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  • Kids’ Streamer Noggin Shutting Down Amid Paramount Layoffs

    02/15/2024 10:50:07 PM PST · by nickcarraway
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | FEBRUARY 15, 2024 | Rick Porter
    The subscription video-on-demand service's staff was let go, and the app will shutter later in the year.Noggin, Paramount Global‘s subscription video-on-demand service targeted at young kids, is shutting down. The platform is a casualty of a round of layoffs that saw 800 staffers across Paramount lose their jobs. CEO Bob Bakish said the layoffs are part of “streamlining costs” at the conglomerate. Noggin’s entire staff is among the 800 layoffs. The app will stop taking on new subscribers and will shutter sometime later this year, as first reported by trade publication Kidscreen. Noggin features a library of educational games, books...
  • Report: Paramount Set to Lay Off ‘Hundreds’ Across Nearly All Divisions in Latest Hollywood Bloodbath

    01/22/2024 2:17:52 PM PST · by T.B. Yoits · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/22/2024 | David Ng
    Paramount Global — the parent company off CBS, Paramount Pictures, Showtime, and numerous other media properties — is reportedly set to lay off “hundreds” of employees across nearly all of its divisions. The impending cuts represent the latest Hollywood bloodbath following layoffs at other corporations, including Disney, NBCUniversal, Amazon MGM Studios, and Universal Music Group. Hollywood is feeling the squeeze on multiple fronts. Households continue to cut the cord by the millions while the advertising market is still in the doldrums due to poor consumer sentiment tied to President Joe Biden’s economic policies. Meanwhile, consumers are cutting back on discretionary...
  • Uncle Earl's Classic TV Channel: Gone For Good?

    12/29/2023 6:15:02 PM PST · by Keltik · 36 replies
    The URL now leads to a domain-for-sale site. Uncle Earl's was (is?) the best site for streaming classic TV shows online. It was free and had no ads. Virtually every notable TV series from the 50s through the 70s & beyond was there, from classic westerns to private eye shows. For a while now westerns on Uncle Earl's have been all I watch. Anyone have any info on what is going on with UE? Also, any suggestions for sites to replace it?
  • Disney CEO Reveals Disney+ Will Shut Down in December, Tells Parents to “Prepare"​

    11/12/2023 9:12:19 PM PST · by Texan4Life · 56 replies
    Inside The Magic ^ | 11-11-2023 | Nathan Kamal
    While Disney+ remains a competitor against Netflix, Max, Amazon Prime Video, and others, it also turns out that the streaming platform is actually losing the company hundreds of millions of dollars. Disney’s recent earnings report showed that its current attempts to corner the streaming market have been utterly failing, even as it increasingly jacks up subscription prices and deletes original content. In a call to analysts, Iger revealed that beginning in December, the new service will be beta-tested as a combined app with Hulu, with both apps to be permanently replaced in March of 2024 (per Deadline). According to him,...
  • [VANITY] Newsmax is no longer free on streaming

    10/31/2023 4:37:55 PM PDT · by Governor Dinwiddie · 47 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 10-31-2023 | self
    $50 per year. $5 per year.
  • STREAMING SEPT. 21, 2023 A Bunch of Classic TV Is Leaving Hulu

    09/22/2023 3:05:47 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 7 replies
    https://www.vulture.com ^ | SEPT. 21, 2023 | Josef Adalian,
    Bad news for retro-TV fans: Hulu is getting ready to part ways with roughly a dozen classic and cult titles over the next two weeks, including Arrested Development, The Bob Newhart Show, Beverly Hills 90210, Hill Street Blues, and Ally McBeal. The Disney-owned platform began posting expiration notices on the shows earlier this week, but sometimes those get applied in error. (Indeed, Hulu briefly put one on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and St. Elsewhere, but those turned out to be false alarms.) But Buffering checked in with Hulu PR, which confirmed that indeed all of the aforementioned shows will...
  • Streamy Awards 2023 results: All winners, categories, more

    09/02/2023 8:08:22 PM PDT · by algore · 1 replies
    2023 Streamy Awards winners, nominees, & categories Winners in each category are highlighted. CREATOR OF THE YEAR Airrack Alix Earle Charli D’Amelio Jay Shetty JiDion Logan Paul Mikayla Nogueira MrBeast Ryan Trahan Zach King SHOW OF THE YEAR AMP BRYCE – Brandon Rogers Challenge Accepted – Michelle Khare Chicken Shop Date – Amelia Dimoldenberg Good Mythical Morning Hot Ones – First We Feast I spent a day with – Anthony Padilla RDCWorld Sam and Colby UNHhhh – WOWPresents STREAMER OF THE YEAR Emiru HasanAbi Ironmouse IShowSpeed Kai Cenat Ludwig Quackity tarik Valkyrae xQc INTERNATIONAL Enaldinho (Brazil) Gaules (Brazil) ibai (Spain)...
  • The Hawaiian Stand Off: A Teachable Moment.

