This is the first quarter that Fox assets have been included in Disney's earnings report, and the results were not as strong as expected. Disney chief Bob Iger blamed Fox's film studio strategy for the lackluster numbers.
Extra's very bad week
The Warner Bros show 'Extra' is having a rough go of it this week. Host Mario Lopez is in hot water after he made controversial comments about the parenting of possibly transgender kids. And cohost A.J. Calloway has been removed from the program, many months after multiple sexual assault allegations emerged.
Will Leo roar at the box office?
Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' opens this weekend and the industry will be watching closely to see how it does. It's one of the few studio movies of the summer that's a standalone, adult, dramatic film that's not part of some larger franchise. It'll also be something of a test: does Leonardo DiCaprio's star power still have pull at the box office?
Emmy nominations are out and HBO is back on top for now.
The Emmy nominations were announced this week, and while HBO epic ‘Game of Thrones’ broke the record for total nominations in a single season at 32, the news was also an affirmation of the wealth of quality tv out there right now.