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Why Streamers Are Stalling on Sharing Data

Back in 2019, WarnerMedia struck a deal for its soon-to-launch streaming platform HBO Max that secured exclusive domestic streaming rights to The Big Bang Theory for five years. The pact…

“Taxes Destroy Value”: Why AT&T Is Using a Reverse Morris Trust in the WarnerMedia-Discovery Deal

“Iconic brands and franchises,” “complementary assets,” “one of the largest global streaming players.” The buzzy phrases offered up to tout the megamerger of Discovery and AT&T’s WarnerMedia when…

Where Hollywood Is Moving

TENNESSEE There may be no better match for Hollywood expats than Music City. “There are a ton of artists and industry folks already here, says Tara Moore of Nashville, which she now calls…

6 Hollywood Business Managers to Watch

BRETT ANDERSON Savitsky Satin Bacon & Bucci A partner at one of Hollywood’s most respected firms, Anderson’s clients include Emmy-winning showrunners, Oscar-nominated writers and top…

How Clubhouse Is Working to Become a “Real Company”

Few people expected Clubhouse, the live social audio platform that launched in the early days of the pandemic, to grow as quickly as it did. Not even co-founder Paul Davison, who recalls…

Divorce in the Digital Age: What Counts as Community Property?

“I Got You Babe.” That’s what Cher and Sonny Bono were singing to each other in the 1960s when they were married musical superstars. The following decade, however, the two divorced and had to…

“Everything I Do Is Always a Risk”: Inside Logan Paul’s Investment Endeavors (Including a $1M Pokemon Card)

For the past eight years that Logan Paul has been in the public consciousness, he’s been many things: a Vine turned YouTube star; an online influencer; a boxer; and a seemingly endless source…

“$72 Boxer Briefs”: 2 Hollywood Executives Reveal How They Spend Their Money

Two execs — with two very different wallets — anonymously share the secrets of where their paychecks go.

How Will Smith Cracked the Code on Making Real Money in Hollywood

Once in decline, the 'Gemini Man' star has quietly become one of the most diversified (and wealthy) talents thanks to everything from working with Netflix to maintain his quote, investing in…

Hollywood Business Manager Lou Taylor Is “Ferociously” Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Taylor, The Hollywood Reporter's Business Manager Icon 2019, built one of the industry's top firms — safeguarding clients like Steven Tyler, Florida Georgia Line, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Britney…