The first round of Emmy voting began earlier this week, and we're starting to get the lay of the land. 'Game of Thrones' may well dominate the awards space in the drama category, despite less than stellar reviews for the final season. And this year, one of the most competitive categories, Best Limited Series, is a format that was on life support just a few years ago.
An avalanche of big studios weigh in on Georgia abortion bill
Georgia has become Hollywood East in recent years, thanks to the hefty tax breaks they offer productions. But more and more big studios say they'll have to reconsider working in the state if the "heartbeat bill" becomes law.
Endeavor goes public, rocks Hollywood
The massive media company Endeavor, whose holdings include the talent agency WME, announced it is going public, and looking to raise around $500 million in its IPO. The filing comes in the middle of the continuing battle between writers and talent agencies.
Checking in on the broadcast TV upfronts in the age of streaming
While ratings for broadcast television continue to plummet, the annual ritual known as the upfronts soldiers on in New York. And despite the streaming takeover, the broadcast networks still do several billion dollars worth of business selling slots to advertisers. Old school broadcast TV remains one of the few safe places advertisers can reach millions of people.
CBS censors itself
A recent episode of 'The Good Fight,' the spinoff of 'The Good Wife' which runs on the streaming service CBS All Access, featured a short musical, animated interlude about China. Or that was what the show's creators hoped to air, anyway. What ran instead was a placard that said "CBS has censored this content."