Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Thursday, May 6th, 2021

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Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Thursday, May 6th, 2021. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by an unsettling amount of coffeeNBCU EXPLORES SELLING OFF ITS SPORTS NETSWhile there are positives to be owned by Comcast, I've long argued that NBC Universal would have a better future if it wasn't owned by Comcast. Yes, Comcast has deep pockets and their size gives NBCU some leverage in negotiations. But there are more times when NBCU's best move is to do something that conflict's with the future plans of…
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Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

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Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Wednesday, May 5th, 2021. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by a Culver's pot roast sandwich and a root beer.DISCOVERY, HULU LIVE REACH NEW CARRIAGE AGREEMENTBloomberg is reporting that Discovery Inc. has reached a new carriage agreement with Hulu Live TV that will keep the major Discovery-owned channels on the live TV service. It all also add OWN to the Hulu Live lineup for the first time and according to Bloomberg's reporting, Discovery also obtained a rate increase.The most interesting part…
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Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

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Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Tuesday, May 4th, 2021. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by hot cinnamon tea and some sort of light potato soup. Yes, it tastes as good as it sounds.And Happy Star Wars Day (aka #MayThe4thBeWithYou) to those of you who observe the holiday. Today is a reminder that Disney+ has still failed to give the greenlight to the most needed new Star War series: Jar Jar Binks: Sith Lord.GEN-Z AND HOW THEY CONSUME VIDEOGen Z audiences still watch long form content…
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Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Monday, May 3rd, 2021

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Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Monday, May 3rd, 2021. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by breakfast blend coffee and jalapeno cheese ravioli.ROKU AT THE 2021 NEWFRONTSRoku made it first Newfronts presentation on Monday and there weren't many details about how the company planned to integrate the content it obtained from Quibi into its Roku Channel.The presentation touted a few datapoints, including that 57% of its users had no pay-TV subscription, but the majority did subscribe to SVOD's such as Netflix or Amazon. The median age…
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Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Thursday, April 29th, 2021

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Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Thursday, April 29th, 2021. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by McDonald's coffee and random cut-up fruit.THE STATE OF STREAMINGConviva has released a report on the state of streaming during the first quarter of 2021. They analyzed content, social media, advertising, and quality of experience, including 1.8 trillion real-time events per day via 3.3 billion applications streaming on devices in 180 countries. You can download a copy here, but here are a few takeaways:* Streaming viewership continued to skyrocket with time…
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Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

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Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by Dunkin' Donuts coffee and trail mix.IT'S AS IF THEY WROTE THIS PIECE JUST FOR MEAs most of you have probably figured out already, I am somewhat obsessed with user experience (UX) issues at the various streaming services and I probably spend a bit too much time in these newsletters tracking how the various services are tweaking how their subscribers interact with their apps. I am especially obsessed with content discovery…
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