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Another week and more sports deals are in place for streaming services. That news takes a backseat to the news of Roku’s new active user number along with details from the HBO Max and Amazon deal to bring the service to Fire devices. The episode rounds out with a discussion regarding the importance of movies and streaming services and in what way they make a difference. News Rundown Netflix: Netflix price increases hit UK: https://deadline.com/2021/01/netflix-uk-price-hike-1234666403/ Netflix orders drama series ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’: https://deadline.com/2021/01/the-lincoln-lawyer-drama-david-e-kelley-netflix-series-order-manuel-garcia-rulfo-star-formerly-at-cbs-1234666034/ Netflix and Kevin Hart sign film deal: https://deadline.com/2021/01/kevin-hart-netflix-exclusive-deal-adam-sandler-size-hartbeat-productions-four-movies-eight-figure-deal-1234671161/ Netflix touts at least one film a week for 2021: https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/12/22225703/netflix-2021-movie-slate-release-ryan-reynolds-gal-gadot-dwayne-johnson-zack-snyder Hulu: Hulu offers service to students for an extremely low price: https://www.engadget.com/hulu-student-plan-ad-supported-171857688.html Apple TV+: Apple lands untitled sci-fi project: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/andy-samberg-andy-siara-noah-hawley-ben-stiller-team-for-untitled-sci-fi-project-at-apple-exclusive HBO Max: AT&T CFO says COVID is a reality they can’t change: https://deadline.com/2021/01/att-cfo-john-stephens-warner-bros-has-long-history-working-with-talent-but-covid-is-a-reality-we-cant-change-1234664943/ Has HBO lost half of its viewers since ‘Game of Thrones’ ended: https://junkee.com/hbo-max-game-of-thrones/283941 According to a report, HBO Max deal on Amazon involved AWS contract extension: https://thestreamable.com/news/report-warnermedia-extended-aws-deal-to-get-out-of-prime-video-channels HBO Max officially revives ‘Sex and the City’ with ‘And Just Like That…’: https://deadline.com/2021/01/sex-and-the-city-revival-official-hbo-max-no-kim-cattrall-michael-patrick-king-ep-1234670669/ HBO Max acquires ‘Perfect Life’ and commits to a second season: https://deadline.com/2021/01/hbo-max-perfect-life-season-2-moviestar-1234670925/ Peacock: Supercross and Pro Motocross move to Peacock Premium tier in 2021: https://thestreamable.com/news/nbc-sports-supercross-and-pro-motocross-moving-to-peacock-premium-in-2021 Charter customers will now get free Peacock Premium due to a new distribution deal: https://deadline.com/2021/01/nbcuniversal-charter-distribution-deal-free-trial-for-peacock-premium-1234666671/ Peacock launches 24-hour entertainment news network: https://deadline.com/2021/01/lit-launches-on-peacock-nbcuniversal-1234667286/ All Premier League matches will now be available on-demand on Peacock: https://thestreamable.com/news/all-premier-league-matches-will-be-available-on-demand-with-peacock-starting-january-12th Niche Streaming Services: Struum announced; streaming service to help find niche content: https://deadline.com/2021/01/michael-eisners-tornante-invests-struum-new-former-discovery-disney-execs-helps-consumers-find-streaming-content-1234666438/ ESPN+ starts lining up new studio shows: https://deadline.com/2021/01/espn-plus-sportsnation-stephen-a-smith-studio-streaming-push-1234666037/ Other Streaming News: Roku lands over 51 millions active accounts: https://deadline.com/2021/01/roku-hits-51-million-active-accounts-streaming-hours-surge-2020-1234665590/ Roku confirms that they have licensed Quibi’s content minus the daily news shows: https://deadline.com/2021/01/roku-confirms-quibi-deal-global-rights-streaming-shows-1234667170/ Discussions 2020’s top films are arguably streaming films: https://www.theverge.com/22215274/wonder-woman-1984-hamilton-hbo-max-disney-plus-numbers-streaming-success Trailers Locked Down on HBO Max (01/14/21): https://youtu.be/mepeWor5JPk Everyone is Doing Great on Hulu (01/13/21): https://youtu.be/LeY4cqirbXQ Non Non Biyori Nonstop on Crunchyroll (01/2021): https://youtu.be/L_vkdXOgoj8 The Bay S2 on