It was a slow week, but Paramount+ announced their launch date and Apple TV+ announced more free trial extensions. In addition to those updates, we also hear about the most recent awards nominations and how important evergreen content is for streaming services.

News Rundown
Netflix:
Netflix plans to remake “Sexy Beasts”: https://deadline.com/2021/01/netflix-remake-sexy-beasts-dating-show-1234671885/
Netflix boards survival thriller film: https://deadline.com/2021/01/netflix-matt-reeves-mike-gan-mothers-instinct-scribe-survival-thriller-1234673614/
Netflix acquires ‘Heart of Stone’: https://www.engadget.com/netflix-gal-gadot-heart-of-stone-052536618.html
Survival thriller ‘Against the Ice’ lands at Netflix: https://deadline.com/2021/01/nikolaj-coster-waldau-joe-cole-starring-in-netflix-movie-against-the-ice-baltasar-kormakur-producing-1234675557/

Prime Video:
Amazon picks up global rights to ‘Cruel Summer’: https://deadline.com/2021/01/cruel-summer-amazon-jessica-biel-freeform-1234672650/
Amazon’s ‘All or Nothing’ jumps focus to NHL with next season: https://deadline.com/2021/01/toronto-maple-leafs-nhl-amazons-all-or-nothing-1234673448/

Hulu:
Hulu orders Bigfoot hunting docuseries: https://deadline.com/2021/01/hulu-duplass-brothers-sasquatch-documentary-series-1234673894/

Paramount+:
Paramount+ launches on March 4: https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/19/22238502/paramount-plus-launch-date-cbs-all-access-streaming-event-shows-movies

Apple TV+:
Apple extends free trials to July: https://www.engadget.com/apple-extends-tv-plus-free-trials-again-212827285.html

Disney+:
Autobiographical comedy series centered around Yvonne Orji in development at Disney+: https://deadline.com/2021/01/yvonne-orji-autobiographical-comedy-david-oyelowo-oprah-winfrey-disney-plus-1234672846/
‘Frozen’ VR short coming to Disney+: https://collider.com/myth-a-frozen-tale-vr-short-disney-plus/
‘The Muppet Show’ is heading to Disney+: https://www.engadget.com/the-muppet-show-disney-plus-152957232.html

HBO Max:
Sci-fi tech drama ‘The Future’ in development at HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2021/01/the-future-sci-fi-tech-drama-hbo-max-matt-reeves-6th-idaho-run-team-1234673104/
HBO Max gives series order to Julia Child series: https://deadline.com/2021/01/hbo-max-orders-julia-child-series-julia-chris-keyser-sarah-lancashire-david-hyde-pierce-1234674012/
Tessa Thompson’s production company signs first-look deal with HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2021/01/tessa-thompson-viva-maude-first-look-deal-hbo-hbo-max-who-fears-death-the-secret-lives-of-church-ladies-1234674176/
New deal has all new CW shows headed to HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2021/01/walker-republic-of-sarah-new-cw-series-hbo-max-relationship-beyond-library-content-1234672556/
‘Godzilla vs Kong’ moves to March for HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2021/01/godzilla-vs-kong-jumps-up-to-march-in-hbo-max-theatrical-debut-1234675129/

Peacock:
Peacock developing ‘Providence’ adaptation: https://deadline.com/2021/01/you-creators-adapt-caroline-kepnes-providence-peacock-1234674367/

Other Streaming News:
AT&T TV Now consolidates service again: https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/12/22226881/att-tv-now-streaming-skinny-bundle-cord-cutting-youtube-hulu-fubo

Discussions
Old shows are still the priority for streaming according to Nielsen: https://www.engadget.com/nielsen-says-viewers-are-mostly-streaming-older-network-shows-132553348.html
Streaming continues to dominate awards season with the Critics Choice Awards: https://deadline.com/2021/01/critics-choice-awards-nominations-ozark-the-crown-tv-series-1234675506/

Trailers
Judas and the Black Messiah on HBO Max (02/12/21): https://youtu.be/xhXFYEeiLSU
To All the Boys: Always and Forever on Netflix (02/12/21): https://youtu.be/2jPdejek5QA
Earwig and the Witch on HBO Max (02/05/21): https://youtu.be/_PfhotgXEeQ
A Nightmare Wakes on Shudder (02/04/21): https://youtu.be/RV8B0egYHAE
Flora and Ulysses on Disney+ (02/19/21): https://youtu.be/05F8MmsiLQs
Red Dot on Netflix (02/11/21): https://youtu.be/t7FwypV69qc
Pele on Netflix (02/23/21): https://youtu.be/YOf8It9LNwc
Looney Tunes Cartoons on HBO Max (01/21/21): https://youtu.be/W2H8y6PPsfY
We Are: The Brooklyn Saints on Netflix (01/29/21): https://youtu.be/xTOzhMhVK1Y
Cherry on Apple TV+ (03/12/21): https://youtu.be/H5bH6O0bErk
I Care a Lot on Netflix (02/19/21): https://youtu.be/D40uHmTSPew
Firefly Lane on Netflix (02/03/21): https://youtu.be/xdHwNt4GXfM
Esme & Roy S2 on HBO Max (02/04/21): https://youtu.be/-eCNi2E-5Js
Animals on the Loose: A You vs Wild Interactive Movie on Netflix (02/16/21): https://youtu.be/Saby6UVF2j8
Strip Down, Rise Up on Netflix (02/05/21): https://youtu.be/0MMXqjMe1WQ
The Crew on Netflix (02/15/21): https://youtu.be/BAj4FnUhGWE
Top Class on IMDb TV (02/26/21): https://youtu.be/PMF5xEQl9CU
For All Mankind S2 on Apple TV+ (02/19/21): https://youtu.be/zzmrmjlESjQ
Flack S1 on Prime Video (01/22/21): https://youtu.be/wG1EkCRncrc
Jujutsu Kaisen on Crunchyroll (01/2021): https://youtu.be/XVzhdsXFOBk
Space Sweepers on Netflix (02/05/21): https://youtu.be/H1WYnJF1Pwo
Fate: The Winx Saga on Netflix (01/22/21): https://youtu.be/dfXRud1AIiw
Sky Rojo on Netflix (03/19/21): https://youtu.be/xO9dELpmx_0
Tiffany Haddish Presents: The Ready S2 on Netflix (02/02/21): https://youtu.be/Kcvb5jJK2M4
AXIOS on HBO S4 on HBO Max (01/31/21): https://youtu.be/Kx2al8npL54
Nadiya Bakes on Netflix (02/12/21): https://youtu.be/q8EeDufrnKQ

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