Streaming Into the Void

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2 days ago

This week, Paramount had record ratings for the Super Bowl, then things went south, fast.
Nielsen Ratings
Show Notes
Super Bowl 2024 Was the Most-Watched Telecast of All Time, Reaching 123.7 Million Viewers
Paramount+ problems highlight how unserious the idea of a streaming-only Super Bowl is
Paramount Global to lay off 800 employees after record Super Bowl ad revenue and ratings | CNN Business
Paramount+ to Remove Some International Originals (Exclusive)
Paramount+ Culls Raft Of International Drama Originals Including 'The Burning Girls', 'One Night', 'The Killing Kind' & 'The Serial Killer's Wife'
Comcast, Paramount Global Held Early Talks About a Peacock-Paramount+ Combination
Paramount Global Stock Slides After Warren Buffett Chops Stake
Apollo Distancing Orbit From National Amusements Buyout As The Pursuit Of Paramount Global Continues – The Dish
Jon Stewart’s ‘The Daily Show’ Return Ratings Big For Comedy Central
Jon Stewart Says Apple TV+ Canceled His Show Because 'They Didn't Want Me to Say Things That Might Get Me in Trouble'
Amazon Prime Video’s New Ads-Based Subscription Has A Surprise Catch
Amazon is Raising The Price of Its MGM+ Streaming Service | Cord Cutters News
Amazon Prime Video Ad Tier Sparks Class Action Lawsuit From Subscribers
Warner Bros. Discovery Beats Investor Suit Over Inflated Subscriber Figures
'American Rust' Season 2 Moves to Amazon Prime Video From Freevee, Sets Premiere Date
Roku Hits Major Milestones, Surpassing 80 Million Active Accounts and More than 100 Billion Streaming Hours in 2023
Roku’s stock sinks after earnings, but analyst sees ‘conservatism’ in outlook - MarketWatch
Roku’s stock falls 23%, and one bear now sees challenges brewing ‘on all flanks’ - MarketWatch
Walmart reportedly acquiring Vizio TVs for $2 billion to fight Amazon Fire TV and Roku | Tom's Guide
Peacock to Stream Adaptation of 'Three-Body Problem' Ahead of Rival Netflix Version
‘Silk: Spider Society' Writers Room Scrapped by Amazon
‘Invasion’ Renewed for Season 3 at Apple TV+ – The Hollywood Reporter
Goosebumps Renewed, Gets New Cast for Season 2 at Disney+
Chris Estrada Comedy ‘This Fool’ Canceled at Hulu
'Survival of the Thickest' Renewed for Season 2 as Michelle Buteau Sets Second Netflix Comedy Special
‘The Traitors’ Renewed For Season 3 At Peacock
'Evil' to End With Season 4 at Paramount+
Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning 
The Equalizer 3 
The Three Body Problem 
Octopath Traveler II 
For All Mankind 

5 days ago

Highlights of what's new in streaming for the week of February 17th, 2024.
Operation Arctic Cure (Feb. 20)
Death in the Dorms, Season 2 (Feb. 22)
Rhythm + Flow Italy, Season 1 (Feb. 19)
Mike Epps: Ready to Sell Out (Feb. 20)
Risque Business: The Netherlands and Germany (Feb. 20)
Can I Tell You a Secret? (Feb. 21)
Avatar: The Last Airbender, season 1 (Feb. 22)
Formula 1: Drive to Survive, Season 6 (Feb. 23)
The Indrani Mukerjea Story: Buried Truth (Feb. 23)
Through My Window 3: Looking at You (Feb. 23)
Tyler Perry’s Mea Culpa (Feb. 23)
Wrong Side of the Tracks, Season 3 (Feb. 23)
Star Wars: The Bad Batch, Season 3 (Feb. 21)
Last Week Tonight, season 11 (Feb. 18)
Jellystone, Season 3 (Feb. 22)
The Family Stallone, Season 2 (Feb. 21)
An American in Austen (Feb. 18)
A Taste of Love (Feb. 20)
Amazon Prime Video
Giannis: The Marvelous Journey (Feb. 19)
Apartment404, Season 1 (Feb. 23)
Jenny Slate: Seasoned Professional (Feb. 23)
The Second Best Hospital in the Galaxy, Season 1 (Feb. 23)
Apple TV+
Constellation, Season 1 (Feb. 21)

