By Jeff Favre and Michael S. Patterson
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A weekly podcast dedicated to the week's entertainment news in Hollywood and beyond.
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 37 - September 10, 2017||Tom and Jeff are back to discuss why no one is back at the movies - unless it's to see a creepy clown. Also, no one is paying Comcast, or Disney, for that matter. Speaking of no one, will anyone be watching the Emmys. It's lonely out in the entertainmen||9/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 25 - June 18, 2017||It's a lot about reputations this week - from Bill Cosby, to Alex Jones, to NBC. Let's not forget Tom Cruise as well. There are some issues going on for sure and Tom and Jeff are getting to the bottom of each and every one of them. So have a seat, click||7/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 31 - July 30, 2017||Welcome back to the cast! We know summer is a slow time for you, and, frankly, it's an unusually slow time for movies as well, with a couple of exceptions. Tom and Jeff discuss - along with their summer friend Dan Nelson! Always a sports fan, Dan talks||7/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 23 - June 4, 2017||Net Neutrality is going the way of 2 Broke Girls, and yet the King of Queens is back in some weird way. Colbert is far from dead, and Fallon is falling. Wonder Woman apparently is wonderful, and pink slime are two words you best not say. All that, plus||6/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 20 - May 14, 2017||It's May, which usually means good times for movies and bad times for some TV shows. Well, it's a bit of bad news, bad news ... and some more bad news, for a few old shows and some new, and for pretty much all movies with a II or 2 by its name. Also, Pr||5/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 17 - April 23, 2017||Well, Bill is done, except he's just beginning. Will his podcast be even bigger now? More interesting is will the old folks stay to watch Tucker? Fast is still going Furiously, but the better question is will people be fast and furious for Avatar 2, 3,||4/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 15 - April 9, 2017||Girls are leaving, the Ghost is dead, Bill is dying - maybe - and that's just the beginning. Click and be informed! Listen to this week's Tradescast. Subscribe via iTunes NOW!||4/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 13 - March 26, 2017||It's chaos-city in La La Land! Writers may go on strike, YouTube is getting backlash from advertisers, net neutrality is in trouble. Tom and Jeff are sure there's some good news, maybe, to go with the bad. Click and see if it's true, or if it's all just||3/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 8 - February 19, 2017||Guess what? The most important movie of the year came out this past week and you didn't even know about it! Don't worry. Tom and Jeff will explain it all to you. And that's just the start of the cast. NBC might be trying to prove that everything old can||2/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 5 - January 30, 2017||Who can turn on with a smile? Who can still direct movies, despite a long, bad run? Whose TV shows are hits that no one knows? Who is enjoying 2017 so far? OK, that last one was a trick. Tom and Jeff answer all this and more - and we even try to make yo||2/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 3- January 16, 2017||If you were wondering whether anyone still watches awards shows, Tom and Jeff have the answer. If you want to know what weekly fight appears to be set for the next several years, they've got the answer. If fake news is your thing then there's real stuff||1/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 1- January 1, 2017||It seems most everyone wanted 2016 to end ... so there you go. Now what? Before you answer that, let Tom and Jeff go back for a sec and tell you what the entertainment business takeaways were from the crazy year that was. What will we remember 20 years||1/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 47- December 4, 2016||You can't stop the beat! And you can't stop these live musicals, which is a great thing because it's finally time for Hairspray, which Tom and Jeff hope is the best! Speaking of best, Netflix put its best foot forward with Gilmore Girls, and the ratings||12/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 45- November 20, 2016||Look, Tom and Jeff obviously are going to mention Trump, but from an entertainment and media point of view - so the Hamilton thing is right up their alley. Was it appropriate to speak to Pence from the stage. The boys discuss. It's not all political stu||11/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 43- November 6, 2016||Election week, and everyone is united ... in wanting this election to be over. If you need an escape, then head over here. Tom and Jeff are chatting up movies, TV and other fun non-presidential stuff too. Click, enjoy and vote for peace! Listen to this||11/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 41- October 23, 2016||Here we go - mega-merger time! It happens more and more these days as we head toward a single global enterprise. Kind of scary. Tom and Jeff share the fear. Also, will Trump start a network, assuming he doesn't start a new job as president. Also, which||10/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 39 - October 9, 2016||Who would have thought that the biggest show of the fall season is the dark comedy known as Trump-Clinton? Debates and live tweets are all good, but can it sustain a full season? Tom and Jeff check the numbers. Speaking of numbers, cable hasn't got any,||10/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 36 - September 19, 2016||Emmys week, or should we say it's Week Two of the NFL Sunday Night Football ... and some antiquated show with funny statues that no one is watching. Don't worry. Tom and Jeff watched for you, and they have plenty of take aways. Speaking of taking, Netfl||9/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 34 - September 5, 2016||Labor Day Weekend is done and no Jerry Lewis in sight. Things change, which may explain some of the new shows coming to broadcast network TV -- there's some odd stuff out there. Also, there's change in the movie world, including a savior in VR. All that||9/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 32 - August 21, 2016||Sumner Redstone is old. The Olympics are broadcast terribly. Billy Bush isn't Walter Cronkite. Man, people sure do complain a lot! It's a good thing Tom and Jeff are here to give voice to the anger. So click here and rage on! Listen to this week's Trade||8/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 29 - July 31, 2016||This week is all about fighting, from dems and repubs, to the UFC, and Tom and Jeff are ready to duke it out, along with special guest Dan. Also, the guys talk about the relevance of Gary Marshall to the TV landscape. So stop the violence, click and fin||7/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 26 - July 10, 2016||July 4 is over - or in the case of PBS, it was over before it began thanks to replaying old fireworks displays! Tom and Jeff chat big bangs, live streams, animal movies and a lot more, so get some cake and ice cream and enjoy! Listen to this week's Trad||7/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 22 - June 12, 2016||It's a tragic week in America, and people don't know where to put their anger and grief. Entertainment, like sports, are always looked at like silly diversions, and they are, but there's a need for that. Tom and Jeff chat about not-so-important stuff th||6/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 18 - May 15, 2016||Maybe cable isn't as dead as you think? Maybe you can't get by on apps alone - although Tom has joined the ranks of the un-cabled! Besides, what are you watching on the big networks, as no new hits were birthed this year. Tom and Jeff hash it out, along||5/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe TradesCast for Week 18 - May 1, 2016||Prince is big business, and who knows what that business will be, seeing as how he had no will. Prince is getting a salute on Facebook, and some of that via live video, which Facebook is doing quite a lot these days. How's it going? Jeff and Tom chat it||5/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
This is my favorite podcast
This is a terrific podcast about the entertainment industry. In the way ESPN has mastered the art of sport commentary, Jeff and Mike share there thoughts about the world of television and Film industry that is uniquely entertaining.
Very informative and fun
It keeps me up to date on what's going on in the industry and it's fun! Don't always have time to read the trades, but I can listen to this on my way to work!