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Walmart is helping launch original shows, claiming that Netflix and Amazon don"t make enough content aimed at its core Middle America shoppers (WMT)

AP Walmart has struck deals to back original TV shows and other programming that will air on its streaming service, Vudu.&nbs.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 11th, 2018

Walmart Explores Its Own Streaming Service

Walmart is exploring a subscription video streaming service that would seek to challenge Netflix and Amazon.com by offering programming that targets Middle America......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 28th, 2018

As Netflix and Amazon produce their own shows, free streaming service Tubi focuses on bringing traditional Hollywood to viewers

“We will never do original content,” Tubi CEO Farhad Massoudi said, because Tubi is focused on providing a revenue source for studios and networks in an era when they have to compete with the “beast of Netflix.”.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2018

Apple to offer free video content to device owners

Apple Inc. is spending a billion dollars on original content this year to get into the same business as Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, but so far it’s been unclear what the computer giant’s digital video service will look like. The industry got a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2018

Risk of streaming fatigue as Walmart, AT&T, Disney join fray

As Walmart, AT&T and Disney join stalwarts such as Netflix in streaming video and creating original shows, the plethora of new services creates a risk for streaming fatigue. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2018

Walmart’s Vudu Video Service Will Be Getting Original Shows From MGM

But Vudu’s product chief says the new deal isn't an attempt to chase the likes of Netflix. Walmart is getti.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 8th, 2018

Doubling down: Streaming subscriptions, original content on the rise

Interest in streaming is soaring — both among subscribers and the platforms themselves, with worldwide subscriptions to subscription video on demand (SVOD) positioned to more than double by 2023 and services such as Netflix and Amazon nearly doub.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2018

No Sex Please, We"re Apple: iPhone Giant Seeks TV Success on Its Own Terms

Apple wants to make scripted shows for streaming. But it doesn’t want to risk its pristine brand image by including violence, politics, raw language and risqué story lines common to cable, Netflix and Amazon......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 22nd, 2018

All the confirmed original shows coming to Netflix in 2018

NetflixNetflix still has a good deal of original content in store for the rest of this year. 2018 has already seen the premiere.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 20th, 2018

The 8 Netflix original TV shows coming this fall that are definitely worth watching

Netflix Netflix is always dropping new shows and new seasons, but now that it's the fall TV season, there are even more than usual. To make choosing what .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 11th, 2018

Is Facebook Watch a Serious Streaming Platform? These 6 Shows Say Yes

Facebook is beefing up its original TV content, most of which seems aimed at younger users. But is it any good? Here’s a look at the best on offer......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytSep 6th, 2018

As Amazon Go prepares San Francisco launch, this startup wants to help other retailers go cashierless

It has been four years since Krishna Motukuri had his lightbulb moment about grocery checkout lines. Motukuri needed to make a quick stop for a gallon of milk, but there was nothing quick about landing in the middle of Trader Joe's dinner rush. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2018

Netflix Is Testing Ads for Its Original Content

Users are reporting seeing ads in between shows. Netflix has confirmed it is testing showing ads for its original content. The ads reportedly come in between episodes and feature trailers for Netflix’s original content,.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 18th, 2018

Key Words: Too many shows? Netflix exec says it can balance quality and quantity

Netflix Inc.’s head of original programming defended the streaming service’s strategy on Sunday, answering skeptics who have questioned its massive volume of content......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 29th, 2018

All 73 of Netflix"s notable original shows, ranked from worst to best

NetflixAs Netflix's library of original content continues to expand, it's worthwhile to take stock of all that the service currently offers. Wit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 25th, 2018

Walmart reportedly thinking of taking on Amazon with new video streaming service

Walmart is mulling a service that would vie for TV and movie buffs who can already access shows on Netflix and Amazon Prime, says "The I.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 18th, 2018

"Sacred Games" marks Netflix debut into Indian original series

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix's first Indian original series makes its debut on Friday, the first of a slate of new shows aimed at the vast Bollywood entertainment market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 5th, 2018

MTV wants to make TV shows for streaming services like Netflix, and it’s starting with ‘The Real World’ and ‘Aeon Flux’

MTV MTV is launching MTV Studios, which will make shows for streaming services like Neflix, Amazon, and Hulu. The network will use its library of IP to kickstart development, starting with shows like "The Real World" and "Aeon Flux." MTV presi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 21st, 2018

Netflix stock up even as market plunges

Netflix continues to power higher despite worries about a global trade war and consolidation in the media business. CEO Reed Hastings has bet big on original content and subscribers are loving all the shows......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 19th, 2018

Chill? Netflix stock up even as market plunges

Netflix continues to power higher despite worries about a global trade war and consolidation in the media business. CEO Reed Hastings has bet big on original content and subscribers are loving all the shows......»»

Category: marketsSource: cnnJun 19th, 2018

Barack and Michelle Obama signed a deal with Netflix to make original shows and movies (NFLX)

Getty/Pool Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to produce original shows and movies for the service, Netflix announced on Monday.  Netflix said in a tweet that the deal could include "scripted se.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 21st, 2018