The Powers That Be: Daily

The Powers That Be: Daily

Join Emmy Award-winning journalist Peter Hamby, along with the team of expert journalists at Puck, as they let you in on the real conversations insiders are having across the four corners of power in America: Wall Street, Washington, Silicon Valley and Hollywood. Puck's contributors will bring you smart conversation around the inside stories happening in these worlds. Presented in partnership with Audacy, new episodes publish daily, Monday-Friday.

Episodes

June 13, 2024 16 mins
John Ourand joins Peter to break down all the excitement and controversy surrounding the league’s new economics and the Olympic team roster. Then they chew over the latest updates in the Zaz-NBA media rights drama.   To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Bill Cohan joins Peter to discuss Shari Redstone’s shocking decision to nuke the Skydance/RedBird deal. Then the duo weigh in on the fate of Elon Musk’s $56 billion balloon. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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June 11, 2024 25 mins
Abby Livingston joins Peter to discuss the latest spate of member-on-member violence on the House campaign trail. Then they chew over a new poll that finds young voters have either forgotten the chaos of the Trump years or simply don’t care.  To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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June 10, 2024 21 mins
Jon Kelly and Peter are reunited just in time to discuss the tragicomic week at The Washington Post—the Will Lewis restructuring, the Buzbee departure, the Folkenflik battle, and so much more. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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June 7, 2024 27 mins
Tina Nguyen joins Peter Hamby to offer her insider’s view of Donald Trump’s recent intimations about exacting revenge on his political enemies. MAGAworld claims the Dems are weaponizing the criminal court system, and Republicans are vowing to return the favor. But how seriously should we take this dark rhetoric? To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn m...
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Julia Ioffe joins Peter Hamby to dissect Benjamin Netanyahu’s true motivations behind his D.C. tour and his coming address to a joint session of Congress. Then they scrutinize Biden’s optimistic spin on the war in Ukraine. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Bill Cohan joins Dylan Byers to analyze the possible Skydance-Paramount arranged marriage and its ripple effects: Shari’s exit options, the C-suite musical chairs, the Jeff Shell-Jeff Zucker fever dream, and much more. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Eriq Gardner joins Dylan Byers to dig into the latest developments in the potential Skydance-Paramount deal, before unpacking a new $20 billion NFL Sunday ticket antitrust lawsuit. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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On this special episode, Jon Kelly joins guest host Dylan Byers wade into the latest WSJ kerfuffle and predict the NBA rights endgame. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Matt Belloni joins Dylan Byers for a wide-ranging conversation spanning an overlooked sports rights negotiation (not the NBA!) plaguing David Zaslav, Netflix’s foray into sports, the strange economics of ‘Challengers,’ and much more. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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May 30, 2024 27 mins
John Ourand joins Dylan Byers to get into the nitty gritty of the multi-layered NBA broadcast rights auction—and, in particular, how it pertains to WBD. Did Zaz screw everything up? Can he match? And what do the economics really look like?  To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Eriq Gardner joins Dylan Byers to discuss the D.O.J.’s monopoly lawsuit against Live Nation and Ticketmaster, a high-profile antitrust effort with massive implications for consumers, the entertainment industry, and the broader M&A landscape. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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May 28, 2024 28 mins
Julia Ioffe joins Dylan Byers to discuss the latest disturbing turns in the Israel-Hamas war, rising antisemitism in America, and the latest exclusive Puck-Echelon poll revealing how voters are digesting these issues ahead of November. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Happy Memorial Day! In this special edition of Media Monday, Jon Kelly joins Peter to discuss Will Lewis’s new revenue model at The Washington Post and analyze the latest CNN ratings dip. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Dylan Byers joins Peter Hamby to dissect his candid chat with Washington Post chief executive Will Lewis and his finally-unveiled plan to restore the paper’s “swagger” following an era of staff morale problems and business retrenchment. Then they examine the precarious relationship between Warner Bros. Discovery and the NBA. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-polic...
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May 23, 2024 29 mins
John Heilemann, Puck’s newest partner, joins Peter to discuss the White House’s electoral calculus, the realities of the Trump legal sitch, and the evolving media landscape. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Marion Maneker joins Peter Hamby for his inaugural appearance on the pod, in which the star art market correspondent unpacks the biggest dramas surrounding Gigaweek, the high season for art sales in New York. Then, they dig into Marion’s origins as an art market reporter. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://...
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Abby Livingston joins Peter Hamby to inspect the mounting evidence that Democrats are in the drivers’ seat when it comes to taking back the House in November before dissecting the nasty war of words that erupted in a recent Oversight committee hearing. Then they dig into exclusive polling revealing voters’ real sentiments regarding the Trump trial. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.aud...
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Jon Kelly joins Peter to examine the NFL’s latest micro-aggressions, predict the impact Tom Brady will have on Fox, and assess the true value of the CNN presidential debate. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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May 17, 2024 27 mins
Baratunde Thurston joins Peter Hamby to dissect the heated A.I. arms race between Google, Meta, and Open A.I., and how a new wave of generative search tools, like Perplexity A.I., are making it difficult for tech incumbents to outpace disruptors. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoic...
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