44: Streaming Into the Void – May 22, 2022 – Upfronts Bring Streamers and Advertisers Together

This week: Streamers court advertisers.

Nielsen Ratings

Show Notes

Disney Strikes Deal to Put XFL on ESPN, FX, ABC – Variety

How The CW Sale Could Affect Its Future Schedule – The Hollywood Reporter

‘Yellowstone’ Spinoff ‘6666’ Moves From Paramount+ To Paramount Network – Deadline

Helen Mirren, Harrison Ford to Star in ‘Yellowstone’ Prequel ‘1932’

Disney CEO Bob Chapek Opens Upfront By Touting The Company As “The Most Powerful Force In The Industry” – Deadline

Disney Chiefs Deliver Stars and Muscle of ‘Most Powerful Force in the Industry’ at Upfront

Mindy Kaling Addresses ‘Velma’ Controversy: ‘If People Freak Out About That, I Don’t Care’ – Deadline

Warner Bros Discovery CEO David Zaslav Positions Merged Company As Fifth Broadcast Network, Skips Any Talk Of Streaming – Upfronts

Amazon’s ad-supported Freevee comes to Apple TV

A cheaper Apple TV could be happening

Comcast, Charter Recruit Cable Veteran Marcien Jenckes to Head Their Streaming Joint Venture

‘League of Extraordinary Gentlemen’ Reboot in the Works at 20th Century Studios, Hulu

‘Bridgerton’ Season 3: Francesca Bridgerton Recast With Hannah Dodd – Variety

Heartstopper Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix – Variety

DC Movie ‘Wonder Twins’ Shut Down by Warner Bros.

‘Barry’ Renewed for Season 4 at HBO

Matt Shakman To Direct & Exec Produce Apple’s Godzilla And The Titans Series

Star Wars: Jon Watts to Helm Coming-of-Age Disney+ Series – The Hollywood Reporter

‘Daredevil’ Disney+ Series in the Works With Matt Corman, Chris Ord Set to Write (EXCLUSIVE)



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