This past week was a huge week for all of the streaming offerings from Disney and with new subscriber numbers, new integration, and a massive slate of content, there is a lot to talk about. Join Tony and Dustin as they discuss everything from the Disney Investor Day and everything else from the world of streaming.

News Rundown
Netflix:
Netflix announces next interactive special ‘We Lost Our Human’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/ben-schwartz-ayo-edebiri-in-netflix-interactive-special-we-lost-our-human-pinky-malinky-1234652006/
Netflix orders comedy series ‘History of Swear Words’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/nicolas-cage-host-history-of-swear-words-netflix-1234652817/
Limited drama series ‘True Story’ coming to Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/12/kevin-hart-wesley-snipes-star-brothers-true-story-netflix-limited-drama-series-eric-newman-1234652782/
Netflix lands Ariana Grande world tour film: https://deadline.com/2020/12/ariana-grande-netflix-tour-film-excuse-me-i-love-you-premiere-date-1234653183/
New Sonic series is coming to Netflix: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/10/22167792/netflix-3d-animated-sonic-the-hedgehog-tv-show-sega-2022
Netflix will add seven new originals from the UK: https://deadline.com/2020/12/netflix-to-add-seven-new-original-scripted-series-in-the-uk-1234655730/
Netflix announces next major animated film ‘The Magician’s Elephant’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/netflix-noah-jupe-benedict-wong-pixie-davies-sian-clifford-brian-tyree-henry-mandy-patinkin-animation-magicians-elephant-1234656694/

Prime Video:
Amazon rolls out major user interface update: https://www.engadget.com/amazon-fire-tv-interface-140051177.html
Amazon announces partnership with Jessica Simpson for both scripted and no-scripted series: https://deadline.com/2020/12/amazon-jessica-simpson-docuseries-scripted-open-book-imdb-tv-1234653105/
Amazon developing series based on the play ‘Ole White Sugah Daddy’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/lena-waithe-hillman-grad-amazon-obehi-janice-series-1234653911/
Amazon plans on biopic film ‘Fred & Ginger’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/jamie-bell-margaret-qualley-fred-astaire-ginger-rogers-amazon-automatik-1234651295/
Prime Video lands action-comedy film ‘Shotgun Wedding’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/jennifer-lopez-armie-hammer-movie-shotgun-wedding-amazon-lionsgate-deals-1234654975/
Prime Video app now available on Sky across Europe: https://deadline.com/2020/12/amazon-launches-sky-1234655012/
Amazon orders dark comedy series ‘I’m a Virgo’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/amazon-im-a-virgo-jharrel-jerome-boots-riley-media-res-1234656067/
Amazon lands streaming rights for AMC series ‘Soulmates’ in most markets outside of the US: https://deadline.com/2020/12/amazon-takes-soulmates-rights-1234656640/

Hulu:
Hulu will add ESPN+ programming and exclusive content from ABC News: https://deadline.com/2020/12/hulu-add-original-movies-espn-plus-programming-abc-news-original-content-20th-century-searchlight-1234654229/
Hulu acquires ‘False Positive’ film: https://deadline.com/2020/12/a24-ilana-glazer-movie-false-positive-sells-to-hulu-1234656276/

Paramount+:
CBS All Access adds more children’s content and profiles: https://deadline.com/2020/12/cbs-all-access-nickelodeon-nick-jr-shows-family-friendly-features-1234652774/

Apple TV+:
Apple adapting ‘Dark Matter’ novel into series: https://deadline.com/2020/12/apple-dark-matter-matt-tolmach-producing-1234652682/
Drama series ‘The Last Thing He Told Me’ coming to Apple: https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/julia-roberts-apple-series-the-last-thing-he-told-me-1234850615/

Disney+:
Disney+ hits 86.8 million subscribers: https://deadline.com/2020/12/disney-plus-86-million-global-subscribers-streaming-investor-day-1234653897/
Disney lands distribution deal with Xfinity for Disney+ and ESPN+: https://deadline.com/2020/12/disney-comcast-xfinity-x1-distribution-deal-for-disney-new-bundle-with-ad-free-hulu-1234654208/
Star will offer Hulu content on Disney+ in international markets: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/10/22165950/disney-star-streaming-service-hotstar-international-movies-tv
New Disney+ bundle will now offer ad-free Hulu: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/10/22168484/disney-streaming-bundle-ad-free-hulu-disney-plus-espn-price-release-date
Here are all the major content announcements for Disney+: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/10/22167976/disney-investor-day-2020-biggest-announcements-plus-marvel-star-wars-pixar-animation
Price hike coming to Disney+ in March 2021: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/10/22165869/disney-price-hike-united-states-bundle
Disney plans on spending $14-16 billion on content spending by 2024: https://deadline.com/2020/12/disney-will-be-spending-14-16-billion-on-all-streaming-content-by-2024-as-it-ramps-up-production-1234654652/
New study shows that Disney could catch Netflix in revenue by 2022: https://www.emarketer.com/newsroom/index.php/disney-us-revenues-will-surpass-4-billion-by-2022/

