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News Roundup

Title Date Source
IAB Video Streaming Report: Higher Ad Revenue Growth For OTT Platforms, 'Walled Garden' Concerns 12-10-2019 Mediapost
Netflix Dominates Golden Globe Nominations 12-09-2019 WSJ
Rutledge: Streaming Isn’t Driving Cord Cutting 12-09-2019 Multichannel News
Merger Done, Bakish Aims to Unite ViacomCBS 12-09-2019 B&C
Comcast to Spend $2 Billion on NBCU’s Peacock Streaming Service in First Two Years 12-09-2019 Variety
Roku to Stream First Season of ‘Game of Thrones’ for Free Later This Month 12-09-2019 Variety
TV Industry Suffers Steepest Drop in Ad Sales Since Recession 12-09-2019 Bloomberg
Disney Becomes First Ever Studio With $10 Billion at Global Box Office 12-08-2019 The Wrap
Reelgood Raises $6.75M in Series A Funding 12-06-2019 Multichannel News
Netflix And Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ Brought 17 Million TV Viewers In First 5 Days 12-06-2019 Tubefilter
‘Ridiculously expensive’: Confessions of an ad buyer on addressable TV ads 12-06-2019 Digiday
As Streaming Wars Heat Up, Consumers Say They’ll Drop Some Services to Try New Ones 12-06-2019 Adweek
Amazon, HBO Max, Netflix Dish on Their International Plans 12-06-2019 Variety
Netflix earmarks $420M to fight Disney in India 12-06-2019 TechCrunch
Samsung TV Plus Adds Vevo 12-05-2019 Multichannel News
Verizon Media Pacts With Advisory Chair Serena Williams On Branded ‘Yahoo Shopping’ Series 12-05-2019 Tubefilter
Comcast and NBCUniversal to Unveil Peacock Streaming Strategy at Investor Meeting 12-04-2019 Variety
Viacom, CBS Complete Merger 12-04-2019 Multichannel News
Plex launches a free, ad-supported streaming service in over 200 countries 12-04-2019 TechCrunch
Netflix And YouTube’s Share Of Daily Viewership To Drop As Field Grows (Study) 12-03-2019 Tubefilter
YouTube says viewers are spending less time watching conspiracy videos. But many still do. 12-03-2019 The Washington Post
Fox to Use Amazon Web Services for Cable, Satellite Broadcasts 12-03-2019 Bloomberg
Indie Producers Face a TV Movie Squeeze, but Streamers Are Looking to Buy 11-28-2019 Variety
A Look Into Why Joe Biden’s Campaign Is Investing in OTT This Election Cycle 11-27-2019 Adweek
Thanksgiving-Themed Videos Garnered 600 Million Cross-Platform Views This Month 11-27-2019 Tubefilter
Disney+ Original ‘The Mandalorian’ Becomes the Most ‘In Demand’ Show in America 11-27-2019 Multichannel News
Genvid Technologies raises $27 million for interactive streaming engine 11-26-2019 Venture Beat
Baby Yodas don’t come cheap: The streaming wars will cost Disney, Netflix, and WarnerMedia $16 billion 11-26-2019 Recode
Disney's Hulu Posts Nearly $700M In 2019 Ad Revenue, $1.3B In Subscriber Revenue 11-26-2019 Mediapost
Meet Your New Cable Package. It’s Called Streaming. 11-26-2019 WSJ
YouTube Powerhouse ‘Bon Appétit’ Launches Linear Channel On Samsung TV Plus 11-25-2019 Tubefilter
‘Hard to figure out the best route’: Ad buyers wrestle with how to buy connected TV ads 11-25-2019 Digiday
Cloud video collaboration platform Frame.io raises $50 million, heads to Hollywood 11-25-2019 TechCrunch
Starz Launches Steaming App in Five International Markets, Plans 20 More 11-25-2019 Variety
Fox Sells Out Super Bowl In-Game Inventory, Fastest Market in 9 Years 11-25-2019 Adweek
Netflix reopens iconic New York theater to showcase its most prestigious films 11-25-2019 The Verge
Netflix Internal Data Signals Users Aren’t Fleeing to Disney 11-23-2019 Bloomberg
The Ticking Time Bomb That Could Blow Up Hollywood’s Streaming Era 11-22-2019 The Hollywood Reporter
Streamers Lose Billions to Password Sharing, But ‘There’s No Easy Solution’ to the Problem 11-21-2019 Adweek
Malone: Streaming Consolidation Will Come 11-21-2019 Multichannel News
Barstool Sports Launches OTT Channels 11-21-2019 Mediapost
YouTube is working to bring advertising to edgier content as demonetization woes grow 11-21-2019 The Verge
How Disney Plus' war with Netflix is a pain 11-21-2019 CNET
YouTube Integrates Nielsen TV Data Into Google Reach Planner 11-21-2019 Mediapost
Sling TV Launches on Google Nest Hub 11-20-2019 Multichannel News
Condé Nast Reveals Latest IGTV Slate Amid Revamped Ad Strategy 11-20-2019 Tubefilter
Disney says it doesn’t need data to make great shows 11-19-2019 Recode
Hacked Disney+ accounts are reportedly being sold for as little as $3 11-19-2019 CNBC
‘We had some issues,’ exec says on Disney+ glitches 11-19-2019 LA Times
