The Media & Entertainment industry is undergoing a major paradigm shift driven by the introduction of new business models, distribution platforms and transformative technologies.

L.E.K. Consulting advises clients in all areas of the Media & Entertainment ecosystem. We help companies manage change, grow profits and remain competitive amid market uncertainty.

Our Media & Entertainment practice has experience working with major movie studios and streaming companies, broadcast and cable networks, gaming companies, and production services providers.

We also conduct an annual Media & Entertainment survey that tracks evolving market and consumer trends across the industry.

How we help

Our Media & Entertainment practice leaders specialize in growth strategy development, transaction support and operations improvement to achieve high-impact results for clients.

We are active in all areas of the Media & Entertainment landscape:



Success Stories

  • For a major media conglomerate, we supported the development of an advertising video-on-demand (AVOD) streaming strategy

  • For a production services company, we assessed the outlook on production spend across major entertainment market segments

  • For a major retailer, we developed a growth strategy for its online advertising and retail media business

  • For a sell-side advertising platform, we created an organizational strategy for the next stage of growth

  • For an international broadcast company, we performed a strategic review of the video-on-demand (VOD) and AVOD markets

  • For a major studio, we evaluated the future stability of its feature animation business to underwrite a successful $7 billion acquisition of a leading feature animation studio

  • For a mini-major studio, we developed a film ultimates model that allowed the studio to greenlight a project resulting in tens of millions of dollars in profit

  • For a major theatrical chain, we performed a detailed operations diagnostic that led, within 12 months, to $10 million to $15 million of annual savings

  • For a sports entertainment company, we supported the launch of a subscription over-the-top service that quickly reached more than 1 million paying subscribers globally

  • For a major promoter and venue owner, we supported the launch of a self-ticketing service that led to a $2.5 billion merger that reshaped the ticketing business

How do we help clients achieve high-impact results?

Learn about how we can help you with your Media needs.