Roku Working On “Pause Ads”

Roku Working On “Pause Ads”

The streaming covenant is broken. The deal was very simple. We happily gave them a very reasonable amount every month, and in return, they didn’t batter us with ads. As part of this deal, we also refrained from setting sail for any Bays of dubious morals. Then...
DOCTOR WHO Gets A Second Trailer

DOCTOR WHO Gets A Second Trailer

The beginning of the new season of Doctor Who is getting closer, so a second trailer has dropped. This will be Ncuti Gatwa’s first full season as the new Doctor after his cameo appearance in David Tennant’s final special 50th-anniversary episode, and the...
Apatow Shares Licensing Concerns

Apatow Shares Licensing Concerns

After the entire industry suddenly decided it needed a streaming platform of its very own, and saturated the market while hoarding all of its own content in a quest for exclusivity, revenues collapsed. You can only grow so many platforms so far before customers draw a...
Is SHOGUN The First Great Show Of 2024?

Is SHOGUN The First Great Show Of 2024?

When we saw the trailers at the tail end of last year, we thought FX’s Shogun looked like it had a lot of promise. Now, according to a collection of reviews pulled together by the ever-reliable Dark Horizons, it seems those who have seen it agree. Shogun is landing...
Paramount+ And Peacock Eye Merger

Paramount+ And Peacock Eye Merger

The streaming wars were only ever going to end one way. Market saturation, unsustainable production costs, subscriber growth stalls… consolidation. It’s going to happen. The only question was ever who would be the first. Now we may have our answer, as...