Disney+ Promises To Fix Cropped Episodes Of ‘The Simpsons,’ But That’s Not Users’ Only Issue 11-18-2019 Tubefilter
Fewer Broadcast Prime-Time Shows With 10 Million-Plus Viewers This Season 11-18-2019 Mediapost
HBO Max wants to be the next cable bundle instead of the next Netflix 11-18-2019 Recode
WarnerMedia Hires Jeremy Toeman, Matthew Davis as Innovation Lab Execs 11-18-2019 Variety
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Netflix and Disney Battle Hallmark for Christmas Viewers 11-17-2019 WSJ
Even Hulu realizes that live TV prices are out of control 11-15-2019 Fast Company
Hulu Live TV Tops Sling TV as No. 1 Streaming Pay-TV Service, Analysts Estimate 11-15-2019 Variety
Cord Cutters Now Averaging 520GB of Monthly Data Usage: Research Report 11-14-2019 Multichannel News
Netflix’s Content Chief Says ‘Nothing Has Changed’ With Disney+ Launch 11-14-2019 WSJ
eMarketer: U.S. TV Ad Spending Has Peaked, Now In Decline 11-13-2019 Mediapost
Netflix and Nickelodeon partner on original programming, following Disney+ launch 11-13-2019 TechCrunch
Disney+ surpasses 10 million sign-ups since launch 11-13-2019 CNBC
Streaming TV's Ratings "Black Box" Could Lead to Hollywood Guild War 11-13-2019 The Hollywood Reporter
Led by AT&T, Top 12 Pay TV Providers Lost 1.74M Customers in Q3 11-13-2019 Multichannel News
Former HBO Topper Richard Plepler In Talks For Production Deal At Apple 11-12-2019 Deadline
Twitch Studio, the company’s streaming software for new users, is now in open beta 11-12-2019 The Verge
Vox Media Expands Into OTT With Eater Food Channel 11-12-2019 Adweek
Streaming Services Amp Up National TV Ad Spending 11-12-2019 Mediapost
10 lessons for Disney, Apple, and all the new streaming companies trying to take down Netflix 11-12-2019 Recode
D+ Day Arrives: Can It Match the Hype? 11-11-2019 Multichannel News
Channeling MTV, Vevo Launches Linear Programming on Pluto 11-11-2019 Variety
Disney+ gets last-minute update, will have most Marvel movies at launch 11-11-2019 The Verge
Kim Rozenfeld Steps Down As Apple Head Of Current Programming & Unscripted, Segues To First-Look Deal 11-11-2019 Deadline
Instagram Covers Celebrity Video Costs-If They Avoid Politics 11-10-2019 Bloomberg
Discovery looks to create its own Hulu by taking channels online 11-07-2019 AdAge
Dish Gains 148,000 TV Subscribers in Q3 on Sling TV Growth, Despite Continuing HBO Blackout 11-07-2019 Variety
Disney+ will hit the UK and four other European countries March 31st 11-07-2019 Engadget
Disney Plus reaches deal with Amazon 11-07-2019 CNET
YouTube’s homepage redesign focuses on usability, giving you control over recommendations 11-07-2019 TechCrunch
British broadcasters launch Britbox streaming service in the UK 11-07-2019 The Verge
FX to Produce Programming for Hulu 11-07-2019 The Hollywood Reporter
Nielsen Plans Consumer Unit Spinoff After Elliott Pressure 11-07-2019 Bloomberg
90 Million or Bust? Streaming TV's Great Subscriber Race Begins 11-06-2019 The Hollywood Reporter
Connected TV advertising to hit $7 billion this year 11-05-2019 AdAge
Comcast Cable Rebrands Spotlight Ad Unit as Effectv 11-05-2019 B&C
Disney+ Still Lacks an Amazon Fire TV App a Week Away from Launch 11-05-2019 Multichannel News
Marc DeBevoise Named CEO of CBS Interactive as Jim Lanzone Joins Benchmark Capital 11-04-2019 Variety
Expect More vMVPD Attrition Following PlayStation Vue Shuttering, Analyst Says 11-01-2019 Multichannel News
Apple Boosts Apple TV+ Marketing Pre-Launch, Disney+ Ups Spend 11-01-2019 Mediapost
Inside Facebook’s bid to woo TV advertisers 11-01-2019 Digiday
Inside the Debate Between Netflix and Big Theater Chains Over ‘The Irishman’ 11-01-2019 NY Times
NBC is leaning toward making its Peacock streaming service free to everyone 11-01-2019 CNBC
Apple TV Plus puts Apple in an unfamiliar underdog role 10-31-2019 CNET
Walmart is reportedly looking to sell its Vudu streaming service 10-31-2019 The Verge
HBO Max vs. HBO Now vs. HBO Go: Why WarnerMedia’s Strategy May Lead to Brand Confusion 10-30-2019 Variety
Cord-Cutting Will Reach -3.8% in Q3, Analyst Says 10-30-2019 Multichannel News
Hostilities Rise Inside G/O Media Over Autoplay Video Ads and Politics 10-30-2019 WSJ
Netflix Defends Variable Speed Playback Test 10-30-2019 Multichannel News
NBC News Plans to Expand Streaming-Video Outlet to 24/7 in 2020 10-29-2019 Variety
Alphabet should spin off YouTube because it would be worth $300 billion as standalone, analyst says 10-29-2019 CNBC
The Economist is trying to convert its 1m YouTube subscribers into paying members 10-29-2019 Digiday