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AVOD Tubi comes to LG smart TVs

Fox-owned ad-supported streaming service Tubi has now launched on LG smart TVs. The streamer is available via LG’s webOS smart TV platform in the US, Canada, Mexico and Australia. This is the latest platform launch for Tubi, which is available on 29 different platforms – a feat which the streamer claims is more than any […]

Yahoo and Tubi extend SSP partnership

Yahoo has extended its partnership with Fox-owned AVOD service Tubi. The extended partnership will build on Yahoo and Tubi’s supply-side (SSP) relationship, and offer Yahoo demand-side platform (DSP) advertisers direct access to Tubi’s AVOD content library. Yahoo’s unified advertising technology stack, facilitates buy and sell-side capabilities as well as an exchange. DSP customers will now […]

Free streamer Locast suspends operations following court ruling

US streaming platform Locast has suspended all operations following a Manhattan federal court ruling.  The platform promised to make local broadcasts – those which are already broadcast free-to-air – freely available to stream online. It used a legal exemption in copyright law to re-transmit local broadcasts and put them online. While legal via a technicality, […]

Tubi adds 400 hours of content from BBC Studios

Fox-owned ad-supported streamer Tubi has announced a content partnership with BBC Studios. The deal will see over 400 hours of programming come to Tubi beginning September 15. Titles coming to the streamer include Life, Primeval, Misfits and Robin Hood. Additional series will be added in October.  Overall, Tubi now has more than 35,000 movies and […]

Fox invests in blockchain specialist Eluvio

Fox has made a strategic investment in blockchain-for-video specialist Eluvio that will accelerate the adoption of Eluvio’s platform across the broader media and entertainment industry, according to the company.  The pair have also announced that Eluvio will provide the underlying technology platform for Blockchain Creative Labs, Fox Entertainment’s and Bento Box Entertainment’s recently launched non-fungible […]

Disney to close 18 channels in Asia as streaming focus expands

Disney is closing 18 linear networks in Asia as it focuses its attention on nascent streamer Disney+. Fox, Fox Crime, Fox Life and FX will all be shuttered in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong in October, less than three years since the Mouse House acquired them through its purchase of 21st Century Fox. Kids networks […]

Fox AVOD Tubi to produce original programming

Fox Entertainment’s AVOD streamer Tubi is moving into original programming, with reports suggesting that up to $4m per episode could be available. Tubi, which was acquired by Fox for $440m in April 2020, has to date offered library content to US viewers with shows such as the broadcast network’s The Masked Singer being made available. It has also […]

NFL close to US$100 billion broadcast deal

The NFL’s next domestic rights deal could exceed US$100 billion, cementing the league’s position as the most lucrative in all of sports. According to the New York Post, the NFL is in the process of discussing TV rights deals with its partners, with the next set of agreements potentially lasting 10 years. While this would […]

Tubi launches Kids app on iOS

Ad-supported streamer Tubi, which was acquired by Fox in March for US$440 million, is launching its kids app to iOS devices. Tubi Kids offers over 1,200 age-appropriate movies and TV shows in what equates to over 5,000 hours of content, for free. Highlights include movies such as Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of TinTin, Norm of […]

New Fox to acquire Tubi for US$440 million

Fox Corp – the ‘new Fox’ headed up by Lachlan Murdoch and born out of the US$71 billion Disney acquisition of 20th Century Fox – has announced a deal to acquire AVOD Tubi in an attempt to break into the streaming market. Fox will pay approximately US$440 million, with the company saying that the deal […]

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