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‘Big three’ continue to dominate US SVOD chart, but newer players having an impact

Netflix has once again emerged as the top subscription streamer in the US, but the impact of newer players is being felt in the market. According to Parks Associate’s update list of the top 10 US SVOD services through to September 2020, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney-owned Hulu continue to make up the top […]

CuriosityStream hires former Showtime CEO Matthew Blank

Documentary SVOD CuriosityStream has announced the hire of industry veteran Matthew Blank to its board of directors as it looks to continue its rapid expansion. CuriosityStream, which announced that it is to become a public company earlier this month, was created by Discovery founder John Hendricks in 2015 and currently serves over 13 million paying […]

Apple officially launches Showtime and CBS All Access bundle with ViacomCBS

Apple has officially launched its first streaming bundle in a deal with ViacomCBS. As previously reported, the iPhone maker has partnered with ViacomCBS to offer Apple TV+ customers access to a bundle of CBS All Access’s ad-free tier and Showtime for US$9.99 per month via Apple Channels. The services separately cost a combined total of […]

ViacomCBS reveals more details about 2021 super streamer

ViacomCBS has revealed more details about its expanded international streaming service. Teased for months by the media giant as a ‘super service’ streamer, the company utilised its quarterly earnings call to shine a light on “broad pay” CBS All Access product which will combine a selection of content from its brands including CBS, MTV, Comedy […]

ViacomCBS to replace CBS All Access with international ‘House of Brands’ streamer as stock tumbles following ‘transitional’ Q4

ViacomCBS will launch a new streaming service as a ‘House of Brands’ that expands upon CBS All Access. Presenting its first quarterly results since completing the merger of Viacom and CBS, the company is putting its weight behind streaming. The company’s presentation said that it will “take a differentiated approach that builds on ViacomCBS’ unique […]

ViacomCBS ‘working on plan’ for new combined streaming service

ViacomCBS is working on a plan to combine existing streaming offerings including CBS All Access into a new premium service with advertising, according to a report by CNBC. According to the news service, citing unnamed sources, the new service is likely to be built around premium SVOD offering CBS All Access but will also include […]

CBS All Access and Showtime reach collective 10 million subs for ViacomCBS

ViacomCBS’s premium streaming services – CBS All Access and Showtime – have reached a collective 10 million subscribers, the company has said.  Speaking at the Television Critics Association winter press tour, CBS Interactive CEO and ViacomCBS chief digital officer Marc DeBevoise confirmed the milestone, and said that the broadcaster is “in a great position to […]

OTT platforms to benefit from CBS/Viacom merger “in the very near future”

The OTT platforms of ViacomCBS will see a boost from the just-concluded merger “quite soon”, the company’s top execs have confirmed. Speaking on a conference call, CBS chairman and CEO Joe Ianniello identified direct-to-consumer streaming as one of the company’s key pillars of growth, and said that the breadth of content made available by the […]

Roku to add premium services

The Roku Channel is set to offer premium subscriptions from Showtime, Starz and Epix by late January. Premium subscriptions will give potential customers the ability to browse all available content across the services before signing up, as well as free trials for all subscriptions and the ability to pay for all premium content in a […]

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