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Patrick Brzeski / Hollywood Reporter:
iQiyi debuts its first on-demand physical movie theater in China, with mini-theaters seating two to 10, that users can rent by the hour to watch iQiyi's content   —  The company plans to build physical cinemas in major cities across China.  —  Beijing-based streaming-video giant iQiyi …
May 28, 2018, 10:20 AMIn context
Bryn Elise Sandberg / Hollywood Reporter:
Studios try packaging their media units for TV, film, and shortform video together when offering deals to talent in order to compete with Netflix   —  With deep-pocketed Netflix poaching hitmakers Shonda Rhimes and Ryan Murphy with nine-figure paydays, rivals are “going bats— crazy” …
May 27, 2018, 12:35 AMIn context
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
A look at what Hollywood insiders are using cryptocurrencies for: investing, financing and distributing films, and, in one instance, a plot point in a romcom   —  It's little shock the volatile virtual currency has the attention of entertainment industry speculators (and their wary business managers) …
May 6, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context
Hollywood Reporter:
MoviePass hasn't offered a $10/mo for 1 movie/day plan to new subscribers since April 13, offering 4 movies/mo and 3 months of iHeartRadio All Access instead   —  The subscription service famous for supplying a movie ticket per day for just $9.95 a month hasn't been offering that wildly popular package since April 13.
Apr 26, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
A look at the future of Hulu, which, sources say, is nearing 20M subscribers, up 18% in 4 months aided by Handmaid's Tale and Live TV   —  As season 2 of the reigning Emmy champ debuts and the streaming service once nicknamed “Clown Co.” now nears 20 million subscribers …
Apr 26, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Disney combines direct-to-consumer businesses including streaming services with tech and international media operations into one division, led by Kevin Mayer   —  Kevin Mayer will now oversee direct-to-consumer and international businesses, while Bob Chapek has added consumer products to his oversight.
Mar 14, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
YouTube says it is putting original projects with Logan Paul on hold and removes him from Google Preferred ad program after his video showing suicide victim   —  The video platform says it will not feature Paul in the fourth season of YouTube Red original comedy ‘Foursome.’
Jan 10, 2018, 8:20 PMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Spotify faces new copyright lawsuit from Wixen Music that suggests up to 21% of Spotify songs are unlicensed; plaintiff seeks $1.6B+ in damages   —  Wixen Music Publishing files a new lawsuit that also covers music from Rage Against the Machine, The Doors, Steely Dan and many others.
Jan 2, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Hollywood Reporter:
Amazon suspends Roy Price, VP of Amazon Studios and global head of Prime Video content, following harassment claim from a company producer   —  The news follows a harassment claim from one of the retail giant/streamer's top TV producers.  —  Roy Price, vp Amazon Studios and global head …
Oct 12, 2017, 9:00 PMIn context
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
YouTube content head Susanne Daniels and CEO Susan Wojcicki on company's strategy for original programming to take on streaming video giants   —  With a veteran television exec, talent like Demi Lovato and Google's $86 billion in cash, the platform known for skateboarding videos …
Oct 7, 2017, 11:55 AMIn context

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