On this Monday's edition of The Business, Kim Masters and I bantered about several topics including:
- The future of Viacom remains up in the air as Sumner Redstone claims via email to be in good health, even as others report otherwise. The New York Post said Redstone's daughter Shari would take control, but Redstone said no decisions have been made.
- The broadcast networks have started announcing which shows will stay or get picked up and which shows will have to go away in anticipation of this year's broadcast upfront presentations in New York.
Jennifer Lawrence was able to secure a $20 million payday for the upcoming film Passengers. That's more than her co-star Chris Pratt. Right now the film is at Sony, though that could change if Tom Rothman decides the price tag is too great.
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