Monday Feb 12, 2024

This week, Disney CEO Bob Iger made a couple of announcements.
Nielsen Ratings
Show Notes
ESPN, Fox and Warner Team Up to Create Sports Streaming Platform / ESPN, Fox and Warner Bros. Discovery to launch joint sports streaming platform this year (
Disney+ Drops 1.3 Million Subscribers Amid Price Hike, Streaming Loss Shrinks by $300 Million
Taylor Swift Eras Tour Movie Gets Disney+ Release Date With Five New Songs
The Final Days of 'Coyote vs. Acme': Offers, Rejections and a Roadrunner Race Against Time | Exclusive
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred targeting 2025 for new streaming option that would include in-market games -
‘Percy Jackson’ Series Renewed for Season 2 at Disney+
'Ratched' Canceled After One Season At Netflix; Sarah Paulson Confirms
Matthew Goode, Kelly Macdonald, Chloe Pirrie Join Cast of Scott Frank's Netflix 'Department Q' Adaptation
The Unkillable ‘Wynonna Earp’ Will Return for One Last Ride | Vanity Fair
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Friday Feb 09, 2024

Highlights of what's new in streaming for the week of February 10th, 2024.
Love & WWE: Bianca and Montez (Feb. 2)
The Space Race (Feb. 13)
Life & Beth, season 2 (Feb. 16)
Kill Me If You Dare (Feb. 13)
Sunderland ’Til I Die, season 3 (Feb. 13)
Taylor Tomlinson: Have It All (Feb. 13)
Players (Feb. 14)
A Soweto Love Story (Feb. 14)
Good Morning, Verônica, season 3 (Feb. 14)
The Heartbreak Agency (Feb. 14)
Love Is Blind, season 6 (Feb. 14)
AlRawabi School for Girls, season 2 (Feb. 15)
House of Ninjas, season 1 (Feb. 15)
Little Nicholas: Life of a Scoundrel, limited docu-series (Feb. 15)
Ready, Set, Love, season 1 (Feb. 15)
The Vince Staples Show, season 1 (Feb. 15)
Comedy Chaos, season 1 (Feb. 16)
Einstein and the Bomb (Feb. 16)
Young Jedi Adventures (Feb. 14)
The Truth About Jim (Feb. 15)
Love & Jane (Feb. 11)
Caillou, Season 1 (Feb. 15)
Vigil, Season 2 (Feb. 15)
Oppenheimer (Feb. 16)
Amazon Prime Video
Five Blind Dates (Feb. 12)
This Is Me...Now: A Love Story (Feb. 16)
Apple TV+
The New Look, season 1 (Feb. 14)
The Dynasty: The New England Patriots (Feb. 16)

Monday Feb 05, 2024

This week, Paramount Mountain has got people talking, Apple TV+ takes HBO's prestige TV crown, and Netflix tells you how it's going to be.
Nielsen Ratings
Show Notes
Paramount Hopes the Super Bowl Can Power Up Its Streaming Business
USA Today Ad Meter
Free Streaming Pioneer Pluto TV Refreshes Logo And Preps Super Bowl Promo Spot – Deadline
Vince McMahon Is “Gone” and More Takeaways From Netflix's Press Day
Netflix’s $5 Billion Rumble Into WWE’s ‘Monday Night Raw’ May Shake up Live Sports (
Netflix is Said to License ‘Sex and the City’ From HBO - The New York Times
Apple TV+ Is the New HBO | WIRED
Issa Rae talks 'American Fiction' reflecting Hollywood, taking steps to be 'independent'
Warner Bros. Discovery stock downgraded by Wells Fargo on 'risky earnings setup'
Comcast’s Sky Cutting 1,000 Jobs In Further Switch Towards Streaming – Deadline
Charter Communications Q4 Earnings Report, Subscriber Update 2023 – The Hollywood Reporter
Google has a surprise moneymaker: people are paying for YouTube, and it's driving $15 billion in subscriptions revenue | Fortune
No surprise here: YouTube is making a lot more cash thanks to Premium, loads of ads (
Hulu Password Sharing Crackdown to Begin This year – The Hollywood Reporter
Why Shari Redstone Is Ready to Surrender Her Media Empire - Bloomberg
Byron Allen Makes $14B Offer to Buy Paramount Global
Streaming unwrapped: Streaming viewership goes to the library in 2023 | Nielsen
Ted Lasso Was 2023’s Most-Watched Streaming Original In U.S. – Deadline
HBO to Develop Gillian Flynn Novel 'Dark Places' as Limited Series (EXCLUSIVE)
Apple TV+ announces season two for hit, high-octane thriller “Hijack,” starring and executive produced by Idris Elba
'Obliterated' Canceled by Netflix After One Season
Yellowstone, When Calls the Heart Vets Join Billy Bob Thornton in Taylor Sheridan's Landman Oil Rig Drama
Role Play
Rick and Morty
Star Ocean The Second Story R
WWE Royal Rumble

