Month: April 2020

052: Streaming in the World of Social Distancing

The world of social distancing is here and it spells the success of some aspects of the entertainment industry while being a problem for others. Netflix releases their subscriber numbers for the first quarter of the year and sees major growth, while the world of theatrical releases is in trouble. Tony and Dustin discuss all…

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051: HBO Max Launch Details

HBO Max has announced more details for their launch next month including the date the service will be available and the original content that will be included on that date. Elsewhere, Vudu has a new owner and Apple has a bigger market share when it comes to the streaming wars than Tony and Dustin expected….

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050: Quibi’s Content and TV Casting

While the world continues to adjust to the pandemic, it seems Quibi might be making some adjustments too. Quibi announced a certain change they are expecting to roll out that has interesting timing based on a certain interview given not that long ago. And with another week since the launch, more content comes to the…

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049: Quibi Launch Reactions

Quibi has arrived and Dustin and Tony take it for a test drive. After covering all of the latest happenings in the world of streaming including Netflix adding new parental controls, WarnerMedia naming their new CEO and some new studies delving into expectations for upcoming services, it is all about Quibi. From the interface to…

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048: Subscriptions vs Advertising

In the latest episode of The Streaming Wars, Tony and Dustin discuss the latest news including the launch of Disney+ in India, the free trial being offered by CBS All Access and how free trials are a necessity, a new interview with Jeffrey Katzenberg about Quibi’s upcoming launch and some new competition for Quibi that…

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