A few months ago, Disney announced that it was planning to launch its own streaming video service as it ended its deal with Netflix. Variety now reports that Disney is turning to a former Apple director to lead that effort… more…
Drake has released two new songs called "God's Plan" and "Diplomatic Immunity." They're both part of a project called Scary Hours, which appears to be just a two-song EP based on the way the songs are listed on streaming services. "God's Plan" is sing-songy, synth-driven song reminiscent of "Headlines," while the soulful and string-laden "Diplomatic…
Police have raided a pirate streaming TV service in Poland and arrested three men aged 30, 42 and 57. Authorities say that the provider initially offered accounts for free, then shifted customers onto subscription packages which generated the operators around 840,000 euros. Show More Summary
fuboTV has added nine more local NBC networks to its expanding streaming service. With the addition of the new local over-the-air networks, NBC is now available via fuboTV to 48% of US households. The markets that have just been added...Show More Summary
On Friday, comedian and Oscar winner Mo’Nique took to Instagram to request her fans boycott Netflix “for gender and color bias.” She said the streaming service offered her $500,000 for her upcoming stand-up special—a rate she found profoundly insulting in light of what Amy Schumer...
Kevin Swint, a tech executive whose past roles include heading up the movie group at Apple iTunes, has joined Disney to lead the media company’s much-ballyhooed, Netflix-rivaling streaming service, Deadline has confirmed. A veteran exec...Show More Summary
The streaming service offered Mo'Nique substantially less than it paid Schumer last year.
Found on streaming services under the name “Banque De France”
BritBox, the British TV streaming service available in the USA, has made a big acquisition to their already wide-ranging catalog. They announced this week that they’ve acquired all 20 seasons of Midsomer Murders plus 300 hours of additional programming from All3Media, a distributor of British TV content. Show More Summary
Just because you’ve got a widescreen doesn’t mean you’re seeing movies the way they were filmed. Many films were shot in an even wider aspect ratio, and streaming services are cutting off the edges to make them fit without black bars. Patrick (H) Willems explains.
Not only are we getting David Bruckner’s The Ritual, but Netflix is planning to release Moon director Duncan Jones‘ Mute on the streaming service next month! It was announced today that the film, which stars Alexander Skarsgård as a mute bartender goes up against his city’s gangsters in an effort to find out what happened to his […]
NEWSFLASH! Actress/comedian Mo’Nique is calling for a boycott against Netflix. The Academy Award winning actress recently hit the net accusing the popular streaming service of “color bias and gender bias” after they offered her significantly less money for her comedy special than Amy Schumer, Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle. Show More Summary
A recent study from the University of Glasgow suggested each individual dog has his or her own unique taste in music. This was music to Spotify's ears, and the streaming service has now partnered with an animal shelter in Germany to match owners and adoptable pets based on their song choices. The program, dreamed up...
Warner Bros and Turner have teamed up to launch movie streaming service FilmStruck internationally with its first launch in the UK coming over the next few weeks. The two companies are planning to roll out the joint venture, which is currently available in the U.S. Show More Summary
British rock bank Def Leppard -- best known for songs like "Rock of Ages" and "Pour Some Sugar on Me" -- has released its complete back catalog on streaming music services, including Apple Music and Spotify.
”It's officially #DefLeppardDay! For the first time EVER stream & download our entire catalog globally,” the band say. Continue reading…
Def Leppard, one of a handful of major artists whose music was not available digitally, have licensed their catalog to both download and streaming services. Here's what took so long. ________________________________________ Def Leppard is final available digitally. Starting today, their entire catalog is available online, both to download and on...
The future of Spotify's video programming is taking shape. The music streaming service has announced Spotlight, a new platform that will be anchored by podcasts and will also feature videos, images, and text. Spotlight will feature contributions from several top media companies, including BuzzFeed News, Gimlet Media, and Lebron James' Uninterrupted. Show More Summary
Everyone's favorite live streaming service, Twitch, has announced a huge partnership with Disney Digital Network to bring exclusive VOD and live stream content from some of their top content creators. Jacksepticeye, LuzuGames, Markiplier, and Strawburry17 are bringing their talents to Twitch. Show More Summary
With the endless amount of streaming services available, Amazon Prime Video is quickly emerging as a worthy competitor among the giants. Recent titles added like Wish Upon, The Blackcoat’s Daughter, Rings, or It Comes at Night that can’t be found on other streaming platforms (at least not for free), but it’s also the more obscure […]