BritBox (01/20/21): https://youtu.be/tkuoB4DY-p0 Bungo Stray Dogs WAN! On Crunchyroll (01/2021): https://youtu.be/D6vsms6Ug4w Traces on BritBox (01/05/21): https://youtu.be/DvJUyw2TY9Q WAVE! on Crunchyroll (2021): https://youtu.be/hdtr-LAywcU Search Party S4 on HBO Max (01/14/21): https://youtu.be/ZbQFVZGFlwg Outside the Wire on Netflix (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/u8ZsUivELbs Solar Opposites S2 on Hulu (03/26/21): https://youtu.be/lNwRmIoR2bU The Lady and the Dale on HBO Max (01/31/21): https://youtu.be/PrUBT5CbN78 The Sister on Hulu (01/22/21): https://youtu.be/CZIK6eJdf_E Bling Empire on Netflix (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/ilDYquHLJ_k Derek DelGaudio’s In and Of Itself on Hulu (01/22/21): https://youtu.be/_62BeXxd_jo Malcolm & Marie on Netflix (02/05/21): https://youtu.be/CGZmwsK58M8 The Event on HBO Max (01/14/21): https://youtu.be/_9-oBrENwdQ Penguin Bloom on Netflix (01/27/21): https://youtu.be/3D0PlwGIyW0 Squish on HBO Max (01/08/21): https://youtu.be/Bo0e1bsO_94 Losing Alice on Apple TV+ (01/22/21): https://youtu.be/2zfSw7G1A-0 Finding ‘Ohana on Netflix (01/29/21): https://youtu.be/FTqLUEpWqEc Below Zero on Netflix (01/29/21): https://youtu.be/UCLz92vUYJY Perfect Life on HBO Max (01/21/21): https://youtu.be/66X4ujnzrZo Beartown on HBO Max (02/22/21): https://youtu.be/vTC9p2_kCUI The Little Things on HBO Max (01/29/21): https://youtu.be/a45Xj7tfm8E Bonding S2 on Netflix (01/27/21): https://youtu.be/C0Kx3imGLvU The United States vs Billie Holiday on Hulu (02/26/21): https://youtu.be/USi-ppCfxEA The Last Paradiso on Netflix (02/05/21): https://youtu.be/IhnKWwPcgN4 The Pembrokeshire Murders on BritBox (02/02/21): https://youtu.be/_uIz1qZisq0 You can help to support this show through Patreon. 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It has been a few weeks, but there were some big things that happened over the holiday break. More deals relating to sports are popping up while the launch of Discovery+ occurred. But what was the biggest takeaway from the past three weeks? Find out as Dustin and Tony bring you a new format for a new year covering The Streaming Wars. News Rundown Netflix: Chinese fantasy film ‘The Yin-Yang Master: Dream of Eternity’ acquired by Netflix: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/netflix-acquires-chinese-fantasy-film-the-yin-yang-master-dream-of-eternity Netflix to adapt the novel ‘The Cipher’ into a feature film: https://deadline.com/2020/12/jennifer-lopez-teaming-with-netflix-for-adaptation-of-novel-the-cipher-1234658440/ Prime Video: Could Formula 1 be coming to Prime Video: https://thestreamable.com/news/report-amazon-prime-video-in-negotiations-to-bring-formula-1-to-platform?s=09 Hulu: Hulu picks up limited series based around celebrity sex tape: https://deadline.com/2020/12/lily-james-sebastian-stan-pam-anderson-tommy-lee-hulu-1234656933/ Television adaption of rock ‘n roll podcast ‘Wind of Change’ coming to Hulu: https://deadline.com/2020/12/hulu-tv-adaptation-of-rock-n-roll-spy-podcast-wind-of-change-1234657182/ Hulu orders reality series featuring ‘The D’Amelio Family’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/charli-damelio-her-family-hulu-reality-series-charli-damelio-her-family-sign-up-for-hulu-reality-series-1234659007/ Hulu looks to acquire ‘The United States vs Billie Holiday’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/the-united-states-vs-billie-holiday-hulu-acquisition-lee-daniels-paramount-oscar-season-1234661431/ Apple TV+: Apple in talks to purchase two animated films from Skydance Animation: https://deadline.com/2020/12/skydance-animation-in-talks-to-sell-luck-spellbound-to-apple-1234657912/ Apple TV+ coming to Chromecast with Google TV: https://thestreamable.com/news/apple-tv-app-to-launch-on-chromecast-with-google-tv-early-next-year Apple greenlights limited series ‘The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/samuel-l-jackson-star-the-last-days-of-ptolemy-grey-apple-limited-series-walter-mosley1234658134-1234658134/ Disney+: Disney+ developing action-adventure drama series ‘Secret Guide to Celestial