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Hollywood Breakdown

By KCRW, Kim Masters, Matthew Belloni

Kim Masters, host of KCRW’s The Business, breaks down Hollywood's top stories. Follow The Business!

  1. 1.
    When healthcare became personal, Jimmy Kimmel got political21 September 2017
    3:16
  2. 2.
    Another dispatching of a 'Star Wars' director7 September 2017
    3:39
  3. 3.
    Ed Skrein departs 'Hellboy' after fans call out whitewashing31 August 2017
    4:02
  4. 4.
    Bummer of a summer at the box office24 August 2017
    3:55
  5. 5.
    Stunt community asking tough questions after 2 recent deaths17 August 2017
    3:47
  6. 6.
    Disney pulls out of Netflix to launch its own streaming service10 August 2017
    4:04
  7. 7.
    Tough times for indie film producers and distributors3 August 2017
    4:03
  8. 8.
    HBO hit with backlash following announcement of 'Confederate'27 July 2017
    3:58
  1. 9.
    China's dealings with Hollywood on shaky ground20 July 2017
    3:54
  2. 10.
    Emmy nominations: HBO and Netflix dominate13 July 2017
    3:50
  3. 11.
    The symbiotic relationship between CNN and President Trump6 July 2017
    3:35
  4. 12.
    Academy invites 774 new members, a record29 June 2017
    3:38
  5. 13.
    'Star Wars' stunner: 'Han Solo' movie has a new director22 June 2017
    3:47
  6. 14.
    Is Megyn Kelly's show the right place for an Alex Jones interview?15 June 2017
    3:35
  7. 15.
    'The Mummy' looks like a tough start to The Dark Universe8 June 2017
    3:23
  8. 16.
    The wonder of 'Wonder Woman'1 June 2017
    3:25
  9. 17.
    Reversal of fortunes at cable news and late night25 May 2017
    3:22
  10. 18.
    At the TV upfronts, what's old is new again18 May 2017
    3:51
  11. 19.
    No strike, but still not quite business as usual4 May 2017
    3:24
  12. 20.
    Threat of another writers' strike looms ever closer27 April 2017
    3:57
  13. 21.
    It's official, Bill O'Reilly is out at Fox News20 April 2017
    4:06
  14. 22.
    Will there be another writers' strike?13 April 2017
    3:16
  15. 23.
    Advertisers flee Bill O'Reilly's Fox News show6 April 2017
    3:31
  16. 24.
    At CinemaCon, lots of debate about theatrical windows30 March 2017
    3:51
  17. 25.
    Bob Iger's contract extended at Disney, yet again23 March 2017
    3:36
  18. 26.
    Ramifications of Trump's budget in the entertainment industry16 March 2017
    3:32
  19. 27.
    Hollywood in a state of disarray10 March 2017
    3:43
  20. 28.
    Oscars blunder continues to resonate3 March 2017
    3:21
  21. 29.
    Brad Grey leaves Paramount, who will take his place?24 February 2017
    3:20
  22. 30.
    New allegations emerge around Fox News harassment scandal17 February 2017
    3:29
  23. 31.
    Talent agencies respond to Trump10 February 2017
    3:32
  24. 32.
    Hollywood grapples with the advent of Trump3 February 2017
    3:32
  25. 33.
    At Sundance, lots of snow and lots of deals27 January 2017
    3:07
  26. 34.
    Jerry Seinfeld jumps to Netflix20 January 2017
    3:11
  27. 35.
    How a Trump presidency might affect the AT&T Time Warner merger13 January 2017
    3:30
  28. 36.
    Gearing up for the Golden Globes6 January 2017
    3:31
  29. 37.
    Looking back at the year in late night23 December 2016
    3:16
  30. 38.
    Producer Steven Mnuchin's varied history in Hollywood2 December 2016
    3:12
  31. 39.
    Fantastic box office hopes for 'Fantastic Beasts'18 November 2016
    3:20
  32. 40.
    Hollywood in shock following presidential election11 November 2016
    3:32
  33. 41.
    World Series ratings: The Cubs win, and so does Fox3 November 2016
    3:23
  34. 42.
    Megyn Kelly contract negotiations: Will she stay at Fox News?27 October 2016
    3:24
  35. 43.
    China beckons. Will Hollywood heed the call?20 October 2016
    3:36
  36. 44.
    Negotiating Billy Bush's exit from NBC13 October 2016
    3:18
  37. 45.
    Embroiled in controversy, 'The Birth of a Nation' opens6 October 2016
    3:34
  38. 46.
    Will there be wedding bells for CBS and Viacom?29 September 2016
    3:28
  39. 47.
    Upcoming debate expected to bring in huge ratings22 September 2016
    3:25
  40. 48.
    The high cost of ending the Roger Ailes era at Fox News8 September 2016
    3:10
  41. 49.
    The summer of "sequel-itis" and beginning of awards season1 September 2016
    3:20
  42. 50.
