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Viacom Inks Deal With FuboTV Streaming Service

Viacom is now on four “virtual pay-TV” platforms: Dish Network’s Sling TV, AT&T’s DirecTV Now, Philo and FuboTV. Viacom remains absent from Google’s YouTube TV, Hulu’s live TV bundle and Sony’s PlayStation Vue (which dropped the conglomerate’s lineup more than two years ago). – Todd Spangler, Variety » https://ift.tt/2SYoYn9
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Netflix teams with Foxtel for Secret City, streaming integration

Netflix is co-producing a series with Foxtel, ahead of a wider partnership, to enable its content to be streamed on the Australian pay-TV operator’s set-top boxes. – Rebecca Hawkes, Rapid TV News » http://bit.ly/2V5dift

YouTube’s community is up in arms about butts

Drama guru Keemstar recently summarized the trend on Twitter as a “whole genre on YouTube of women cleaning their home in booty shorts.” Some creators are critical of what they see as fellow YouTubers skirting the platform’s rules or taking advantage of its obtuse algorithm. Others question whether or not this content could be available to younger viewers. – Megan Farokhmanesh, The Verge » http://bit.ly/2DubxBo

YouTuber shot while filming security guard outside synagogue

Perez is part of a community of YouTubers known as “First Amendment Auditors” who film themselves interacting with cops and visiting government locations with the stated goal of holding the government accountable and educating Americans about their rights. In practice, many of these videos become confrontational, leading to escalating law enforcement reactions and, in some cases, arrests. Those confrontations can lead to more viewers and more paying supporters. – Jacob Kastrenakes, The Verge » http://bit.ly/2SDBUPS

Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Offers Up a Clue to Its Setting

Amazon has said the series will take place before the events of The Fellowship of the Ring, the first of the LOTR novels. Peter Jackson adapted those books for his early 2000s movie trilogy, which takes place in Middle-Earth’s Third Age, per Tolkien’s exhaustive history of the fictional world. – Rick Porter, The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2SBLUcs
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