It was another slow news week, but there were some things that popped up on the outskirts of the streaming world. As the fallout of the HBO Max-acre (name courtesy of Vulture) continues, there is new word that AT&T might be looking to sell DirecTV. What kind of impact does that have on the overall business and does it make sense? All of this and everything else from the past week can be found as Dustin and Tony discuss the past week in the streaming universe.

News Rundown
Netflix:
Netflix adapting ‘The Noel Diary’ novel into a feature film: https://deadline.com/2020/08/justin-hartley-netflix-the-noel-diary-novel-charles-shyer-1203023231/
Netflix continues their push for non-scripted originals: https://deadline.com/2020/08/netflix-non-scripted-strategy-talent-formats-gameshows-1203017624/
‘Once Upon a Time in Shaolin’ announced for Netflix: https://www.engadget.com/netflix-martin-shkreli-wu-tang-album-141015209.html
Dramedy series ‘Maid’ moves forward at Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/08/margaret-qualley-star-netflix-dramedy-maid-john-wells-margot-robbie-1203024114/
‘Resident Evil’ series coming to Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/08/resident-evil-tv-series-a-go-netflix-spoilers-plot-dual-timelines-andrew-dabb-ep-supernatural-1203024450/
Netflix offering select originals for free: https://www.engadget.com/netflix-free-original-content-collection-125616221.html

Prime Video:
Sci-fi adaption of ‘Consider Phlebas’ canceled at Prime Video: https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/26/21402585/amazon-cancels-tv-adaptation-culture-series-iain-m-banks-consider-phlebas
Amazon UK orders musical drama ‘Jungle’: https://deadline.com/2020/08/amazon-uk-grime-drill-musical-drama-jungle-1203024099/
Amazon picks up a new dating reality series: https://deadline.com/2020/08/studio-lambert-amazon-nostalgic-high-school-dating-format-1203024219/
Amazon working on an adaption of ‘Felix Ever After’: https://deadline.com/2020/08/amazon-kacen-callender-felix-ever-after-1203025246/

CBS All Access:
Drama series ‘Twenty Four Seven’ in the works at CBS All Access: https://deadline.com/2020/08/twenty-four-seven-tv-series-curtis-50-cent-jackson-ti-star-cbs-all-access-1203023764/
New animated comedy in the works at CBS All Access: https://deadline.com/2020/08/the-multivorce-animated-comedy-kirker-butler-scott-mosier-kapital-in-works-cbs-all-access-1203025422/

Apple TV+:
Apple sets three new documentary series: https://www.cultofmac.com/721202/apple-tv-documentary-series-tiny-world-earth-at-night-becoming-you/

HBO Max:
LGBTQ+ docuseries sets cast and moves forward at HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/08/hbo-max-equal-samira-wiley-anthony-rapp-cheyenne-jackson-among-cast-lgbtq-docuseries-1203022689/
‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ latest series to get unscripted reunion special: https://deadline.com/2020/08/hbo-max-the-fresh-prince-of-bel-unscripted-reunion-special-1203027634/
The HBO Max-acre: https://www.vulture.com/2020/08/hbo-max-firings-shakeup.html

Peacock:
‘Joe Exotic’ series gets picked up at NBCUniversal and will air on multiple platforms including Peacock: https://deadline.com/2020/08/joe-exotic-kate-mckinnon-limited-series-order-nbc-peacock-usa-nbcu-ucp-1203022752/
Dystopian drone short film ‘Skywatch’ being adapted for television series at Peacock: https://deadline.com/2020/08/peacock-skywatch-colin-levy-seth-macfarlane-1203023688/

Other Streaming Providers:
AT&T looking to sell DirecTV: https://deadline.com/2020/08/warnermedia-parent-att-shed-stak-directv-report-1203026272/

Secondary Discussions
AVOD is outpacing SVOD: https://www.nielsen.com/us/en/insights/report/2020/the-nielsen-total-audience-report:-august-2020/
Households are subscribing to multiple streaming services: https://deadline.com/2020/08/more-than-half-of-u-s-households-now-subscribe-to-multiple-streaming-services-study-1203025747/

Trailers
Making the Witcher on Netflix (08/26/20): https://youtu.be/4-joBE3I3WY
The Last Word on Netflix (09/17/20): https://youtu.be/gKkxO0Z7H0A
Julie and the Phantoms on Netflix (09/10/20): https://youtu.be/5U-66CmEkEA
The Forty-Year-Old Version on Netflix (10/09/20): https://youtu.be/RRpGNnaDzeE
The Taco Chronicles S2 on Netflix (09/15/20): https://youtu.be/1zTGntI3OJM
Social Distance on Netflix (???): https://youtu.be/794bTb0Y8rA
Color Out of Space on Shudder (09/01/20): https://youtu.be/8kOhbUa7IJo
Get Organized with The Home Edit on Netflix (09/09/20): https://youtu.be/XPg_BE6EA94
The Queen’s Gambit on Netflix (10/23/20): https://youtu.be/FU854_5itOk
Mo Willems: Don’t Let the Pigeon Do Storytime! on HBO Max (09/17/20): https://youtu.be/9fibZvQv2X0
Baby S3 on Netflix (09/16/20): https://youtu.be/2OQVL3u4E1w
Gösta on HBO Max (08/31/20): https://youtu.be/twAitBdVcjQ
The Babysitter: Killer Queen on Netflix (09/10/20): https://youtu.be/8WzUYkzRgBE
The Social Dilemma on Netflix (09/09/20): https://youtu.be/uaaC57tcci0
His Dark Materials S2 on HBO Max (11/2020): https://youtu.be/45mJxhNhF54
Singled Out S2 on Quibi (09/07/20): https://youtu.be/xWN7hLwRRHM
We Are Who We Are on HBO Max (09/14/20): https://youtu.be/u6VAQ6LdnKs
The Stand on CBS All Access (12/17/20): https://youtu.be/5hO49HF9f9A
The Haunting of Bly Manor on Netflix (10/09/20): https://youtu.be/cxeiY2W03Mc

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