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C21FM: Turn On, Tune In, Chill Out: C21FM is the content community’s radio station, streaming a mix of music, news and interviews 24/7 that put the global business in perspective. Tune in at 10am BST every day for a new block of programming, which is repeated throughout the day. On Fridays we repeat all of the interviews and music we’ve played during the week, and this block runs across the weekend. Pop out the player on the left and stream the station from your desktop. You can find us on iPhone and Android through the app stores. Please connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Our hashtag is #C21FM. You can also get in touch by emailing [email protected].

This week on C21FM, we heard from Lisa Kramer at Paramount Global Content Distribution, Nando Vila at Content Studio and Barbie Kligman, showrunner of new Fox medical drama Doc. We also spoke to Adam and Craig Malamut, creators of new Fox adult animated comedy Universal Basic Guy, and Brandon Katz, entertainment industry strategist at Parrot Analytics.

Are we talking to you? Yes we are. The C21Podcast features discussion about the global content business, from panel talkshows to interviews with people defining the future of international entertainment. Listen below or subscribe to C21Podcast wherever you get your feed.


Brandon Katz, Lisa Kramer, Barbie Kligman, Adam & Craig Malamut

May 24, 2024 las24 01:10:10

LA SCREENINGS: Parrot Analytics' Brandon Katz on the US studios' return to licensing and why consolidation won't solve Hollywood's problems [01:27]; Paramount Global's Lisa Kramer on business as usual [22:30]; plus showrunner Barbie Kligman on new Fox medical drama Doc [41:02], and Adam and Craig Malamut, creators of the network's new adult animation, Universal Basic Guys [54:10].

Mike Cosentino, Evan Shapiro and Thomas Dey

May 17, 2024 las24 01:13:42

LA SCREENINGS: Former Bell Media content chief Mike Cosentino on the intrigue that happens behind the scenes at the LA Screenings [00:39]; media cartographer Evan Shapiro on the parallels between the ailing Hollywood studio system and his own experience of cancer [26:24]; and ACF Investment Bank's Thomas Dey on why Paramount is just the start of a new phase of mega-mergers [53:36].

LA Screenings preview, Beatrice Springborn, Mark Duplass, Betsy Beers

May 10, 2024 las24 01:07:23

LA SCREENINGS: The C21 team looks ahead to this year's LA Screenings, with uncertainty surrounding Paramount and Hollywood in a spin following last year's strikes, as streaming struggles, budgets and jobs are cut, and the impact of AI looms large; plus Universal International Studios president Beatrice Springborn, filmmaker and actor Mark Duplass, and Shondaland creative partner Betsy Beers discuss this flux and the opportunities arising from it.

Charlie Brooker, Bisha K Ali and Richie Mehta

May 03, 2024 01:01:41

Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker and co-writer Bisha K Ali on their win last Sunday at the 2024 Bafta Television Craft Awards, the art of keeping the show fresh, and the future of AI in television; and, as part of C21’s Big Picture initiative, Emmy-award winning filmmaker and writer Richie Mehta, on Amazon Prime Video India true crime drama Poacher, his inspiration, and advice for those with powerful stories to tell.

Bryan Elsley, Jessica Hobbs and Graham Wagner

Apr 26, 2024 01:01:00

As part of C21’s Big Picture initiative, Balloon Entertainment's Bryan Elsley talks about his journey into the TV industry and his concerns about how it's these days stifling creativity; Jessica Hobbs on directing HBO Kate Winslet political satire The Regime together with Stephen Frears; and showrunner Graham Wagner on adapting one of the biggest video game franchises of all time for Amazon.

Ana Langenberg, Kristina Hollstein, Carlotta Rossi Spencer & Poppy Dixon

Apr 19, 2024 01:08:40

NBCUniversal's Ana Langenberg, ZDF's Kristina Hollstein and Banijay's Carlotta Rossi Spencer at the 61st and final edition of MipTV in Cannes; and Sky UK's Poppy Dixon on her programming priorities for the coming months and advice for producers struggling in the current economic climate.