Quibi has arrived and Dustin and Tony take it for a test drive. After covering all of the latest happenings in the world of streaming including Netflix adding new parental controls, WarnerMedia naming their new CEO and some new studies delving into expectations for upcoming services, it is all about Quibi. From the interface to the aversion for a television viewing option, the unique options for some of the shows and which shows have caught our attention, Quibi is here.

News Rundown
Netflix:
Latest update will allow parents to have more control over what their children can watch: https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/7/21211338/netflix-parent-controls-filter-movies-tv-shows-rating-pin-password

Prime Video:
‘Pretty Things’ adaption lands at Prime Video with Nicole Kidman attached: https://deadline.com/2020/04/nicole-kidman-pretty-things-amazon-reed-morano-1202898725/

Hulu:
ITV’s drama ‘The Sister’ lands at Hulu: https://deadline.com/2020/04/hulu-russell-tovey-drama-the-sister-luther-creator-neil-cross-1202898652/

Apple TV+:
Apple TV offers free content and extended trials: https://www.engadget.com/2020-04-05-apple-tv-channels-free-epix.html

Disney+:
Disney+ originals coming to the Middle East from pay-TV provider: https://deadline.com/2020/04/disney-originals-middle-east-osn-1202898572/
‘The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel’ adaption in the works: https://thegww.com/exclusive-disney-acquires-the-unexplainable-disappearance-of-mars-patel-series-adaptation/
‘Artemis Fowl’ will skip theaters and head directly to Disney+: https://deadline.com/2020/04/artemis-fowl-disney-release-trolls-world-tour-1202900186/

Quibi:
Lawsuit against Quibi heats up over flip technology: https://deadline.com/2020/04/quibi-injuction-lawsuit-coronavirus-eko-turnstyle-technology-battle-1202897911/
‘This Joka’ picked up by Quibi with Will Smith hosting: https://deadline.com/2020/04/will-smith-to-host-this-joka-stand-up-comedy-series-for-quibi-from-westbrook-studios-1202898693/
Skateboard drama ‘Hardflip’ lands at Quibi: https://deadline.com/2020/04/quibi-skateboard-drama-hardflip-chainsmokers-nyjah-huston-1202900113/

HBO Max:
Viewer interest in HBO Max is much higher than Peacock: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hbo-max-tops-peacock-viewer-interest-streaming-launches-1287499
Which services are gaining traction during the pandemic: https://www.forbes.com/sites/tonifitzgerald/2020/03/25/which-streaming-sites-are-seeing-the-biggest-search-gains-during-coronavirus-outbreak/#447012ddaa7e
Ex-Hulu head named as WarnerMedia CEO: https://deadline.com/2020/04/jason-kilar-warnermedia-ceo-hire-1202897646/
New WarnerMedia CEO talks HBO Max expansion: https://deadline.com/2020/04/jason-kilar-warnermedia-ceo-hire-interview-hbo-max-future-1202898056/
HBO offers tons of free content for non-subscribers: https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/2/21206062/hbo-stream-movies-tv-shows-free-wire-sopranos-veep-six-feet-under-detective-pikachu

Peacock:
With the expanded NFL season, Peacock lands postseason game: https://deadline.com/2020/03/nfl-playoffs-expanded-nickelodeon-peacock-air-postseason-games-1202896801/

Niche Streaming Services:
Acorn TV coming to UK this month: https://deadline.com/2020/04/acorn-tv-to-launch-in-uk-1202898517/

Main Discussion:
Quibi launches:
https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/5/21202564/quibi-launch-streaming-short-form-video-date-price-jeffrey-katzenberg
https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/6/21207064/quibi-shows-review-punkd-chance-rapper-chrissy-extreme-makeover-hosts
https://deadline.com/2020/04/quibi-jeffrey-katzenberg-considered-delaying-launch-coronavirus-pandemic-1202902336/
https://deadline.com/2020/04/quibi-downloads-300000-launch-us-1202902511/

Secondary Discussions:
ViacomCBS finalizes stake purchase of Miramax: https://deadline.com/2020/04/viacomcbs-deal-stake-miramax-closes-1202899997/

Trailers
Outer Banks on Netflix (04/15/20): https://youtu.be/GC68w9tvv6I
Normal People on Hulu (04/29/20): https://youtu.be/x1JQuWxt3cE
Thanks a Million on Quibi (04/06/20): https://youtu.be/S9vbdBLABcU
Nicky Jam: El Ganador on Netflix (04/21/20): https://youtu.be/qMRpelMtbes
Love Wedding Repeat on Netflix (04/10/20): https://youtu.be/x6CyqhYsLqo
Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth on Apple TV+ (04/17/20): https://youtu.be/2M3Q4-zCTHc
Punk’d on Quibi (04/06/20): https://youtu.be/3awKJu7EN6I
LA Originals on Netflix (04/10/20): https://youtu.be/y_01QJYDavw
Prodigy on Quibi (04/06/20): https://youtu.be/UG5St5asH8o
Fauda S3 on Netflix (04/16/20): https://youtu.be/op_cGQtFgYU
The Innocence Files on Netflix (04/15/20): https://youtu.be/Cdvy14fdjj8
The House of Flowers S3 on Netflix (04/23/20): https://youtu.be/b8ROy5G_gww
Chris D’Elia: No Pain on Netflix (04/14/20): https://youtu.be/DZ9cN01ILXM
Run This City on Quibi (04/2020): https://youtu.be/sFoj613ZZdE
Dropkick on My Devil!! Dash on Crunchyroll (04/06/20): https://youtu.be/VQaKHFPXScQ
Nikki Fre$h on Quibi (04/06/2020): https://youtu.be/Q3IRvX9UaIk
50 States of Fright on Quibi (04/2020): https://youtu.be/yvSnlU6O6N0
Selah and the Spades on Prime Video (04/17/20): https://youtu.be/-nK6WFgdchM
The Last Kids on Earth Book 2 on Netflix (04/17/20): https://youtu.be/HyXiaIrT9Kg
Digimon Adventure on Crunchyroll (04/04/20): https://youtu.be/fmfR2nR_RRY
Love 101 on Netflix (04/24/20): https://youtu.be/EINTw8RecjI
Re:ZERO-Starting Life in Another World-The Frozen Bond on Crunchyroll (04/30/20): https://youtu.be/yImJ50uby-8
The Midnight Gospel on Netflix (04/20/20): https://youtu.be/0kQWAqjFJS0
Shadowverse on Crunchyroll (04/07/20): https://youtu.be/eALzN-LK78k
Extraction on Netflix (04/24/20): https://youtu.be/L6P3nI6VnlY
Middleditch & Schwartz on Netflix (04/21/20): https://youtu.be/2Vao8d50hzw

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