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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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Will Instagram Reels Leave TikTok Reeling?

September 09, 2020Lauren Kozak

Will Instagram Reels Leave TikTok Reeling?

In early August, Instagram introduced Reels, largely a variation on its popular Story product. Reels was designed specifically to better compete with...

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Is the Clock Ticking on TikTok?

Lauren Kozak

Is the Clock Ticking on TikTok?

2020 has been a rollercoaster of a year for TikTok (and for all of us, really). After huge growth in 2019 fueled by Gen Z, TikTok hit the accelerator...

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All Together Now

June 03, 2020Lauren Kozak

All Together Now

On May 28, Hulu launched Watch Party, making it the largest streamer to date to jump on this burgeoning trend. As audiences look for ways to connect...

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AR and VR – Back from the Dead

May 27, 2020Mike Fischer

AR and VR – Back from the Dead

As sure as Gartner’s model predicts technology’s fall from inflated expectations to disillusionment, it also posits an unhurried recovery. And...

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The Quibi User Experience: A Millennial’s Perspective

April 30, 2020Lauren Kozak

The Quibi User Experience: A Millennial’s Perspective

Earlier this week, TDG’s Brad Schlacter covered the lackluster numbers around Quibi’s launch. But what about the quality of the user experience...

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