Made-For-Streaming Movies

November 17, 2019

After years of declining production activity for Made-For-TV movies, Netflix is accelerating the rate it licenses and produces lower-budgeted movies, which FilmTake has coined Made-For-Streaming movies.

Free Streaming Offers

November 12, 2019

Heavyweights Disney and Apple are offering free introductory offers to gain a head start over rivals. Select Verizon subscribers in the United States will get free access to Disney+ for a year.

Netflix Admits Concern

November 10, 2019

After losing U.S. subscribers in the second quarter, for the first time since 2011, Netflix finally admitted that the arrival of new streaming services from Disney, Apple, and others would hurt subscriber growth.

Netflix Needs Content

November 7, 2019

Although Netflix remains committed to producing original content, it is preparing to license more content from independent producers and distributors.

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.

British Content Boom

October 29, 2019

As multiple streaming services prepare for an intensifying battle over European subscribers, British-made content continues to surge. This content bonanza and bidding wars between buyers are driving up prices for shows.

State of Netflix

October 20, 2019

As of September 30th, Netflix has over 158 million total subscribers – 60.6 million at home and 97.7 million around the world.

Netflix Misses Subscriber Target Again

October 17, 2019

Netflix missed its quarterly subscriber forecast for the second consecutive quarter in a row. The company’s slowdown ahead of the introduction of several new subscription services is a troubling sign.

Netflix Banned

October 9, 2019

Disney will ban all advertisements from Netflix across all of Disney’s entertainment platforms, including its television networks.

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