Burning Questions About the Future of Paramount

What does the future hold for Paramount now that David Ellison that he has purchased the legacy media company from Shari Redstone?

Paramount Pictures studio lot at 5555 Melrose Ave.

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Matt is joined by Bloomberg’s Lucas Shaw to look at what the future holds for Paramount now that David Ellison has purchased the legacy media company from Shari Redstone. They discuss what will happen to Paramount’s assets—including CBS, Pluto, Paramount+—their movie strategy, and ultimately whether a new, young, tech-focused CEO can not only keep Paramount alive, but help it flourish (02:22). Matt finishes the show with a prediction about the upcoming criminal trial of Alec Baldwin in the Rust case (25:57).

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Host: Matt Belloni
Guest: Lucas Shaw
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