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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Regulatory filings show that Hulu lost about $357M in Q2 due to higher programming and marketing costs; parent companies to invest an additional $1.5B in 2018   —  Parent companies to invest additional $1.5 billion in streaming venture in 2018  —  Hulu's cash burn has accelerated …
Aug 10, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Video streaming startup NewTV, led by Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman, raises $1B round with Disney, Alibaba, NBCUniversal, Viacom, and others participating   —  Backers include Disney, Fox, Sony, Lionsgate, MGM, NBCU, Viacom, WarnerMedia, Alibaba, Liberty Global, Madrone Capital
Aug 7, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Comcast and Amazon reach a deal to integrate Prime Video into Comcast's Xfinity X1 service; Comcast expects to launch Prime Video on X1 later this year   —  Comcast and Amazon reached a deal to bring Prime Video to the cable company's Xfinity X1 service — the first time Amazon's premium …
Aug 2, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
YouTube TV went down during a crucial World Cup match, the second such outage since it went down during an NBA game in May   —  YouTube TV, Google's internet-delivered subscription TV service, was hit with nationwide outages Wednesday — right in the middle of Fox's broadcast …
Jul 11, 2018, 5:00 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Philo, a low-cost live-streaming TV service, has raised $40M Series C led by existing investors AMC Networks, Discovery, and Viacom   —  Internet TV provider launches service on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV  —  Philo has nabbed more dough: The low-cost live-streaming TV “skinny bundle” …
Jul 10, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Facebook partners with seven news orgs, including ABC News, CNN, and Fox News, to roll out a series of news shows on Facebook Watch this summer   —  After going through the fake-news wringer, Facebook is shelling out money on original news content.  The strategy is partly aimed at driving …
Jun 6, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Source: Twitter disbands live video unit, folds it into content partnerships team; ex-Head of News Peter Greenberger and exec Todd Swidler are leaving   —  Global video-partnerships head Todd Swidler, head of news Peter Greenberger are leaving the company  —  Twitter has disbanded …
Jun 4, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Hulu CEO says its internet pay-TV service Hulu With Live TV has signed up 800K subscribers since its launch over a year ago   —  Hulu, in a little over a year since launching its $40 monthly internet-streaming “skinny bundle,” has signed up 800,000 customers for the service, according to CEO Randy Freer.
May 30, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Parisian authorities charged two French teens for allegedly hacking Vevo's YouTube account last month and altering some music videos with pro-Palestine messages   —  Two 18-year-old French citizens have been arrested in Paris and charged with crimes related to the hack of Vevo's YouTube accounts …
May 26, 2018, 12:05 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
American Customer Satisfaction Index: customer satisfaction of streaming video services is 75% on average, far better than cable, satellite, telco TV rivals   —  U.S. cable and satellite TV sector falls to 11-year low on ACSI's index  —  This won't come as a huge shock …
May 22, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context

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