While worldwide revenue hit an all-time high of $38.6 billion last year, international revenue of $27.2 billion was static for the first time in years because of China, where an explosion in moviegoing eased, and unfavorable exchange rates in many countries.
Cord-cutting isn’t happening Wednesday, 22 Mar 2017 | 11:44 AM ET | 00:44Despite legacy media’s anxieties about cord-cutting, data suggest that the phenomenon isn’t nearly as significant as cable providers make it out to be.
While our industry has not shown the vision and truly game-changing innovation of Netflix, Hastings’ antagonistic approach to cinema inadvertently exposes an underlying disrespect to the creators and auteurs that drive this entire machine.
On Tuesday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a seismic victory in favor of streaming company FilmOn, handing significant relief to broadcasters like CBS, Fox, NBC and ABC who were aghast by a federal judge’s decision in July 2015 that streamers could be deemed to be a “cable system” eligible for a compulsory license under the Copyright Act.
Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu are spending billions collectively creating original content, with proprietary TV shows and movies driving subscriber growth at Netflix and Amazon, according to a new survey from 451 Research.