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News Roundup

Title Date Source
The Five Spot: Mark Eamer, VP of IMDb TV 02-25-2020 Multichannel News
YouTuber Partnerships Are Playing Big At This Year’s Toy Fair New York 02-25-2020 Tubefilter
Hulu CMO Kelly Campbell Upped to President of Hulu 02-25-2020 Variety
Comcast Acquires Xumo Free-Streaming Video Service 02-25-2020 Variety
ViacomCBS Has Lost Its Children. Nickelodeon Is Looking For Them On YouTube. 02-24-2020 Forbes
Netflix to Rank Popularity of Shows in Move Toward Transparency 02-24-2020 Bloomberg
Streaming TV’s Boom Is a Mixed Blessing for Some Hollywood Writers 02-23-2020 NY Times
Fox, Comcast Pursue Takeovers of Ad-Supported Video Services 02-21-2020 WSJ
Disney+ Sub Adds Have Peaked 02-21-2020 Multichannel News
HBO Max is coming to YouTube TV 02-21-2020 CNN Business
‘Friends’ DVD, Digital Sales Soar as It Takes a Break From Streaming 02-20-2020 Variety
Political ads are flooding Hulu, Roku and other streaming services, revealing loopholes in federal election laws 02-20-2020 The Washington Post
CBS will massively expand All Access’ streaming library in 2020 02-20-2020 Engadget
Trump Ads Will Take Over YouTube’s Homepage on Election Day 02-20-2020 Bloomberg
CBS All Access, Showtime to Reach 16 Million Streaming Subscribers By Year’s End 02-20-2020 Variety
TikTok Owner’s Plan: Be More Than Just TikTok 02-20-2020 WSJ
Network Audience Delivery Dives In Q1, TV Usage Declines Accelerating 02-19-2020 Mediapost
DISH chair: 'Probably inevitable' that DISH should merge with DIRECTV 02-19-2020 S&P Global Intelligence
YouTube Gaming's Most-Watched Videos Are Dominated by Scams and Cheats 02-18-2020 Wired
The days of Netflix reaping the benefits of cord cutting may be over 02-18-2020 Fast Company
Netflix’s Mobile Opportunity 02-18-2020 Multichannel News
Vizio Pursues A Late-Mover Advantage In CTV Ad Sales 02-18-2020 AdExchanger
More TV shows are calling New York home as demand for streaming content grows 02-17-2020 CNN Business
Susan Wojcicki Reveals YouTube Paid Out $3 Billion To Music Industry Last Year 02-17-2020 Tubefilter
Redbox enters the free, ad-supported streaming market 02-17-2020 TechCrunch
HBO Max Highlights Friends, Unveils New Slogan in First-Ever Teaser 02-14-2020 Adweek
YouTube’s Deal With Activision Blizzard Valued At $160M 02-14-2020 Sports Business Journal
Number Of TV Channels Received By U.S. Households Falls Dramatically 02-14-2020 Mediapost
Pilot Season Slows Down as Broadcast Networks Rethink Strategy in Streaming Era 02-13-2020 Variety
Condé Nast Forms New Entertainment Studios Around Key Titles Amid Push Into Film, TV, Podcasts 02-13-2020 Tubefilter
Instagram Targets More Funding, Ad Revenue-Sharing, for Video Hub 02-13-2020 WSJ
YouTube TV Ending Support for App Store Subscriptions in March 02-13-2020 MacRumors
‘King Kong jumping off the Empire State Building:’ Quibi’s $400m marketing push spans TV, in-person screenings 02-12-2020 Digiday
YouTube continues to mirror Twitch, tests new clap feature that lets fans donate to creators 02-12-2020 The Verge
WarnerMedia Doubles Down on Streaming Shows Ahead of HBO Max Launch 02-12-2020 The Hollywood Reporter
Average U.S. Broadband Consumer's Monthly Data Use Surged 27% in 2019 to 340 GB 02-11-2020 Multichannel News
Flipboard launches new paid video service on Samsung Galaxy S20 02-11-2020 CNET
BBC chairman warns end of licence fee would mean no CBeebies 02-11-2020 Guardian
Tubi Claims 25 Million Monthly Users for Free-Streaming Service, Plans to Spend Over $100 Million on Content in 2020 02-11-2020 Variety
YouTube to launch The Young Turks local news academy 02-11-2020 Axios
Netflix’s Biggest Rival Isn’t Hulu or Amazon-It’s YouTube 02-11-2020 Bloomberg
Amazon, Apple and HBO Hit Culver City to Fight the Streaming War 02-10-2020 Bloomberg
Redbox quietly launches ad-supported video service 02-10-2020 Protocol
Amazon taps Hollywood veteran Mike Hopkins to bolster studio and Prime Video 02-10-2020 LA Times
Netflix Inks Three-Year Renewal With John Malone’s Liberty Global for Europe 02-10-2020 Variety
Starz to Exit Xfinity Lineup Feb. 11 02-10-2020 Multichannel News
Facebook Watch Sets Limited John Legend Series For Valentine’s Day 02-10-2020 Tubefilter
Publishers complain they can’t make money from breaking news video on Twitter 02-10-2020 Digiday
YouTube’s Secretive Top Kids Channel Expands Into Merchandise 02-10-2020 Bloomberg
Instagram prototypes letting IGTV creators monetize with ads 02-06-2020 TechCrunch
