WarnerMedia’s decision may seem at odds with the company’s overall strategy to bring owned content ‘in-house’ to make it exclusive on its new streaming site.
As media markets reach a consolidation fever pitch, three companies will emerge controlling nearly all content creation and distribution in the United States.
Netflix’s streaming supremacy will be challenged in 2019 when Disney and Warner launch their own direct-to-consumer services.
Amazon is preparing to acquire Landmark Theaters according to unnamed sources. Fewer and fewer Americans are going to the theater, but those that do are spending more and more.
Netflix is the most popular SVOD service in the UK, with an estimated 9.2 million subscribers, which for the first time is more than PayTV subs.
France has always been on the front lines against Netflix’s expansion in Europe, but its calculated indifference is waning.
Cable companies are buying distributors and content creators in a final attempt to cripple streaming services.
For three straight years, television and home video markets in the United States have lost subscribers. This downward trend is accelerating and shows no signs of abating.
Amazon Studios relies on traditional distribution practices to foster greater collaboration with the gatekeepers of independent film.
Amazon Studios is growing its reach with strong relationships and deference for traditional distribution norms, which fosters allies.