Four Labor Unions Ask FTC to Block Amazon’s MGM Purchase

The Strategic Organizing Center (SOC) has written the Federal Trade Commission, asking the agency to block Amazon’s MGM purchase.

Disney Accelerating Pivot To DTC-First Business Model

During yesterday’s earnings call Disney CEO Bob Chapek said it has accelerated the company’s pivot towards a DTC-first business model.

Not All Good Disney+ News… 25% Of Subs From India

Legendary media executive Tom Rogers says that investors need to look under the hood a bit with Disney+ because a quarter of its subscribers are from a low-revenue deal with Hotstar based in India.

The Case for Net Neutrality: AT&T Favoring HBO Max Over Netflix

AT&T is not counting access to HBO Max against customers’ mobile data plans, unlike Netflix or competing services.

Bob Chapek Replaces Bob Iger As Walt Disney CEO

Closing out one of the most successful runs as CEO, Bob Iger is stepping down and being replaced by Bob Chapek as head of Walt Disney.

HBO and Cinemax Coming to YouTube TV

YouTube TV has scored a win against its streaming TV rivals with a deal to bring HBO and Cinemax to its service.t

ViacomCBS May Launch New Streaming Service

CNBC is reporting that ViacomCBS may be preparing to release a new streaming service. According to the report, the new streaming service will build on CBS All Access, combining it “with Viacom assets including Pluto TV, Nickelodeon, BET, MTV, Comedy…

NBCUniversal Launching Peacock Streaming Service July 15

NBCUniversal has unveiled Peacock, a multi-tiered, free premium streaming service, according to parent company Comcast. NBCUniversal has been working on its streaming service for some time, but this is the first time there has been significant details. The service will…

CES 2020: LG Intros New Smart TVs, Apple TV Integration

LG has unveiled 14 new OLED TVs at CES 2020, using artificial intelligence to push the envelope in terms of picture quality and features. “At the heart of the latest 8K and 4K LG OLED and 8K LG NanoCell TVs…