After weeks of slow news, the past two weeks brought new numbers from Netflix, Prime Video, HBO Max, Peacock, and Discovery+. On top of that, there were a few new sports deals revealed that will affect streaming in the near future and what will the ad-supported version of HBO Max look like? All of that and more as Tony and Dustin discuss everything from the world of streaming for the past two weeks.

News Rundown
Ava DuVernay’s ‘Wings Of Fire’ Animated Series Ordered At Netflix:
Netflix Misses Q1 Subscriber Targets, Blaming Covid-19 Issues, But Beats Financial Forecasts:
Netflix Near Deal On KISS Biopic ‘Shout It Out Loud;’ Joachim Rønning To Direct Film With Leaders Paul Stanley & Gene Simmons Center Stage:
‘Floor Is Lava’ Renewed For Season 2 At Netflix:
Hype House Reality Series Lands At Netflix:
Bubba Wallace Docuseries From 300 Studios, Boardwalk Pictures In The Works At Netflix:
Netflix Boards Thai Supernatural Thriller ‘Ghost Lab’ In Deal With Local Producer GDH:
Sony Animation’s Lin-Manuel Miranda Musical Pic ‘Vivo’ Headed To Netflix:
Noah Centineo To Star In Netflix CIA Series From Alexi Hawley, Doug Liman & eOne:
Netflix Unveils Its “Play Something” Feature For The Momentarily Uninspired:
Jurnee Smollett To Star In & Executive Produce Netflix’s ‘Lou’ Alongside Allison Janney:
Felicity Jones & Shailene Woodley Movie ‘The Last Letter From Your Lover’ Sets Summer Release On Netflix:
Katherine Ryan’s ‘The Duchess’ Canceled By Netflix After One Season:
‘The Last Kingdom’: Netflix Saxon Saga To End With Season 5:
Netflix Lands José Padilha-Directed Action Spec Package ‘Sharp’ From Stampede Ventures:
‘Arcane’: Netflix Sets ‘League of Legends’ Animated Series From Riot Games:
Netflix Giving Mexican Box Office Hit ‘We Are The Nobles’ An English-Language Feature Adaptation:

Prime Video:
Amazon Earnings Go Into Orbit As Streaming Hours Rise 70% Year Over Year:
Amazon’s Thursday Night Football streaming deal with the NFL will start a year early:

‘Olga Dies Dreaming’ Drama Based On Novel Lands Hulu Pilot Order:

Apple TV+:
Apple Picks Up eOne Feature Musical ‘Come From Away’:
Apple Lands Another Tom Hanks Film; ‘Finch’, Formerly Titled ‘Bios’, To Likely Release In Awards Season:

Disney And Sony Reach Windows Deal That Can Sling ‘Spider-Man’ To Disney+ For First Time, Along With Reach Across Hulu, ABC, FX & More:

HBO Max:
HBO And HBO Max Add 2.7M Subscribers In Q1; AT&T CEO John Stankey Declines To Offer Revised Streaming Metrics – Update:
‘Take Out’: Asian Cuisine Docuseries From Lisa Ling Ordered By HBO Max:
Selena Gomez Cooking Series ‘Selena + Chef’ Returns To Kitchen For Season 3 On HBO Max:
WarnerMedia News & Sports Chief Jeff Zucker Taps Brakes On HBO Max NHL Streaming: “It’s Not Imminent”:
WarnerMedia plans to charge $9.99 per month for ad-supported HBO Max:
HBO Max Will Develop Over 100 Originals for Latin America Launch:
‘The Brothers Garcia’ Sequel Series Ordered By HBO Max; Six Core Cast Members Returning:
HBO Max Year One: WarnerMedia Direct-To-Consumer Chief Andy Forssell On Finding Streaming Mojo, Warner Bros Day-And-Date Takeaways, AVOD Plan & More – Q&A:
‘Pennyworth’ DC Series Eyes Move From Epix To HBO Max:
Elizabeth Olsen To Star In ‘Love And Death’ HBO Max True Crime Limited Series From David E. Kelley, Nicole Kidman, Lesli Linka Glatter & Lionsgate TV:
HBO Max & Utopia Pick Up Sundance Coming-Of-Age Horror ‘We’re All Going To The World’s Fair’:

‘After School Special’ Drama From Aiyana White, Ildy Modrovich & Keshet In Works At Peacock:
Mark Rylance, Simon Pegg Headline Peter Kosminsky’s ‘The Undeclared War’ For Peacock & Channel 4:
Peacock Orders Abe Forsythe Comedy Series ‘Wolf Like Me’ Starring Josh Gad & Isla Fisher:
Jenna Bans & Bill Krebs Anthology Series Based On True Love Stories Eyed By Peacock For Development:
Peacock Hits 42 Million Signups In First Quarter On ‘The Office’, WWE Network; Parent Comcast Posts Big Earnings Beat:
‘Girl In The Woods’: Peacock Orders Supernatural Drama Based On Crypt TV IP, Krysten Ritter To Direct:

‘Meet The Meerkats’: Discovery+ Sets Rob Delaney-Narrated Mongoose Series:
Discovery Plus Exceeds Internal Targets For Viewing And Churn, Execs Say, But Ad Sales Decline Drags Down Q1 Results – Update:

Niche Streaming Services:
Quibi Titles Will Be Renamed Roku Originals Under New Streaming Banner:
Twitch, NFL & IMDb TV Push Amazon’s Monthly Ad-Supported Streaming To 120M Viewers, From 20M In January 2020:

Other Items of Note:
Streaming Films Notch Nine Overall Oscar Wins, Setting New Record – Update:

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