Disney's reorganization puts the spotlight on streaming

Oct 13, 2020
How will the shift away from movie theaters and broadcast TV change what and how we watch?
In addition to Disney Plus, the company also owns Hulu and ESPN Plus.
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Quibi exploring options, may be for sale. Yep. Already.

Sep 22, 2020
The streamer aimed directly at millennials launched in the pandemic with much fanfare. Now it may be on the block. Any buyers?
Quibi CEO Meg Whitman speaks at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, in January.
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How far can shows boldly go in the streaming age?

Sep 8, 2020
The first episode of "Star Trek" aired 54 years ago today. What does TV show longevity look like in the era of streaming services?
Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner as Mr. Spock and Capt. Kirk from "Star Trek."
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Quarterly earnings will show how Disney is weathering the pandemic economy

Aug 3, 2020
COVID-19 hurt its cruise and theme park businesses, but the company is also capitalizing on the "stay-at-home" market with its streaming service.
People demonstrate social distancing at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida in this handout photo from the company.
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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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Some old films will come with a racism warning, but is it too little, too late?

Jun 22, 2020
In the last few weeks, several historic films have come under increased scrutiny.
Rhett Butler (Clark Gable) kisses the hand of a tearful Scarlett O'Hara (Vivien Leigh) in "Gone With the Wind."
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Warner Music's IPO boosted by streaming

May 27, 2020
The offering, postponed from February by the pandemic, values company at up to $13.3 billion.
Recording artist Lizzo at the Warner Music Group's pre-Grammy party in January.
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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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NBCUniversal joins streaming fray with new Peacock service

Apr 14, 2020
The service will be available free for subscribers to Comcast Xfinity, and at various price points for others in July.
Due to production delays caused by the coronavirus, some show launches for original content on Peacock have been pushed back.
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