Could Peacock end up being a free service? What do the recent deals WarnerMedia has been making with international providers mean for HBO Max’s international rollout? Who could possibly buy Vudu from Walmart? All of this and more is covered this time around as Tony and Dustin discuss the latest happenings within the Streaming Wars.
Apple Music student plans now include Apple TV+ for free: https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/30/apple-tv-plus-music-student-bundle/
Apple TV+ now available on select Sony smart televisions: https://appleinsider.com/articles/19/10/29/apple-tv-app-lands-on-select-sony-tvs-ahead-of-apple-tv
HBO Max titles will head to Canada by way of extended Bell Media deal: https://deadline.com/2019/10/hbo-max-titles-including-gossip-girl-reboot-kaley-cuocos-the-flight-attendant-head-to-canada-via-bell-media-1202772410/
Walmart considering selling Vudu, its digital streaming service: https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/31/20941579/walmart-selling-vudu-video-on-demand-streaming-service
Amazon looking to pull its movies from theaters and move them to Prime Video quicker: https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/31/amazon-movies-theaters-prime-faster/
NBC considering making Peacock a free service to everyone: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/01/nbc-peacock-may-be-free-for-all-users.html
Netflix will offer the ability to skip Trump jokes on Seth Myers comedy special: https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/04/seth-meyers-netflix-special-donald-trump-jokes-skip-button/
Starz ads will be promoted by Disney+ to gain access to certain films for the service: https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/5/20941540/disney-plus-starz-ads-star-wars-force-awakens-espn-streaming-wars-licensing
NBA to offer cheaper subscription service to view games: https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/05/nba-tv-subscription-service/
How and why AT&T is getting into the streaming market: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/25/att-plan-to-take-on-netflix-apple-and-disney-with-hbo-max-streaming.html
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