042: IMDB TV and 2020 Content to Look Forward To

New things are on the horizon for the streaming services and the podcast. This episode we discuss what IMBD TV is and what a new licensing agreement means for it. The team also discusses some content coming in 2020 they are looking forward to before heading into details for the new direction of the podcast. Join Tony and Dustin as they cover the content news from the past two weeks on the latest episode of The Streaming Wars.

Netflix:
Michael McIntyre lands stand-up special at Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/02/michael-mcintyre-netflix-standup-comedy-special-1202853935/
Alexander Woo inks overall deal with Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/02/the-terror-infamy-co-creator-alexander-woo-inks-overall-deal-with-netflix-1202856517/
Netflix picks up Nipsey Hussle doc directed by Ava Duvernay: https://deadline.com/2020/02/ava-duvernay-nipsey-hussle-documentary-netflix-acquisition-1202856849/
‘PAW Patrol’ creator’s next project ‘Mighty Express’ coming to Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/02/netflix-mighty-express-animated-series-keith-chapman-paw-patrol-1202856884/
‘Love & Anarchy’ signals Netflix’s desire for more Nordic originals: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/netflix-kicks-swedish-original-love-anarchy-1278922
Netflix picks up six short films from Saudi Arabian production house: https://deadline.com/2020/02/netflix-short-films-saudi-arabia-telfaz11-studios-1202858093/
Netflix picks up Naomi Osaka docuseries: https://deadline.com/2020/02/netflix-naomi-osaka-docuseries-tennis-star-1202857696/
US rights to ‘Thomas and Friends’ picked up by Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/02/netflix-us-rights-thomas-friends-childrens-animated-series-1202859762/
Netflix picks up Italian drama ‘The Lie Ahead’: https://deadline.com/2020/02/netflix-sophia-loren-italian-drama-the-life-ahead-1202861333/
Netflix orders limited series ‘Painkiller’ focusing on opioid crisis: https://deadline.com/2020/02/painkiller-netflix-limited-series-opioid-crisis-eric-newman-peter-berg-to-direct-micah-fitzerman-blue-and-noah-harpster-alex-gibney-1202862382/
Netflix lands meteor film ‘Don’t Look Up’ from Adam McKay: https://deadline.com/2020/02/netflix-jennifer-lawrence-stars-in-adam-mckay-dont-look-up-movie-1202862654/
Tom Segura to create two more comedy specials for Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/02/tom-segura-netflix-deal-two-comedy-specials-ball-hog-english-spanish-1202863173/

Prime Video:
‘Upload’ from Greg Daniels moves forward at Prime Video: https://deadline.com/2020/02/upload-kevin-bigley-allegra-edwards-zainab-johnson-to-star-in-amazon-series-three-more-cast-1202863818/
Miniseries ‘Boundless’ set for Prime Video: https://deadline.com/2020/02/con-air-simon-west-amazon-boundless-1202864247/

Apple TV+:
Apple acquires drama film ‘Swan Song’: https://deadline.com/2020/02/appletvswan-song-mahershala-ali-film-1202863620/

Disney+:
‘Turner and Hooch’ series moves forward at Disney+: https://deadline.com/2020/02/turner-hooch-josh-peck-to-headline-tv-series-reboot-for-disney-1202856371/
Disney developing Tom Sawyer film for Disney+: https://thedisinsider.com/2020/02/06/exclusive-disney-is-developing-tom-sawyer-film/
‘The Mighty Ducks’ series moves forward at Disney+: https://deadline.com/2020/02/the-mighty-ducks-lauren-graham-star-cast-disney-sequel-series-brady-noon-emilio-estevez-1202858381/
Disney developing Cinderella retelling for Disney+: https://thedisinsider.com/2020/02/14/exclusive-disney-developing-cinderella-retelling-sneakerella-for-disney/