Friday Feb 02, 2024

Highlights of what's new in streaming for the week of February 3rd, 2024.
Suncoast (Feb. 9)
Luz: The Light of the Heart, Season 1 (Feb. 7)
Raël: The Last Prophet (Feb. 7)
One Day (Feb. 8)
Alpha Males, Season 2 (Feb. 9)
Ashes (Feb. 9)
A Killer Paradox, Season 1 (Feb. 9)
Lover. Stalker. Killer. (Feb. 9)
Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, Season 2 (Feb. 3)
The Marvels (Feb. 7)
Curb Your Enthusiasm, season 12 (Feb. 4)
They Called Him Mostly Harmless (Feb. 8)
Tokyo Vice, season 2 (Feb. 8)
#Cybersleuths: The Idaho Murders (Feb. 6)
Halo, season 2 (Feb. 8)
Couple to Throuple, season 1 (Feb. 8)
Amazon Prime Video
The Silent Service: The Battle of Tokyo Bay, Season 1 (Feb. 9)
Upgraded (Feb. 9)

Monday Jan 29, 2024

This week, Netflix kept busy.
Show Notes
Netflix (NFLX) Film Chief Scott Stuber Will Leave to Start New Company in March - Bloomberg
Scott Stuber Leaving Netflix Head Of Film Post – Deadline
Behind Netflix Film Chief's Exit — And What It Means for Streaming Movies
Netflix to stream WWE's Raw starting next year in its biggest jump into live entertainment
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Becomes Board Member of TKO Group (
After ‘Suits’ Effect, Netflix Urges Studios To License It More Titles – Deadline
Netflix subscribers surge as revenue beats estimates
Netflix Stock Soars 14%—But Some Analysts Have Doubts
Netflix Earnings: Stock Soars Toward 2-Year High As Subscribers Surge
How Much More Netflix Can the World Absorb? | The New Yorker
Amazon Prime Video will start showing ads on Monday
Amazon Prime Video's Move to Steamroll Into Ads Could Generate More Than $3 Billion This Year: 'A Disruptive Force'
Peacock Quarterly Loss Narrows to $825M As Streamer Hits 31M Subscribers
Comcast Q4 Beats Street: Peacock Hits 31 Million Subs, $1B In Revenue; Stock Up As Company Boosts Dividend
Comcast Takes Peacock Victory Lap As Execs Talk Epic Universe, Ad Market And Deal Speculation
Knives Out T-Street Rian Johnson Ram Bergman add Katie McNeill Producer – Deadline
Sofia Coppola: Apple Pulled Funding on Florence Pugh TV Series
‘Étoile’ Sets ‘Gilmore Girls’ Reunion As Yanic Truesdale Joins Series – Deadline
Amazon Drama To Star David Duchovny, Jack Whitehall, Carice Van Houten – Deadline
Hulu Lands Bon Jovi Docuseries From Gotham Chopra
Netflix Lands Sundance Title 'It's What's Inside'; $17M For Worldwide Rights Sets Fest High Bar
Netflix Lands Sundance Docu ‘Skywalkers: A Love Story’ – Deadline
Netflix To Adapt Harlan Coben’s ‘Missing You’ & ‘Run Away’ – Deadline
'Wolf Pack' Canceled After One Season at Paramount+
Octopath Traveler
Octopath Traveler II
Welcome to Wrexham
Death and Other Details
Plus One
Poker Face

