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.
Apple has twice postponed the launch of its first slate of shows. Producers and agents involved in projects at Apple expect the date to be pushed back once again.
Television advertising sales in the U.S fell 8% to $61 billion in 2017 – the biggest slump in 20 years. Sales at cable networks dropped for the first time in a decade.
The days of cable television are numbered after the launch of YouTube TV in the U.S. The will cost $35 a month for a family plan with at least 40 channels.
In an attempt to cash-in on the television boom, eOne is building a greater presence in the U.S. But is eOne’s rush into television too little too late?