6 Takeaways From TheGrill 2022: Hybrid Models Work, Content Still Rules and Abortion Worries Loom

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At the moment, it’s all about content – and streaming had better get flexible

After two days of intense conversations at TheWrap’s annual Grill conference, one thing is clear about this moment in entertainment: Content is the name of the game.  

Not only are Candle Media’s Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs investing heavily in content companies with the $25 billion war chest of Blackrock, a half-dozen top dealmaking bankers who spoke on our mergers panel say that the entertainment industry will continue to see heavy acquisition activity in the space, despite Wall Street’s foul mood. 

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Sharon Waxman

Sharon Waxman, is the founder, CEO and Editor in Chief of TheWrap. She is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author, and was a Hollywood correspondent for The New York Times. Twitter: @sharonwaxman