To explain the FAST phenomenon one could ask for comments from the top operators of these Free Ad-supported Streaming Television channels or just call upon the recently formed FAST Alliance. (…)
The U.K. has come a long way from TV detector vans seeking out those who hadn’t paid their TV/Radio license fees, which, when they were introduced (in 1923 for radio (…)
It was a drama that lasted 146 days. But finally, on September 24, 2023 the Hollywood writers reached an agreement that ended their strike against the major studios and streamers (…)
The general press tends to look into the writers’ rooms instead of the C-suites to understand the “Big Changes [that] Are Coming to Hollywood” (as reported by the Wall Street Journal). C-suite execs were caught by surprise by the challenges posed by streaming platforms. People with common sense and those in the E-suites (trade Editorial) knew otherwise, and had been pointing out streaming’s pitfalls for years.
In 1988, the inventive U.S. baseball player and manager Yogi Berra said: “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.”
In January, the international TV industry will face (…)
The world is being inundated by FAST channels and AVoD platforms. The former are based on a linear programming structure, the latter on an on-demand offering. Both are delivered via (…)
Today, Warner Bros., one of the longest running entertainment companies in the U.S., might be best-known for producing classic and contemporary movies and TV series that stand as cultural landmarks (…)