Disney+ is looming over the streaming industry, like the star destroyer in the opening scene of Star Wars: A New Hope. The House of Mouse’s streaming platform is due to be launched in November 2019 and, there’s no doubt, it will change the streaming landscape. Recently, Disney has been on a buying spree, purchasing Lucas … Continue reading Disney+ Will Succeed… Probably.
The BBC and ITV already have a service called Britbox in the US, which allows you to watch shows from a few different British broadcasters easily in the United States, where British TV can be hard to come by. Now the two broadcasters have decided to bring this service to the UK. It’s i not … Continue reading Britbox. Why?
You’re in your local (or not so local) electronics store, and there’s a variety of streaming boxes and sticks available for you to pick from. So which one do you pick up and what can they possibly do differently from one another? There are three main competitors in the TV streaming space; Fire TV, Roku … Continue reading Streaming.
Vox, which is part of Vox Media, has teamed up with Netflix to create the explainer series conveniently titled, ‘Explained.’ Each episode aims to explain a subject as thoroughly, but as quickly possible. This strategy has been a signature of the Vox YouTube channel, where the internet news site has uploaded 850 short explainer videos … Continue reading Explained, Vox and Netflix team up for new show.
It’s been 10 years since the original series of scrubs aired its final episode (the show went through a soft reboot in 2009, but the original show ended in 2008). With the complete run of the hospital sitcom available to stream on Prime Video and Now TV, it begs the question; does Scrubs hold up … Continue reading My Scrubs Review
Youtube has traditional media in its sights. With TV viewing figures declining and the time people spend on the internet increasing, advertisers are spending more money on new media. With over 1 billion hours of watch time per day, YouTube, the Google-owned video streaming site, is the largest user-generated video content site. It’s expected that … Continue reading YouTube’s Big Ambitions
Disney are pulling their content from Netflix. This development isn’t wholly surprising, Disney are the biggest entertainment company in the world after all, and rumours last year suggested they were looking to buy Netflix, although for whatever reason this never came to fruition. This move by the entertainment giant signposts a greater trend in the … Continue reading Netflix, Disney and the Future of Streaming