NBC's new Peacock might change the streaming wars

Jul 15, 2020
It has several paid tiers and an option to watch for free ... with ads.
A preview of the user interface for NBCUniversal's streaming service, Peacock, which launched Wednesday.
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NBCUniversal launches Peacock streaming service

Jul 15, 2020
It would have capitalized on the 2020 Summer Olympics, but now will rely on a packed catalog of classics.
The service joins an ever-growing and increasingly confusing roster of streaming app, but could stand out to price-sensitive consumers.
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TV writers set to get more royalties from streaming services

Jul 6, 2020
A tentative new Writers Guild contract deals with the thorny issue of residuals from streamed content.
David A. Goodman, president of the Writers Guild of America West, speaks during the organization's 2020 awards presentation.
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Netflix raises more debt. Is it sustainable?

Apr 22, 2020
Netflix’s jump in viewership, driven by the lockdown, may be temporary.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. The entertainment company, popular with quarantined viewers, is taking on debt.
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