MGM’S Epix To Relaunch As MGM+ In Early 2023

Written by 28 September, 2022
The premium and commercial-free linear and streaming service Epix announced Wednesday morning that it will rebrand as MGM+ in January 2023. The newly unveiled brand will debut on January 15, 2023, in conjunction with the Season Three premiere of the series Godfather of Harlem. The show’s second season was Epix’s best performing season of all time, breaking records for single-title streams in a single day across Epix’s digital channels. The Season Two finale was Epix’s best performing finale episode to date. “MGM is one of the most iconic and beloved brands from the golden age of entertainment,” said Michael Wright,…

10 Stories You Should Know: 09/27/2022

Written by 27 September, 2022
Here is a rundown of the stories that should be on your radar this morning:Netflix Sets Rocco Siffredi Drama ‘Supersex’ As Latest Original Series From Italy (Deadline)Netflix has unwrapped its latest Italian series, Supersex. Produced by Fremantle producer The Apartment and Banijay-owned Groenlandia, it is inspired by the real life of European pornstar Rocco Siffredi. The seven-episode show will be available on Netflix globally in 2023.Scottish Clubs Approve £150m TV Deal With Sky Sports - Meaning The Broadcaster Could Show 80 Top-Flight Games Per Year (Daily Mail)Under the terms of the new deal, Sky will be allowed to show 60…

Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Tuesday, September 27th 2022

Written by 27 September, 2022
Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Tuesday, September 27th, 2022.WHAT TO DO ABOUT PEACOCK?I've been doing a bunch of interviews this week for some pieces I'm working on and I've been struck by how often Peacock has come up in the course of the conversations. Anytime the streaming media business comes up, the person I'm interviewing will ask me if I know what's going on with Peacock. The conventional wisdom seems to be that it's struggling more than any of the other major mass market streamers and both its subscriber numbers and what we…
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Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Monday, September 26th 2022

Written by 26 September, 2022
Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Monday, September 26th, 2022.Today's newsletter is a bit shorter than normal. I'm feeling a bit under the weather, but with any luck, I'll be back at full strength tomorrow.I AM A BIT PERPLEXED BY TUDUMAs you likely know (especially if you were unfortunate enough to be signed up for breaking news emails at one of the trades), Netflix held its Tudum event over the weekend. It's a virtual fan event, which this year spanned four events in different places across the globe. There are interviews with fan favorites,…
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10 Stories You Should Know: 09/26/2022

Written by 26 September, 2022
AMC To Sell Up To 425 Million “APE” Preferred Shares (The Hollywood Reporter)The company added that, if it could not fully recover its movie exhibition business and had to seek a court or non-court restructuring of its liabilities, “… in the event of such future liquidation or bankruptcy proceeding,” shareholders faced losing their investments.Everything You Need to Know About Great American Community: GAC Family’s Direct-to-Consumer Streaming Service (The Streamable)As of Monday, Great American Community is officially available for download in the major app stores. The streaming service features a selection of family-friendly content from many of your favorite GAC Family…

Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Friday, September 23rd, 2022

Written by 23 September, 2022
Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Friday, September 23rd, 2022.CONSTANCE WU SAYS SHE WAS SEXUALLY HARRASSED BY 'FRESH OFF BOAT' SENIOR PRODUCERActress Constance Wu has a new book coming out, and in Making A Scene, she tells the story of her life in the form of 18 different essays. In one, she describes a prolonged period of sexual harassment she endured while a cast member of the ABC comedy Fresh Off The Boat:In her book, Ms. Wu alleges that during her first year on “Fresh Off the Boat,” she was sexually harassed by a…
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