HBO Max has announced more details for their launch next month including the date the service will be available and the original content that will be included on that date. Elsewhere, Vudu has a new owner and Apple has a bigger market share when it comes to the streaming wars than Tony and Dustin expected. Check out all the latest news regarding the streaming services and the content coming to them now.

News Rundown
Netflix:
Netflix buys ‘The Starling’ at auction for almost $20 million: https://deadline.com/2020/04/netflix-pays-20-million-dollars-melissa-mccarthy-auction-the-starling-ted-melfi-chris-odowd-kevin-kline-timothy-olyphant-1202912135/

Prime Video:
Amazon lands sci-fi podcast ‘The Left Right Game’ to develop into series: https://deadline.com/2020/04/amazon-wins-screen-rights-podcast-left-right-game-tessa-thompson-producing-1202907966/
Prime Video picks up ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten’: https://thepopinsider.com/news/coming-soon/stan-lees-superhero-kindergarten-amazon-prime/

Apple TV+:
Parrot Analytics find Apple TV+ to have a market share of over 10%: https://www.parrotanalytics.com/announcements/apple-TV-plus-share-of-demand-increased-covid19/

Disney+:
Disney+ will launch Mandalorian docuseries in May: https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/15/21221963/mandalorian-disney-plus-documentary-docuseries-star-wars-baby-yoda
‘It’s a Dog’s Life’ coming to Disney+ in May: https://attractionsmagazine.com/voice-goofy-disney-show-its-a-dogs-life-bill-farmer/

Quibi:
Adult animated comedy series ‘Doomlands’ ordered by Quibi: https://deadline.com/2020/04/quibi-orders-adult-animated-comedy-series-doomlands-josh-okeefe-look-mom-productions-1202909467/
Quibi teams with Vox Media for ‘Answered’: https://deadline.com/2020/04/quibi-vox-media-covid-19-coronavirus-series-answered-1202912166/
Quibi developing ‘Cancelled’ with Nikki Glaser: https://deadline.com/2020/04/nikki-glaser-comedy-cancelled-produced-sara-gilbert-tom-werner-for-quibi-1202913305/

HBO Max:
Max Borenstein inks overall deal with HBO: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/max-borenstein-showrunner-lakers-drama-series-inks-deal-hbo-1290399
HBO Max will be free for HBO subscribers at Charter: https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/15/21222618/hbo-max-charter-free-customers-subscribers-warnermedia-comcast-peacock
HBO Max picks up three shows from Bad Robot including an offshoot from ‘The Shining’ and a Justice League Dark series: https://deadline.com/2020/04/hbo-max-the-shining-offshoot-overlook-j-j-abrams-duster-justice-league-dark-series-bad-robot-latoya-morgan-1202910337/
Comedy canine competition series ‘Hot Dog’ ordered for HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/04/hbo-max-canine-competition-series-hot-dog-jess-rona-1202911505/

Peacock:
Peacock plans to have original content for the full national launch, though most will be delayed to 2021: https://deadline.com/2020/04/peacock-optimistic-saved-by-the-bell-punky-brewster-2020-brave-new-world-1202908194/
This is the programing for Peacock’s soft launch: https://deadline.com/2020/04/peacock-programming-heres-whats-available-now-on-premium-preview-in-the-coming-months-1202909593/
Comedy inspired by the life of rapper Dumbfoundead is in development at Peacock: https://deadline.com/2020/04/rapper-dumbfoundead-comedy-inspired-life-peacock-jonathan-park-1202909189/
Peacock releases teasers for multiple originals: https://deadline.com/2020/04/peacock-watch-teaser-trailers-brave-new-world-saved-by-the-bell-punky-brewster-psych-2-lassie-come-home-ap-bio-angelyne-1202909711/

Other Streaming Providers:
Tubi Kids begins Android rollout: https://www.animationmagazine.net/streaming/tubi-kids-begins-roll-out-on-android-devices/

Main Discussion
HBO Max launching May 27:
https://youtu.be/9yLNhhHs3-k
https://deadline.com/2020/04/hbo-max-launch-date-1202913330/
https://deadline.com/2020/04/att-rolls-out-hbo-max-offers-to-tens-of-millions-of-its-u-s-customers-1202913779/

Secondary Discussion
Comcast-owned Fandango to buy Vudu from Walmart: https://www.engadget.com/fandango-vudu-deal-walmart-streaming-192652676.html
https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/20/21228486/fandango-vudu-streaming-purchase-walmart-comcast-nbcuniversal-amazon-itunes

Trailers
The Eddy on Netflix (05/08/20): https://youtu.be/BMUPp_hNMlM
Prop Culture on Disney+ (05/01/20): https://youtu.be/50uSYVzHxF4
Summertime on Netflix (04/29/20): https://youtu.be/qDFDZE_9Mcw
Gold Digger on Acorn TV (05/04/20): https://youtu.be/MOuzLSZevqg
Nadiya’s Time to Eat S1 on Netflix (04/29/20): https://youtu.be/rZkMPRz_di0
Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story on Netflix (04/29/20): https://youtu.be/eb2Ce6mj-iI
Solar Opposites on Hulu (05/08/20): https://youtu.be/5hHoKWE4Vb4
Never Have I Ever on Netflix (04/27/20): https://youtu.be/HyOCCCbxwMQ
Iron Sharpens Iron on Quibi (04/20/20): https://youtu.be/mFtN_WR21hE
Dummy on Quibi (04/20/20): https://youtu.be/H1O7bBWYco8
The God of High School on Crunchyroll (Summer 2020): https://youtu.be/wsCMAYv33vg
Z on Shudder (05/07/20): https://youtu.be/pBVYdYZNXQE
Home on Apple TV+ (04/17/20): https://youtu.be/l2n5DcNXJ8Y
The Lovebirds on Netflix (05/22/20): https://youtu.be/Y-rRtM7sC5A
Hollywood on Netflix (05/01/20): https://youtu.be/Q3EASLgzOcM
Re:ZERO-Starting Life in Another World-The Frozen Bond on Crunchyroll (05/01/20): https://youtu.be/vjPvBOqtI_g
Absurd Planet on Netflix (04/22/20): https://youtu.be/33f71ohKqVM
Legendary on HBO Max (05/27/20): https://youtu.be/tXYwR5gDb34
The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo on HBO Max (05/27/20): https://youtu.be/OpsiesXLp14
Looney Tunes Cartoons on HBO Max (05/27/20): https://youtu.be/nalw1XRAiMI
Love Life on HBO Max (05/27/20): https://youtu.be/uZp_g271jpo
On the Record on HBO Max (05/27/20): https://youtu.be/9bgVmjX86bQ
Craftopia on HBO Max (05/27/20): https://youtu.be/vXzRha-pKLw
The Wrong Missy on Netflix (05/13/20): https://youtu.be/2Cwaneq2w-4
Control Z on Netflix (05/22/20): https://youtu.be/X8kvMgI5PqA
Fraggle Rock: Rock On! On Apple TV+ (04/21/20): https://youtu.be/iAXFu-KFVGI
All Day and a Night on Netflix (05/01/20): https://youtu.be/BC9Kk8Np9-Y
Into the Dark: Delivered on Hulu (05/08/20): https://youtu.be/TUKhbohdLPI

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