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The Streaming Wars

  1. ball is life
    Studio Ghibli Movies Will Finally Be Available to StreamComing soon to HBO Max.
  2. finding dory
    Search Party Will Return for a Third (and Fourth!) Season on HBO MaxWhen the cult hit returns in spring 2020, it’ll shift from Hitchcockian paranoia to a legal thriller.
  3. the streaming wars
    Why Disney Is Banning Netflix AdsWith Disney+ on the horizon, the Mouse House says no to that sweet, sweet streaming cash.
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    Sesame Street Is Jumping to HBO MaxAlong with the full Sesame catalogue, the deal includes a late-night parody show hosted by Elmo.
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    Parks and Rec Is Leaving Every Other Platform for NBC’s Streaming ServiceNo more Hulu. No more Netflix.
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    The Big Bang Theory Will Stream on HBO Max, You NerdsBazinga?
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    NBCUniversal’s Streaming Service Is Called Peacock and It’s Launching Next AprilIt’ll be the exclusive streaming home of The Office, Parks and Rec, and dozens of other NBC shows and original series.
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    Seinfeld Will Switch From Hulu to Netflix in 2021When a Friends door closes, a Seinfeld window opens.
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    Apple TV+ Reveals Launch Date and Bargain-Busting PriceFive bucks a month, but it’s free for a year if you buy an Apple product.
  10. explainers
    Hollywood Keeps Saying Yes to Quibi. Wait, What’s Quibi?Tinseltown’s latest obsession is a streaming-video start-up that’ll only work on your phone.
  11. the streaming wars
    Netflix Is Losing U.S. Subscribers for the First Time in Eight YearsThough they’re expected to return this summer.
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    Netflix Will Be Fine Without Friends or The OfficeThe streaming giant faces a big challenge, but there’s an underappreciated upside to losing its best Friends.
  13. tv
    NBC Has Jumped Into the Streaming News WarsThe Peacock joins ABC and CBS in targeting news consumers without a cable subscription.
  14. the industry
    How Game of Thrones Helped HBO Break Into the Streaming WorldIt’s been pivotal in shaping the network into a digital-programming powerhouse ready to take on the Netflixes of the world.
  15. the way we stream now
    The 6 A.M. Scramble to Watch Game of Thrones in IndiaHalfway around the world, TV’s biggest epic is a Monday morning ritual.
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    The Obamas Just Announced Their First 7 Netflix TV Shows and MoviesIncluding a doc about a blue-collar Ohio factory, a post-WWII period drama, and a preschool show from Drunk History’s co-creator.
  17. the industry
    Netflix Got Beyoncé’s Homecoming by Paying So Much MoneyHow did the Beychella concert doc end up on Netflix? The same way everything else does.
  18. the streaming wars
    Why HBO Isn’t Worried About Its Post–Game of Thrones FutureWarnerMedia boss Bob Greenblatt and HBO exec Casey Bloys open up about Thrones, TV tentpoles, and why “more is better.”
  19. the streaming wars
    If You Want to Understand Disney+, Start by Thinking About DisneylandDisney’s strategy to win the streaming wars will play out on multiple fronts, not just the new Disney+ service.
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    Disney+ Will Be The Exclusive Streaming Home of The SimpsonsThe cartoon family welcome its new corporate overlords.
  21. bitch better have my money
    Artists Revolt Against Spotify in Open Letter: ‘You Have Used Us’Including Nile Rodgers, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and more.
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    Stranger Things and OITNB Top Survey of Favorite TV Shows on NetflixFollowed by The Office and Friends, according to a new report by Wall Street analysts MoffettNathanson.
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    We Learned a Lot About Apple TV+ Today, But Not How Much It’ll CostWith Disney and WarnerMedia rolling out their own streaming services, Apple’s choice to not reveal a price makes sense. For now.
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    Apple’s TV Event: What We Know (And Don’t Know) About Its Streaming PlatformThe tech giant is making a billion-dollar bet to turn itself into a major player in the TV industry. Will it work?
  25. explainers
    Is Spotify Suing Songwriters? The Latest Legal Battle, ExplainedWhy all the big streaming companies are appealing a ruling that would force them to pay more to songwriters.
