Month: December 2019

029: Our Favorite Content in 2019

As 2019 comes to an end, Tony and Dustin take a look at some of their favorite content they watched from the past year. While some are the new seasons or projects from 2019, there were plenty of projects that the two saw for the first time in 2019. You can help to support this…

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028: Why are Licensing Deals Important?

Have you ever wondered why shows like Friends, The Office, and Seinfeld demand half of a billion dollars? What makes a service shell out that much and are they actually spending that much? Dustin and Tony lay out the importance of these deals and why streaming services seem to be fighting for the rights of…

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027: What is the Main Problem for Cable Companies?

As we begin our holiday break, the first topic we cover was an unexpected one. A certain quote was made by the CEO of Charter Spectrum during an investor call that really started a discussion between Tony and Dustin. So they decided to make it one of the points to discuss over the next two…

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026: Services Continue to Ride the Nostalgia Wave

More projects are announced and a bunch continue to ride the wave of nostalgia. Disney+ seems to be the biggest culprit, but they are not alone. Tony and Dustin discuss this and all of the news related to the content coming to your favorite streaming services this time around. Netflix: YA book ‘Game Changer’ in…

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025: Ad-Supported Netflix and What is AT&T TV?

What will make HBO Max stand out compared to Disney+? According to John Stankey, a lot. And that isn’t the only thing Tony and Dustin discuss as an ad-supported model for Netflix is tossed around, why live TV may not be the best direction for certain companies and new developments regarding AT&T’s future in streaming…

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024: Home Alone Reboot and Too Much Money

It was a semi-slow week and while there is content news across all of the major services, none of them are very interesting. There is, however, a few tidbits worth discussing including more sports coming to Prime Video, the Home Alone reboot, and a Code 8 spinoff. Learn all about those topics and more as…

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023: International Plans and Awards Season Begins

Have you heard of Plex? If not, you probably will in the near future since it is a new service that recently launched in over two hundred countries. There is also some news on Peacock along with the international plans for Netlfix, Prime Video, and HBO Max. It is also that time of the year,…

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022: Comedy Specials, Game Shows and Kids’ Content

With Thanksgiving out of the way, the floodgates are open for news related to content as the publicity departments prepare for the holiday news lull. So, that means Dustin and Tony are here to discuss all the latest news including a Star Wars game show coming to Disney+, CBS All Access diving into the kids’…

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021: The Future of Sports and Streaming Services

As expected, the past week didn’t have a ton of news but there were some new developments with the live TV options. This leads us to a major discussion regarding the future of the major sports leagues and how they will come into play for streaming services in the near future. All of this and…

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