Monthly Archives: October 2014

Media Man Podcast #30 – HBO Goes Over the Top (Finally)

Uzo talks about the big news coming out of Time Warner that HBO will finally unleash an over-the-top service in the early part of 2015. He also talks briefly about Bill Simmons leaving ESPN and the Oscars money-making telecast.   … 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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Media Man Podcast #29 – HBO News, Oprah and The Fat Jew

Uzo talks about the possibility of HBO investing in news content. He also describes the uniqueness of The Fat Jew and Oprah’s new tour. And last but not least, yet another conversation about Netflix.         You can … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast #28 – NBA Stays w/ ESPN & TNT; FS1 Left Out

In this episode, Uzo talks about the NBA’s new deal with ESPN & TNT that keeps Fox Sports 1 out of the major sports broadcasting club. Uzo also talks about Softbank’s investment in content and Netflix’s investment in…Adam Sandler?   … 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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Media Man Man Podcast #27: Fall TV Season Opening Week Ratings

In this episode of the Media Man Podcast, Uzo goes night by night, discussing the ratings of TV shows, new and old, debuting during what was the first official week of the new television season. Uzo also talks about Yahoo’s … Continue reading

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Is It Over for the New York Times?

I hate to lead with such a sensationalist headline, but that really was the question in my head as I read a piece on the New York Times and the likelihood of them laying off ~8% of their newsroom staff. Sure, … Continue reading

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