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The Billionaire Blueprint to Buy Paramount

Matt is joined by Puck’s Bill Cohan to discuss the latest reports about Paramount Global’s potential sale, specifically looking at David Ellison’s pitch to acquire the media empire by purchasing National Amusement, Paramount’s parent company

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Matt is joined by Puck’s Bill Cohan to discuss the latest reports about Paramount Global’s potential sale, specifically looking at David Ellison’s pitch to acquire the media empire by purchasing National Amusement, Paramount’s parent company. Matt and Bill discuss Shari Redstone’s willingness to now engage, the financial problems as well as complications and high risk involved with the potential deal, what Ellison could do with the assets he doesn’t want, and what the future holds for Paramount Global if no deal is made. Matt finishes the show with a prediction for the opening weekend of Mean Girls.

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Host: Matt Belloni
Guest: Bill Cohan
Producers: Craig Horlbeck and Jessie Lopez
Theme Song: Devon Renaldo

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