    09/01/2023 3:43:56 PM PDT · by jimjohn · 20 replies
    self ^ | jimjohn
    The Hawaiian Stand Off: A Teachable Moment.By J. JohnsonWhile watching with earnest about the happenings on Maui since August 8, 2023, a ran across a YouTube video of a man I believe named Eric West, who has been documenting actions there ever since. This video in question was a live stream where he and his son (I believe) ended up in a law enforcement matter that thankfully ended peacefully. During this standoff, Eric tried to assert his rights to film on a public road at or near Lahaina against the wishes of law enforcement. This was a teachable moment, and...
  • ‘Cancel Disney Plus’ Online Searches Spike After Disney Hikes Prices by More Than 25 Percent

    08/14/2023 4:46:10 PM PDT · by CFW · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/14/23 | David Ng
    Online searches of the phrase “cancel Disney Plus” have reportedly spiked after Disney announced it will hike prices for the streaming entertainment service by more than 25 percent. Google’s search data show that “cancel Disney Plus’ jumped worldwide by 510 percent on Monday — the most significant increase of that phrase on Google Trends since January 2023, according to an analysis from NoDeposit.guide. Last week, the Walt Disney Company said it is hiking Disney+’s monthly subscription price to $13.99 from $10.99 — a 27 percent increase. Last year, the price rose to $10.99 from $7.99, which means Disney+ subscribers will...
  • Disney could soon sell its TV assets as CEO Bob Iger says business ‘may not be core’ to the company

    07/19/2023 9:43:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    CNBC ^ | 07/19/2023 | Lillian Rizzo and Alex Sherman
    Key PointsDisney CEO Bob Iger sat down with CNBC's David Faber at Allen & Co.'s annual conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, on Thursday.Disney announced Wednesday that it was extending Iger's contract by two years through 2026.Iger returned to the helm of Disney late last year. The company has since undergone thousands of layoffs and cut billions of dollars in spending, including from content.Disney CEO Bob Iger opened the door to selling the company's linear TV assets as the business struggles during the media industry's transition to streaming and digital offerings.Iger appeared Thursday on CNBC, the morning after the company announced...
  • Dish Loses 552K Pay TV Subscribers in First Quarter

    05/08/2023 9:28:45 AM PDT · by Roadrunner383 · 72 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter via Yahoo ^ | 5/8/2023 | Etan Vlessing
    Dish Network reported that it lost about 552,000 net pay TV subscribers in the first quarter, compared with a decline of 462,000 in the year-ago period and a drop of 268,000 in the fourth quarter of 2022. ...That includes 7.09 million Dish TV customers and 2.1 million Sling TV subscribers, which faces stiff competition from YouTube TV, Hulu+ Live TV and fuboTV.
  • When does Netflix DVD rental end? Why the postal service is being scrapped and the history of the company

    04/22/2023 11:31:15 AM PDT · by upchuck · 40 replies
    msn ^ | Apr 19, 2023 | Alex Finnis
    Netflix has announced it is ending its DVD rental service after 25 years. DVD rentals formed the basis of Netflix’s original business model when the company launched in 1998. It initially had 925 titles available, and the first it ever sent out was a copy of Tim Burton’s 1988 horror comedy Beetlejuice. Netflix’s rise helped cause the downfall of stores like Blockbuster, before it began transitioning into streaming in the mid-2000s. DVD rentals accounted for $126m (£101m) of Netflix’s $31.6bn (£25.4bn) revenue last year – equivalent to just 0.4 per cent. The company announced $8.18bn in revenue for the first...
  • Star Trek Discovery Is Cancelled And Fans Are Divided

    03/05/2023 3:09:45 PM PST · by BillyBoy · 115 replies
    The Gamer ^ | March 3, 2023 | Rhiannon Bevan
    Star Trek Discovery Is Cancelled And Fans Are Divided Star Trek Discovery is being cancelled after its fifth season, and the reaction from fans shows that its place in the franchise is uncertain. By Rhiannon Bevan Published 2 days ago After a six-year run, it's official: Paramount is pulling the plug on Star Trek Discovery. This isn't quite enough to make it the shortest-running mainline Trek series - that "honour" goes to Star Trek Enterprise - but it is a far more abrupt end than most. So unsurprisingly, fans are divided on both the show, and the decision to...
  • Anyone have suggestions for the best streaming service?

