Tuesday, August 19, 2014

MIKE ON KCRW: Chatting About Fox's Changes on "The Business" and "The Simpsons" Marathon on "Press Play"

On Monday's episode of KCRW's The Business, Kim Masters and I tackled these hot topics:

- Fox chairmen Gary Newman and Dana Walden name David Madden as president of entertainment for the network.

- Upfront ad dollars are down both in broadcast and cable networks for the first time since 2009.

- Amazon goes to battle again, this time against Disney.

Listen below to the whole episode (our banter kicks things off) and stay tuned to Kim's interesting interview with Neal Baer:

Meanwhile, on Monday's Press Play with Madeleine Brand we tackled:

TV channel FXX is airing all 552 episodes of The Simpsons in a 288-hour, 12-day marathon that starts on Thursday. Outlander and HBO’s The Leftovers have been renewed. And what are the Creative Arts Emmys, and why did Bill Maher’s show win one?

Click below to listen!

Press Play

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