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.

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.

Apple Considers MGM Buyout

January 15, 2020

After the abysmal start to Apple’s new streaming service, Apple TV+, the tech company is searching for relevance with a new leader and a possible strategic acquisition.

Hollywood Set to Own Theaters Again

November 20, 2019

The Department of Justice in the United States is preparing to allow Hollywood studios to own film theaters once again. This decision would reverse 70 years of anti-trust law that was implemented in 1948, which is known as the Paramount decrees.

New Details Emerge About HBO Max

November 5, 2019

AT&T’s WarnerMedia released details about its forthcoming streaming service HBO Max, which will officially launch in May 2020. The service will cost $14.99 a month, the same cost as HBO’s flagship service.

Cord Cutting Continues

Cord Cutting Continues

July 28, 2019

During the second quarter, DirecTV’s traditional satellite service lost 778,000 subscribers and its streaming service DirecTV Now lost 168,000 accounts.

Big Spenders

Hey Big Spenders

July 15, 2019

To woo subscribers away from Netflix, Disney, AT&T, and Apple are spending big bucks to produce original series content.

Rise of Online TV

Rise of Online Television

June 25, 2019

Online-only television packages are getting pricier to the point that they’re approaching the same fees paid for traditional cable.

Lionsgate: Up In Flames

Up In Flames

April 30, 2019

Lionsgate lobbied to become the belle of the buyout ball last year in Hollywood, but Prince Charming never arrived.

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