Breaking down the TV industry's 'great reckoning,' looking into ComedyCentral's future, reviewing that once-shelved Blackish episode, and more on THR's 'TV's Top 5' podcast
During this week's podcast, hosts Daniel Fienberg and Lesley Goldberg are also joined by Kim Masters for a segment exploring 'the great reckoning' in the industry.
Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executive and other guests and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as the case may be).This week's five topics are:
1. The TV industry's "great reckoning."THReditor-at-largeKim Mastersjoins the show this week for a segment that explores the major executive shake-ups happening at WarnerMedia and NBCUniversal and how this is truly a turning point as the industry attempts to position itself for the streaming world and survive the financial impact of the pandemic.
2. Comedy Central's future comes into focus.Two critically praised shows are moving — but not to a streaming platform you'd expect. This segment explores why it's happening, what the moves say about the linear cabler's scripted future and its larger strategy as part of ViacomCBS.
3.Black-ish's controversial episode surfaces.Hulu, not ABC, has released the controversial episode of Kenya Barris' award-winning comedy. This segment explores the controversy that led to the prolific showrunner decamping Disney. P Read more: Hollywood Reporter »
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