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 latest news from the world of streaming.

News Rundown
Netflix lands French survival thriller ‘O2’:
Ryan Reynolds time travel film project moves to Netflix:
Two documentaries, focusing on the deaf community, ordered by Netflix:
Netflix pays seven figures for horror short story:
Netflix orders prequel series for ‘The Witcher’:
Carolina Rivera signs overall deal with Netflix:

Prime Video:
Graphic novel ‘Paper Girls’ adaptation ordered at Amazon:
BBC’s ‘The Pursuit of Love’ lands at Amazon:

Actress Joey King signs first-look deal with Hulu:
Elisabeth Moss launches production company and signs first-look deal with Hulu and Fox 21:
Hulu developing alternate history drama series ‘Rodham’:
New animated comedy series in development from John and Dave Chernin for Hulu:

Apple TV+:
Apple orders metaphysical thriller series ‘Shining Girls’:
Apple looks to shift content strategy after ‘Greyhound’ success:
Werner Herzog’s meteorite documentary heads to Apple TV+:
Oprah will host a new talk show on Apple TV+:

Halloween-themed comedy in the works at Disney+:

Quibi announces new animated comedy series ‘Futha Mucka’:
Quibi now allows screenshots, with a catch:
Quibi orders ‘Eye Candy’ with Chrissy Teigen attached:

HBO Max:
HBO Max adds a number of international titles to its lineup:
First four Conan O’Brien produced comedy specials announced for HBO Max:
HBO Max launch drew four million sign-ups:
‘The Wild’ being adapted for HBO Max:
HBO Max subscriber math analyzed:
WarnerMedia releases top shows for HBO Max:

Peacock launches Olympics channel counting down to the 2021 games:

Niche Streaming Services:
The slow suffocation of DC Universe is underway:
YouTube Kids will release over a hundred films and specials for free:

Other Streaming Providers:
Plex adds eighty free live television channels:

Main Discussion
Netflix Q2 results:

Articles of Note
Streaming Wars: Creative Destruction:

Hitmen on Peacock (08/06/20):
Anything is Possible on Crackle (08/01/20):
Biohackers on Netflix (08/20/20):
Anelka: Misunderstood on Netflix (08/05/20):
Immigration Nation on Netflix (08/03/20):
Frayed on HBO Max (07/30/20):
Bad Ideas with Adam Devine on Quibi (07/27/20):
Baby S3 on Netflix (09/2020):
(Un)Well on Netflix (08/12/20):
Five Bedrooms on Peacock (08/13/20):
Truth Seekers on Prime Video (???):
Utopia on Prime Video (Fall 2020):
Selling Sunset S3 on Netflix (08/07/20):
The Fungies on HBO Max (08/20/20):
Infinity Train Book 3 on HBO Max (08/13/20):
Helstrom on Hulu (10/16/20):
The Fugitive on Quibi (08/03/20):
The Weight of Gold on HBO Max (07/29/20):
Hard Knocks: Los Angeles on HBO Max (08/11/20):
His Dark Materials S2 on HBO Max (Fall 2020):
Lovecraft Country on HBO Max (08/16/20):
World’s Most Wanted on Netflix (08/05/20):
Tiny Creatures on Netflix (08/07/20):
For All Mankind S2 on Apple TV+ (???):
We Are Who We Are on HBO Max (09/14/20):
Star Trek: Discovery S3 on CBS All Access (10/15/20):
Seeing America with Megan Rapinoe on HBO Max (08/01/20):
Jamie Oliver: Keep Cooking and Carry On on Hulu (07/27/20):
Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous on Netflix (09/18/20):

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