The Broadcasters Podcast

The Broadcasters Podcast

The Broadcasters Podcast talks about everything Entertainment and Media. We follow the digital disruption and its impact on movies, TV, Music and Radio and how corporate influence, PC Culture, and how other social and cultural obstacles help or hurt the creativity in all projects in front and behind the scenes. Our host is a media watchdog with decades of various media experience observing every part of the media we consume today from the TV we watch on cable or online, the music we listen to on the radio or via streaming and the way we read the news, sports, and entertainment online. Hosted by the @kingofpodcasts.

Episodes

September 23, 2022 59 min
The digital disruption continues to erode the traditional media model, in part of because of a growning lack of trust of any any corporate run media. Independent creators are the safe haven to growing audiences. KOP examines studies and stories validating that trend.

UCLA Study Finds Teens Resoundingly Reject Aspirational Content On TV & Movies https://deadline.com/2022/09/ucla-study-finds-teens-resoundingly-reject-aspirational...
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The killing of PnB Rock leads the headlines of rap artists under constant attack. Rap albums are underwhelming across the board and the corporatization of rap has taken a toll in the once thriving counterculture. KOP examines the continued decline of rap.

Bottom Feeders Are Preying on Street Rap’s Dominance https://www.complex.com/music/street-rap-court-system-essay/

Instagram post of PnB Rock may have led to killing, LAPD says
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It's nearly impossible to keep up with all of the rising stars and ridiculed and controversial characters on YouTube and their clips spread across social media. KOP talks about the state of the streaming counterculture and the fascination with those championed and those on the brink of being censored and cancelled.

Why is it more compelling when we can see them? http://bit.ly/3TR5rl4

Now banned by TikTok and others, Andrew Tat...
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On the eve of National Cinema Day and a quiet Labor Day Weekend for the movies KOP looks at why the movie releases are coming in sluggish. Plus, music labels look forward to making more money from the streamers and eventually the radio stations.

How to Fix Movie Theaters’ Supply Problem https://variety.com/vip/fixing-movie-theaters-supply-problem-1235346151/

Without Any New Major Releases, Will ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Return to N...
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Anyone streaming on YouTube, Twitch and other video platforms have essentially picked up the podcasting model and clipped to share on all social media. We look at the continued power play podcasting has become and why the corporate media continues to invest.

New Edison Data Shows Growing Role Of Video For Podcasters. https://www.insideradio.com/free/new-edison-data-shows-growing-role-of-video-for-podcasters/article_65349660-2434-11...
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The CW becomes the latest casuality to corporate negligence and further shows how corporate media continues to cave to the digital disruption. Corporate keeps taking Ls on network and cable to streaming which is also struggling. KOP explains.

The CW Will Be A Profitable Network By 2025, With Broader And Cheaper Programming, New Owners At Nexstar Signal https://deadline.com/2022/08/the-cw-will-become-profitable-network-2025-broader-c...
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First Batgirl, then what's next? The Flash? Peacemaker? Joker 2? We look at the corporate decisions being made from cutting content to cost hikes. KOP breaks it down.

Inside the Confusing State of DC, From Huge ‘Joker 2’ Paydays to the Search for Their Kevin Feige https://variety.com/2022/film/news/dc-films-kevin-feige-batgirl-joker-2-walter-hamada-david-zaslav-1235337927/

The Batman 2 Gets Disappointing Development Update https...
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Leslie Grace's portrayal of Batgirl get shelved as part of a typical corporate decision to cost cut following a merger. KOP breaks down the timeline of changes and what it means for the future of HBO Max and the DCEU as a whole.

‘Batgirl’ Film Axed by Warner Bros., Won’t Be Released on Any Platform https://variety.com/2022/film/news/batgirl-not-released-warner-bros-hbo-max-1235331897

‘Batgirl’ Directors ‘Saddened and Shocked’ Af...
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Comic-Con makes a big comeback, regaining status as key studio marketing launchpad. Netflix is retroactively editing Stranger Things? Plus, more royalties for rightsholders. KOP breaks it down.

After Absence, Comic-Con Regains Status as Key Studio Marketing Launchpad
Marvel Studios, 'Lord of the Rings' and a supersized Dwayne Johnson appearance showed the Con is still seen as a must-attend event: "We have to earn the rig...
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Stranger Things did for Kate Bush and Metallica what Thor: Love and Thunder did for Guns and Roses. KOP looks at the trend and the viral probability going forward.

