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080: HBO Max Lands Two Major Deals

It’s been a couple of weeks since the last news roundup episode and there is some major news to cover. Disney+ has hit their first year anniversary and with that some major numbers. HBO Max landed a deal with Amazon to come to Fire devices. But all of that was trumped by the news that…

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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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074: Should Disney Go All-In with Streaming?

As we start to catch up on some big topics of discussion, a new major restructuring is underway at Disney. But is it related to a recent investor letter about Disney hedging all of their bets on streaming, or something else? Also, Tony and Dustin discuss the latest announcement of the extension of the rights…

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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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070: The Potential HBO Max Ad-Tier

The news continues to be slow but that doesn’t mean that Tony and Dustin can’t find some things to discuss. From the potential ad-supported tier for HBO Max to the Amazon Prime competing service coming from Walmart, the world of streaming continues to move. Find out all about everything from the past week in the…

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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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