Lots of news from the past week brought plenty of discussion points. But the big news is the Q3 results for Netflix? Did the ball finally drop for Netflix? What does a new study say about the age demos using Peacock and HBO Max? And did you know that Netflix Originals do not mean Netflix owns the content? All of this and more as Tony and Dustin discuss everything from the past week from the world of streaming.

News Rundown
Netflix:
Netflix lands Shawn Medes documentary: https://variety.com/2020/music/news/shawn-mendes-doc-in-wonder-netflix-1234802060/
Ludacris brings animated series inspired by his daughter to Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/10/karmas-world-chris-ludacris-bridges-animated-9-story-media-group-karmas-world-entertainment-1234596477/
Netflix quietly ends thirty-day free trials: https://deadline.com/2020/10/netflix-ends-30-day-free-trial-as-it-closes-in-on-200m-global-subscribers-1234596842/
Jorge Gutierrez inks overall deal with Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/10/maya-and-the-three-creator-jorge-gutierrez-overall-deal-netflix-animation-1234597009/
Ava DuVernay to bring film adaptation of ‘Caste’ to Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/10/ava-duvernay-netflix-isabel-wilkerson-caste-1234597262/
Netflix hands YA vampire series ‘First Kill’ a series order: https://deadline.com/2020/10/emma-roberts-produce-ya-vampire-series-first-kill-netflix-1234598255/
Chris Nee unveils slate of animated preschool series for Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/10/chris-nee-laughing-wild-ridley-jones-dino-daycare-spirit-rangers-ada-twist-scientist-netflix-1234598097/
More reality and competition series ordered at Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/10/netflix-doubles-down-on-uk-made-reality-shows-with-studio-lambert-lion-television-formats-1234598643/
Vampire hunter film ‘Day Shift’ set at Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/10/jamie-foxx-day-shift-netflix-1234600357/
Netflix sets ‘The Woman in the House’ limited series: https://deadline.com/2020/10/kristen-bell-limited-series-the-woman-in-the-house-netflix-gloria-sanchez-productions-1234600682/
Netflix misses the mark with Q3 results: https://deadline.com/2020/10/netflix-misses-subscriber-earnings-forecasts-in-q3-setback-1234600559/

Prime Video:
Amazon picks up ‘Coming to America’ sequel after it exits theatrical release: https://deadline.com/2020/10/eddie-murphy-coming-to-america-in-amazon-streaming-talks-uncertain-theatrical-marketplace-1234596555/
Amazon will send 2020 off with comedy special ‘Yearly Departed’: https://deadline.com/2020/10/phoebe-robinson-host-yearly-departed-comedy-special-amazon-rachel-brosnah-1234597305/
Amazon orders YA horror series based on ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’: https://deadline.com/2020/10/i-know-what-you-did-last-summer-amazon-ya-horror-series-based-on-movie-neal-moritz-james-wan-1234597458/
Italian heist series ‘Everybody Loves Diamonds’ gets green light at Amazon: https://deadline.com/2020/10/amazon-italian-heist-series-everybody-loves-diamonds-the-new-pope-wildside-1234598750/

Hulu:
Report suggests that Disney can’t allow Hulu to grow due to final acquisition from Comcast: https://thestreamable.com/news/disneys-deal-with-comcast-may-be-why-they-arent-taking-hulu-international
Drama series ‘Wild Rabbit’ in development at Hulu: https://deadline.com/2020/10/wild-rabbit-drama-randy-mckinnon-passenger-hulu-1234600065/
Hulu will premiere ‘Happiest Season’ after Sony removes film from theatrical release: https://deadline.com/2020/10/happiest-season-kristin-stewart-premiere-date-hulu-1234600599/

Paramount+:
CBS All Access orders sports docuseries ‘Texas 6’: https://deadline.com/2020/10/texas-6-cbs-all-access-series-order-documentary-1234597000/
‘Grease’ spinoff series leaves HBO Max and heads to Paramount+: https://deadline.com/2020/10/grease-spinoff-moves-paramount-plus-hbo-max-1234597534/
ViacomCBS restructures company to put the focus on streaming: https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/20/21524771/viacomcbs-all-access-paramount-plus-reorganization-disney-netflix

Apple TV+:
Apple expands ‘Peanuts’ deal with classic content and new holiday specials: https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/19/21523137/apple-tv-plus-streaming-deal-peanuts-halloween-christmas-thanksgiving-holiday-specials

Disney+:
New racial stereotype warnings are added to certain Disney+ offerings: https://www.engadget.com/disney-plus-content-advisory-racism-stereotypes-182133046.html
‘Willow’ series gets green lights at Disney+: https://deadline.com/2020/10/willow-series-greenlight-disney-plus-jon-m-chu-direct-pilot-1234600563/

