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Netflix Raises Prices

Oct. 29, 2020 · 1:14 PM PDT
The latest price hike, which follows one early last year, suggests Netflix hopes to raise prices high enough that it can make its video streaming business self-sustaining.

NBCU Profits Drop Sharply

Oct. 29, 2020 · 6:48 AM PDT
Almost 22 million people have signed up for NBCU's free ad-supported streaming service.

Spotify Subscribers Grow 27%

Oct. 29, 2020 · 6:47 AM PDT
The music-streaming service's September quarter saw strong growth in users and paid subscribers, lifting revenue.

Spotify Defends Joe Rogan Podcast

Oct. 28, 2020 · 11:16 AM PDT
Spotify says it will not start telling its podcasts hosts who they can have on their shows, executive said.

Jon Stewart to Create New Series for Apple

Oct. 27, 2020 · 4:11 PM PDT
The show would focus on current affairs and be a return to the satirical news beat for the comedian.

MGM Tried to Sell Streaming Rights to Netflix, Apple for Bond Film

Oct. 26, 2020 · 1:36 PM PDT
MGM turned down the offer to sell off the rights to its twice-delayed movie.

Female Exec Exodus at Netflix Continues

Oct. 23, 2020 · 1:34 PM PDT
Nina Wolarsky is the latest executive to leave the streaming service amidst a shakeup.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, left, and Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield. Photos by Bloomberg

WarnerMedia Heads of Distribution to Exit

Oct. 22, 2020 · 11:25 AM PDT
The company is reorganizing its sales and distribution teams, resulting in the departures of two longtime executives.

Eko to Press on With Lawsuit Against Quibi Despite Shutdown

Oct. 22, 2020 · 6:56 AM PDT
The lawsuit could pose issues for Quibi investors and any potential buyers of the streaming service's assets.

HBO Max Has 8.6 Million Activations

Oct. 22, 2020 · 6:33 AM PDT
Live programming, but probably not sports, will likely play a role in the ad-supported tier of the service which will launch next year.
Quibi CEO Meg Whitman. Photo by Bloomberg

Quibi Plans Investor, Employee Call Amid Talk of Shutdown

Oct. 21, 2020 · 11:10 AM PDT
While other options are possible, shutting Quibi down appears increasingly likely

Netflix’s Subscriber Growth Slows Sharply

Oct. 20, 2020 · 1:15 PM PDT
The results show that the surge in new subscribers in the first half has petered out, as Netflix predicted.

Warner Music Reports Higher Digital Revenues for Fiscal 2020

Oct. 20, 2020 · 7:21 AM PDT
The results show that Warner Music's recorded music business is continuing to shrink, although the declines are offset by growth in streaming revenues.

ViacomCBS Promotes PlutoTV CEO to Run All its Streaming Operations

Oct. 20, 2020 · 5:49 AM PDT
The company has elevated Tom Ryan and Kelly Day to senior roles overseeing streaming.

AT&T’s CEO Calls Out Tech Giants for Being Too Powerful

Oct. 19, 2020 · 1:33 PM PDT
The company still hasn't gotten its HBOMax app approved on Amazon's streaming devices.

Warner Bros TV Chief to Step Down

Oct. 16, 2020 · 11:42 AM PDT
It's another step that dismantles the veteran executive team at WarnerMedia

DoJ Rejects DirecTV Dish Merger

Oct. 15, 2020 · 1:46 PM PDT · 1 comment
Regulators' opposition to a DirecTV/Dish deal leaves AT&T with few options for the satellite business.

Turner Sports Signs Deal With Draft Kings

Oct. 15, 2020 · 6:05 AM PDT
As more states legalize online betting, media sites are signing deals.