Another week and more sports deals are in place for streaming services. That news takes a backseat to the news of Roku’s new active user number along with details from the HBO Max and Amazon deal to bring the service to Fire devices. The episode rounds out with a discussion regarding the importance of movies and streaming services and in what way they make a difference.

News Rundown
Netflix price increases hit UK:
Netflix orders drama series ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’:
Netflix and Kevin Hart sign film deal:
Netflix touts at least one film a week for 2021:

Hulu offers service to students for an extremely low price:

Apple TV+:
Apple lands untitled sci-fi project:

HBO Max:
AT&T CFO says COVID is a reality they can’t change:
Has HBO lost half of its viewers since ‘Game of Thrones’ ended:
According to a report, HBO Max deal on Amazon involved AWS contract extension:
HBO Max officially revives ‘Sex and the City’ with ‘And Just Like That…’:
HBO Max acquires ‘Perfect Life’ and commits to a second season:

Supercross and Pro Motocross move to Peacock Premium tier in 2021:
Charter customers will now get free Peacock Premium due to a new distribution deal:
Peacock launches 24-hour entertainment news network:
All Premier League matches will now be available on-demand on Peacock:

Niche Streaming Services:
Struum announced; streaming service to help find niche content:
ESPN+ starts lining up new studio shows:

Other Streaming News:
Roku lands over 51 millions active accounts:
Roku confirms that they have licensed Quibi’s content minus the daily news shows:

2020’s top films are arguably streaming films:

Locked Down on HBO Max (01/14/21):
Everyone is Doing Great on Hulu (01/13/21):
Non Non Biyori Nonstop on Crunchyroll (01/2021):
The Bay S2 on BritBox (01/20/21):
Bungo Stray Dogs WAN! On Crunchyroll (01/2021):
Traces on BritBox (01/05/21):
WAVE! on Crunchyroll (2021):
Search Party S4 on HBO Max (01/14/21):
Outside the Wire on Netflix (01/15/21):
Solar Opposites S2 on Hulu (03/26/21):
The Lady and the Dale on HBO Max (01/31/21):
The Sister on Hulu (01/22/21):
Bling Empire on Netflix (01/15/21):
Derek DelGaudio’s In and Of Itself on Hulu (01/22/21):
Malcolm & Marie on Netflix (02/05/21):
The Event on HBO Max (01/14/21):
Penguin Bloom on Netflix (01/27/21):
Squish on HBO Max (01/08/21):
Losing Alice on Apple TV+ (01/22/21):
Finding ‘Ohana on Netflix (01/29/21):
Below Zero on Netflix (01/29/21):
Perfect Life on HBO Max (01/21/21):
Beartown on HBO Max (02/22/21):
The Little Things on HBO Max (01/29/21):
Bonding S2 on Netflix (01/27/21):
The United States vs Billie Holiday on Hulu (02/26/21):
The Last Paradiso on Netflix (02/05/21):
The Pembrokeshire Murders on BritBox (02/02/21):

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