Sundance Strikes Back

February 13, 2019

After last year’s acquisitions lull at Sundance, especially by Netflix and Amazon, this year’s festival produced a number of megadeals.

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AT&T’s Big Gamble

February 8, 2019

The DirecTV deal was AT&T’s first big gamble on the filmed entertainment distribution market. DirecTV has been shedding subscribers since the beginning of 2017.

Netflix Trouble Abroad

Trouble Brewing Abroad

February 4, 2019

There is a disturbing international trend that emerged from Netflix’s latest financials that has not been discussed widely.

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Media Buyouts Backfire

January 26, 2019

AT&T’s buyout of a declining DirecTV and a sputtering Time Warner at the top of the market is materializing into a massive miscalculation.

Netflix Pays Top Dollar

January 20, 2019

Perhaps the biggest revelation from Netflix’s earning call last week is the admission that they are “ready to pay top-of-the-market prices for…”

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The China Retreat

January 15, 2019

Viacom has had enough of China. The New York-based company is in talks with at least one Chinese group to sell some or all of the company’s operations on the mainland.

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