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Come meet us in person! We love serving you in your email, on social, in your ears. Podcast feed and on LAist 89.3 FM) — and certainly in person. The next month brings many amazing events where we hope you'll meet the people at The Ankler and your fellow subscribers.

  • May 2 First up is the legendary sitcom star. Kelsey GrammarIn conversation with Series Business' Elaine Love As part of our The Ankler X Backstage Screening Series. Don't sleep on it.

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  • Previous Week, Elaine gets the scoop from five TV agents. What is selling and what is not?. This week, Elaine shares what those same agents are saying about the state of the market: pilots, jobs, budgets and post-strike deals:

5 TV Agents on the State of the Industry

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  • In our Reel AI newsletter, Eric Burmack Makes a short documentary using AI tools about a real CIA plan to use cats as spies. You can watch it as part of his analysis of how tech can disrupt true crime documentaries and why it's so troubling:

The scary AI future of true crime docs

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  • In Richards Jamboree: Massive paychecks for Ari Emanuel, Bob Buckish And David Zaslaw making a big mess of things; Jerry SeinfeldMisunderstood and OG on the movie business Blair Witch Actor Josh Leonard vs Lionsgate:

My 'Blair Witch' Star Q&A; Zaslav, Ari and CEO Paycheck Shock

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As the earnings season heats up, You need to read Sean McEntee Breaking down the finances of major entertainment companies. This week, he examines Peacock's growth versus Comcast's linear TV losses, continued cord-cutting across the industry and YouTube's impressive rise:

☀️ ROKU Rebounds, reveals a new push for its TV viewers.

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☀️ APPLE focused on next global sports deal.

☀️Horror's 2023 heat is over, as 'Abigail' fails to wow

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  • How Dad TV Intruded on Hollywood The future of Prime Video, Par+ and more What is seen? (And what does the NFL have to do with it):

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