HBO Max:
‘Friends’ reunion special expected to happen as deals near: https://deadline.com/2020/02/friends-reunion-special-hbo-max-cast-deals-1202852347/
Family podcast series ‘The Two Princes’ aimed for animated special at HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/02/spotify-hbo-max-two-princes-lgbtq-podcast-film-1202858724/
‘More Happy Than Not’ being adapted at HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/02/more-happy-than-not-ya-series-adaptation-hbo-max-eone-creative-engine-entertainment-1202858782/
Business competition series from Mark Burnett lands series order at HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/02/bethenny-frankel-business-competition-series-mark-burnett-greenlight-hbo-max-1202863572/
‘The Gordita Chronicles’ in development at HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/02/the-gordita-chronicles-comedy-latina-reporter-claudia-forestieri-hbo-max-josh-berman-zoe-saldana-1202863299/
‘Minx’ gets pilot order at HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/02/hbo-max-minx-1970s-comedy-pilot-ellen-rapoport-fpaul-feig-lionsgate-1202863642/

Other Services:
IMDB TV inks deal for certain Disney and Fox titles: https://variety.com/2020/digital/news/imdb-tv-free-streaming-lost-desperate-housewives-1203494179/
Quibi greenlights Demi Lovato talk show: https://deadline.com/2020/02/demi-lovato-quibi-talk-show-1202852886/
Quibi adds series featuring celebrity mentalist: https://www.thewrap.com/celebrity-mentalist-lior-suchard-quibi-series-exclusive/
Hulu developing thriller drama series ‘The Holdout’: https://deadline.com/2020/02/the-holdout-thriller-drama-series-graham-moore-timberman-beverly-hulu-1202862645/

Trailers
The Vast of Night on Prime Video (Spring 2020): https://youtu.be/ZEiwpCJqMM0
Babies on Netflix (02/21/20): https://youtu.be/e3HuD9Ehb_0
ZeroZeroZero on Prime Video (03/06/20): https://youtu.be/3HoRfUKcvdY
NightGowns with Sasha Velour on Quibi (04/2020): https://youtu.be/bBT5t5Zd4kg
Shop Class on Disney+ (02/28/20): https://youtu.be/fZWoS5vW8J8
All or Nothing: The Philadelphia Eagles on Prime Video (02/07/20): https://youtu.be/wPo0kbwO40o
Glitch Techs on Netflix (02/21/20): https://youtu.be/X1KxIfcd8dI
Most Dangerous Game on Quibi (04/2020): https://youtu.be/d7Lc8Eo6yTc
Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings on Disney+ (02/14/20): https://youtu.be/ZOTYW1aFRhw
Survive on Quibi (04/2020): https://youtu.be/UmIVtF9JdCQ
Altered Carbon S2 on Netflix (02/27/20): https://youtu.be/_MzbLQBeR9Y
Pete Davidson: Alive from New York on Netflix (02/25/20): https://youtu.be/ZvmnCX5TYa0
The Protector S3 on Netflix (03/06/20): https://youtu.be/Uk6wo9cE3hE
Hunters on Prime Video (02/21/20): https://youtu.be/A5U4OTJKBko
The Stranger on Quibi (04/2020): https://youtu.be/H6MNAQIHs2Q
Stranger Things S4 on Netflix (???): https://youtu.be/oB2GYwbIAlM
Castlevania S3 on Netflix (03/05/20): https://youtu.be/cYNGDUIBUhE
Formula 1: Drive to Survive S2 on Netflix (02/28/20): https://youtu.be/OEY3Q43aE_c
I Am Not Okay With This on Netflix (02/26/20): https://youtu.be/M9vp9lhZiqU
Amazing Stories on Apple TV+ (03/06/20): https://youtu.be/8sa8EDeb3eQ
Elite S3 on Netflix (03/13/20): https://youtu.be/m8n2SAufOMM
Feel Good on Netflix (03/19/20): https://youtu.be/IA6zm_kt5iM
On My Block S3 on Netflix (03/11/20): https://youtu.be/s7ODoHidsUE
Big Time Adolescence on Hulu (03/20/20): https://youtu.be/t3PcDo4YcnY
The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez on Netflix (02/26/20): https://youtu.be/-T7VXlB4qUI
Be Our Chef on Disney+ (03/27/20): https://youtu.be/HKmayjw5i2c
Freud on Netflix (03/23/20): https://youtu.be/VQfcZ9Ak2nU

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