Sony Shutters Streaming Service

January 8, 2020

Sony Pictures is shutting down its PlayStation Vue streaming television service in the first quarter of 2020. Rising content costs and a plethora of choices have made the service untenable.

Box Office Declines

January 6, 2020

The box office in North America was down almost 5% from 2018 even after rising ticket prices, and despite a slew of mega-budget franchise films being released.

Streaming Bout

December 4, 2019

The streaming bout between Netflix and traditional media companies for the world’s online video subscribers is well underway.

European Commission

Monopolizing Europe

November 27, 2019

The studio cartel system continues to thrive in Europe even after several seemingly disruptive interventions by the European Commission.

Betting On The Past

September 23, 2019

Netflix signed a five-year deal with Sony Pictures Television worth $500 million to become the exclusive worldwide streamer for Seinfeld.

Follow The Leader

July 23, 2019

NBCUniversal, who competed against Disney for Fox, is planning to follow Disney’s lead in India with the purchase of Zee Entertainment.