HBO Max:
Family comedy series ‘The Gordita Chronicles’ gets pilot order at HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/12/the-gordita-chronicles-comedy-from-claudia-forestieri-josh-berman-zoe-saldana-pilot-order-hbo-max-1234652688/
Movie slate fallout: ‘Dune’ director slams AT&T: https://www.engadget.com/dune-director-denis-villeneuve-slam-att-warner-hbo-max-162021581.html
HBO Max’s movie slate fallout: The opposition mounts: https://variety.com/2020/film/news/warner-bros-hbo-max-reacts-1234851888/
Early 2021 movie dates are set for HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/12/warners-moves-tom-jerry-mortal-kombat-reminiscence-post-hbo-max-theatrical-window-strategy-1234656377/

Peacock:
Peacock hits 26 million users: https://deadline.com/2020/12/nbcuniversal-ceo-jeff-shell-peacock-hit-26m-signups-defends-theatrical-window-busting-for-stuck-in-the-mud-film-business-1234652086/
Peacock sets plans for ‘The Office’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/the-office-peacock-streaming-premium-netflix-1234656099/

Discovery+:
Discovery will bring rival studio A&E’s content to service: https://variety.com/2020/streaming/news/discovery-ae-networks-streaming-1234848800/

Niche Streaming Services:
Crunchyroll officially being sold to Sony: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/9/22166585/sony-buy-anime-streaming-service-crunchyroll-at-t-funimation
ESPN+ will be integrated into Hulu: https://www.engadget.com/espn-plus-hulu-disney-integration-222431544.html

Other Streaming News:
Redbox adds on-demand movies and will rollout live tv option: https://www.engadget.com/redbox-streaming-free-movies-tv-shows-video-on-demand-205208288.html
TikTok is heading to televisions in the UK: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/14/22174064/tiktok-tv-app-samsung-uk-fire-amazon

Trailers
The Minimalists: Less is Now on Netflix (01/01/21): https://youtu.be/jn-xbOCZOiQ
Herself on Prime Video (01/08/21): https://youtu.be/xwJ5IFxyc5c
Cobra Kai S3 on Netflix (01/08/21): https://youtu.be/LcDQqGJG8pA
Headspace Guide to Meditation on Netflix (01/01/21): https://youtu.be/H77PL7SlI1M
4 Blocks on HBO Max (12/17/20): https://youtu.be/1HKyjCZe4ak
Fate: The Winx Saga on Netflix (01/22/21): https://youtu.be/oBMLbvA-MXg
The Midnight Sky on Netflix (12/23/20): https://youtu.be/Gb8ZbP6qAzE
Under the Grapefruit Tree: The CC Sabathia Story on HBO Max (12/22/20): https://youtu.be/aLrmGaawDZk
Servant S2 on Apple TV+ (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/3FGq5rZi1Pc
30 Coins on HBO Max (01/04/21): https://youtu.be/jOAxchyLZ00
Painting with John on HBO Max (01/22/21): https://youtu.be/BEo0Slg5R-Y
A Creepshow Holiday Special on Shudder (12/18/20): https://youtu.be/FG7Qb98LRNU
WandaVision on Disney+ (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/UBhlqe2OTt4
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier on Disney+ (03/19/21): https://youtu.be/jkBfGvb7NzM
Loki on Disney+ (05/2021): https://youtu.be/G4JuopziR3Q
Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons S5 on Netflix (01/08/21): https://youtu.be/Yyglp6_yri4
London Hughes: To Catch a D*ck on Netflix (12/22/20): https://youtu.be/7mcCgipDB84
Dickinson S2 on Apple TV+ (01/08/21): https://youtu.be/361Rql5FfCY
Ariana Grande: Excuse Me, I Love You on Netflix (12/21/20): https://youtu.be/zHwcvnyiolA
Equinox on Netflix (12/30/20): https://youtu.be/RJJ5nP4r9zc
Outside the Wire on Netflix (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/iwYhA5YvdNc
Bridgerton on Netflix (12/25/20): https://youtu.be/gpv7ayf_tyE
Yearly Departed on Prime Video (12/30/20): https://youtu.be/bP4OzT-6PEI
Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy on Netflix (01/11/21): https://youtu.be/RbYdjyxDNtQ
Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous S2 on Netflix (01/22/21): https://youtu.be/CAfQhqzZU98
Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry on Apple TV+ (02/26/21): https://youtu.be/sf2EzBQiTr8
Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer on Netflix (01/13/21): https://youtu.be/Mva2nGveYss

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