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Nyay Bhushan / Hollywood Reporter:
Q&A: Amazon Prime Video India head Vijay Subramaniam on Indian content for worldwide audiences, sparking conversation, and passing on film production for now   —  Led by Vijay Subramaniam, the service has been aggressively ramping up its slate with a mix of fiction and unscripted shows …
Sep 22, 2018, 10:10 AMIn context
Rick Porter / Hollywood Reporter:
HBO and Netflix tie for the most Emmy wins, taking home 23 each; Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel won eight awards; Hulu won four   —  HBO is still the Emmy champion — but it has some company at the top.  —  The streaming era has already turned the TV business upside down …
Sep 18, 2018, 12:30 AMIn context
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Viacom to acquire youth-focused digital media company AwesomenessTV; sources say for $25M plus debt, well below AwesomenessTV's $650M valuation in 2016   —  The deal, which sources say also includes the assumption of some debt, is significantly lower than the $650 million valuation that Awesomeness had in 2016.
Jul 27, 2018, 2:12 PMIn context
Scott Roxborough / Hollywood Reporter:
EU's biggest TV broadcasters are combining resources to launch streaming video services in countries like UK, France, and Germany to compete against Netflix   —  Old media broadcasters in Germany and France are setting up ambitious joint national video platforms, but do they have what it takes to compete with the streaming giants?
Jul 11, 2018, 6:50 AMIn context
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

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