Creatures’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/disney-plus-fronted-secret-guide-to-celestial-creatures-imminent-collision-michael-golamco-randall-park-hieu-ho-1234657133/ Disney+ eyes more UK-made originals for service: https://deadline.com/2020/12/disney-nat-geo-growing-up-animal-1234659970/ The season finale of ‘The Mandalorian’ reveals spinoff series coming in 2021: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/18/22188516/boba-fett-disney-plus-show-2021-release-date-mandalorian-finale HBO Max: HBO Max now available on PlayStation 5: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/16/22179163/hbo-max-available-playstation-5-ps5-streaming HBO Max completes their distribution gap by landing on Roku: https://deadline.com/2020/12/hbo-max-roku-streaming-warnermedia-wonder-woman-1984-1234657874/ Casey Bloys talks on how HBO Max will go places HBO hasn’t been: https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/casey-bloys-hbo-max-variety-fyc-fest-1234853552/ HBO Max puts ‘Inkwell’ into development: https://deadline.com/2020/12/inkwell-drama-gerard-bush-christopher-renz-hbo-max-1234658983/ WarnerMedia purchases You.i TV ahead of HBO Max international rollout: https://www.fiercevideo.com/tech/warnermedia-buys-you-i-tv-ahead-hbo-max-global-expansion ‘Sex and the City’ limited series reboot being considered for HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/12/sex-and-the-city-limited-reboot-hbo-max-1234660899/ Peacock: Peacock acquires failed Facebook Watch original ‘Limetown’: https://theredcarpet.net/jessica-biel-heralds-drama-series-limetown-started-streaming-on-peacock/ Comedy series ‘Good Grief’ in development at Peacock: https://deadline.com/2020/12/heather-mcmahan-comedy-good-grief-jen-zaborowski-kathleen-jordan-annapurna-for-peacock-1234658272/ Peacock may be eying Premier League Lacrosse as the next sport to add to service: https://deadline.com/2020/12/paul-rabil-premier-lacrosse-league-peacock-nbc-sports-streaming-1234658977/ Maz Jobrani has a comedy special coming to Peacock: https://deadline.com/2021/01/peacock-comedy-special-maz-jobrani-1234664663/ Discovery+: Discovery+ will be available on Roku and Amazon for launch: https://deadline.com/2021/01/discovery-plus-launches-roku-amazon-fire-tv-streaming-1234664297/ Discovery lands multiple mobile deals for launch: https://www.mediaplaynews.com/discovery-vodafone-announce-landmark-partnership-for-new-streaming-service-in-europe/ Discovery+ officially launches: https://thestreamable.com/news/everything-you-need-to-know-about-discovery-plus-discoverys-new-streaming-service Niche Streaming Services: BBC Studios launching streaming service in the US and Canada: https://thestreamable.com/news/bbc-studios-to-launch-bbc-select-streaming-service-in-the-u-s-and-canada-next-year ESPN+ raises its annual subscription price: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/30/22207151/espn-plus-annual-subscription-price-hike-disney-ufc Other Streaming News: Quibi’s library might end up at Roku: https://deadline.com/2021/01/roku-buys-rights-quibi-content-catalog-jeffrey-katzenberg-meg-whitman-report-1234664207/ Discussions Disney+ and HBO Max get big boosts over the holidays: https://www.mediaplaynews.com/report-more-households-streamed-disney-pixars-soul-than-warner-bros-wonder-woman-1984/ https://twitter.com/AntennaData/status/1344768274861613056?s=03 Trailers Everyone is Doing Great on Hulu (01/13/21): https://youtu.be/NOouwdfaN9M Disenchantment P3 on Netflix (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/jwuxsXfwl2I Search Party S4 on HBO Max (01/14/21): https://youtu.be/VgG1B6w39XI Asphalt Burning on Netflix (01/02/21): https://youtu.be/ViUFEs5cyhY Tribes of Europa on Netflix (02/19/21): https://youtu.be/apHChysMgcQ The Ultimate Playlist of Noise on Hulu (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/Zi6jogV6pLg Palmer on Apple TV+ (01/29/21): https://youtu.be/8jVuOheTNGQ Shadow and Bone on Netflix (04/2021): https://youtu.be/Hf91m13vIWo Letterkenny S9 on Hulu (12/26/20): https://youtu.be/R_XWYpYJ-pQ Dream Home Makeover S3 on Netflix (01/01/21): https://youtu.be/LCmYC2qeqM0 The Queen of Black Magic on Shudder (01/28/21): https://youtu.be/9uC7_PFQgCc A