As more companies release their latest quarterly earnings, Tony and Dustin dive into Disney’s latest numbers and how streaming is their sole bright spot during this time. Quibi faces a battle bigger than they may have thought, while HBO Max speeds towards their launch with new distribution deals and a new discount offer. All of this and more regarding your favorite streaming services is here.

News Rundown
Netflix to revive political drama ‘Borgen’ with Danish broadcaster DR:
Netflix acquires global distribution rights for ‘A Week Away’:
Netflix orders sequel to ‘Extraction’ after stating it is their biggest film release ever:

Prime Video:
Amazon lands NFL extension deal plus a Saturday game:

Hulu acquires ‘In My Skin’ from BBC:
Musical documentary ‘We Are Freestyle Love Supreme’ lands at Hulu:
Hulu subscribers grow to over 32 million:

Apple TV+:
Annie Weisman inks overall deal with Apple:
Kerry Ehrin re-ups exclusive deal with Apple:

National Geographic’s ‘The Right Stuff’ moves from cable to streaming at Disney+:

Turnstyle patent lawsuit against Quibi reportedly financed by Elliott Management:

HBO Max:
HBO Max will be available to Google users at launch:
WarnerMedia absorbs Xandr in latest AT&T reorganization:
HBO Max expands distribution deal to include Hulu:
HBO Max announces a preorder offer of 20% off:
HBO Max puts romantic comedy ‘Beth & Sam’ into development:
HBO Max will submit two of their originals to the Emmy’s with the debut days before the deadline:
WarnerMedia can move forward with Latin America launch of HBO Max after becoming complete owners of HBO services:
Selena Gomez fronted cooking series picked up for HBO Max:
Jean Smart led dark comedy gets series order at HBO Max:

Other Streaming Providers:
Pluto TV inks distribution deal with Verizon:

First Discussion
Disney Q2 Results:

Second Discussion
Academy Awards will allow streaming movies to qualify due to theater shutdowns:

Hanna S2 on Prime Video (07/03/20):
Reno 911 on Quibi (05/04/20):
Crossing Swords on Hulu (06/12/20):
Magic for Humans S3 on Netflix (05/15/20):
Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill on Netflix (05/05/20):
Ramy S2 on Hulu (05/29/20):
Ghostwriter S1 Part 2 (05/01/20):
Trial by Media on Netflix (05/11/20):
Have a Good Trip on Netflix (05/11/20):
Love Life on HBO Max (05/27/20):
Becoming on Netflix (05/06/20):
The Big Flower Fight S1 on Netflix (05/18/20):
Space Force on Netflix (05/29/20):

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