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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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077: HBO Max Updates

Netflix raises its prices? Are exclusive deals at Netflix good for both parties? What does Andy Forssell have to say about the future of HBO Max? And are we talking about Quibi again? All of this and more as Dustin and Tony discuss the latest happening from the world of streaming. News Rundown Netflix: Netflix…

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068: What’s HBO Max’s Biggest Problem?

There is a lot of talk about HBO Max and whether or not it is failing. But Tony and Dustin have a different thought. The service isn’t failing, but it isn’t succeeding as it should be either. Find out what the biggest problem facing HBO Max is and stick around for a discussion on the…

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067: DTC Service Future at WarnerMedia

A rather slow news week brought more focus to WarnerMedia and the fallout from their massive restructuring. Under that umbrella, there is news related to some of the DTC services that are not HBO Max and the future of them surviving the restructuring. Is CNN the next brand to get a DTC service? Could Crunchyroll…

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065: Streaming Dominates Emmy Nominations

Earnings calls and award nominations. What other show would be discussing those at the same time? It is that time of year when the tech and entertainment companies start releasing the latest quarterly results which means streaming numbers. The other big news is that the Emmys were completely dominated by streaming or streaming adjacent services….

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054: The Quibi Debacle

Quibi is the talk of the town and not in a good way. Between not having the greatest launch and comments from one of the head executives, things are not looking good. Tony and Dustin dive into how the service could be fixed and what is dragging the service down. There is also talk about…

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044: Fx on Hulu Launch and Quibi Raises More Money

After some technical and health delays, we bring you all of the latest news about the streaming services and the content on them. The main highlights from the week include FX on Hulu launching, Quibi raising even more money and an interesting licensing deal that Peacock landed. All this and more as Tony and Dustin…

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030: Survival of the Niche Services

Our last topic episode focuses on the different niche services and how they can survive in such a crowded market. What makes some of these services work even if their parent company has a larger service which offers even more content? And why do companies find the need to continue to find a service for…

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006: Current State of HBO Max

Continuing our “Current State of” series, we move into the realm of the unknown. HBO Max may not have had a name until a few months back, but it was a service that was announced as far back as a year ago. The issue is that the service still hasn’t had a lot of firm…

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