Discovery of Witches S2 on Shudder (01/09/21): https://youtu.be/_3yMVR1LUfc Death to 2020 on Netflix (12/27/20): https://youtu.be/veUqfcyZ_Bo The White Tiger on Netflix (01/22/21): https://youtu.be/35jJNyFuYKQ Anime AzurLane: Slow Ahead on Crunchyroll (01/2021): https://youtu.be/nP3OvI4yfmk Finding Joy S2 on Acorn TV (01/11/21): https://youtu.be/QnV4JY6yd98 Gomorrah S3 on HBO Max (01/21/21): https://youtu.be/ZinoAkLyL4E Heaven’s Design Team on Crunchyroll (01/2021): https://youtu.be/J2cM7VT8H_o How Not to Summon a Demon Lord Omega on Crunchyroll (04/2021): https://youtu.be/hodocFdl5O8 Love Monster on HBO Max (12/17/20): https://youtu.be/QNnefR8YezY Laid-Back Camp S2 on Crunchyroll (01/2021): https://youtu.be/TkRBk94fMwA Coming to America 2 on Prime Video (03/05/21): https://youtu.be/sY8gUtyeAKE Re:Zero-Starting Life in Another World S2 P2 on Crunchyroll (01/2021): https://youtu.be/yTjbZQyOesY Tiger on HBO Max (01/10/21): https://youtu.be/CT-dTVVY8XM The Quintessential Quintuplets S2 on Crunchyroll (01/2021): https://youtu.be/cj6NGP9nNwI History of Swear Words on Netflix (01/05/21): https://youtu.be/XByiHpUvrj0 The Netflix Afterparty on Netflix (01/02/21): https://youtu.be/RaroEoKiq_0 SANPA on Netflix (12/30/20): https://youtu.be/t9zJbcdJ2rU Carmen Sandiego S4 on Netflix (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/4mooXTrcvNg Chris Rock Total Blackout: The Tamborine Extended Cut on Netflix (01/12/21): https://youtu.be/T2K2AFv2ryU Surviving Death on Netflix (01/06/21): https://youtu.be/Cq5V9SgO1_A One Night in Miami on Prime Video (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/K8vf_Cmh9nY The Investigation on HBO Max (02/01/21): https://youtu.be/q7Sb0eMaSNs Arthur’s Law on HBO Max (01/07/21): https://youtu.be/zutsDNxPJ8M The Great Escapists on Prime Video (01/29/21): https://youtu.be/7534w3tnRfc Kid Cosmic on Netflix (2021): https://youtu.be/gBZ9UkhblkM 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This past week was a huge week for all of the streaming offerings from Disney and with new subscriber numbers, new integration, and a massive slate of content, there is a lot to talk about. Join Tony and Dustin as they discuss everything from the Disney Investor Day and everything else from the world of streaming. News Rundown Netflix: Netflix announces next interactive special ‘We Lost Our Human’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/ben-schwartz-ayo-edebiri-in-netflix-interactive-special-we-lost-our-human-pinky-malinky-1234652006/ Netflix orders comedy series ‘History of Swear Words’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/nicolas-cage-host-history-of-swear-words-netflix-1234652817/ Limited drama series ‘True Story’ coming to Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/12/kevin-hart-wesley-snipes-star-brothers-true-story-netflix-limited-drama-series-eric-newman-1234652782/ Netflix lands Ariana Grande world tour film: https://deadline.com/2020/12/ariana-grande-netflix-tour-film-excuse-me-i-love-you-premiere-date-1234653183/ New Sonic series is coming to Netflix: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/10/22167792/netflix-3d-animated-sonic-the-hedgehog-tv-show-sega-2022 Netflix will add seven new originals from the UK: https://deadline.com/2020/12/netflix-to-add-seven-new-original-scripted-series-in-the-uk-1234655730/ Netflix announces next major animated film ‘The Magician’s Elephant’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/netflix-noah-jupe-benedict-wong-pixie-davies-sian-clifford-brian-tyree-henry-mandy-patinkin-animation-magicians-elephant-1234656694/ Prime Video: Amazon rolls out major user interface update: https://www.engadget.com/amazon-fire-tv-interface-140051177.html Amazon announces partnership with Jessica Simpson for both scripted and no-scripted series: https://deadline.com/2020/12/amazon-jessica-simpson-docuseries-scripted-open-book-imdb-tv-1234653105/ Amazon developing series based on the play ‘Ole White Sugah Daddy’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/lena-waithe-hillman-grad-amazon-obehi-janice-series-1234653911/ Amazon plans on biopic film ‘Fred & Ginger’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/jamie-bell-margaret-qualley-fred-astaire-ginger-rogers-amazon-automatik-1234651295/ Prime Video lands action-comedy film ‘Shotgun Wedding’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/jennifer-lopez-armie-hammer-movie-shotgun-wedding-amazon-lionsgate-deals-1234654975/ Prime Video app now available on Sky across Europe: https://deadline.com/2020/12/amazon-launches-sky-1234655012/ Amazon orders dark comedy series ‘I’m a Virgo’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/amazon-im-a-virgo-jharrel-jerome-boots-riley-media-res-1234656067/ Amazon lands streaming rights for AMC series ‘Soulmates’ in most markets outside of the US: https://deadline.com/2020/12/amazon-takes-soulmates-rights-1234656640/ Hulu: Hulu will add ESPN+ programming and exclusive content from ABC News: https://deadline.com/2020/12/hulu-add-original-movies-espn-plus-programming-abc-news-original-content-20th-century-searchlight-1234654229/ Hulu acquires ‘False Positive’ film: https://deadline.com/2020/12/a24-ilana-glazer-movie-false-positive-sells-to-hulu-1234656276/ Paramount+: CBS All Access adds more children’s content and profiles: https://deadline.com/2020/12/cbs-all-access-nickelodeon-nick-jr-shows-family-friendly-features-1234652774/ Apple TV+: Apple adapting ‘Dark Matter’ novel into series: https://deadline.com/2020/12/apple-dark-matter-matt-tolmach-producing-1234652682/ Drama series ‘The Last Thing He Told Me’ coming to Apple: https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/julia-roberts-apple-series-the-last-thing-he-told-me-1234850615/ Disney+: Disney+ hits 86.8 million subscribers: https://deadline.com/2020/12/disney-plus-86-million-global-subscribers-streaming-investor-day-1234653897/ Disney lands distribution deal with Xfinity for Disney+ and ESPN+: https://deadline.com/2020/12/disney-comcast-xfinity-x1-distribution-deal-for-disney-new-bundle-with-ad-free-hulu-1234654208/ Star will offer Hulu content on Disney+ in international markets: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/10/22165950/disney-star-streaming-service-hotstar-international-movies-tv New Disney+ bundle will now offer ad-free Hulu: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/10/22168484/disney-streaming-bundle-ad-free-hulu-disney-plus-espn-price-release-date Here are all the major content announcements for Disney+: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/10/22167976/disney-investor-day-2020-biggest-announcements-plus-marvel-star-wars-pixar-animation Price hike coming to Disney+ in March 2021: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/10/22165869/disney-price-hike-united-states-bundle Disney plans on spending $14-16 billion on content spending by 2024: https://deadline.com/2020/12/disney-will-be-spending-14-16-billion-on-all-streaming-content-by-2024-as-it-ramps-up-production-1234654652/ New study shows that Disney could catch Netflix in revenue by 2022: https://www.emarketer.com/newsroom/index.php/disney-us-revenues-will-surpass-4-billion-by-2022/ HBO Max: Family comedy series ‘The Gordita Chronicles’ gets pilot order at HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/12/the-gordita-chronicles-comedy-from-claudia-forestieri-josh-berman-zoe-saldana-pilot-order-hbo-max-1234652688/ Movie slate fallout: ‘Dune’ director slams AT&T: https://www.engadget.com/dune-director-denis-villeneuve-slam-att-warner-hbo-max-162021581.html HBO Max’s movie slate fallout: The opposition mounts: https://variety.com/2020/film/news/warner-bros-hbo-max-reacts-1234851888/ Early 2021 movie dates are set for HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/12/warners-moves-tom-jerry-mortal-kombat-reminiscence-post-hbo-max-theatrical-window-strategy-1234656377/ Peacock: Peacock hits 26 million users: https://deadline.com/2020/12/nbcuniversal-ceo-jeff-shell-peacock-hit-26m-signups-defends-theatrical-window-busting-for-stuck-in-the-mud-film-business-1234652086/ Peacock sets plans for ‘The Office’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/the-office-peacock-streaming-premium-netflix-1234656099/ Discovery+: Discovery will bring rival studio A&E’s content to service: