The rumors surrounding Google being interested in purchasing Roku have sprouted back up so Tony and Dustin discuss what this possible acquisition would be for. They also discuss the need for free trials and whether 4K makes a difference for established players in the streaming market. All of this and the latest entertainment, tech and business news from the world of streaming is here on the latest episode.

News Rundown
Netflix:
Sundance award-winner ‘Giving Voice’ heads to Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/06/netflix-acquires-sundance-documentary-giving-voice-1202963266/
Juneteenth musical in development at Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/06/kenya-barris-pharrell-williams-juneteenth-netflix-1202963703/
‘The Trial of Chicago 7’ may be the next big theatrical release to shift to streaming: https://deadline.com/2020/06/netflix-trial-chicago-7-paramount-eddie-redmayne-aaron-sorkin-1202964858/

Prime Video:
Jim Gaffigan sets second comedy special on Prime Video: https://deadline.com/2020/06/jim-gaffigan-sets-second-comedy-special-amazon-jim-gaffigan-the-pale-tourist-1202959814/
Amazon acquires voting rights documentary: https://deadline.com/2020/06/amazon-studios-acquires-stacey-abrams-untitled-voting-rights-documentary-election-2020-1202961640/

Hulu:
Limited series ‘Dopesick’ focusing on opioid addiction lands at Hulu: https://deadline.com/2020/06/michael-keaton-to-star-dopesick-hulu-limited-series-danny-strong-warren-littlefield-barry-levinson-direct-1202961098/
Hulu partners with IMAX to stream documentaries: https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/19/21297027/hulu-imax-documenatry-films-beautiful-planet-stream-4k-hdr-support

CBS All Access:
ViacomCBS plans on holding off licensing key assets going forward in preparation for their new service: https://deadline.com/2020/06/viacomcbs-streaming-licensing-programming-ceo-bob-bakish-1202960718/

Apple TV+:
Apple will co-produce spy thriller ‘Tehran’: https://deadline.com/2020/06/apple-boards-tehran-1202960169/

Disney+:
Disney+ ends free trial ahead of ‘Hamilton’ release: https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/19/21296717/disney-plus-no-free-trial-streaming-hamilton-release-monthly-subscription

Quibi:
Quibi may be looking to get on more televisions: https://www.engadget.com/quibi-roku-amazon-fire-tv-apps-103028290.html
Katzenberg: COVID-19 was a brick wall for the service, but slow start allows them to regroup: https://deadline.com/2020/06/jeffrey-katzenberg-quibi-hit-cement-wall-covid-19-but-slow-start-is-like-a-beta-launch-1202963453/

HBO Max:
Adult animated series ‘10-Year-Old-Tom’ greenlit by HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/06/hbo-max-nabs-adult-animated-series-10-year-old-tom-from-steve-dildarian-nick-weidenfeld-tomorrow-studios-1202961468/
Psychological thriller ‘The Ancestor’ lands at HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/06/tika-sumter-key-oyegun-the-ancestor-this-is-us-hbo-max-screenplay-sale-michael-b-jordan-outllier-society-1202959337/
Sam Dean inks overall deal with HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/06/hbo-max-overall-deal-love-is-blind-sam-dean-1202962884/
‘Scoob’ heads to HBO Max a month ahead of physical release: https://deadline.com/2020/06/scoob-hbo-max-release-1202962985/
Salma Hayek inks first-look deal with HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/06/salma-hayek-first-look-deal-hbo-max-1202962981/

Main Discussion
Could Google be interested in buying Roku: https://www.cordcuttersnews.com/is-google-planning-to-buy-roku/

Trailers
Nobody Knows I’m Here on Netflix (06/24/20): https://youtu.be/0CZXhNcZuEE
The God of High School on Crunchyroll (07/06/20): https://youtu.be/8i3Xvs4R0WY
Palm Springs on Hulu (07/10/20): https://youtu.be/CpBLtXduh_k
The Rain S3 on Netflix (08/06/20): https://youtu.be/RAOgHDw98ks
The Protector S4 on Netflix (07/09/20): https://youtu.be/tHC9ml-TOXg
Under the Riccione Sun on Netflix (07/01/20): https://youtu.be/94IZJCxKQV8
Warrior Nun on Netflix (07/02/20): https://youtu.be/An0bZpuhiBE
Say I Do on Netflix (07/01/20): https://youtu.be/fGeBs4VEkwg
Desperados on Netflix (07/03/20): https://youtu.be/8AWqOBj_BqA
Athlete A on Netlfix (06/24/20): https://youtu.be/JzeP0DKSqdQ
Esme & Roy S2 on HBO Max (06/25/20): https://youtu.be/atMjHHE3wks
Cursed on Netflix (07/17/20): https://youtu.be/6XelS6fQbuo
George Lopez: We’ll Do It For Half on Netflix (06/30/20): https://youtu.be/n5kxMk9xjj0
Absentia S3 on Prime Video (07/17/20): https://youtu.be/3Qi0DKcl_gA
Cleanin’ Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters on Crackle (06/18/20): https://youtu.be/nM13e-6OP-4
Crossing Swords S2 on Hulu (???): https://youtu.be/RC06gespGco
Close Enough on HBO Max (07/09/20): https://youtu.be/3sfQehgUUFQ
Solar Opposites S2 and S3 on Hulu (???): https://youtu.be/eKa2Ah3OkDc
Lost Bullet on Netflix (06/19/20): https://youtu.be/S82RlFIvcPE
Hamilton on Disney+ (07/03/20): https://youtu.be/49Sn-6gPnwM
Dark S3 on Netflix (06/27/20): https://youtu.be/OzvFPhiwFrE
Lucifer S5 on Netflix (08/21/20): https://youtu.be/2aaY7cuprKY

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