The past two weeks saw HBO launch their AVOD tier, Peacock land a new carriage deal with a major electronics company, and Amazon scoop up even more sports rights. We talk about all of this and discuss which streaming service had the worst launch. The answers might surprise you.
‘Supercrooks’ Live-Action Millarworld Series Ordered By Netflix As ‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Releases Cast: https://deadline.com/2021/06/supercrooks-live-action-series-netflix-matt-millar-jupiters-legacy-canceled-cast-released-1234768204/
Netflix Lands Reddit Psychological Thriller Novella ‘We Used To Live Here’ As Blake Lively Vehicle: https://deadline.com/2021/06/blake-lively-netflix-reddit-psychological-thriller-novel-we-used-to-live-here-marcus-kliewer-1234768888/
Jennifer Lopez Inks Multi-Year First-Look Production Deal With Netflix: https://deadline.com/2021/06/jennifer-lopez-nuyorican-netflix-production-deal-1234770575/
‘Castlevania’ Universe Expands With New Netflix Series Set During French Revolution Led By Descendant Of Trevor & Sypha: https://deadline.com/2021/06/castlevania-sequel-anime-series-richter-belmont-trevor-and-sypha-netflix-1234773717/
‘Far Cry’: Netflix Unveils Two Projects Inspired By Ubisoft Video Game Franchise: https://deadline.com/2021/06/far-cry-netflix-two-projects-ubisoft-video-game-franchise-1234773812/
Netflix Lands Worldwide Rights To Sci-Fi Sequel ‘Code 8: Part II’: https://deadline.com/2021/06/netflix-code-8-part-2-acquisition-1234774813/
Naomi Watts & Bobby Cannavale To Headline ‘The Watcher’ Ryan Murphy Limited Series For Netflix: https://deadline.com/2021/06/naomi-watts-bobby-cannavale-the-watcher-ryan-murphy-l-netflix-1234772500/
Jennifer Lopez To Star In Netflix’s Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Atlas’ With Brad Peyton Directing: https://deadline.com/2021/06/jennifer-lopez-netflixs-sci-fi-thriller-atlas-brad-peyton-directing-1234775196/
Justina Machado To Headline ‘The Horror Of Dolores Roach’ Amazon Pilot From Blumhouse Based On Podcast: https://deadline.com/2021/06/justina-machado-the-horror-of-dolores-roach-amazon-pilot-1234768234/
Amazon Scores “Historic” Deal To Stream Ligue 1 Soccer in France: https://deadline.com/2021/06/amazon-ligue-1-soccer-france-1234773737/
Hulu Cooks Up Baking Competition Series ‘Baker’s Dozen’: https://deadline.com/2021/06/hulu-baking-competition-series-bakers-dozen-1234768718/
Paramount+ Sets Summer 2021 Lineup Including ‘Quiet Place 2,’ ‘PAW Patrol’ Movie And More As New Ad-Supported Plan Launches: https://deadline.com/2021/06/paramount-plus-summer-lineup-schedule-quiet-place-2-paw-patrol-movie-1234770644/
‘Who Are You, Charlie Brown?’: Apple To Celebrate Peanuts Characters, Creator Charles M. Shulz With Documentary Special: https://deadline.com/2021/06/who-are-you-charlie-brown-peanuts-charles-schulz-apple-celebrate-documentary-special-1234769114/
Disney+ Sets Summer Premiere Date For ‘Behind The Attraction’ Docuseries: https://deadline.com/2021/06/behind-the-attraction-disney-plus-summer-premiere-date-docuseries-1234770994/
‘Beauty and the Beast’ Prequel Series Greenlighted By Disney+; Briana Middleton Joins Josh Gad & Luke Evans: https://deadline.com/2021/06/beauty-and-the-beast-prequel-series-disney-plus-briana-middleton-josh-gad-luke-evans-gaston-and-lefou-1234775284/
Disney Plus has no plans for a lower cost ad-supported option for now, CEO says: https://www.theverge.com/2021/6/15/22535861/disney-plus-cheaper-ad-supported-plan
HBO Max With Ads Launches, Promising “Lowest Commercial Ad Load” In Streaming: https://deadline.com/2021/06/hbo-max-ads-launches-lowest-commercial-load-streaming-1234767796/
New Line Nabs YA Novel ‘The Distance From Me To You’ For HBO Max; Sabrina Carpenter To Star, Tiffany Paulsen To Script: https://deadline.com/2021/06/the-distance-from-me-to-you-sabrina-carpenter-movie-new-line-hbo-max-tiffany-paulsen-1234767497/
Nikki Glaser To Host ‘FBoy Island’ Reality Series For HBO Max From ‘The Bachelor’ & ‘Love Is Blind’ EPs: https://deadline.com/2021/06/nikki-glaser-fboy-island-hbo-max-the-bachelor-love-is-blind-1234773294/
‘Perfect Strangers’: Robin Thede & London Hughes To Lead Reboot Of ‘80s Comedy In The Works At HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2021/06/perfect-strangers-robin-thede-london-hughes-reboot-80s-comedy-hbo-max-1234774772/
‘The Resort’ From Andy Siara, Sam Esmail & UCP Travels To Peacock: https://deadline.com/2021/06/the-resort-from-andy-siara-sam-esmail-ucp-peacock-1234767878/
Peacock Acquires Documentary ‘Civil War (Or, Who Do We Think We Are)’ & Sets Premiere Date; Brad Pitt Among EPs: https://deadline.com/2021/06/peacock-acquires-documentary-civil-war-or-who-do-we-think-we-are-brad-pitt-premiere-date-msnbc-1234768707/
‘Fruits Of Thy Labor’ Family Drama From Billy Porter & Greg Berlanti In Works At Peacock: https://deadline.com/2021/06/fruits-of-thy-labor-family-drama-billy-porter-dan-mccabe-greg-berlanti-development-peacock-1234769531/
Peacock And Top Smart TV Maker Samsung Set Streaming Carriage Deal: https://deadline.com/2021/06/peacock-top-smart-tv-maker-samsung-set-streaming-carriage-deal-1234770830/
‘Ted’ TV Series From Seth MacFarlane Based On Movie Ordered By Peacock; UCP & MRC Producing: https://deadline.com/2021/06/ted-tv-series-seth-macfarlane-peacock-ucp-mrc-1234772135/
Family Comedy ‘Take Note’ Lands Series Order At Peacock: https://deadline.com/2021/06/family-musical-comedy-take-note-series-order-peacock-1234773268/
‘Let Me Hear A Rhyme’ Drama From Morenike Balogun, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson & Morgan Cooper In Works At Peacock: https://deadline.com/2021/06/let-me-hear-a-rhyme-drama-morenike-balogun-curtis-50-cent-jackson-morgan-cooper-tv-peacock-1234773986/
Niche Streaming Services:
Kevin Hart Action Comedy Series ‘Die Hart’, Born On Quibi & Now On Roku Channel, Renewed For Season 2: https://deadline.com/2021/06/kevin-hart-die-hart-renewed-quibi-roku-channel-1234771245/
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