It has been a few weeks, but there were some big things that happened over the holiday break. More deals relating to sports are popping up while the launch of Discovery+ occurred. But what was the biggest takeaway from the past three weeks? Find out as Dustin and Tony bring you a new format for a new year covering The Streaming Wars.

News Rundown
Netflix:
Chinese fantasy film ‘The Yin-Yang Master: Dream of Eternity’ acquired by Netflix: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/netflix-acquires-chinese-fantasy-film-the-yin-yang-master-dream-of-eternity
Netflix to adapt the novel ‘The Cipher’ into a feature film: https://deadline.com/2020/12/jennifer-lopez-teaming-with-netflix-for-adaptation-of-novel-the-cipher-1234658440/

Prime Video:
Could Formula 1 be coming to Prime Video: https://thestreamable.com/news/report-amazon-prime-video-in-negotiations-to-bring-formula-1-to-platform?s=09

Hulu:
Hulu picks up limited series based around celebrity sex tape: https://deadline.com/2020/12/lily-james-sebastian-stan-pam-anderson-tommy-lee-hulu-1234656933/
Television adaption of rock ‘n roll podcast ‘Wind of Change’ coming to Hulu: https://deadline.com/2020/12/hulu-tv-adaptation-of-rock-n-roll-spy-podcast-wind-of-change-1234657182/
Hulu orders reality series featuring ‘The D’Amelio Family’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/charli-damelio-her-family-hulu-reality-series-charli-damelio-her-family-sign-up-for-hulu-reality-series-1234659007/
Hulu looks to acquire ‘The United States vs Billie Holiday’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/the-united-states-vs-billie-holiday-hulu-acquisition-lee-daniels-paramount-oscar-season-1234661431/

Apple TV+:
Apple in talks to purchase two animated films from Skydance Animation: https://deadline.com/2020/12/skydance-animation-in-talks-to-sell-luck-spellbound-to-apple-1234657912/
Apple TV+ coming to Chromecast with Google TV: https://thestreamable.com/news/apple-tv-app-to-launch-on-chromecast-with-google-tv-early-next-year
Apple greenlights limited series ‘The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/samuel-l-jackson-star-the-last-days-of-ptolemy-grey-apple-limited-series-walter-mosley1234658134-1234658134/

Disney+:
Disney+ developing action-adventure drama series ‘Secret Guide to Celestial Creatures’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/disney-plus-fronted-secret-guide-to-celestial-creatures-imminent-collision-michael-golamco-randall-park-hieu-ho-1234657133/
Disney+ eyes more UK-made originals for service: https://deadline.com/2020/12/disney-nat-geo-growing-up-animal-1234659970/
The season finale of ‘The Mandalorian’ reveals spinoff series coming in 2021: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/18/22188516/boba-fett-disney-plus-show-2021-release-date-mandalorian-finale

HBO Max:
HBO Max now available on PlayStation 5: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/16/22179163/hbo-max-available-playstation-5-ps5-streaming
HBO Max completes their distribution gap by landing on Roku: https://deadline.com/2020/12/hbo-max-roku-streaming-warnermedia-wonder-woman-1984-1234657874/
Casey Bloys talks on how HBO Max will go places HBO hasn’t been: https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/casey-bloys-hbo-max-variety-fyc-fest-1234853552/
HBO Max puts ‘Inkwell’ into development: https://deadline.com/2020/12/inkwell-drama-gerard-bush-christopher-renz-hbo-max-1234658983/
WarnerMedia purchases You.i TV ahead of HBO Max international rollout: https://www.fiercevideo.com/tech/warnermedia-buys-you-i-tv-ahead-hbo-max-global-expansion
‘Sex and the City’ limited series reboot being considered for HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/12/sex-and-the-city-limited-reboot-hbo-max-1234660899/

Peacock:
Peacock acquires failed Facebook Watch original ‘Limetown’: https://theredcarpet.net/jessica-biel-heralds-drama-series-limetown-started-streaming-on-peacock/
Comedy series ‘Good Grief’ in development at Peacock: https://deadline.com/2020/12/heather-mcmahan-comedy-good-grief-jen-zaborowski-kathleen-jordan-annapurna-for-peacock-1234658272/
Peacock may be eying Premier League Lacrosse as the next sport to add to service: https://deadline.com/2020/12/paul-rabil-premier-lacrosse-league-peacock-nbc-sports-streaming-1234658977/
Maz Jobrani has a comedy special coming to Peacock: https://deadline.com/2021/01/peacock-comedy-special-maz-jobrani-1234664663/

