The Radice Files — Episode 50 “What Are They Thinking?”

Even though the streaming war is hotter than ever, and Fox is experiencing some pushback from inside, we should look at the 1/6 Commission vote…and remember the names of those who voted against it. After all…there is video!

“It’s All-Out War”: WarnerMedia-Discovery Deal Ushers in New Era of Streaming Chaos | Vanity Fair

Streaming behemoths are scrambling in a media-convulsing game of musical chairs.

www.vanityfair.com

Bob Costas, Longtime Former NBC Host, Says Tokyo Olympics Should Be Pushed To 2022 — Deadline

Bob Costas, who hosted 12 Olympic Games telecasts for NBC, believes this summer’s Tokyo Olympics should not proceed due to Covid-19 risks.

deadline.com

All Major Studios Commit to August CinemaCon in Las Vegas — Variety

Executives and star talent behind the year’s biggest movies will once again descend on Las Vegas to woo exhibitors

variety.com

Tulsa Anniversary Programming: Documentaries, Specials & Podcasts About Horrors Of 1921 Violence

A roundup programming and podcasts tied to the 100th anniversary of the attack on “Black Wall Street,” its aftermath and its historical impact.

deadline.com

Ratings: Not a Lot of Love for Fox’s ‘iHeartRadio Music Awards’

ABC and NBC have better Thursdays

www.thewrap.com

TV Ratings Winners and Losers of 2020–21 — The Hollywood Reporter

In a rough year for traditional TV, some shows managed to stand out even as the overall picture was one of double-digit losses.

www.hollywoodreporter.com

Fox News Intensifies Its Pro-Trump Politics as Dissenters Depart — The New York Times

Donna Brazile, a Democratic analyst, has left the Murdoch-owned network as some hosts and journalists who questioned Donald Trump have exited or been sidelined.

www.nytimes.com

Gillmor Gang: Nothing was delivered — TechCrunch

Somehow it’s Bob Dylan’s 80th birthday this week. Some of you may not think that’s a big deal, but I do. The fact of his talent pretty much drowns out most other ideas of what to write about, but here’s to the birthday boy. Keep up the good work. Back then, we wondered why Dylan […]

techcrunch.com

How ‘The Talk’ Has Done in Ratings Since Sharon Osbourne’s Exit

“The Talk” has been talking to fewer audience members since co-host Sharon Osbourne split from the CBS daytime series

www.thewrap.com

Kevin Hart’s Muscle Car Crew Series Will Be Both Awesome and Hilarious — autoevolution

What do a bunch of comedians and muscle cars have in common? Apparently, not much. And that’s the fun of it.

www.autoevolution.com

‘Friends’ — A Timeline of Obscene Profitability | Next TV

Why Thursday’s ‘Friends’ reunion special on HBO Max is just one stop of a very long, very lucrative never-ending continuum that may never, ever be duplicated

www.nexttv.com

And finally…

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