Category Archives: Show Biz

Media Man Podcast Ep. #008 – Comcast Buys Time Warner Cable

In this episode of the Media Man Podcast, Uzo talks about Comcast buying Time Warner Cable. Specifically, he touches on what it means for your ability to watch TV, the consequences for Net Neutrality and the future of television, cable … Continue reading

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Four Commandments for Future Hollywood Studio Success

If you think the days of life-changing, thought-provoking, substantiative movies are over…you are probably right. At least that’s what the major studios seem to be hinting at. I could list out of all of horrible blockbusters that went awry this … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast Ep. #3: Twitter, Blockbuster Movies and Spotify

In the third episode of the Media Man Podcast with Uzo Ometu, we go into an array of topics. First, Uzo breaks down why a strategy of just blockbuster movies does not make sense. He then speaks on why Spotify … Continue reading

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Black Movies Causing Quite the Discussion

Black movies have been getting quite the buzz over the past year. From Kevin Hart’s multitude of films, to last weekend’s “The Best Man Holiday,” movies starring black actors are becoming all the rage. And they should be! Why? Well, I’m … Continue reading

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Multicultural TV Strategy: The Race for the Races

As a semi-young, black, American citizen interested in developing his own media empire, I undoubtedly think about how race will play into developing an American-based media company for the next generation. The browning of America is undoubtedly changing the landscape … Continue reading

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This Year’s Emmys & What it Means for the Future of Television

Am I a hypocrite? In order to commentate on television and video, does one have to watch the Emmys? Because I didn’t do that. In my defense, it is my love of television that prevented me from watching the Emmys. … Continue reading

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Summer Time Movies Makes Dollars, Not Sense

I was really f’ing good at basketball when I was a teenager. Not just in the “hey, I was nice” kinda way, but in the “damn, I used to dominate cats” way. It was not because I was faster or … Continue reading

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CBS Wins Battle…But Will it Win the War?

When I was growing up, one of the adages I always took to heart was “perception is reality.” As someone that wanted to grow up and be involved in the media, I always looked at news stories and celebrity gossip … Continue reading

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Netflix is Changing the Game…for Everyone

In today’s Wall Street Journal, there was an article that basically described how Netflix was shaking up Hollywood by providing an alternative distribution partner for studios to profit from and consider when making original programming. This of course is not a … Continue reading

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Is Sheen the Model for Future Stars Looking to Get Paid?

Charlie Sheen is unquestionably considered to be on the wrong side of crazy, but the man knows business. It makes complete sense for you to dislike him for his internet tirades, trouble with the law, kidnapping of a prostitute and … Continue reading

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