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IATSE preps to strike, igniting another Hollywood labor battle: We look at how another walkout could affect the upcoming spring advertising season.

Meta to end News Tab in US, Australia as it focuses on video content: The shift reflects changing digital media consumption patterns.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss what comes after the end of search as we know it, what generative AI (genAI) is best at today, who the right partner for Paramount+ is, what Ikea's plans to save the mall entail, the most popular alcoholic drinks in the US, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our director of reports editing Rahul Chadha and analysts Ross Benes and Max Willens.

Expanding YouTube Create, rising CapCut reshape content creation: These tools both aim to empower creators and leverage user data for platform growth.

Disney and Reliance merge Indian businesses, creating an $8.5 billion juggernaut: The joint venture is set to dominate India's entertainment with 40% market share.

Netflix will generate more than $14 billion in US OTT subscription revenues this year, more than any other company. Disney will come closest to Netflix, but that’s after Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ revenues are combined. Netflix will account for more than one-fifth of total OTT subscription revenues this year; no other service comes close.

Paramount reports Q4 profit surge as Paramount+ grows: Strategy shifts towards efficiency, global focus amid industry challenges

55% of Gen Z adults access streaming TV through someone else’s subscription, according to a December 2023 DISQO study.

US streaming growth slows, signaling a market shift: Platforms must now focus on retention over rapid expansion to adapt.

On today’s podcast episode, we discuss the potential audiences for some of the world’s biggest sporting events; how brands and marketers can better monetize these audiences; and how TV and streaming rights might shake out in the near future. Join host Bill Fisher, our analyst Paul Briggs, forecasting writer Ethan Cramer-Flood, and vice president of content Paul Verna for the discussion.

Amazon debuts at Upfront Week, showcasing its ad-supported streaming services and more: It’s a strategic move to expand its digital advertising reach.

WBD posts its first-ever streaming profit but lags elsewhere: The media giant had a difficult 2023 but is hitting the ground running this year.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss which app experiences best transfer over to the new Apple Vision Pro mixed reality headset, whether instant AI-generated videos will be a hit, department stores' path to relevancy, if folks are ready for shoppable media, how marriage is changing in the US, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Ross Benes, Bill Fisher, and Carina Perkins.

In subscription revenues and viewers, YouTube TV has distanced itself from the digital pay TV pack. Digital pay TV is synonymous with a virtual multichannel video programming distributor (vMVPD). It refers to digitally delivered live TV services like YouTube TV and Sling TV.

Freeveee, faced with redundancy, could be folded into Prime Video: The launch of Prime Video ads means Freevee’s place in Amazon’s video ad business is uncertain.

Apple wants to make its app ecosystem stickier and better for advertisers: A new Apple Sports app and Apple Music changes are signs of the company’s growing ad effort.

Disney+ shoppable ads are launching in beta, with a twist: Rather than prompt purchases on-screen, the company is using push notifications and email.

516 US original scripted TV series were released in 2023, down from 600 in 2022, according to February 2024 data from FX Networks.

Fubo sues Disney, Fox, and WBD: A legal battle that could redefine sports streaming's future.

YouTube’s streaming lead is solidified: The platform enjoyed a yearlong reign as the leading streaming service, strengthening its position in measurement negotiations.