Discovery+:
Discovery+ will be available on Roku and Amazon for launch: https://deadline.com/2021/01/discovery-plus-launches-roku-amazon-fire-tv-streaming-1234664297/
Discovery lands multiple mobile deals for launch: https://www.mediaplaynews.com/discovery-vodafone-announce-landmark-partnership-for-new-streaming-service-in-europe/
Discovery+ officially launches: https://thestreamable.com/news/everything-you-need-to-know-about-discovery-plus-discoverys-new-streaming-service

Niche Streaming Services:
BBC Studios launching streaming service in the US and Canada: https://thestreamable.com/news/bbc-studios-to-launch-bbc-select-streaming-service-in-the-u-s-and-canada-next-year
ESPN+ raises its annual subscription price: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/30/22207151/espn-plus-annual-subscription-price-hike-disney-ufc

Other Streaming News:
Quibi’s library might end up at Roku: https://deadline.com/2021/01/roku-buys-rights-quibi-content-catalog-jeffrey-katzenberg-meg-whitman-report-1234664207/

Discussions
Disney+ and HBO Max get big boosts over the holidays: https://www.mediaplaynews.com/report-more-households-streamed-disney-pixars-soul-than-warner-bros-wonder-woman-1984/
https://twitter.com/AntennaData/status/1344768274861613056?s=03

Trailers
Everyone is Doing Great on Hulu (01/13/21): https://youtu.be/NOouwdfaN9M
Disenchantment P3 on Netflix (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/jwuxsXfwl2I
Search Party S4 on HBO Max (01/14/21): https://youtu.be/VgG1B6w39XI
Asphalt Burning on Netflix (01/02/21): https://youtu.be/ViUFEs5cyhY
Tribes of Europa on Netflix (02/19/21): https://youtu.be/apHChysMgcQ
The Ultimate Playlist of Noise on Hulu (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/Zi6jogV6pLg
Palmer on Apple TV+ (01/29/21): https://youtu.be/8jVuOheTNGQ
Shadow and Bone on Netflix (04/2021): https://youtu.be/Hf91m13vIWo
Letterkenny S9 on Hulu (12/26/20): https://youtu.be/R_XWYpYJ-pQ
Dream Home Makeover S3 on Netflix (01/01/21): https://youtu.be/LCmYC2qeqM0
The Queen of Black Magic on Shudder (01/28/21): https://youtu.be/9uC7_PFQgCc
A Discovery of Witches S2 on Shudder (01/09/21): https://youtu.be/_3yMVR1LUfc
Death to 2020 on Netflix (12/27/20): https://youtu.be/veUqfcyZ_Bo
The White Tiger on Netflix (01/22/21): https://youtu.be/35jJNyFuYKQ
Anime AzurLane: Slow Ahead on Crunchyroll (01/2021): https://youtu.be/nP3OvI4yfmk
Finding Joy S2 on Acorn TV (01/11/21): https://youtu.be/QnV4JY6yd98
Gomorrah S3 on HBO Max (01/21/21): https://youtu.be/ZinoAkLyL4E
Heaven’s Design Team on Crunchyroll (01/2021): https://youtu.be/J2cM7VT8H_o
How Not to Summon a Demon Lord Omega on Crunchyroll (04/2021): https://youtu.be/hodocFdl5O8
Love Monster on HBO Max (12/17/20): https://youtu.be/QNnefR8YezY
Laid-Back Camp S2 on Crunchyroll (01/2021): https://youtu.be/TkRBk94fMwA
Coming to America 2 on Prime Video (03/05/21): https://youtu.be/sY8gUtyeAKE
Re:Zero-Starting Life in Another World S2 P2 on Crunchyroll (01/2021): https://youtu.be/yTjbZQyOesY
Tiger on HBO Max (01/10/21): https://youtu.be/CT-dTVVY8XM
The Quintessential Quintuplets S2 on Crunchyroll (01/2021): https://youtu.be/cj6NGP9nNwI
History of Swear Words on Netflix (01/05/21): https://youtu.be/XByiHpUvrj0
The Netflix Afterparty on Netflix (01/02/21): https://youtu.be/RaroEoKiq_0
SANPA on Netflix (12/30/20): https://youtu.be/t9zJbcdJ2rU
Carmen Sandiego S4 on Netflix (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/4mooXTrcvNg
Chris Rock Total Blackout: The Tamborine Extended Cut on Netflix (01/12/21): https://youtu.be/T2K2AFv2ryU
Surviving Death on Netflix (01/06/21): https://youtu.be/Cq5V9SgO1_A
One Night in Miami on Prime Video (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/K8vf_Cmh9nY
The Investigation on HBO Max (02/01/21): https://youtu.be/q7Sb0eMaSNs
Arthur’s Law on HBO Max (01/07/21): https://youtu.be/zutsDNxPJ8M
The Great Escapists on Prime Video (01/29/21): https://youtu.be/7534w3tnRfc
Kid Cosmic on Netflix (2021): https://youtu.be/gBZ9UkhblkM

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