Friday Jan 26, 2024

Highlights of what's new in streaming for the week of January 27, 2024.
Feud: Capote vs. The Swans (Jan. 31)
Doctor Slump, Season 1 (Jan. 27)
The Greatest Night in Pop (Jan. 29)
Mighty Bheem’s Playtime, Season 1 (Jan. 29)
Jack Whitehall: Settle Down (Jan. 30)
NASCAR: Full Speed (Jan. 30)
Alexander: The Making of a God (Jan. 31)
Baby Bandito, Limited Series (Jan. 31)
Love Never Lies: Poland, Season 2 (Jan. 31)
Will (Jan. 31)
Let’s Talk about Chu, Season 1 (Feb. 2)
Orion and the Dark (Feb. 2)
Choir (Jan. 31)
Genius: MLK/X, limited series (Feb. 1)
Self (Feb. 2)
The Unbreakable Tatiana Suarez (Jan. 31)
Chasing Flavor with Carla Hall (Feb. 1)
Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning (Jan. 25)
A Bloody Lucky Day, Season 1 (Feb. 1)
The Tiger’s Apprentice (Feb. 2)
WWE Royal Rumble (Jan. 27)
Bosco (Feb. 2)
Amazon Prime Video
Mr. & Mrs. Smith, season 1 (Feb. 2)

Monday Jan 22, 2024

This week, we probably make fun of Peacock.
Nielsen Ratings
Show Notes
Chiefs-Dolphins wild-card game on Peacock sets U.S. record for most streamed live event ever
Sharp differences in Peacock's NFL playoff audience - Sports Media Watch
What Peacock's Record-Breaking NFL Streaming Ratings Don't Tell You
NFL Fans Feel Vindicated By Peacock's Wild Card Viewership Numbers - | Expert Predictions, Picks, and Previews
Amazon to Acquire Stake in Diamond Sports Under Bankruptcy Reorg, Prime Video to Become Primary Streaming Partner for RSNs
Amazon to help save bankrupt Diamond Sports with $100M deal: sources (
Amazon to invest in Diamond Sports as part of bankruptcy deal - ESPN
Bally Sports Wants to Terminate Its New Contracts With the NBA & NHL and Return To its Older Agreements, Putting OTA TV Deals In Jeopardy | Cord Cutters News
Reacher Boasts Big Audience On Nielsen Charts, Percy Jackson Debuts – Deadline
'Flight Attendant' Canceled After Two Seasons at Max
‘Rap Sh!t’ Canceled By Max After 2 Seasons – Deadline
'Schmigadoon' Canceled After Two Seasons at Apple TV+
True Detective
Poker Face

Friday Jan 19, 2024

Highlights of what's new in streaming for the week of January 20, 2024.
Superhot: The Spicy World of Pepper People (Jan. 22)
Tell Me That You Love Me, Season 1 (Jan. 24)
Chrissy and Dave Dine Out, Season 1 (Jan. 25)
Captivating the King, season 1 (Jan. 20)
Not Quite Narwhal, season 2 (Jan. 22)
Jacqueline Novak: Get on Your Knees (Jan. 23)
Love Deadline, Season 1 (Jan. 23)
Six Nations: Full Contact (Jan. 24)
Queer Eye: More Than a Makeover, Season 8 (Jan. 24)
The UnXplained with William Shatner, season 4 (Jan. 25)
Griselda, season 1 (Jan. 25)
Masters of the Universe: Revolution (Jan. 25)
Badland Hunters (Jan. 26)
The Last Repair Shop (Jan. 23)
A Real Bug’s Life (Jan. 24)
Rick and Morty, season 7 (Jan. 22)
Sexy Beast, season 1 (Jan. 25)
In The Know, season 1 (Jan. 25)
Amazon Prime Video
Kevin James: Irregardless (Jan. 23)
Expats, season 1 (Jan. 24)
The Underdoggs (Jan. 26)
Apple TV+
Masters of the Air, limited series (Jan. 26)


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