Netflix Is Now Letting Viewers Turn Off Autoplay While Browsing 02-06-2020 Adweek
Half of U.S. Consumers Say Disney Plus Is ‘As Good As’ Netflix 02-06-2020 Variety
ViacomCBS to launch new streaming service blending CBS All Access with Paramount films, Viacom channels 02-06-2020 CNBC
Amazon might offer Twitch's streaming technology to businesses 02-06-2020 Engadget
605 Intros 'Bring Your Own Data' App For National Cross-Platform TV 02-06-2020 Mediapost
WarnerMedia Nears Deal With ‘Friends’ Cast for Reunion Special 02-06-2020 WSJ
New test for Snap vet: Prove Quibi doubters wrong 02-05-2020 Protocol
Disney aims to launch Hulu internationally in 2021 02-05-2020 TechCrunch
Warner Bros. and HBO Max launch a mini label to make streaming movies 02-05-2020 LA Times
Chrome ad blocker to target three annoying video ads 02-05-2020 9to5Google
NBC Affiliates Seek To Nix Peacock's 'Pre-Airing' Of Late-Night Shows 02-05-2020 Mediapost
YouTube Outlines Its Plans to Protect the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election 02-04-2020 Adweek
Sony, Wattpad Unveil First Original Shows In Development After First-Look Deal 02-04-2020 Tubefilter
YouTube Will Fund Kids Shows Based on These 12 Words 02-04-2020 Bloomberg
Google Fiber is dropping its TV package to focus solely on high-speed internet service 02-04-2020 The Verge
Netflix Spends Big for Oscars—Will Hollywood Give In? 02-04-2020 WSJ
ABC News will stream 18 hours per day of live, original shows by end of 2020 02-04-2020 Digiday
Despite Streaming Audience Competition, Linear TV Ad Revenue Dipped Just 1% In 2019 02-04-2020 Mediapost
Nearly 3 million subscribers ditched DirecTV last year. Will AT&T do the same? 02-03-2020 LA Times
Disney Takes Tighter Control of Hulu After Disney+ Bundle Revs Up Growth 02-03-2020 Bloomberg
ViacomCBS' Pluto TV to Launch in Latin America in March 02-03-2020 The Hollywood Reporter
Roku and Fox Reach Deal to Keep Channels on Devices, Just in Time for the Super Bowl 02-01-2020 Variety
Hulu CEO Randy Freer to Exit Amid Reorganization Under Disney 01-31-2020 The Wrap
Roku Is Dropping Fox Apps - 2 Days Before The Super Bowl 01-31-2020 Mediapost
Quibi Won’t Compete Directly With Netflix, Hulu or Disney Plus, CEO Meg Whitman Says 01-30-2020 Variety
Verizon Says Disney+ Deal Helped It Bring In 790K New Wireless Customers Last Quarter 01-30-2020 Tubefilter
Facebook Watch is pulling back on original shows, live sports, report says 01-30-2020 CNET
Comcast Unit Launches New Tech for Political Advertisers 01-30-2020 Light Reading
CollegeHumor Helped Shape Online Comedy. What Went Wrong? 01-29-2020 Wired
Study of YouTube comments finds evidence of radicalization effect 01-29-2020 TechCrunch
Cook Says Apple TV+ Is 'Rousing Success,' But Offers Little Else, Including Numbers 01-29-2020 Mediapost
Can TikTok prove the effectiveness of influencer marketing? 01-28-2020 AdAge
Netflix to Lay Off Roughly 15 in Marketing Department Shift 01-28-2020 Variety
CW, Tastemade, AccuWeather, M’soft Join Xandr Community 01-28-2020 Multichannel News
SVOD Revenue Across Mideast, North Africa to Triple by 2025: Study 01-28-2020 The Hollywood Reporter
MGM leads 2020 media acquisition targets as the entertainment world splits into haves and have-nots 01-27-2020 CNBC
Disney+ Close to U.K. Distribution Deal with Sky 01-27-2020 Multichannel News
The new streaming wars: Tech giants are fighting for top gaming stars 01-27-2020 CNN
Snapchat And NBC Expand Olympics Content Pact Around 2020 Tokyo Games 01-26-2020 Tubefilter
Amazon Prime Video Gives Amateur How-To’s, Conspiracy Theories a Stage 01-24-2020 WSJ
ABC News to bolster streaming service with live programming 01-24-2020 Associated Press
Vine reboot Byte officially launches 01-24-2020 TechCrunch
CBS All Access Uses NFL Playoffs to Launch Star Trek: Picard, Its ‘Biggest’ Show Yet 01-23-2020 Adweek
Disney+ Sees Sharply Rising Purchase Intent, Other Streamers Virtually Flat 01-23-2020 Mediapost
Comcast takes aim at CNN with NBC-Sky global news channel 01-23-2020 Reuters
PGA Tour Tees Up More Highlights on Facebook Watch 01-22-2020 Adweek
With Peacock, Has NBCUniversal Found a Smart Streaming Strategy? 01-22-2020 The Hollywood Reporter
Netflix CEO Reiterates Zero Interest in Advertising Business: ‘There’s Not Easy Money There’ 01-22-2020 Variety
NBC Affiliates Stabbed By Peacock Quill 01-22-2020 TVNewsCheck
Is Amazon Sabotaging Prime Video Performance on Roku? Report 01-22-2020 Multichannel News