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085: The Importance of Evergreen Content

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…

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082: It’s a Disney World

This past week was a huge week for all of the streaming offerings from Disney and with new subscriber numbers, new integration, and a massive slate of content, there is a lot to talk about. Join Tony and Dustin as they discuss everything from the Disney Investor Day and everything else from the world of…

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081: HBO Max Shockwave and Discovery+

Just when Disvoery finally reveals details for their streaming service and they have the spotlight, WarnerMedia sends shockwaves through the entertainment industry with an announcement for HBO Max. Will their plan work or will it alienate everyone outside the customer? Find out as Dustin and Tony discuss the latest news from the world of streaming….

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079: The Death of Cable Telelvision

With the holidays right around the corner, Dustin and Tony take a quick break from the news and feature a topic-driven episode. This time around, the focus is the death of cable television. Listen in on how the major media companies are changing their focus to streaming, why it is important, and what is the…

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075: Did Netflix Fail in Q3?

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…

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073: Streaming Synergy

Two weeks have past and while there has been a lot of news, most of it is pretty straightforward. That doesn’t mean that the global pandemic isn’t still affecting streaming. Tony and Dustin discuss the latest films to jump to streaming along with more synergy between the streaming services and their sister studios. News Rundown…

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072: Peacock Lands on Roku

There was a lot that came up in the past week including Peacock landing on Roku, Quibi potentially looking for a sale, DC Universe announcing a major change, and the Emmys. Join Tony and Dustin as they discuss all of that and more on the latest episode of The Streaming Wars. News Rundown Netflix: Netflix…

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071: Paramount+ Announced

The big news from the past week is the rebranding of CBS All Access to Paramount+. Dustin and Tony discuss the information announced regarding the rebranding along with the time frame of the ad tier releasing for HBO Max and the potential price increase coming to Disney+. Find it all on the latest episode of…

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069: HBO Max-acre Fallout

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…

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066: Major Changes at WarnerMedia

One week brought some major news including Disney’s latest earnings call which brought an update for subscribers. The numbers are good, but is that what we should be focusing on? Meanwhile, the new WarnerMedia CEO is making waves as he cleans house at the company with the focus being on HBO Max. All of this…

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