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Title Date Source
Netflix’s Cindy Holland Says Subscribers Watch an Average of Two Hours a Day 03-11-2019 Variety
Apple’s March 25th event is official: ‘It’s show time’ 03-11-2019 9to5 Mac
Google Hires Former NBCU Digital Exec Conkling to Lead YouTube TV Programming Deals 03-11-2019 Multichannel News
Jeffrey Katzenberg’s streaming service Quibi is doing a show about Snapchat’s founding 03-09-2019 TechCrunch
BBC boss mocks Netflix's The Crown viewing figures 03-08-2019 Guardian
Facebook Watch Sets New 24-Hour Viewing Record With Jada Pinkett Smith’s ‘Red Table Talk’ 03-07-2019 Tubefilter
Disney is ending its vault program, giving Disney+ a huge boost in the streaming wars 03-07-2019 The Verge
YouTube Is Rolling Out A Feature That Shows Fact-Checks When People Search For Sensitive Topics 03-07-2019 BuzzFeed
OTT Ad Inventory: 18% Is Fraudulent 03-07-2019 Mediapost
House Democrats seek records from Trump over reports of possible interference in AT&T-Time Warner deal 03-07-2019 The Washington Post
Atlantic Broadband Adds Alexa Functionality 03-06-2019 Multichannel News
Samba TV Integrates With Google To Measure TV Tune-In 03-06-2019 Mediapost
AT&T’s new HBO chief criticizes Netflix, says it ‘doesn’t have a brand’ 03-06-2019 The Verge
Bon Appetit uses batch-and-window release strategy to promote its new OTT app 03-05-2019 Digiday
Apple's Video Plans Put Disney Chief's Board Seat at Risk 03-05-2019 Bloomberg
You can now ask Alexa to control your Roku devices 03-05-2019 TechCrunch
Inside Rhett & Link's $10 Million Deal for Smosh 03-05-2019 The Hollywood Reporter
NBC's Prime Pod Effort Scores High Ad Metrics 03-05-2019 Mediapost
Steven Spielberg Wants To Bar Netflix From The Academy Awards 03-04-2019 Tubefilter
Bob Greenblatt Talks WarnerMedia Mandate, Streaming Wars and HBO’s Future 03-04-2019 Variety
Hulu’s Peter Naylor: ‘Conventional TV has hit its ceiling and the ceiling is coming down’ 03-01-2019 Digiday
Why VCs still see growth opportunities in sports digital media plays 03-01-2019 Digiday
Hulu, YouTube Snare 3 Million Customers for Live TV 03-01-2019 Bloomberg
Netflix Has a Message for Hollywood: Make Room for Others 03-01-2019 Adweek
Magna Dives Deep Into Demos: 30-Year Analysis Reveals Polarization Of Linear TV, Ad Spending Too 03-01-2019 Mediapost
‘The Washington Post’ Streamed Michael Cohen’s Testimony On Twitch - With Emojis And Memes Aplenty 02-28-2019 Tubefilter
Tubi and NBCU Strike AVOD Licensing Deal 02-28-2019 Multichannel News
AT&T’s WarnerMedia shake-up tells you how it views the future of media 02-28-2019 Recode
After The Discovery Of A Pedophile Ring, YouTube Will Disable Comments On Some Videos Featuring Children 02-28-2019 BuzzFeed
Instagram Takes Long View on Longform Video After Slow Start For IGTV 02-28-2019 The Hollywood Reporter
Sling TV Tripled Advertising Revenues In 2018, Credits Dynamic Ad Insertion 02-28-2019 Mediapost
Sling TV Offers 40% Discount to Boost Sign-Ups 02-28-2019 Multichannel News
Disney in Active Talks With AT&T to Acquire WarnerMedia’s 10% Hulu Stake 02-27-2019 Variety
BBC and ITV team up to launch Netflix rival BritBox 02-27-2019 Guardian
CBS's Hunt for Moonves Successor Enters Final Phase 02-27-2019 Bloomberg
Reuters expands sports offering with content partnerships with the Players’ Tribune, AFLO, Panoramic, Sporting Images and MB M... 02-27-2019 Press Release
Justice Department loses appeal to bust up AT&T-Time Warner merger 02-26-2019 CNET
Facebook won’t renew two-thirds of existing Facebook Watch news shows 02-26-2019 Digiday
“Despacito” Becomes First Video In YouTube History To Pass 6 Billion Views 02-26-2019 Tubefilter
Ad-Supported Video Startup Xumo in Talks to Be Acquired 02-25-2019 Variety
YouTube's Ad Revolt Seen Fleeting. Brands Just Can't Quit Google 02-22-2019 Bloomberg
‘It’s the human cost’: Buyers shrug at YouTube’s latest brand crisis 02-22-2019 Digiday
Roku Hits 27 Million Accounts in Focus on Streaming Platform 02-21-2019 The Hollywood Reporter
Full Q&A: AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson on Recode Media 02-21-2019 Recode
YouTube Sends Memo to Major Brands and Holding Companies Regarding Latest Ad Safety Controversy 02-21-2019 Adweek
NBC Sports Expands Digital Content Deal With Yahoo 02-21-2019 Multichannel News
‘Bon Appétit’ Launches Free OTT Channel With Slate Of 3 New Series 02-21-2019 Tubefilter
Roku Aims to Top $1 Billion in Revenue in 2019, Beats Holiday Quarter Earnings Expectations 02-21-2019 Variety
NBC News Retools ‘Today’ Mobile App, Readies 7 New Digital Series 02-21-2019 Variety