Want a Kate Bush Moment For Your Song? Here’s the Recipe https://www.billboard.com/pro/stranger-things-songs-viral-streaming-strategy-tv-syncs-tik-tok-shazam/

Guns N' Roses Rocked Song Charts – Is It Because of 'Thor: Love and Thunder'?
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From legacy musicians making money from movies and TV, to making money from digital disruptors, KOP looks at the crusade for creators young and old to get paid more.

Viral Revivals: From Kate Bush to Tom Odell, Inside the Business of Oldies as New Hit Songs https://variety.com/2022/music/news/kate-bush-tom-odell-catalog-songs-tiktok-business-1235317069/

That syncing feeling: how Stranger Things supercharged the music industry https:/...
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Podcast Listening Is Again Growing In 2022, Says Reuters, But News Habits Are Changing. Plus, the U.S. is losing an average of two weekly newspapers a week. KOP comments on the changes.

Podcast Listening Is Again Growing In 2022, Says Reuters, But News Habits Are Changing. https://www.insideradio.com/free/podcast-listening-is-again-growing-in-2022-says-reuters-but-news-habits-are-changing/article_e8418d42-ed43-11ec-b054-b323a36529...
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KOP has an exclusive interview with the bassist from Grammy Award winners System From A Down and Owner and 22Red Founder Shavo Odadjian.

TARGETING YOUNGER AUDIENCES: A SUPERSESSION
https://radioinsight.com/blogs/229856/targeting-younger-audiences-a-supersession/

Broadcasters See ‘Major Step Forward’ In Congress Toward Allowing Cannabis Ads On Radio. https://www.insideradio.com/free/broadcasters-see-major-step-forward-in-congress-towa...
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Drake releases Honestly, Nevermind and Beyonce' follows up with a single "Break My Soul" leading up to her forthcoming album "Renaissance" coming out in July. KOP chronicles this urban-led dance crusade.

Why Drake (and Beyoncé!) Would Like You to Dance Right Now https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/drake-beyonce-house-dance-podcast-1373081/

Beyoncé, Drake and the revival of 90s house music
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Kate Bush serves as a music revolutionary once again in the age of streaming. We look at her genius and the dumbfounded music and radio industries left in her dust.

Kate Bush’s ‘Running Up That Hill’ Is Already a 2022 Sales and Streaming Smash — Will It Take Over Radio Too? https://www.billboard.com/music/chart-beat/kate-bush-running-up-that-hill-radio-1235089191/

Why Is Kate Bush Running Up The Charts? - https://jacobsmedia.com/?p&...
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We look at the current protocol of new music discovery whether it is new or something dusted off thanks to pop culture, like Kate Bush returning to the top of the charts thanks to Stranger Things.

Gen Z Has Finally Discovered Kate Bush, and I’m Thrilled https://www.vogue.com/article/kate-bush-stranger-things-gen-z-discovery

Kate Bush’s Stranger Things Triumph Reminds Us of the Joy of Discovering Music Through Film and TV https://cons...
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TikTok has totally taken over the reigns of new music discovery. KOP talks about how Radio's corporate consequences have cost them the leverage they had as a traditional linear medium to introduce listeners to new music.

KROQ has Kevin Weatherly back: Here’s how the radio station gets back on top https://www.dailynews.com/2022/05/30/kroq-has-kevin-weatherly-back-heres-how-the-radio-station-get-back-on-top/

TikTok Is Testing Grou...
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Can Top Gun: Maverick be the top draw need to bolster a stagnant year at the box office and get more than just superhero fans back to watch the big flicks. KOP looks at the potential.

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Could Become Paramount’s Biggest Hit in a Decade https://www.yahoo.com/now/top-gun-maverick-could-become-230832843.html

Will ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Be Tom Cruise’s First $100 Million Opening Weekend? https://variety.com/2022/film/box-o...
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Not since the OJ Simpson Trial have we witnessed such callous celebrity starved media play up the sleaze and salaciousness of an unfortunate domestic violence defamation trial, headlined by two flawed Hollywood celebrities. KOP breaks it down.

Why Does It Seem Like the Entire Internet Is Team Johnny Depp? https://www.vice.com/en/article/4aw93j/justice-for-johnny-depp-internet-comments

Johnny Depp Case Brings Stan Culture Into the C...
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Last June, The two largest station operators prepared major initiatives that led to changes at many CHR stations across the country. KOP proposes the idea to implement their initiatives across the board for nationally broadcasted terrestrial radio.

How Does Radio Reverse The Declining Listener Trend? https://radioink.com/2022/05/12/how-does-radio-reverse-the-declining-listener-trend/

Bob & Sheri reflect on first year at K 104....
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