Welcome to the 230th episode of TV’s High 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast.
Each week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the newest TV information with context from the enterprise and demanding sides, welcome showrunners, executives and different friends, and supply a vital information of what to observe (or skip, because the case could also be).
This week, we’re joined by THR media and enterprise reporter Alex Weprin for a deep dive into the way forward for cable tv. Right here’s how this week’s present breaks down:
What exhibits are on our “record of disgrace”? Ought to Apple be selling itself as a content material hub for all streamers? Will ad-free plans vanish? Ideas on these and extra as we discipline questions from listeners.
2. Speak exhibits return
The Drew Barrymore Present, The View, The Speak, Sherri, Reside, Tamron Corridor and Invoice Maher’s Actual Time have all returned to manufacturing — sans writers. This phase appears on the why behind their returns and why Barrymore finds herself on the new seat.
3. Strike Zone
We return to the Strike Zone for the newest updates as extra high showrunners have seen their general offers suspended whereas others are set to satisfy with writers guild officers.
4. Disney v. Constitution, defined
Weprin joins us for an informative dialog about how the Disney-Constitution carriage dispute might have long-term impacts on the way forward for cable networks like Freeform and Disney Junior, amongst different area of interest channels. Plus is that this the start of the streaming bundle? All that and an explainer on why this story could also be extra necessary than the strikes.
5. Critic’s Nook
As ordinary, we finish with Dan’s ideas on this week’s new and returning collection. On this episode, he weighs in on The Morning Present, Wilderness and Wrestlers.
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