streaming wars

Paramount+ Tops 43 Million Subscribers in Q2, Adding 3.7 Million in Quarter

Paramount+ kept hiking up the streaming mountain in the second quarter as some rivals have stumbled. In announcing Q2 earnings, Paramount Global said its flagship Paramount+ service now…

Fox Corp, Verizon Renew Multi-Year Distribution Deal as Fios Adds Tubi and Fox Weather

Fox Corp. struck multi-year renewal of its distribution agreement with Verizon on Wednesday, adding ad-supported streamer Tubi and Fox Weather as part of its offerings via Fios TV.…

With HBO Max and Discovery+ Expected to Merge, Streamers Debate Scale vs. Brand Identity

Warner Bros. Discovery is about to find out whether bigger and broader really is better when it comes to streaming. Ever since he took over the merged company…

ABC News Studios Launches to Fuel Disney Streaming Wars

George Stephanopoulos is known at ABC News for his turns co-anchoring “Good Morning America” and the Sunday public affairs program “This Week.” As Hollywood’s streaming wars intensify, however,…

NFL Joins Streaming Wars With Subscription Hub NFL+

The NFL for decades has relied on intermediaries like CBS, ESPN or Fox to deliver its best-known product — football games — to the masses. Now the league…

Finally, There’s an App to Ease the Pain of Finding Where Shows and Movies Are Streaming

It’s a common problem. A friend or colleague recommends a TV show to binge or a movie to stream but can’t remember if it’s on Netflix or Amazon…

‘South Park’ Forces Matt Damon to Drink His Own Pee as Punishment for Crypto Ads

Matt Damon has once again been targeted by “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. The new film “South Park: The Streaming Wars Part 2,” which launched…

NFL Commissioner Sees Sunday Ticket Rights Going to Streamer

The NFL’s venerable “Sunday Ticket” package is poised to jump from satellite to streaming. “I clearly believe we’ll be moving to a streaming service,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell…

Stephen Curry to Host ESPY Awards (TV News Roundup)

Hot off the heels of being named the NBA Finals MVP, Stephen Curry is hosting the 2022 ESPY awards, ESPN announced Wednesday. The four-time NBA champion will host…

Hulu President Joe Earley Says Streamer Benefits From ‘Complementary’ Relationship With Disney+

Joe Earley, the president of Hulu, never misses an opportunity to flex his marketing skills. While discussing the ongoing trend of subscribers leaving streaming platforms (also known as…

Sofia Vergara Lends Boost To TelevisaUnivision Streaming Debut (EXCLUSIVE)

Sofia Vergara will lend a hand as Spanish-language media giant TelevisaUnivision moves deeper into the world of streaming. The popular actor, recognized for her turns in ABC’s “Modern…

Disney+ Won’t Take Ads for Alcohol, Politics to Keep Venue Family Friendly

Not every marketer is likely to get its commercials on a new ad-supported version of Disney+. The popular streaming service — home to Marvel movies, the “Star Wars”…