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Amazon Prime Video now has 4 times as many movies as Netflix

Amazon Prime Video now has 4 times as many movies as Netflix | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
As Netflix has shifted toward original (and exclusive) shows and movies, the size of its catalog has gone down.
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Netflix lowers subscriber forecasts as international growth disappoints

Netflix lowers subscriber forecasts as international growth disappoints | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
Netflix is projecting lower subscriber additions going forward for its international markets.
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Why Netflix's Model May Offer Salvation Movie Theaters Need

Why Netflix's Model May Offer Salvation Movie Theaters Need | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
A subscription-based structure can make going to movie theaters cool and cost-competitive again, and consumers, studios and exhibitors can all benefit
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Up Periscope: Inside Twitter’s one-year-old broadcast startup

Up Periscope: Inside Twitter’s one-year-old broadcast startup | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
Periscope CEO Kayvon Beykpour opens up about Facebook Live competition, Twitter trials, users and making money.
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2015 surge sets Netflix on track for 150MN customers by 2020

2015 surge sets Netflix on track for 150MN customers by 2020 | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
Record growth in 2015 shows Netflix to be well on its way to achieving its goal of 60-90 million US streaming customers and a global base of 150 million by 2020 according to a report by Enders Analysis.
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What HBO’s Vinyl Shake-up Tells Us About the Network’s Drama Problem

What HBO’s Vinyl Shake-up Tells Us About the Network’s Drama Problem | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
HBO finds itself in the middle of a years-long creative recession when it comes to dramas.
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4KTV penetration to pass 23% in 2016

4KTV penetration to pass 23% in 2016 | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
Almost a quarter of the world’s population will own a 4K TV set by the end of 2016, with Chinese manufacturers poised to take a large chunk of the LCD market, according to Trendforce.
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Introducing New Ways to Create, Share and Discover Live Video on Facebook | Facebook Newsroom

Introducing New Ways to Create, Share and Discover Live Video on Facebook | Facebook Newsroom | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
We're excited to announce new features for Facebook Live to give you more ways to discover, share, and interact with live video, and more ways to personalize your live broadcasts.
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Comedy Central expands Snapchat Discover content offerings with global slate

Comedy Central expands Snapchat Discover content offerings with global slate | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
Iconic US channel Comedy Central is expanding its Discover channel on Snapchat with an extensive development slate of original series created exclusively for the social media platform.
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Live TV Loses to Digital Among Millennials, ComScore Says

Live TV Loses to Digital Among Millennials, ComScore Says | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
People ages 18-34 spend more time on their phone or computer than they do watching live TV, according to ComScore
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Netflix catalogue shrinks dramatically

Netflix catalogue shrinks dramatically | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
Netflix’s catalogue is shrivelling with the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) leader’s catalogue shrinking by nearly a third in less than two-and-a-half years says research from AllFlicks.
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Satellites to transmit over 785 Ultra HD channels over next decade

Satellites to transmit over 785 Ultra HD channels over next decade | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
2016 will witness a key inflection point for the roll-out of Ultra HD via satellite says analyst NSR, which forecasts over 785 Ultra HD channels will be transmitted from space by 2025.
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Will Twitter & NFL Streaming Be A Winner? It’s A Big Maybe

Will Twitter & NFL Streaming Be A Winner? It’s A Big Maybe | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
It depends on a few factors.
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Netflix Is King of Paid Streaming, Study Says

Netflix Is King of Paid Streaming, Study Says | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
The number of the U.S. households subscribing to any online streaming service has risen to nearly two-thirds. Netflix, Amazon and Hulu are the top three.
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ESPN Research Boss Fires Shot at Nielsen

ESPN Research Boss Fires Shot at Nielsen | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
"They probably think it's more advanced than it is right now," Artie Bulgrin says of Nielsen's newest service at TV ratings summit
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Fiber TV First, but Google's Eyeing OTT | Light Reading

Fiber TV First, but Google's Eyeing OTT | Light Reading | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
Google Fiber wants to be in the over-the-top TV business.
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Study: Home Entertainment Screening Room System Won’t Expand Moviegoing Demand

Study: Home Entertainment Screening Room System Won’t Expand Moviegoing Demand | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
Study by MarketCast says consumer appetite for Sean Parker and Prem Akkaraju's new VOD service Screening Room is among those already going to the movies
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Will Napster co-founder Sean Parker's Screening Room disrupt the film industry?

Will Napster co-founder Sean Parker's Screening Room disrupt the film industry? | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
Sean Parker stood in front of a whiteboard at Napster's dingy offices in San Mateo, Calif., and mapped out a hoped-for future for the besieged music file-sharing service. It was late at night, and amid the detritus of discarded pizza boxes, a group of Red Bull-guzzling employees had assemble
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MIPTV report: What does virtual reality mean for TV? - MIPBlog

MIPTV report: What does virtual reality mean for TV? - MIPBlog | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
19     19SharesAbove: managing director Matthias Puschmann of VAST MEDIA, Kay Meseberg, head of 360/VR at Arte; Thomas Wallner, president and co-founder of Deep Ink; and Stéphane Rituit, co-founder of Felix & Paul Studios. This lengthy and exciting session, led by managing director Matthias Puschmann of VAST MEDIA, began with a general survey of virtual reality—what it includes, current hardwareRead More
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Online video share of viewing to double in next decade

Online video share of viewing to double in next decade | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
More research is pointing to the declining dominance of legacy TV over the next decade.
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Fullscreen to take on Netflix, Amazon with ad-free SVOD service

Fullscreen to take on Netflix, Amazon with ad-free SVOD service | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
The service will be available for global purchase at the same price point with over 90% of the original content and a large selection from the content library. Additional device support will roll out to other Internet-enabled devices later this year.
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OTT video is growing in Europe

OTT video is growing in Europe | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
OTT video usage in Western Europe is continuing to expand, with 55% of UK broadband households and 51% in France watching TV programming and movies online, compared to 70% in the US.
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Euro OTT growing but eclipsed by North America

Euro OTT growing but eclipsed by North America | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
Over-the-top (OTT) video usage in Western Europe is continuing to expand, with the UK and France leading the charge across the continent, says Parks Associates research.
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Apple is making an original TV series about—yep, you guessed it—apps

Apple is making an original TV series about—yep, you guessed it—apps | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
When Apple CEO Tim Cook stood on stage last year and proclaimed, "The future of TV is apps," we didn't think he meant it this literally. Apple is producing an unscripted original television show about apps, according to the New York Times. There's no word yet on how consumers will be able to watch the show
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