TDG 3-Minute Reads

Frenemance or Beer Goggles: The Mating Dance of Walmart and Netflix

October 12, 2021Douglas Montgomery

Frenemance or Beer Goggles: The Mating Dance of Walmart and Netflix

A Netflix Hub at Walmart was announced this week. The “store within a store” is nothing new in retail, and this should surprise no one. But what...

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Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli a MegaCast and a Mega Hit!

October 11, 2021Rob Silvershein

Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli a MegaCast and a Mega Hit!

With the first three scheduled NFL broadcasts already on the books, it is abundantly clear that Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli —...

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Theater Chains Clap Back

October 08, 2021Douglas Montgomery

Theater Chains Clap Back

The one social media platform that was working in Hollywood earlier this week was Twitter. Those that follow Adam Aron (CEO of AMC) were served with...

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Device-as-Distribution Channel Strategy

August 18, 2021Rob Silvershein

Device-as-Distribution Channel Strategy

Can Roku Make it Work? With its roots in streaming device manufacturing, is it wise for Roku to get into the originals business and compete against...

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Strategery

August 10, 2021Douglas Montgomery

Strategery

The unfortunate sequel coming to America this summer is the growing threat of CV19 and another round of mask mandates. Whether CV19, the Delta Sequel...

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Good News! - NBC to Expand its Streaming and Digital Operations

August 05, 2021Rob Silvershein

Good News! – NBC to Expand its Streaming and Digital Operations

The NBCUniversal News Group announced a significant investment in its streaming and digital operations last week. In a July 27th press release, the...

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The “Netflix of Games” Winning Platform May Just Be Netflix

July 30, 2021Mike Fischer

The “Netflix of Games” Winning Platform May Just Be Netflix

What Happened Netflix confirmed recent rumors about entering the games business with the hiring announcement of Mike Verdu from Facebook Reality Labs...

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Can Comcast Create Enough Value from the Olympics to Justify the Cost of Content?

July 29, 2021Paul Hockenbury

Can Comcast Create Enough Value from the Olympics to Justify the Cost of Content?

Olympic Value History The Olympics have long been one of the strongest pieces of content available. For the two weeks they broadcast, the Olympics...

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The Apple of Roger Goodells’s Eye

July 20, 2021Douglas Montgomery

The Apple of Roger Goodells’s Eye

Apple has been rumored, or more likely expected, to change television for at least the last decade. Since Steve Jobs famously remarked “I finally...

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Regional Sports Leader, Sinclair is Bidding for NBC Regional Sports Networks

Rob Silvershein

Regional Sports Leader, Sinclair is Bidding for NBC Regional Sports Networks

As reported in the New York Post, Sinclair Broadcasting has made an acquisition offer for NBCUniversal’s seven regional Sports Networks (RSNs). The...

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