Nielsen Launches New Advanced Ad Division Focused on Smart TVs 02-21-2019 Multichannel News
Virtual MVPDs Account for Nearly 10% of Pay TV Subscriptions: BTIG 02-20-2019 Multichannel News
Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine Lands Investment From Otter Media, Emerson Collective 02-20-2019 The Hollywood Reporter
Movie Studios Sue Omniverse Over Streaming Video Piracy 02-20-2019 Mediapost
Nestle, Disney Pull YouTube Ads, Joining Furor Over Child Videos 02-20-2019 Bloomberg
Spectrum TV brings 60 channels to your Apple TV for $15 02-20-2019 Cult of Mac
CBS Turns to Artificial Intelligence to Glean Viewers’ Emotional Responses to TV Shows 02-20-2019 Variety
‘Netflix Only’ Still the Top Streaming Service Portfolio in the U.S. 02-20-2019 Multichannel News
Hulu’s New ‘Sellouts’ Ad Campaign Tells Viewers It Pays Influencers To Endorse It 02-20-2019 Tubefilter
Viacom Adds FuboTV To Its Networks 02-20-2019 Mediapost
In Race to Beat Netflix, Studios Give Up Billions In Profits 02-19-2019 The Hollywood Reporter
YouTube Unleashed a Conspiracy Theory Boom. Can It Be Contained? 02-19-2019 NY Times
7-Year-Old YouTube Megastar Ryan ToysReview Is Getting His Own Nickelodeon Series 02-15-2019 Tubefilter
Europe's New Copyright Rules Would Force YouTube, Facebook to Block Protected Content 02-14-2019 The Hollywood Reporter
Snap is offering to pay $50,000 per episode for original Snapchat Discover shows 02-14-2019 Digiday
Ergen: Dish Braces for More Sub Losses as GoT Premiere Nears 02-13-2019 Multichannel News
Cord-Cutting Sped Up in 2018: Biggest Pay-TV Ops Shed 3.2 Million Subscribers Last Year 02-13-2019 Variety
Apple aims for April launch of TV service with CBS, Viacom and Starz 02-13-2019 Reuters
YouTube TV Adds Extended DVR for Live Events 02-12-2019 Cord Cutter News
You'd happily share passwords for Netflix, HBO and more, despite risk 02-12-2019 CNET
Facebook Wants You To Know Jay Shetty Made $1 Million In Ad Revenue As It Tries To Appeal To More Creators 02-11-2019 Tubefilter
Kevin Reilly Reveals First Content Details Of New WarnerMedia Streaming Service 02-11-2019 Deadline
LinkedIn debuts LinkedIn Live, a new live video broadcast service 02-11-2019 TechCrunch
‘Howard the Duck’ Among Four Marvel Animated Shows in the Works at Hulu 02-11-2019 Variety
SeaChange Buys Xstream for $5.5M 02-11-2019 Light Reading
John Hendricks Predicts SVOD ‘Streaming Wars’ This Year 02-10-2019 Multichannel News
Amazon has another shot at a live shopping channel like QVC 02-10-2019 Digital Trends
Epix launches its own streaming service named Epix Now 02-10-2019 CNET
Everything you need to know about the upcoming Disney streaming service, Disney+ 02-09-2019 Android Authority
Digital Media's Crash: Will Hollywood Buy In or Cash Out? 02-07-2019 The Hollywood Reporter
NewFronts 2019 New York One-Week Schedule Released 02-07-2019 Variety
T-Mobile pay TV service launching in first half of 2019 02-07-2019 Fierce Video
Like it or not, Instagram is going to start putting IGTV previews on your feed 02-07-2019 BGR
Netflix launches ‘smart downloads’ feature on iOS to automate offline viewing 02-07-2019 TechCrunch
Louisville becomes the first city to lose Google Fiber 02-07-2019 Android Police
Live streaming sports service DAZN adds support for watching four things at once on Apple TV 02-06-2019 9to5 Mac
Vox.com tries a membership program, with a twist: It’s focused on video and entirely on YouTube 02-06-2019 NiemanLab
NBC Sports and Rory McIlroy launch a streaming service for golf nuts 02-05-2019 Engadget
Disney+ streaming service will feature non-Disney content at launch 02-05-2019 TechCrunch
Liberty Media joins bidding for regional sports networks being sold by Disney, sources say 02-05-2019 CNBC
ESPN+ passes 2 million subscribers in under a year 02-05-2019 The Verge
Even YouTube CEO's kids said Rewind was 'cringey' last year 02-05-2019 CNET
Vice Media Near Deal for New Show With Hulu, Executive Says 02-05-2019 The Wrap
Verizon Fios Looks to Goose Gig Sales With Free Netflix 02-04-2019 Multichannel News
FX CEO John Landgraf blasts Netflix for “not telling you the whole story” 02-04-2019 Fast Company
HBO Made Sunday Night a Showcase. It Wants the Same on Monday. 02-04-2019 NY Times
Machinima officially closed; 81 lose jobs 02-03-2019 Polygon
Vice Media to Reorganize, Lay Off 10 Percent of Staff 02-01-2019 The Hollywood Reporter
Netflix usage surpassed cable and satellite TV for the first time in 2018 01-31-2019 BGR
Hulu announces a new ad unit that appears when you pause 01-31-2019 TechCrunch
Free TV streaming services like Tubi are having their moment 01-30-2019 Fast Company

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