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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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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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064: HBO Max’s First Numbers Revealed

This week, we get the first numbers for HBO Max. Are they good, bad, or something else? We also jump back to the Netflix numbers for the last quarter and discuss Quibi’s issue with communication. DC Universe is being suffocated and others are noticing Apple’s strategy shift as Tony and Dustin discuss all of the…

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061: Are Film Projects Reaching a Boiling Point for the Services?

After an unexpected week off, Tony and Dustin are here to cover the past two weeks of news. Are some of the streaming services paying too much for film projects? Is live television an area that Amazon should get into? With Peacock unlikely to make a deal with Amazon and Roku, what does this mean…

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058: Importance of Roku for HBO Max

The world has much more important things to worry about than streaming services so it was a light news week. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have some great topics to discuss. We cover the disconnect between the tech journalists and the business analysts in their reviews of HBO Max. We also discuss the importance…

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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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043: The Future of ViacomCBS and Streaming

The Streaming Wars may not be heating up, but the format of the show is under fire. We launch our new format and discuss everything from the world of streaming from the past week. What does the new Top 10 list on Netflix mean? What does the future hold for Disney+ shows that are deemed…

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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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010: Quibi’s Hype and HBO Max Predictions

Just when we thought we couldn’t get as much content news as the past few episodes, we are proved wrong. So this episode features an announcement regarding the future of the show that should bring the run-time down some while providing even more coverage. Outside of that, there were a few things happening this week…

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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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