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096: Amazon Buys MGM

As the summer begins and news slows, there was one major announcement that we started talking about the rumor last episode. Amazon officially announced that they are purchasing MGM. What does this mean for the rest of the entertainment industry? There is that and more with sports and service updates from the past two weeks….

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095: WarnerMedia and Discovery Merger

After weeks of little news, we are overloaded with more news than a single episode can handle. The big news and the bulk of the episode is spent discussing the news about the WarnerMedia and Discovery merger announcement. What does it mean for the future of streaming? What does this do to the other streaming…

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090: Paramount+ First Thoughts

Paramount+ has launched and Dustin gives his first thoughts on the service. Is it worth the money? Is there enough content to make people stay using it after the trials and discounts expire? Find all about it and more from the past week’s worth of news from the world of streaming. News Rundown Netflix: Netflix…

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084: HBO Max/Amazon Deal Details

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…

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074: Should Disney Go All-In with Streaming?

As we start to catch up on some big topics of discussion, a new major restructuring is underway at Disney. But is it related to a recent investor letter about Disney hedging all of their bets on streaming, or something else? Also, Tony and Dustin discuss the latest announcement of the extension of the rights…

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063: Peacock Launches and Netflix Grows

The past week has brought on the release of another streaming service and quarterly results for the biggest player in the game. Join Tony and Dustin as they discuss the launch of Peacock, Amazon’s continual push towards a service to rival Hulu, and a quick look at the growth of Netflix from the past quarter….

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061: Are Film Projects Reaching a Boiling Point for the Services?

After an unexpected week off, Tony and Dustin are here to cover the past two weeks of news. Are some of the streaming services paying too much for film projects? Is live television an area that Amazon should get into? With Peacock unlikely to make a deal with Amazon and Roku, what does this mean…

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058: Importance of Roku for HBO Max

The world has much more important things to worry about than streaming services so it was a light news week. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have some great topics to discuss. We cover the disconnect between the tech journalists and the business analysts in their reviews of HBO Max. We also discuss the importance…

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057: The Battle between HBO Max and Amazon

A week later and some are calling HBO Max’s launch a faliure. But is it? Tony and Dustin dive into the current war between Amazon and HBO Max and how it affects the overall momentum for WarnerMedia. They also take a look at the current spending spree at Apple TV+ and Quibi revamping their future…

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056: HBO Max First Reactions

HBO Max has arrived and while there is some other news happening right now, our main focus is the launch of HBO Max. Did the launch go on without a hitch? Was it worth the wait? What other questions did the launch answer? All of this and more as Dustin and Tony talk about the…

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