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A simple click can help keep the lights on!

A coinhive box has been added to the bottom of our Tumblr page ( that only turns on if you click it. While many sites hide the code, were asking for your help. By clicking and leaving the page open your not only helping keep us hosted for another year but eventually getting us to a proper web show.

~Thanks Everyone and Happy Holidays!


Hulu’s Future: What Disney-Fox Deal Means for TV-Streaming Venture

Hulu has an estimated 16 million SVOD subscribers. While it’s miles behind Netflix, Hulu is a valuable asset that could accelerate Disney’s streaming-video strategy. Meanwhile, Hulu’s internet-delivered live TV service launched earlier this year had just 150,000 customers as of the third quarter of 2017, according to estimates by Guggenheim Securities. – Todd Spangler, Variety

BritBox Steals March On SVOD Rivals With Vera Deal

[BritBox], which is priced at $6.99 per month, is also launching more than 100 Christmas specials in December and is simulcasting a number of shows for the first time. It will air a range of comedies, period dramas and entertainment series across the month. It also will near-simulcast The Queen’s Christmas Message, an annual UK tradition; Carols From Kings Event; as well as air holiday specials of BBC One soap EastEnders and ITV soap Coronation Street on Christmas Day. Other titles available include Dickensian, Inside No. 9, The Hairy Biker Christmas Party, French & Saunders Christmas Specials, Upstart Crow and Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special. – Peter White, Deadline Hollywood

MoviePass Reports B.O. Impact On ‘Justice League’, ‘Coco’, ‘Three Billboards’ & More

MoviePass repped 1.78% of domestic box office for Warner Brothers’ Justice League — that’s $1.7M off an $93.8M opening. “Even as the domestic box office for the film shrunk to nearly 27% of opening weekend box office for the second full week MoviePass’ ticket purchases actually climbed to 2.17% of domestic box office total during that same period.” – Anthony D’Alessandro, Deadline Hollywood

ESPN Says Streaming Boosts Live Viewer Ratings

Using seven weeks of viewing, ESPN said it noticed a 23% increase in viewing by people between 18 and 34 across its total schedule and a 13% increase in that viewership in primetime,, all compared with what the company says is traditional viewership. The surge helped contribute to a 4% increase in overall total-day viewership and a 13% increase in overall primetime viewing, the network said. – Brian Steinberg , Variety
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