Category Archives: Show Biz

Newly Released Movies Coming to a Living Room Near You

One of the things that has prevented Netflix from totally taking over our lives is the fact that people still like watching newly released movies more so than being able to watch old movies on demand. So while Netflix is great … Continue reading

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NCAA Leaves Money on Table with Football Semi-Finals

The college football national championship between Alabama and Clemson was played on Monday. And despite my disdain for the fact that the NCAA makes so much money off these college athletes without giving them a paycheck, I’m going to talk … Continue reading

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Three Ideas to Make TV More Profitable and Better

It’s not often that I go around trying to tell Television networks what they should do, but recently, on an episode of the Media Man Podcast, I did just that, when I insinuated that the TV News entities should start … Continue reading

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Another Post Ripping Another Post About Netflix

Well, it’s that time of the week again. Time for me to excoriate yet another article that sings the praises of Netflix. Some might begin to think that I dislike Netflix, I wouldn’t invest in it, or that I got into … Continue reading

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Why You Shouldn’t Be Shocked by Netflix Inking Sandler

Hollywood was all in a tizzy last week after the folks from up the coast made a play for one of the industry’s long-time stars. For those of you who don’t know, Netflix inked Adam Sandler and his Happy Madison … Continue reading

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Has the NFL Finally Over-Saturated its Viewers?

The NFL wants you to watch it. And they want you to watch a lot of it. This season alone, the NFL released two new products. The first being “NFL Now,” a new online and mobile app video service that … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast #21 – How Do Movies Make Money?

In this episode, we talk about how the revenues and expenses associated with how movies make money during their theatrical release. We always lead the show with “Media by the Numbers,” and you host, Uzo Ometu, makes snarky comments about … Continue reading

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Steve Balmer Isn’t Paying for the Clippers, Cable Subscribers Are

Everyone out there is commenting on the fact that Steve Ballmer is paying too much for the Los Angeles Clippers. And while I would love to get into a Gladwell-esque philosophical debate about why sports teams shouldn’t even be considered … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast Ep. #012 – NBC #1, Chelsea Handler and Fox-like Moves

In this episode of the Media Man Podcast, Uzo tells you why NBC’s rise to #1 is unimportant and short-lived, breaks down Chelsea’s split from the E! network, and describes Rupert Murdoch’s plans to take over the media world…again! (May … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast Ep. #011 – Studio Leverage, ESPN and DirecTV-AT&T

In this Media Man episode, Uzo Ometu talks about the advantages of owning a studio today, the dominance of ESPN, the DirecTV-AT&T merger and why Tim Armstrong and Patch just don’t get along.

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