https://variety.com/2020/streaming/news/discovery-ae-networks-streaming-1234848800/ Niche Streaming Services: Crunchyroll officially being sold to Sony: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/9/22166585/sony-buy-anime-streaming-service-crunchyroll-at-t-funimation ESPN+ will be integrated into Hulu: https://www.engadget.com/espn-plus-hulu-disney-integration-222431544.html Other Streaming News: Redbox adds on-demand movies and will rollout live tv option: https://www.engadget.com/redbox-streaming-free-movies-tv-shows-video-on-demand-205208288.html TikTok is heading to televisions in the UK: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/14/22174064/tiktok-tv-app-samsung-uk-fire-amazon Trailers The Minimalists: Less is Now on Netflix (01/01/21): https://youtu.be/jn-xbOCZOiQ Herself on Prime Video (01/08/21): https://youtu.be/xwJ5IFxyc5c Cobra Kai S3 on Netflix (01/08/21): https://youtu.be/LcDQqGJG8pA Headspace Guide to Meditation on Netflix (01/01/21): https://youtu.be/H77PL7SlI1M 4 Blocks on HBO Max (12/17/20): https://youtu.be/1HKyjCZe4ak Fate: The Winx Saga on Netflix (01/22/21): https://youtu.be/oBMLbvA-MXg The Midnight Sky on Netflix (12/23/20): https://youtu.be/Gb8ZbP6qAzE Under the Grapefruit Tree: The CC Sabathia Story on HBO Max (12/22/20): https://youtu.be/aLrmGaawDZk Servant S2 on Apple TV+ (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/3FGq5rZi1Pc 30 Coins on HBO Max (01/04/21): https://youtu.be/jOAxchyLZ00 Painting with John on HBO Max (01/22/21): https://youtu.be/BEo0Slg5R-Y A Creepshow Holiday Special on Shudder (12/18/20): https://youtu.be/FG7Qb98LRNU WandaVision on Disney+ (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/UBhlqe2OTt4 The Falcon and the Winter Soldier on Disney+ (03/19/21): https://youtu.be/jkBfGvb7NzM Loki on Disney+ (05/2021): https://youtu.be/G4JuopziR3Q Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons S5 on Netflix (01/08/21): https://youtu.be/Yyglp6_yri4 London Hughes: To Catch a D*ck on Netflix (12/22/20): https://youtu.be/7mcCgipDB84 Dickinson S2 on Apple TV+ (01/08/21): https://youtu.be/361Rql5FfCY Ariana Grande: Excuse Me, I Love You on Netflix (12/21/20): https://youtu.be/zHwcvnyiolA Equinox on Netflix (12/30/20): https://youtu.be/RJJ5nP4r9zc Outside the Wire on Netflix (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/iwYhA5YvdNc Bridgerton on Netflix (12/25/20): https://youtu.be/gpv7ayf_tyE Yearly Departed on Prime Video (12/30/20): https://youtu.be/bP4OzT-6PEI Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy on Netflix (01/11/21): https://youtu.be/RbYdjyxDNtQ Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous S2 on Netflix (01/22/21): https://youtu.be/CAfQhqzZU98 Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry on Apple TV+ (02/26/21): https://youtu.be/sf2EzBQiTr8 Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer on Netflix (01/13/21): https://youtu.be/Mva2nGveYss You can help to support this show through Patreon. Thanks for your support. You can find us in a variety of different ways. Follow The Streaming Wars on Twitter @StreamingWar Follow Tony on Twitter @HammackTony Follow Dustin on Twitter @BeardedBatChief Email us at TheStreamingWars@gmail.com Be sure to subscribe to the show for all of the latest episodes. Subscribe to The Streaming Wars Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcherTuneInSoundCloudBullhornCastBoxDeezerGoogle PlayOvercastPocketCastsPodbeanPodchaserPodknifeRadio PublicRSSSpreakerYouTubeRadio.comPandora jQuery(document).ready(function($) { 'use strict'; $('#podcast-subscribe-button-356 .podcast-subscribe-button.modal-6001ea0173d73').on("click", function() { $("#secondline-psb-subs-modal.modal-6001ea0173d73.modal.secondline-modal-356").modal({ fadeDuration: 250, closeText: '', }); return false; }); });
