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Revisiting Super Bowl LV

Rob Silvershein

Revisiting Super Bowl LV

Thoughts on the Future of TV Sports Although viewership numbers were the lowest since 2007, there were some bright spots for Super Bowl LV. It was...

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Binge, Abandon, Repeat

February 11, 2021Michael Greeson

Binge, Abandon, Repeat

One-in-Six SVOD Subscribers Now App Hop Incessant demand for video services during the pandemic drove a wave of SVOD subscriptions, with new TV...

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NFL on Nick: Harbinger of the Future or Flash in the Pan?

January 28, 2021Rob Silvershein

NFL on Nick: Harbinger of the Future or Flash in the Pan?

On January 10th, Nickelodeon and CBS teamed up to create a unique alternative broadcast of the Chicago Bears vs. New Orleans Saints NFL wild-card...

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Betwixt and Between

January 26, 2021Joel Espelien

Betwixt and Between

Comcast Shutters NBC Sports Network Greetings, TDG readers. Interesting news this week that NBC is shuttering the NBC Sports Network at the end of...

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Let’s Not Get Ahead of Ourselves

January 21, 2021Michael Greeson

Let’s Not Get Ahead of Ourselves

2020 was an interesting year for home video, with stay-at-home directives fueling demand for streaming and pay-TV services. Though demand for both...

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Thoughts on 2021

January 14, 2021Lucille Palmiere

Thoughts on 2021

In trying to wrap our heads around an imagining of what some predictions for 2021 would be, it is difficult to extricate predictions from reaction to...

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AT&T TV Now-Not Now, Not Ever

January 13, 2021Joel Espelien

AT&T TV Now-Not Now, Not Ever

The Decline and Fall of the Skinny Bundle Happy New Year. Let us hope the rest of 2021 has better things in store than the beginning, no? I saw this...

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All Good Things Come to an End

December 10, 2020Joel Espelien

All Good Things Come to an End

WarnerMedia, HBO Max, and the Twilight of the Box Office Greetings TDG readers. It’s good to talk to you again. As I’m sure you heard, AT&T and...

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Go Big or Go Home

November 18, 2020Rob Silvershein

Go Big or Go Home

On ViacomCBS’s Decision to Shutter Smaller DTC Services in Support of Paramount + During ViacomCBS’s third-quarter earnings call, executives...

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Learning from Quibi’s Catastrophe

October 27, 2020Lauren Kozak

Learning from Quibi’s Catastrophe

Jeffrey Katzenberg at first blamed Quibi’s poor performance on the pandemic. “I attribute everything that has gone wrong to coronavirus...

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