    02/26/2023 8:02:10 AM PST · by V_TWIN · 116 replies
    Me
    Cut the cord and kicked directv to the curb last year and did my research for a streaming service. After comparing plans, prices and content I settled on fubotv. While I was happy for a while fubo just forced a regional sports network (RSN) package on my plan that I can't opt out of and used it as an excuse to jack up my monthly fee by $30......that's the end of fubotv as soon as the next billing cycle is up. I'm leaning towards youtube tv.....anyone have thoughts or suggestions?
  • Nolte: Studios Panic as Streaming Fails to Offset Cord Cutting – Yeah, Cuz Your Content Sucks

    12/14/2022 8:23:58 PM PST · by bitt · 64 replies
    breitbart ^ | 12/8/2022 | john nolte
    The far-left Hollywood Reporter thinks it’s doing journalism with this hilarious story about how all the major entertainment multinationals are freaking out over the fact that cord-cutting is accelerating, and streaming revenue is failing to make up for that shortfall. Here’s what’s happening… About 3.5 million people are canceling their cable/satellite packages per year. That is a massive loss of revenue for entertainment outlets. Why? Well, as I have been explaining for 15 years now, merit has nothing to do with cable TV profits. Whether you watch the Disney Grooming Channel, MTV, CNNLOL, TBS, TCM, MSNBC, Fox News, ESPN, or...
  • Mousetrap: Disney Parks Make Billions, Disney+ Losses Billions

    11/18/2022 7:33:46 AM PST · by whyilovetexas111 · 18 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 11/18/2022 | Peter Suciu
    Disney Announced Hiring Freeze and Layoffs as Cost-Cutting Measure. Why?: Disney Resorts may be known as the “Happiest Place on Earth,” while Disney World’s Magic Kingdom is the “Most Magical Place On Earth.” However, the magic could soon disappear for workers while many others might not have much to be all that happy about as the Mouse House announced plans to institute a targeted hiring freeze, along with some job cuts.
  • "The Terminal List" - Chris Pratt- Good Non Woke 8 Episode Series

    07/04/2022 6:49:04 PM PDT · by Boomer · 39 replies
    Amazon Prime Video ^ | July 4, 2022 | Self
    Navy SEAL Commander James Reece turns to vengeance as he investigates the mysterious forces behind the murder of his entire platoon. Free from the military’s command structure, Reece applies the lessons he’s learned from nearly two decades of warfare to hunt down the people responsible.
  • Live-streaming teens crash stolen car, killing 1 and injuring 3, Texas cops say

    06/22/2022 5:42:48 PM PDT · by grundle · 46 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | June 22, 2022 | Mitchell Willetts
    A group of teenage boys were live-streaming on social media moments before a fatal crash in a stolen car, Texas police said. The four boys, ages 13 to 15, stole a 2018 Audi S5 Coupe from an Abilene home early in the morning on Wednesday, June 22, according to the Abilene Police Department. At 3:40 a.m., a “concerned parent” called 911 after seeing live video on social media taken by their son, from inside a stolen car, police said in a release. The other teens were also streaming to social media, and the parent believed they were planning to drive...
  • Netflix braces for MORE layoffs by the end of the week - just a month after hundreds of staff and contractors were cut - as the company loses 70% of its value and reveals it shed nearly 200,000 subscribers and expects to lose more

    06/21/2022 12:21:17 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 109 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 21 2022 | ANDREA BLANCO and NATASHA ANDERSON FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    Netflix is preparing for yet another wave of layoffs as the streaming platform continues to grapple with plummeting stock values and tanking subscriber numbers. The Los Gatos, California-based streaming giant, which employs 11,000 staffers, is expected to notify those impacted by layoffs at the end of the week, Variety first reported. It comes on the heels of a previous downsizing at the company prompted by the company losing 70 percent of its stock value since the spring.
  • Trump To Launch ‘Non-Woke’ Streaming-Service Featuring ‘Canceled Shows’

    05/31/2022 6:03:11 AM PDT · by blam · 35 replies
    Zubu Brothers ^ | 5-31-2022 | Gary Bai via The Epoch Times
    Former President Donald Trump’s media company is planning on launching a new streaming service featuring “non-woke content.” According to a May 16 filing by Trump Media and Technology Group (TMTG), the former president’s media company plans to launch a subscription-based streaming service called “TMTG+” that features “non-woke” content, aims to “cancel ‘cancel culture,’” and commits to not censoring content creators for their political ideology. “TMTG believes that there is a need for quality programming that does not lecture its viewers or only presents one ‘acceptable’ approach on a topic. Entertainers, comedians, and creators have frequently been agents for change in...