10.28.20 Stock market selloff; T-Mobile’s new streaming offering + Boost cuts cell plan price again

The stock market is having a tough day. Clark talks about how investors are seeing the increase in Covid cases – and how you should approach your investments right now. T-Mobile has a new streaming offering. It’s not bad but … Read more…

‘Blackbird’ Flies Into Theaters, Janelle Monae Thriller ‘Antebellum’ Debuts, Merawi Gerima’s ‘Residue’ Hits Netflix – Specialty Streaming Preview

As box offices start to test the waters, Roger Michell’s family drama Blackbird starring Susan Sarandon is set to open in theaters and on demand starting today. Known for My Cousin Rachel and Notting Hill, Michell directs a script by Christian Torpe, who … Read more…

It Ain’t Over: The Kardashians Rumored to Be Signing a Streaming Deal with Netflix, Apple, or Amazon

‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ is over at E!, but that doesn’t mean the show is gone for good. According to reports, insiders say that the family might be signing a big streaming deal in the near future — or … Read more…

Amazon Music App Incorporates Twitch’s Live Streaming Functionality

Amazon Music announced its partnership with Twitch, under which Amazon Music app will incorporate Twitch’s live streaming functionality. The new feature, launched on iOS and Android, would combine live streaming with on-demand listening. The deal promises that artists across the … Read more…

Variety Streaming Room to Host Locarno Film Festival StepIn 2020 Virtual Event Aug. 5-7

The Locarno Film Festival StepIn 2020 will take place virtually in the Variety Streaming Room August 5-7 with three 50-minute sessions covering the future of theatrical experience, the state of independent film production and the future of film festivals and … Read more…

Classic black sitcoms like ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ and ‘Living Single’ are finally streaming. Why did it take so long?

Shows such as “Martin” and “Moesha” are hardly the only classic black sitcoms languishing on the proverbial shelf, gathering dust instead of collecting checks from Hulu, Netflix, HBO Max and others. Arts & Entertainment BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Celebrate the 4th of July by Streaming TV’s Most Compelling Show About Race in America

The most eloquent retort to Donald Trump’s favorite slogan—Make America Great Again—was first published in Esquire’s July 1936 issue, a decade before the President’s birth. Though its title is similarly nostalgic, Langston Hughes’ poem “Let America Be America Again” expresses … Read more…

‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’ Amplifies Action Against Injustice With Debut, Kore-eda’s ‘The Truth’ Premieres – Specialty Streaming Preview

John Lewis has always been fighting for civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform and immigration. He’s been doing it for over 60 years so to say that his narrative is relevant more now than ever is a wild … Read more…

‘We’re Here’ Stars Reveal Dream Celebrity Drag Makeovers in Variety Streaming Room Q&A

There’s not much that can scare drag queens Shangela, Bob the Drag Queen and Eureka O’Hara, even when the three were traveling to conservative parts of the country as the hosts of the HBO reality series “We’re Here.” But things … Read more…

Little Britain removed from streaming sites after ‘blackface’ criticism – BBC News

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Variety Streaming Room Announces ‘Rebooting the Entertainment Industry’ Virtual Series

The Variety Streaming Room will stream the first episode of its new virtual series “Rebooting The Entertainment Industry,” presented by PwC and Ad Council, on Tuesday, May 12 at 10:00 … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

The businesses that made Disney a juggernaut are suddenly hurting, distracting from its streaming success

Disney wants Wall Street to focus on its growing streaming business, but its media networks, theme parks and film studio have grown too large to be ignored. That’s become a big problem during coronavirus shutdowns. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Streaming service Hooq shuts down, ends partnership with Disney's Hotstar, Grab and others

Hooq, a five-year-old on-demand video streaming service that aimed to become “Netflix for Southeast Asia,” has shut down weeks after filing for liquidation and terminated its partnerships with Disney’s Hotstar, ride-hailing giant Grab, and Indonesia’s VideoMax. Hooq Digital, a joint … Read more…

What’s New on Netflix, Hulu, HBO and Amazon in May: A Streaming Guide for Coronavirus Quarantine

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty Everything might be unspeakably terrible, but at least there’s one good thing coming on the horizon: Uncut Gems will be on Netflix before the end of May. If you’ve found yourself endlessly scrolling … Read more…