    Following 'Ben-Hur' disaster, the pressure's on at Paramount25 August 2016
    3:11
  43. 51.
    Director Nate Parker mired in resurfaced rape claims18 August 2016
    3:28
  44. 52.
    Peak TV hasn't peaked yet11 August 2016
    3:20
  45. 53.
    Warner Bros. hopes to end slump with 'Suicide Squad'4 August 2016
    3:30
  46. 54.
    The Battle over Stephen Colbert's 'Colbert Report' Character28 July 2016
    3:23
  47. 55.
    Roger Ailes Resigns from Fox News21 July 2016
    3:31
  48. 56.
    HBO, FX and Netflix Rule Emmy nominations14 July 2016
    3:17
  49. 57.
    Gretchen Carlson Sues Roger Ailes for Sexual Harassment7 July 2016
    3:37
  50. 58.
    The Battle of the 4th of July Box Office30 June 2016
    3:34
  51. 59.
    Ben Affleck Appears on First Episode of Bill Simmons HBO Show23 June 2016
    3:26
  52. 60.
    Shake-up at Fox Film Studio16 June 2016
    3:22
  53. 61.
    'Warcraft' Breaks Box Office Records in China9 June 2016
    3:29
  54. 62.
    Turnover in the TV Industry2 June 2016
    3:28
  55. 63.
    War at Viacom26 May 2016
    3:26
  56. 64.
    At the Broadcast Upfronts, What's Old Is New Again19 May 2016
    3:40
  57. 65.
    Woody Allen Is Topic du Jour at Cannes12 May 2016
    3:27
  58. 66.
    DreamWorks Animation Bought by NBCUniversal for $3.8 Billion28 April 2016
    3:40
  59. 67.
    In a Bid to Gain More Viewers, MTV Goes Back to Its Roots21 April 2016
    3:13
  60. 68.
    News from CinemaCon: That's A Lot of 'Avatars'14 April 2016
    3:31
  61. 69.
    Disney's Succession Plan Now Up in the Air7 April 2016
    3:44
  62. 70.
    Looking at the State of WME-IMG Post Merger31 March 2016
    3:25
  63. 71.
    Warner Bros Needs a Super Success in 'Batman v Superman'24 March 2016
    3:47
  64. 72.
    Sean Parker Wants to Bring New Movies to Your Living Room17 March 2016
    3:43
  65. 73.
    Two Lawsuits over Private Videos Gone Viral11 March 2016
    3:39
  66. 74.
    New Rule Changes Make the Emmys More Web Friendly4 March 2016
    3:27
  67. 75.
    Oscar Weekend Approaches -- Finally!26 February 2016
    3:41
  68. 76.
    Shake-up at ABC: Paul Lee Is Out and Channing Dungey Is In19 February 2016
    3:26
  69. 77.
    As Guilds All Pick a Different Winner, No Oscar Frontrunner12 February 2016
    3:33
  70. 78.
    Sumner Redstone Resigns, What's Next for His Media Empire?5 February 2016
    3:35
  71. 79.
    Donald Trump and Fox News Do Battle over Debate Decision29 January 2016
    3:20
  72. 80.
    Sundance Preview and How to Make the Oscars More Diverse22 January 2016
    3:36
  73. 81.
    Snubs and Surprises in 2016 Oscar Nominations15 January 2016
    3:30
  74. 82.
    Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti Will Run Relativity Media8 January 2016
    3:01
  75. 83.
    It's Finally Time: 'Star Wars' Is Here18 December 2015
    3:41
  76. 84.
    SAG Award and Golden Globe Nominations Announced11 December 2015
    3:37
  77. 85.
    Sumner Redstone's Mental Competency & the Fate of Viacom4 December 2015
    3:27
  78. 86.
    After 'The Hunger Games,' What's Next for Lionsgate?20 November 2015
    3:19
  79. 87.
    Disney's Bob Iger Gives LA NFL Stadium Project a Boost13 November 2015
    3:40
  80. 88.
    TV Networks Continue to Make Big Bets in Digital6 November 2015
    3:26
  81. 89.
    Protests Call for NBC to Dump Trump as 'SNL' Host29 October 2015
    3:25
  82. 90.
    Leonardo DiCaprio Shares Challenges of Making 'The Revenant'22 October 2015
    3:35
  83. 91.
    'Pan' Flops, Makes a Rough Year Worse for Warner Bros.15 October 2015
    3:15
  84. 92.
    With New Leadership, MTV Hopes to Reinvent Itself...Again1 October 2015
    3:40
  85. 93.
    In a Start to Fall TV, 'Empire' Reigns Supreme24 September 2015
    3:48
  86. 94.
    GOP Debate Breaks Ratings Records for CNN17 September 2015
    3:34
  87. 95.
    Stephen Colbert Returns to Television10 September 2015
    3:32
  88. 96.
    Steven Spielberg Negotiating New Deal for DreamWorks3 September 2015
    3:37
  89. 97.
    A Stellar Summer at the Box Office, but Only for Two Studios27 August 2015
    3:42
  90. 98.
    'Straight Outta Compton' Adds to Universal's Winning Streak20 August 2015
    3:17
  91. 99.
    'Sesame Street' Strikes a Deal with HBO13 August 2015
    3:19
  92. 100.
    Media Stocks Take a Hit on Wall Street6 August 2015
    3:20

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