The timing of the anonymous leak that CBS was prepared to pay Lionsgate $5 billion for Starz, raises serious questions about possible market manipulation.
Last week, Disney and Comcast came to terms whereby Disney would take sole control over Hulu. Comcast will remain a silent partner until 2024
In an industry where content is king; Netflix has worn the crown in recent years thanks to the programming libraries from the major studios.
The uneasy marriage between Lionsgate and Starz has been a rocky one from the start. The biggest clash relates to Lionsgate’s television division.
Lionsgate lobbied to become the belle of the buyout ball last year in Hollywood, but Prince Charming never arrived.
Accurately value feature film and television content in Canada with unprecedented access to multiple SVOD rate cards for content available in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Over 57% of Canadian households with internet access streamed Netflix sometime in 2018. Currently, Netflix Canada has around 6.5 million paying subscribers.
Netflix’s rapid subscriber growth slows in the United States at the worst possible moment.
All told, Barclays, HSBC and Bank of Ireland could face a tax bill up to £11 billion for their role in EIS tax avoidance schemes.
Last year was the first year that global viewers spent more on online video streaming services than attending movie theaters.