What’s New on Netflix, Hulu, HBO and Amazon in May: A Streaming Guide for Coronavirus Quarantine

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty Everything might be unspeakably terrible, but at least there’s one good thing coming on the horizon: Uncut Gems will be on Netflix before the end of May. If you’ve found yourself endlessly scrolling … Read more…

Chicago Goes Deep-Dish On Streaming, 2PM Is Hot New Timeslot, And Other Takeaways From Nielsen’s Latest COVID Number-Crunch

Chicago is hardly the Second City when it comes to streaming. Also, who needs prime time when there’s now the 2PM timeslot? Those are a couple of the takeaways from a new, market-by-market look by Nielsen at COVID-19 viewership trends. … Read more…

‘Disney on Broadway’ coronavirus fundraiser has been ‘frozen’ over streaming rights

A fundraising streaming of 2019’s Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway has been canceled after the organizers failed to get the rights. ‘Disney on Broadway’ had been set to air Monday on Broadwaycares.org with proceeds supporting the Broadway Cares/Equity … Read more…

Streaming and data demands doing more damage to the environment than you think | Your Morning

Your Morning SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

NBCUniversal revealed a critical number about Peacock that shows why media companies are walking slowly into streaming

The ARPU estimate of $ 6 to $ 7 showcases how Peacock is a significant new revenue stream but a lackluster replacement for cable revenues — unless NBCUniversal can save a lot of money on content. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

NBC’s Peacock will try to differentiate itself from Netflix, Disney+ with live streaming element, tiered pricing structure

NBCUniversal will unveil its Peacock streaming application on Jan. 16, 2020. Outgoing CEO Steve Burke will lead the event and hopes to showcase how Peacock is different from its streaming competition. BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Take gaming and live streaming to the next level with j5create’s newest USB-C Game Capture Station

Long gone are the days of staring at terrible graphics and playing games on your Atari®. Well, if you’re somebody who isn’t living in a world of nostalgia, then you’ve graduated to bigger and better gameplay. With the unbelievable graphics … Read more…

2019 in entertainment: Sexual assault allegations, Game of Thrones and streaming wars

‘Green Book’ stunned at the Oscars, reporters told their stories about covering powerful men accused of sexual misconduct, streaming wars found new company with Disney+ and Apple+ and Disneyland … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

5 Lessons From Q3 Earnings in Entertainment and Tech, From Teflon Facebook to Disney’s Streaming Onslaught

With the third quarter earning season officially wrapped up, it’s time to take a step back and see how major entertainment and tech companies held up at a time of transition. For many content-based … news entertainment – BingNews DEAL … Read more…

Netflix shares drop after Verizon reveals Disney streaming promotion

Netflix shares sank more than 3 percent Tuesday, after Verizon said it will offer unlimited wireless and broadband customers a free one-year subscription to Walt Disney’s soon-to-be-launched streaming service Disney+. Verizon said all its new and existing unlimited wireless customers, … Read more…

Apple Announces Streaming Services; Jack Ma Steps Down as Alibaba Chairman | Forbes Flash

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‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ to hit Disney’s new streaming service alongside sitcom ‘WandaVis

Associated Press SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…

Disney has a ‘major advantage’ as the streaming war heats up, says RBC’s Mark Mahaney

Disney's back catalog gives it a leg up over incumbent competitors such as Netflix, which has to spend more to differentiate their service with original content, according to RBC Capital Market's Mark Mahaney. Media BEST DEAL UPDATE: Watch COPA anywhere … Read more…

TIDAL Is Undergoing a Criminal Investigation in Norway for Falsifying Streaming Numbers

JAY-Z’s TIDAL streaming service is currently undergoing a criminal investigation in Norway for allegedly “faking” streams for Beyoncé’s Lemonade and Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo. Last year, TIDAL was exposed by Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv, who obtained a hard … Read more…

New HBO-focused streaming product is about meeting customer demand, WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey says

AT&T's new HBO-focused streaming product isn't so much about keeping up with competition as it is about meeting customer demand, WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey says. Media BEST DEAL UPDATE: Watch COPA anywhere with Univision NOW – On Sale Now!