Disney+ Lays Down the Gauntlet on Netflix with a Blockbuster Bundle

Disney+ Lays Down the Gauntlet on Netflix with a Blockbuster Bundle. Disney will offer a bundle package of its three streaming services — Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ — for $12.99 a month starting on November 12th. The Verge explains:  At $12.99, the bundle is cheaper than or on par with competitive streaming services, including Netflix … Continue reading Disney+ Lays Down the Gauntlet on Netflix with a Blockbuster Bundle

Movie Stars on Game Shows; Lack of TV Transparency; WPLJ Says Goodbye

Movie stars are planted into some of our all-time favorite game shows.  Is streaming suffering from a lack of transparency?  How will the changing landscape fracture Netflix's long-term stranglehold on the streaming spectrum? Stories discussed include: What Do Showrunners Look for When Staffing a Writers Room? TV Game Shows Increasingly Reel In Movie Star Hosts … Continue reading Movie Stars on Game Shows; Lack of TV Transparency; WPLJ Says Goodbye

Avengers: Endgame and Game of Thrones Show Creative Patience Pays Off

Avengers: Endgame and Game of Thrones show that creative patience pays off. KOP talks about how well-told stories and appointment viewing are still possible to the attention deprived, binge-watcher.  Plus, KOP talks about Hollywood, digital streaming and the latest radio news:: Writers Guild Expanding Staffing Submission System Without Agents. 88 Percent of Showrunners Are White, … Continue reading Avengers: Endgame and Game of Thrones Show Creative Patience Pays Off