The theatrical window lives on, but it’s smaller than ever, and the difference, at least distribution-wise, between blockbuster and 'straight-to-video' is super narrow
From traditional print publishers like Condé Nast, to text-first platforms including Twitter, to hardware makers like Roku, traditionally small-screen-focused digital companies are using the NewFronts to pitch original connected TV shows
Finally disclosing that 175 million Prime Video members worldwide use its subscription video service, Amazon clarified one of the biggest mysteries in the streaming business … and underscored just how powerful it really is
Sony and ‘Knives Out’ pacts may encourage smaller companies to take hard look at their hands and decide if they truly can afford to stay in what's become a very expensive poker game
The major media companies are ready for a post-pandemic return to theatrical releases, familiar business models, a normal awards season, and most importantly, a hybrid streaming future that still does most of what studios have done for 110 years
It’s clear the big media companies, pushed by tech giant Amazon, are coming closer to the Big Kiss Off, ending one of the great love affairs in television history
ViacomCBS delivered a three-hour onslaught of familiar film and TV franchises, all available for $4.99 a month with ads
From pricing to programming to device support, what ought to be revealed at ViacomCBS’ investor day event on Wednesday
Jassy, who takes over this summer, will head a trillion-dollar company that already has its hands in just about every corner of the video business
The owner of the deepest pockets in tech again demonstrated it is increasingly willing to spend what it takes to make a dent in the intensely competitive streaming market
Company says it no longer plans to issue billions of dollars of additional high-yield debt to finance its content splurges
It hit 51.2 million users worldwide, surpassed Samsung in the smart OS TV biz, and reached a $50 billion market cap on Wall Street. But its deal to buy 75 original shows from Quibi ended any remaining pretense of platform neutrality
Bad news for battered media execs: The rollercoaster of reformation that has sent the industry careening into the future isn’t likely to pull into the station anytime soon
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