hours viewed for three years… and no one noticed!
Media hype, bad market predictions: forces turned a tiny industry into a runaway train wreck and what to learn from it
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Cruise, Cameron, Elvis and the 25-year data behind audience bumps and blockbuster nominees
The most wonderful time of year... to compare who's streaming what and winning
1
As an activist investor slams Bob Iger's $71B buy, the numbers reveal messy truths about how the mash-up panned out
New rankings: 12 charts that capture 2022's final tally
...5 more industry challenges as streaming costs accelerate all risks. And, I ask, are we the music industry 20 years ago?
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The scorecard's big surprise is HBO Max in my new quarterly streaming rankings
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