Disney Has Rough Q1 FY21 but Disney+ Soars to 94.9M Subscribers

Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer Subscriptions Save Q1 FY21

Disney's direct-to-consumer subscriptions save the company's first quarter of fiscal year 2021, with Disney+ soaring to 94.9M subscribers.
Weekly Subscription News: Podcasts, Payments and Premium Memberships

Weekly Subscription News: Art Projects, Pay Cuts and Video Piracy

AT&T to add AVOD tier to HBO Max, Wonder Woman 1984 highlights growth of video piracy, and Tinker Studios creates subscription boxes with kids' arts projects.
Five on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021: Roku, Restaurants and Reality TV

Five on Friday: Roku, Restaurants and Reality TV

In our first Five on Friday of the year, Roku considers buying Quibi content, Discovery+ banks on reality TV, and AMC Theatres seeks cash.
Weekly Subscription News: Podcasts, Payments and Premium Memberships

Weekly Subscription News: Ebony, Gelato and Local News

A retired NBA player buys Ebony magazine, WaPo says Google is hurting local news, and a Chicago eatery launches gelato pint subscriptions.
Top Subscription Stories of 2020

Top Subscription Stories of 2020

This year's top subscription stories include major acquisitions, antitrust concerns, lots of layoffs, an abundance of launches and more.
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Subscription Box Startup BarkBox Files for IPO via SPAC

Subscription Box Startup BarkBox Files for IPO

Subscription box startup BarkBox filed for an IPO thru a merger with a special purpose acquisition company. The company is valued at $1.6B.
Disney Has Rough Q1 FY21 but Disney+ Soars to 94.9M Subscribers

Disney to Raise Direct-to-Consumer Streaming Prices in March 2021

At Disney's Investor Day 2020, the entertainment brand announced changes to its direct-to-consumer streaming services, including pricing.
Five on Friday: Influential Brands, Pizza and Procter & Gamble

Five on Friday: Acquisition News, Pizza and Procter & Gamble

In this week's Five on Friday, we feature influential subscription brands, acquisition news, and a special pizza-and-a-movie promotion.
New Streaming Service Discovery Plus Launches January 4

New Streaming Video Service Discovery+ Launches January 4

Discovery is launching a new streaming video subscription service January 4 - Discovery+ - featuring the best in real-life entertainment.
HBO Max Streaming Service Discontinues Free Trials

HBO Max Streaming Service Discontinues Free Trials

HBO Max streaming service discontinues 7-day free trials, and WarnerMedia will release 2017 films in theaters and on HBO Max the same day.

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