Just when Disvoery finally reveals details for their streaming service and they have the spotlight, WarnerMedia sends shockwaves through the entertainment industry with an announcement for HBO Max. Will their plan work or will it alienate everyone outside the customer? Find out as Dustin and Tony discuss the latest news from the world of streaming. News Rundown Netflix: Workplace comedy series ‘God’s Favorite Idiot’ gets series order at Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/12/melissa-mccarthy-ben-falcone-workplace-comedy-gods-favorite-idiot-netflix-1234635695/ Sci-fi thriller film ‘Stowaway’ lands at Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/12/netflix-stowaway-joe-penna-movie-anna-kendrick-daniel-dae-kim-shamier-anderson-toni-colette-1234635586/ Netflix orders limited series ‘The Unlikely Murder’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/the-unlikely-murderer-netflix-series-on-assassination-of-olof-palme-1234637086/ Netflix to reboot young adult series ‘Heartbreak High’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/netflix-reboots-australia-heartbreak-high-1234651314/ Thriller feature film ‘End of the Road’ is coming to Netflix: https://deadline.com/2020/12/queen-latifah-millient-shelton-netflix-end-of-the-road-1234651484/ Prime Video: Amazon lands first run of the final season of ‘Vikings’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/vikings-amazon-exclusive-first-run-of-final-ten-episodes-1234636217/ Hulu: Watch party feature now available to all Hulu subscribers: https://www.engadget.com/hulu-watch-party-now-available-204041351.html True crime series ‘Candy’ heads to Hulu: https://deadline.com/2020/12/hulu-elisabeth-moss-true-crime-drama-series-candy-1234636913/ Paramount+: CBS All Access lands on Xfinity X1 devices: https://deadline.com/2020/12/cbs-all-access-added-to-comcast-xfinity-x1-pay-tv-streaming-1234651509/ Apple TV+: ‘Acapulco’ gets series order from Apple: https://deadline.com/2020/12/eugenio-derbez-star-acapulco-apple-tv-bilingual-comedy-series-inspired-how-to-be-a-latin-lover-movie-1234635420/ Apple gives straight-to-series order for ‘Gutsy Women’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/hillary-clinton-chelsea-clinton-gutsy-women-series-order-apple-1234649764/ Apple orders docuseries focusing on surfing champs: https://deadline.com/2020/12/surfing-champs-apple-tv-docuseries-world-surf-league-1234650478/ Disney+: Could Hulu be folded into Disney+: https://collider.com/will-hulu-be-folded-into-disney-plus/ Quibi: Quibi officially shuts down: https://deadline.com/2020/12/quibi-fades-to-black-december-1-jeffery-katzenberg-meg-whitman-1234602207/ HBO Max: HBO Max lands streaming rights for comedy series ‘The Middle’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/the-middle-hbo-max-exclusive-svod-deal-1234635788/ Charlize Theron inks first-look deal with HBO and HBO Max: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/charlize-theron-inks-first-look-tv-deal-with-hbo-hbo-max-exclusive HBO Max developing detective comedy from ‘Astronomy Club’ creators: https://deadline.com/2020/12/detective-comedy-astronomy-club-shawtane-bowen-jerah-milligan-hbo-max-1234635348/ HBO Max will begin 4K support with the release of ‘Wonder Woman 1984’: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/1/21813364/wonder-woman-1984-4k-ultra-hd-dolby-vision-atmos-announced Pandemic heist film ‘Lockdown’ heading to HBO Max: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/doug-liman-pandemic-heist-movie-lockdown-lands-at-hbo-max Dramedy series ‘Women’s Studies’ being developed at HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2020/12/hbo-max-womens-studies-natalia-castells-esquivel-dani-chase-1234636899/ HBO Max ends free trial: https://thestreamable.com/news/hbo-max-removes-free-trial-ahead-of-release-of-wonder-woman-1984 Warner Bros will release the entire 2021 film slate to HBO Max and theaters on the same day: https://deadline.com/2020/12/warner-bros-2021-movie-slate-hbo-max-matrix-4-dune-in-the-heights-1234649760/ HBO Max looks to create local international originals from DC library ahead of international launch: https://deadline.com/2020/12/hbo-max-dc-casey-bloys-international-1234649813/ New data shows HBO Max is growing quickly: https://blog.apptopia.com/hbo-max-is-now-the-fastest-growing-major-svod-service-in-the-us?s=09 HBO Max jumps to over 12 million activations: https://deadline.com/2020/12/hbo-max-streaming-12-6-million-subscribers-att-ceo-john-stankey-the-undoing-1234652083/ Discovery+: Discovery+ launching on January 