  26. the streaming wars
    Spotify’s Latest Power Play? Giving You Hulu for FreeSpotify just challenged Apple’s big TV push before it’s even launched.
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    Your Majesty, the BBC and Netflix Are Feuding About The CrownA BBC boss is aggressively claiming the show’s viewership isn’t large at all.
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    The Disney Vault Is Going Online, Because Every Generation Must Sob at Bambi“The entire Disney motion picture library” will live on Disney+.
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    Wrong Number? How AT&T’s WarnerMedia Shake-up Could Spoil HBO’s Winning RecipeIt’s a new era for the pioneering cable network. But will HBO lose what made it so successful in the first place?
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    Just Like Netflix, a Lot of Amazon’s New Movies Will Skip TheatersAmazon Studios boss Jen Salke wants to release a lot more movies — and make the vast majority instantly streamable.
  31. tv ratings
    In FX’s Latest War With Netflix, Who’s Right and Who’s Wrong?FX boss John Landgraf called out Netflix for its misleading audience numbers, but his critique was just as misleading.
  32. behind the scenes
    Why Spotify Finally Let People Mute R. KellyAfter a failed first attempt at banning Kelly, Spotify has put the onus of holding him accountable on the consumer. Here’s why.
  33. hacks
    Were Spotify Accounts Hacked to Boost Streams for Fake Artists?Spotify confirmed that it “detected abnormal streaming activity” from allegedly fake artists.
  34. dun dun!
    Why Isn’t Law & Order Streaming Anywhere?It’s a pop-culture mystery worthy of Detective Lennie Briscoe.
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    Hulu Is Boosting the Price of Live TV, But Its Cheapest Plan Will Get CheaperThe basic ad-supported service will drop to $5.99 per month, while Hulu with Live TV will jump to $44.99 monthly.
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    You Is a Gigantic Hit for Netflix, According to NetflixNetflix is suddenly getting chatty about its viewing stats. Here’s why their numbers seem (mostly) legit.
  37. the streaming wars
    Netflix Is Raising Its Subscription PriceThe streaming giant is raising U.S. prices across the board, with its most popular plan jumping from $10.99 monthly to $12.99.
  38. the streaming wars
    NBC Launching a Streaming Service So Now You Have One More Account to ManageIt will be free for cable subscribers.
  39. the industry
    Netflix Hires Ex-ABC Exec Channing DungeyIn Dungey’s big new job, she’ll oversee “a large and crucial portion” of Netflix’s original series.
  40. peak tv
    Almost 500 Scripted Shows Aired in 2018, But We Still Haven’t Hit Peak TVFor the first time in TV history, streamers like Netflix and Amazon had the biggest share of scripted production in 2018.
  41. the streaming wars
    Why Netflix Spent $80 Million to Keep Friends for Another YearBut even this “nuts” deal might not be enough to keep the sitcom forever.
  42. the streaming wars
    Friends Will Remain on Netflix through 2019, Definitely Not on a BreakThey’re far from over.
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    Why You Season 2 Jumped From Lifetime to Netflix“The stars have aligned,” says co-showrunner Sera Gamble.
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    Disney Just Announced New Details About Its Streaming Service, Including a NameBob Iger has big plans for the Mouse House’s Netflix rival, which will launch late next year.
  45. explainers
    Spotify’s Direct Upload Feature, ExplainedWhat their new direct upload features means for you and the music business.
  46. HBO Must ‘Change Direction’ to Get More of That Sweet, Sweet Viewer Engagement“It’s going to be a tough year,” WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey told employees at a recent town-hall meeting.
  47. explainers
    Everything We Know — and Want to Know — About Drake’s New AlbumWill he address the baby, his Pusha-T beef, or Rihanna breakup?
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    In This Sick Sad World, at Least Daria Is Coming to HuluIt’s what we need.
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    Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Joint Album Is Now on Spotify and Apple MusicTurns out, maybe they do care about streaming numbers.
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    How to Hear Kanye’s Album TonightYou’ll have to download an app you probably don’t already have.
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