Another week has passed and the focus continues to be the effects on the streaming industry as the coronavirus continues to put more people in lockdown. What are the latest films breaking the theatrical windows? Why is the European Union asking major providers to reduce the quality of content seen by customers? All of that and more as Tony and Dustin discuss all the latest updates and get to a secondary discussion regarding companies divesting stakes to potentially fund their streaming services.

News Rundown
Prime Video:
Prime Video now offers viewer profiles: https://www.engadget.com/2020/03/23/amazon-prime-video-profiles/

Hulu:
Hulu launches on Xfinity Flex: https://www.engadget.com/2020/03/19/comcast-brings-hulu-to-xfinity-flex-and-x1/

Apple TV+:
Oprah tackles COVID-19 with free Apple TV+ series: https://www.engadget.com/2020/03/22/oprah-covid-19-series-apple-tv-plus/

Disney+:
Disney+ launch delayed in India: https://deadline.com/2020/03/disney-plus-india-launch-delayed-1202888399/
Disney+ launch delayed to April 7 in France: https://deadline.com/2020/03/disney-reduces-bandwidth-delays-french-debut-1202889432/
Disney+ launches in most of Europe: https://deadline.com/2020/03/disney-plus-goes-live-in-europe-1202890818/

Quibi:
T-Mobile’s Quibi offer will be available to customers with more than one line: https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/20/21188385/quibi-tmobile-launch-free-subscribers-netflix-disney-hbo-max-peacock

Other Streaming Providers:
fuboTV announces merger with FaceBank: https://www.cordcuttersnews.com/fubotv-announces-merger-with-facebank/

Main Discussion-Coronavirus Updates:
Streaming Quality Reduced in Europe: https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/20/21187930/youtube-reduces-streaming-quality-european-union-coronavirus-bandwidth-internet-traffic
https://www.engadget.com/2020/03/20/amazon-prime-video-streaming-bitrate-europe/
https://www.engadget.com/2020/03/19/netflix-reduce-streaming-birates-europe-coronavirus/
Content Early Release Updates:
https://www.engadget.com/2020/03/20/pixar-onward-disney-plus-release-date-covid-19-coronavirus/
https://deadline.com/2020/03/ben-affleck-the-way-back-home-home-release-coronavirus-1202888121/
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/paramount-sends-lovebirds-netflix-1285470
https://www.cnet.com/news/amazon-launches-prime-video-cinema-hub-to-corral-new-theater-releases/
Hollywood’s reaction to theatrical window breaking:
https://deadline.com/2020/03/director-christopher-nolan-washington-post-opinion-movie-theaters-need-help-1202889256/
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/theater-owners-chief-universals-trolls-demand-play-exhibitors-will-not-forget-1285591
Production Delays: https://deadline.com/2020/03/sarandos-netflix-disruption-production-1202889624/
Prime Video offers free children’s programming during crisis: https://deadline.com/2020/03/amazon-makes-kids-shows-free-coronavirus-1202890173/

Secondary Discussion:
Companies are quietly divesting in smaller stakes to fund streaming services: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/nbcuniversal-quietly-sold-500-million-stake-snapchat-1283201

Trailers:
Tower of God on Crunchyroll (04/01/20): https://youtu.be/Vvk-o7GnWtk
A Celebration of the Music from Coco on Disney+ (04/10/20): https://youtu.be/P1_KHFbCzIY
Murder House Flip on Quibi (04/2020): https://youtu.be/ukVp9ZpfEUo
Nailed It! S4 on Netflix (04/01/20): https://youtu.be/zOzQZfBd9AU
Masameer: The Movie on Netflix (03/19/20): https://youtu.be/6t8Chcw_FpY
Never Have I Ever on Netflix (04/27/20): https://youtu.be/6b0XhByYzv4
Harley Quinn S2 on DC Universe (04/03/20): https://youtu.be/TBjgTmkJDyQ
#FreeRayshawn on Quibi (04/2020): https://youtu.be/fT6Vuok_sJ8
Katana Maidens ~ Tomoshibi on Crunchyroll (2020): https://youtu.be/LXTLeBpg7J8
Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 on Netflix (04/23/20): https://youtu.be/gVklNfuSdNg
The Slime Diaries on Crunchyroll (01/2021): https://youtu.be/qYI_0C_l40s
That Time I Got Reincarnated as Slime S2 on Crunchyroll (10/2020): https://youtu.be/nle-73CcG1k
Love 101 on Netflix (04/21/20): https://youtu.be/wkhPHjzTzAw
The Willoughbys on Netflix (04/22/20): https://youtu.be/HnG4ag3Nkes
Survive on Quibi (04/2020): https://youtu.be/t0aU0BzlBtI
The Great on Hulu (05/15/20): https://youtu.be/CWaJ6pzrV5U
Yelawolf: A Slumerican Life on Crackle (04/09/20): https://youtu.be/OWgBg7c8aq0
Money Heist Part 4 on Netflix (04/03/20): https://youtu.be/trccDLgTzJY
Dead Still on Acorn TV (Spring 2020): https://youtu.be/6Mai4rcKbyU

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