Amazon's reinventing streaming culture!

"What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it changes against you - what used to be a tail wind is now a head wind - you have to lean into that and figure out what to do because complaining isn't a strategy."
-Jeff Bezos

This is the news you didn't know about for the week of 9/11/17!

Amazon is not afraid to cancel its shows. Throughout its short streaming life, the network has ended a dozen shows. CEO Jeff Bezos has uprooted what the company used to believe to be the best way to produce TV shows. Now, Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has been tasked with finding the next big thing. How is Amazon going about it? Is Alexa involved? When will that two ply toilet paper I ordered last Wednesday come? Find out only on News Time!

About that 2017 summer box office...

“It stinks!”
-Jay Sherman

This is the news you didn’t know about for the week of 9/4/17!

The 2017 Summer Box Office was filled with soulless movies, none of which any of you saw. Of course, there were many movies that stood out of the crowd. If only there were more of those unique films than the franchised flicks. Only $95.5 million was taken in this summer (a drop of almost $33 million from 2016’s summer BO). Chad goes on a deep dive to understand what happened, why it happened and who Hollywood blames for their summertime sadness. All of this only on News Time!

Music composition means more to comedy than you think!

"Hail to thee, Kamp Krusty,
Below Mt. Avalanche.
We will always love Kamp Krusty...
A registered trademark of the Krusty Korporation. All rights reserved."
-Lyrics by Alf Clausen

This is the news you didn't know about for the week of 8/28/17!

"The Simpsons" let one of televisions longest tenured composers -- Alf Clausen -- go. And his 35 piece orchestra is gone too. But he will be back on the show in some capacity. How does his 27 years worth of work match today's comedy climate? Also, a look at how Adam Blau writes music for FXX's "You're The Worst." Only on News Time!