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MTV Launches SVOD App in U.K. | Hollywood Reporter

MTV Launches SVOD App in U.K. | Hollywood Reporter | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Viacom’s Viacom International Media Networks unit is launching MTV’s first-ever direct-to-consumer subscription VOD streaming app, dubbed MTV Play, which will initially be available only in the U.K.
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Vice and Hulu Sign Original Content and Licensing Deal For Japan | Hollywood Reporter

Vice and Hulu Sign Original Content and Licensing Deal For Japan | Hollywood Reporter | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Vice Media and Hulu Japan have signed an agreement covering licensing of content and co-productions, the companies announced Thursday.
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‘Roma’: Netflix Earns First Best Picture Oscar Nomination –

‘Roma’: Netflix Earns First Best Picture Oscar Nomination – | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Netflix is finally in the hunt for Hollywood’s ultimate prize. The streaming company received its first-ever best picture Oscar nomination on Tuesday for Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma,&#…
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Unveils List of Digital Innovators Pushing Media Boundaries –

Unveils List of Digital Innovators Pushing Media Boundaries – | TV Trends | Scoop.it
A decade ago, when the streaming-video revolution was in its infancy, the internet was more complementary than disruptive to Hollywood. Those days are gone. New platforms have risen up as Silicon V…
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NBCU Shakes Up Management Looking Ahead to Streaming

NBCU Shakes Up Management Looking Ahead to Streaming | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Comcast’s NBCUniversal said it will be launching a new streaming service in 2020 and is shuffling the responsibilities of some of its key executives.
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OTT revenue to expand to $6 billion by 2019

OTT revenue to expand to $6 billion by 2019 | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Subscription video on demand (SVoD) services such as Netflix were available to 1.3 per cent of emerging market households in 2014, with a user base of 19.4 million.
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Hulu Tops 25 Million Subscribers, Hits $1.5 Billion in 2018 Ad Revenue –

Hulu Tops 25 Million Subscribers, Hits $1.5 Billion in 2018 Ad Revenue – | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Hulu is keeping its pedal to metal in the streaming TV race: The company said it ended 2018 with more than 25 million total subscribers, a net gain of 8 million for the year. The 47% year-over-year…
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How Comcast Plans to Leverage Its $39B Sky Acquisition In 2019 | Hollywood Reporter

How Comcast Plans to Leverage Its $39B Sky Acquisition In 2019 | Hollywood Reporter | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Expect more evolution than revolution with content and talent sharing, increased original programming and potential launches of streaming offerings in new countries.
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Most Anticipated TV of 2019: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Watchmen’ –

Most Anticipated TV of 2019: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Watchmen’ – | TV Trends | Scoop.it
As the number of scripted series continues to grow (more than 500 in 2018), it is not just a race to produce the biggest quantity, but also the highest quality programming. Looking at the upcoming …
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RTL Group to focus on SVOD services

RTL Group to focus on SVOD services | TV Trends | Scoop.it
RTL Group will focus on stronger organic growth by expanding its video-on-demand services through significant investments into more local, exclusive content and into a joint VOD tech platform.
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YouTube Reassess Scripted Development, Focuses On Unscripted & AVOD

YouTube Reassess Scripted Development, Focuses On Unscripted & AVOD | TV Trends | Scoop.it
YouTube is putting the breaks on original scripted programming for the time being as it refocuses its efforts on unscripted shows and specials, I have learned. It is part of a larger business model…
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TBI Weekly: Spotify re-enters the programming game –

TBI Weekly: Spotify re-enters the programming game – | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Spotify has been reaching out to select producers for new video content as it looks to once again populate its platform with music-focused programming.
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Special report: Where do hit formats come from? –

Special report: Where do hit formats come from? – | TV Trends | Scoop.it
In the third of four special reports, international consultancy K7 Media considers how changing technology has shifted the balance of power in format origination.
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Comcast, Viacom Target Subscribers Who Don’t Need Netflix (Analysis) –

Comcast, Viacom Target Subscribers Who Don’t Need Netflix (Analysis) – | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Despite what Netflix's success may lead you to believe, the road to riches in streaming isn't all about subscriptions. As the shift to digital causes the audience for linear TV to shrink, companies in the media space are increasingly looking to generate revenue via advertising-based video o
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Imagine's Documentary Unit Strikes First-Look Deal With Apple | Hollywood Reporter

Imagine's Documentary Unit Strikes First-Look Deal With Apple | Hollywood Reporter | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Brian Grazer and Ron Howard’s Imagine Documentaries unit has struck an exclusive, first-look deal with Apple to produce a slate of feature documentaries and docuseries.
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Viacom Has Bought Pluto TV for $340 Million –

Viacom Has Bought Pluto TV for $340 Million – | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Viacom has acquired Los Angeles-based video streaming service Pluto TV for $340 million in cash, both companies confirmed Tuesday. “Today marks an important step forward in Viacom’s evolution…
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NBCUniversal set to launch standalone streaming service in 2020

NBCUniversal set to launch standalone streaming service in 2020 | TV Trends | Scoop.it
NBCUniversal is launching a standalone streaming service in 2020. The service will compete with Disney, AT&T, Warner Bros., and Netflix.
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TBI Weekly: ZDFE’s Off The Fence acquisition proves “less space” for mid-sized firms –

TBI Weekly: ZDFE’s Off The Fence acquisition proves “less space” for mid-sized firms – | TV Trends | Scoop.it

While some warn that the latest distribution merger to rock the landscape proves there is “less space” for boutique and mid-sized firms in a competitive climate, producers could stand to benefit in the short term with greater financial backing for projects and a new factual SVOD.

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Europe, Asia the focus in Netflix ramp-up of local content production | VOD | News | Rapid TV News

Europe, Asia the focus in Netflix ramp-up of local content production | VOD | News | Rapid TV News | TV Trends | Scoop.it

"With locally produced, local language content is key to its current and continued success, Netflix is aggressively ramping up global productions"

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Why 2019 Will Be the Year of the Consumer for CTV

Why 2019 Will Be the Year of the Consumer for CTV | TV Trends | Scoop.it
As consumers continue to demand nearly unlimited choice at low prices, the only thing that will keep CTV viable is advertising.
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In the Race for Content, Hollywood Is Buying Up Hit Podcasts - The New York Times

In the Race for Content, Hollywood Is Buying Up Hit Podcasts - The New York Times | TV Trends | Scoop.it

Executives at Netflix, Amazon and Apple are spending wildly for content, which has created a sense of urgency among their rivals at broadcast networks and cable channels. (...) they have been aggressive about buying up ready-made programming to fill their expanding slates. These days, that means podcasts.

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Most Searched TV Shows On Google 2018 May Surprise You

Most Searched TV Shows On Google 2018 May Surprise You | TV Trends | Scoop.it
From a realistic teen drama to a '90s sitcom reboot, the internet couldn't stop buzzing about these shows.
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TBI Weekly: The Future is Factual – The Top Unscripted Trends of 2018 –

TBI Weekly: The Future is Factual – The Top Unscripted Trends of 2018 – | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Weeks after unveiling its long-gestating, multi-million-dollar collaboration with David Attenborough, Netflix made another strong statement in the factual space at this week’s World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) where new recruit Sara Edelson – Los Angeles-based manager fo
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Amazon Makes Bid For Fox Regional Sports Networks: Report

Amazon Makes Bid For Fox Regional Sports Networks: Report | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Amazon has joined the bidding for the 22 regional sports networks currently owned by 21st Century Fox that regulators are requiring Disney to sell off as part of its pending Fox acquisition, CNBC h…
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