• AVOD Market Heats Up

    Several media companies are holding discussions to acquire advertising-supported video streaming services. Fox Corp is in talks with Tubi, and NBCUniversal is considering Vudu.

  • PayTV Subscriber Freefall

    Traditional pay television subscribers are in freefall—the rate of subscribers canceling their service accelerated by more than 70% last year.

  • AVOD Streaming Gains Ground

    AVOD is gaining ground on SVOD in the United States. The proportion of television viewership that is through streaming services has almost doubled since 2018.

  • Netflix Wins Over France

    Streaming giant Netflix officially opened its latest non-US office in Paris last month, signaling a deeper commitment to Europe. Netflix now has four offices in Europe.

  • Cord-Cutting Gains Momentum

    In the fourth quarter, two million US subscribers cut the cord on traditional television packages from AT&T, Comcast, Charter, and Verizon, up from 1.7 million in the third quarter.

Production

Production Battle of Britain

January 15, 2020

There is a mad rush by the most significant content creators, especially streaming services, to utilize the production infrastructure in England as a base of European operations.

Distribution

UPDATED: Sundance Heats Up

January 28, 2020

After a slow start to the 35th annual Sundance Film Festival, the weekend produced a handful of sizable deals, including from Amazon Studios, Searchlight Pictures, and Lionsgate.

Streaming

AVOD Market Heats Up

February 25, 2020

Several media companies are holding discussions to acquire advertising-supported video streaming services. Fox Corp is in talks with Tubi, and NBCUniversal is considering Vudu.

Finance

Georgia Tax Credits Draw Scrutiny

January 13, 2020

Last week the auditor for the state of Georgia released a report calling into question the value of the state’s popular film and television production credit program.

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AVOD Market Heats Up

February 25, 2020

Several media companies are holding discussions to acquire advertising-supported video streaming services. Fox Corp is in talks with Tubi, and NBCUniversal is considering Vudu.

PayTV Subscriber Freefall

February 23, 2020

Traditional pay television subscribers are in freefall—the rate of subscribers canceling their service accelerated by more than 70% last year.

AVOD Streaming Gains Ground

February 16, 2020

AVOD is gaining ground on SVOD in the United States. The proportion of television viewership that is through streaming services has almost doubled since 2018.

Netflix Wins Over France

February 12, 2020

Streaming giant Netflix officially opened its latest non-US office in Paris last month, signaling a deeper commitment to Europe. Netflix now has four offices in Europe.

Cord-Cutting Gains Momentum

February 11, 2020

In the fourth quarter, two million US subscribers cut the cord on traditional television packages from AT&T, Comcast, Charter, and Verizon, up from 1.7 million in the third quarter.