Quibi:
Quibi lands on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Android TV: https://thestreamable.com/news/quibi-brings-streaming-service-to-apple-tv-amazon-fire-tv-and-android-tv

HBO Max:
HBO Max scores rights to ‘Adult Material’: https://deadline.com/2020/10/hbo-max-swoops-channel-4-adult-material-1234597129/
‘Americanah’ series will not move forward after Lupita Nyong’o exits: https://deadline.com/2020/10/lupita-nyongo-danai-guriras-americanah-limited-series-not-moving-forward-hbo-max-nyongo-exit-1234598216/

Niche Streaming Services:
Smithsonian Channel Plus migrates shows to CBS All Access: https://thestreamable.com/news/smithsonian-channel-plus-streaming-service-shut-down-with-content-moving-to-cbs-all-access
WarnerMedia Ride launches for GM vehicles: https://thestreamable.com/news/att-launches-warnermedia-ride-new-free-streaming-service-for-your-car

Discussions
Netflix produces only 3.3% of its top streaming shows: https://entertainmentstrategyguy.com/2020/10/14/visual-of-the-week-netflix-produces-3-3-of-its-top-streaming-shows/
HBO Max and Peacock are reaching different age demos: https://www.cordcuttersnews.com/study-hbo-max-and-peacock-are-reaching-different-age-groups/

Trailers
I’m Your Women on Prime Video (12/11/20): https://youtu.be/fAveuCPBYSw
Hillbilly Elegy on Netflix (11/24/20): https://youtu.be/KW_3aaoSOYg
Firefly Lane on Netflix (???): https://youtu.be/MQ2PPVAtJNA
The Soul of America on HBO Max (10/27/20): https://youtu.be/ZlwQ0Kutcq8
Sylvie’s Love on Prime Video (12/25/20): https://youtu.be/SbjakuJZgww
Craftopia: Halloween on HBO Max (10/22/20): https://youtu.be/On1O5cqkhq8
The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Resurrection on Shudder (10/20/20): https://youtu.be/Iz5xmdHfOqk
Soul on Disney+ (12/25/20): https://youtu.be/Gs–6c7Hn_A
Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb on Netflix (10/28/20): https://youtu.be/77_UeHKMB-I
May the Devil Take You Too on Shudder (10/29/20): https://youtu.be/a_j4Ath2mO8
30 Coins on HBO Max (2021): https://youtu.be/PWA06dBpQ9g
Uncle Frank on Prime Video (11/26/20): https://youtu.be/QsNgR-dguhQ
Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You on Apple TV+ (10/23/20): https://youtu.be/LuVRWA7r_dU
His Dark Materials S2 on HBO Max (11/16/20): https://youtu.be/3CdQm6gLHUM
The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special on HBO Max (10/15/20): https://youtu.be/icKZQ9J37nQ
No Man’s Land on Hulu (11/18/20): https://youtu.be/4oF92lXFpTM
Big Rad Wolf on Quibi (10/19/20): https://youtu.be/xL4KXckAJsg
Once Upon a Snowman on Disney+ (10/23/20): https://youtu.be/JR7OrwlrsP0
Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds on Apple TV+ (11/13/20): https://youtu.be/K4X9fQsiAOQ
Industry on HBO Max (11/09/20): https://youtu.be/PbM84z4XYgc
Joe Bob’s Halloween Hideaway on Shudder (10/25/20): https://youtu.be/79hI6eONQqE
What We Wanted on Netflix (11/11/20): https://youtu.be/MJb-eUFqzP8
The Minions of Midas on Netflix (11/13/20): https://youtu.be/CQdv8ZTUYOE
The Mandalorian S2 on Disney+ (10/30/20): https://youtu.be/ICuqzhViWAI
The Christmas Chronicles 2 on Netflix (11/25/20): https://youtu.be/HVzBwSOcBaI
Big Rad Wolf on Quibi (10/19/20): https://youtu.be/QTTkJdW6wW4
Dr. Ramune: Mysterious Disease Specialist on Crunchyroll (01/2021): https://youtu.be/VykUiI3g8oU
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom on Netflix (12/18/20): https://youtu.be/ord7gP151vk
Burning Ojai: Our Fire Story on HBO Max (10/28/20): https://youtu.be/5_wdTloazJ0
The Vow P2 on HBO Max (2021): https://youtu.be/1zs0XFglcwc
The Flight Attendant on HBO Max (11/26/20): https://youtu.be/OP_WC5oOCe8
Eater’s Guide to the World on Hulu (11/11/20): https://youtu.be/wilH_YSreyw
Murder Unboxed on Quibi (10/19/20): https://youtu.be/0rp8UttuhH4

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