As more companies release their latest quarterly earnings, Tony and Dustin dive into Disney’s latest numbers and how streaming is their sole bright spot during this time. Quibi faces a battle bigger than they may have thought, while HBO Max speeds towards their launch with new distribution deals and a new discount offer. All of this and more regarding your favorite streaming services is here.

News Rundown
Netflix:
Netflix to revive political drama ‘Borgen’ with Danish broadcaster DR: https://deadline.com/2020/04/netflix-dr-to-revive-borgen-1202920807/
Netflix acquires global distribution rights for ‘A Week Away’: https://deadline.com/2020/04/netflix-acquires-week-away-musical-bailee-madison-sherri-shepherd-1202921104/
Netflix orders sequel to ‘Extraction’ after stating it is their biggest film release ever: https://deadline.com/2020/05/extraction-netflix-sequel-chris-hemsworth-joe-russo-screenplay-script-sam-hargrave-1202925594/

Prime Video:
Amazon lands NFL extension deal plus a Saturday game: https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/29/21241195/amazon-nfl-games-thursday-saturday-streaming-twitch-prime-video

Hulu:
Hulu acquires ‘In My Skin’ from BBC: https://deadline.com/2020/04/hulu-boards-bbc-comedy-in-my-skin-1202920886/
Musical documentary ‘We Are Freestyle Love Supreme’ lands at Hulu: https://deadline.com/2020/04/lin-manuel-mirandas-we-are-freestyle-love-supreme-premiere-date-hulu-1202922261/
Hulu subscribers grow to over 32 million: https://thestreamable.com/news/hulu-hits-32-1-million-subscribers-in-disney-s-q2-2020-earnings-report

Apple TV+:
Annie Weisman inks overall deal with Apple: https://deadline.com/2020/05/annie-weisman-overall-deal-apple-1202923333/
Kerry Ehrin re-ups exclusive deal with Apple: https://deadline.com/2020/05/the-morning-showshowrunner-kerry-ehrin-overall-deal-apple-1202925111/

Disney+:
National Geographic’s ‘The Right Stuff’ moves from cable to streaming at Disney+: https://deadline.com/2020/05/the-right-stuff-nat-geo-mercury-7-drama-series-moves-disney-plus-fall-premiere-national-geographic-patrick-j-adams-and-jake-mcdorman-1202923041/

Quibi:
Turnstyle patent lawsuit against Quibi reportedly financed by Elliott Management: https://deadline.com/2020/05/stakes-jump-in-quibi-legal-fight-as-ellliott-management-finances-eko-lawuit-against-jeffrey-katzenberg-founded-streamer-report-1202924663/

HBO Max:
HBO Max will be available to Google users at launch: https://deadline.com/2020/04/hbo-max-will-be-available-on-google-and-android-platforms-at-launch-1202921217/
WarnerMedia absorbs Xandr in latest AT&T reorganization: https://deadline.com/2020/04/warnermedia-and-xandr-advertising-division-merge-in-latest-att-reshuffle-1202922131/
HBO Max expands distribution deal to include Hulu: https://deadline.com/2020/05/hbo-max-pacts-with-hulu-racking-up-another-distribution-deal-before-launch-1202923597/
HBO Max announces a preorder offer of 20% off: https://www.theverge.com/2020/5/1/21244071/hbo-max-discount-offer-apple-google-netflix-disney-warnermedia-att
HBO Max puts romantic comedy ‘Beth & Sam’ into development: https://deadline.com/2020/05/hbo-max-buys-romantic-comedy-beth-sam-from-emily-wilson-betsy-thomas-jim-parsons-jamie-tarses-1202903199/
HBO Max will submit two of their originals to the Emmy’s with the debut days before the deadline: https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/hbo-max-anna-kendrick-emmys-love-life-legendary-1234597839/
WarnerMedia can move forward with Latin America launch of HBO Max after becoming complete owners of HBO services: https://www.digitaltveurope.com/2020/05/05/warnermedia-set-for-hbo-max-lat-am-launch-after-buying-out-local-partners/
Selena Gomez fronted cooking series picked up for HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/05/selena-gomez-host-executive-produce-quarantine-cooking-series-hbo-max-1202926235/
Jean Smart led dark comedy gets series order at HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/05/jean-smart-comedy-broad-city-trio-ordered-series-hbo-max-1202926539/

Other Streaming Providers:
Pluto TV inks distribution deal with Verizon: https://www.mediaplaynews.com/pluto-tv-verizon-ink-avod-streaming-deal/

First Discussion
Disney Q2 Results:
https://thestreamable.com/news/disney-plus-users-continue-to-climb-as-they-reach-33-5-million-subscribers-in-q2-2020
https://thestreamable.com/news/hulu-hits-32-1-million-subscribers-in-disney-s-q2-2020-earnings-report
https://thestreamable.com/news/espn-plus-reaches-7-9-million-subscribers-in-disneys-q2-2020-earnings-report
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/05/disney-dis-q2-2020-earnings.html

Second Discussion
Academy Awards will allow streaming movies to qualify due to theater shutdowns: https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/28/21240422/oscars-streaming-theaters-rules-2021-netflix-digital-release-academy

Trailers
Hanna S2 on Prime Video (07/03/20): https://youtu.be/veettl68tfk
Reno 911 on Quibi (05/04/20): https://youtu.be/1izbR25vtfw
Crossing Swords on Hulu (06/12/20): https://youtu.be/g6OhF22U3IY
Magic for Humans S3 on Netflix (05/15/20): https://youtu.be/ifpdZsZRFyc
Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill on Netflix (05/05/20): https://youtu.be/Db_rO4RjqHE
Ramy S2 on Hulu (05/29/20): https://youtu.be/mPDQ5bUsZxM
Ghostwriter S1 Part 2 (05/01/20): https://youtu.be/fwjhEmqYrFQ
Trial by Media on Netflix (05/11/20): https://youtu.be/2DVpSHeF6ZI
Have a Good Trip on Netflix (05/11/20): https://youtu.be/FmQygtqDLHs
Love Life on HBO Max (05/27/20): https://youtu.be/oivzjd9IF74
Becoming on Netflix (05/06/20): https://youtu.be/wePNJGL7nDU
The Big Flower Fight S1 on Netflix (05/18/20): https://youtu.be/P6ZxASdQkVU
Space Force on Netflix (05/29/20): https://youtu.be/bdpYpulGCKc

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