4: https://deadline.com/2020/12/discovery-reveals-streaming-rollout-plan-for-discovery-with-verizon-deal-in-place-for-january-u-s-launch-1234636340/ Over one thousand hours of original content is planned for the first year of Discovery+: https://deadline.com/2020/12/discovery-plus-original-content-90-day-fiance-kevin-hart-martha-stewart-1234636414/ Magnolia content will debut on Discovery+ ahead of the network’s launch: https://deadline.com/2020/12/chip-joanna-gaines-fixer-upper-welcome-home-magnolia-network-conent-premiere-discovery-magnolia-table-with-joanna-gaines-video-1234636467/ Discovery+ aiming for ‘tens of millions’ subscribers: https://deadline.com/2020/12/discovery-new-streaming-service-rival-netflix-disney-unscripted-tens-of-millions-of-subscribers-1234636797/ Analysts give early take on Discovery+: https://deadline.com/2020/12/discovery-plus-streaming-wall-street-netflix-1234647108/ Niche Streaming Services: IMDb TV orders true-crime docuseries’ Moment of Truth’: https://deadline.com/2020/12/imdb-tv-orders-true-crime-docuseries-moment-of-truth-james-jordan-murder-dream-hampton-1234649827/ Warner Media may be eying the creation of two more streaming services: https://www.engadget.com/warnermedia-cnn-entertainment-cable-streaming-services-200009666.html Disney considered moving major sports rights to ESPN+: https://thestreamable.com/news/disney-considered-moving-major-sports-rights-to-espn-plus-selling-a-e-freeform Main Discussion WarnerMedia’s major theatrical and streaming shift: https://deadline.com/2020/12/hbo-max-warner-bros-movies-deal-jason-kilar-explains-move-1234649871/ https://www.vox.com/recode/22151073/warner-bros-hbo-max-movies-jason-kilar-warnermedia-interview https://deadline.com/2020/12/att-john-stankey-warner-bros-hbo-max-streaming-windows-1234650649/ https://www.cnbc.com/2020/12/04/att-dismantles-time-warner-to-battle-netflix-the-inside-story.html https://www.thedailybeast.com/filmmaker-steven-soderbergh-on-hbo-max-the-death-of-cinema-and-vibing-with-meryl-streep https://deadline.com/2020/12/christopher-nolan-slams-warner-bros-hbo-max-theatrical-windows-tenet-1234651892/ Trailers Song Exploder v2 on Netflix (12/15/20): https://youtu.be/b7oXr10I-Ho Homeschool Musical: Class of 2020 on HBO Max (12/17/20): https://youtu.be/Quwc1ePt6_0 Vikings S6 P2 on Prime Video (12/30/20): https://youtu.be/Auzs95InJzo The Dig on Netflix (01/29/21): https://youtu.be/JZQz0rkNajo Chilling Adventures of Sabrina P4 on Netflix (12/31/20): https://youtu.be/gENO66DUgaQ Firefly Lane on Netflix (02/03/21): https://youtu.be/tdRwkkt-7GU Hunted on Shudder (01/14/21): https://youtu.be/TjSSbgg4Lwo We Can Be Heroes on Netflix (01/01/21): https://youtu.be/omn2PJEuOTw Sweet Home on Netflix (12/18/20): https://youtu.be/7rI56NmD33Y Dr. Stone S2 on Crunchyroll (01/2021): https://youtu.be/QqgqrrFbw3g Small Axe: Education on Prime Video (12/18/20): https://youtu.be/9uxPGMubvbQ Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy: Earthrise on Netflix (12/30/20): https://youtu.be/8s00QLjolFg Joe Bob Saves Christmas on Shudder (12/13/20): https://youtu.be/kpTrRofGRIs Sylvie’s Love on Prime Video (12/23/20): https://youtu.be/Mj71cp7jM0w Double Dad on Netflix (01/15/21): https://youtu.be/Yjq-LSl98Lg You can help to support this show through Patreon. Thanks for your support. You can find us in a variety of different ways. Follow The Streaming Wars on Twitter @StreamingWar Follow Tony on Twitter @HammackTony Follow Dustin on Twitter @BeardedBatChief Email us at TheStreamingWars@gmail.com Be sure to subscribe to the show for all of the latest episodes. Subscribe to The Streaming Wars Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcherTuneInSoundCloudBullhornCastBoxDeezerGoogle PlayOvercastPocketCastsPodbeanPodchaserPodknifeRadio PublicRSSSpreakerYouTubeRadio.comPandora jQuery(document).ready(function($) { 'use strict'; $('#podcast-subscribe-button-356 .podcast-subscribe-button.modal-6001ea0179122').on("click", function() { $("#secondline-psb-subs-modal.modal-6001ea0179122.modal.secondline-modal-356").modal({ fadeDuration: 250, closeText: '', }); return false; }); });
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