CBS and Viacom have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger, creating a combined company with more than $28 billion in revenues.
The largest pay-TV providers in the US – representing about 93% of the market – lost about 1,530,000 net video subscribers in 2Q 2019, compared to a pro forma net loss of about 420,000 subscribers in 2Q 2018.
Epix, the premium TV network owned by Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM), has launched on the AT&T TV app, the company’s streaming service, for $6 per month.
The average standalone pay-TV service ARPU declined 10% from 2016 to 2018, when consumer-reported monthly spending on pay-TV declined from $84 to $76, says Parks Associates.
More than half of online users in the US watch live streaming video every day on a wide variety of topics.
Pluto TV has launched Pluto TV Latino, a new, dedicated category debuting on the platform featuring a suite of linear Spanish and Portuguese-language channels.
Acorn TV, the streaming service for British and international television in North America, has expanded its distribution channels in the last month.
Tubi, the free OTT movie and television streaming service, has announced record growth in the first half of 2019.
Discovery and Fubo TV have announced a new, multi-year carriage agreement that will bring 13 Discovery networks to Fubo TV’s live TV streaming service in the coming weeks.
Consumer research carried out by Qriously for Ampere Analysis has identified the appeal, target audience and likely take up of the new Disney+ SVoD service in the US.