September 22, 2022
Cinedigm’s just-launched Cineverse aspires to be the alternative to top services like Netflix and Disney+. The company’s EVP and GM explain the technology and business approach to get it there.
You can sign up for the free webinar mentioned in the podcast - Supercharge D2C growth with hybrid monetization - here.
September 15, 2022
FAST linear, metadata, and search and discovery were three of the major IBC 2022 highlights last weekend. Technology pitting pirates against pirates was a standout innovation.
September 8, 2022
Amazon’s Rings of Power reached 25 million members in its first day, but does it justify $58 million per episode? Viewers are loving the FASTs, and YouTube, LG, and Samsung are leaning in.
September 1, 2022
This week we discuss four stories, including Disney’s rumored membership program, Netflix’s $65 ad CPMs, the Paramount+/Showtime bundle, and Diginet-FAST linear convergence.
August 25, 2022
HBO and Roku teamed up for the first-in-streaming House of the Dragon campaign. Roku’s Director of Partner Growth joins us to discuss the features, goals, and how the experience came together.
August 18, 2022
Nielsen says that TV streaming time exceeded cable for the first time ever in July. Summer reruns, declining cable TV, and streaming sports played their part. Can Big Ten slow the slump?
August 11, 2022
Disney enjoyed continued D2C success in the last quarter, though North American growth slowed. Big price increases and more service tiers could change all that. How will they impact Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+?
August 4, 2022
Can FAST services grow to become the new cable TV? We discuss the issue with Alan Wolk of TVREV, the author of a new report on the subject. He also reveals what else he thinks will happen to the market.
July 28, 2022
NFL+ is the league’s first direct-to-consumer service. But is it a big enough response to tumbling traditional pay TV subscriber numbers?
July 21, 2022
Netflix says ads will drive subscriber and revenue growth. But multiple ad-tiers and account sharing options make a subscriber’s life a lot more complex and potentially more expensive.