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What Snap’s Revenue Warning May Mean for Media Companies and Advertising

With Snap surprising Wall Street with a second-quarter revenue warning on Monday, noting that “the macroeconomic environment has deteriorated further and faster than anticipated” since its last earnings update, some media analysts are assessing the potential advertising impact on other sector players. Wells Fargo’s Steven Cahall in a Tuesday report offered up “helpful quick data […]

Fox Is Happy to Stay Out of the Streaming Wars “Bloodbath,” Says CEO Lachlan Murdoch

Fox is more than happy to be outside of the streaming wars and focused instead on its advertising-based video-on-demand platform and its live offerings.  “We’ve been very happily on the sidelines watching this sort of bloodbath, which is going on in the SVOD market,” Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch said Wednesday. “And what that’s meant is […]

Streaming TV’s Next Battlefront: Free Services Seize Their Moment

Could Netflix’s pain be someone else’s gain? A number of entertainment companies are counting on exactly that. As consumers grapple with higher subscription costs, and with more subscription video offerings than ever, those companies in the free, ad-supported streaming space (usually referred to as FAST, in industry jargon) think their time is now. In fact, […]

Fox’s Tubi Snags ‘Freak Brothers’ Animated Series

Fox’s ad-supported streaming platform Tubi has snagged its first adult animated series: Freak Brothers, based on the classic underground comic The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers. Woody Harrelson, John Goodman, Tiffany Haddish and Pete Davidson lead the cast for the series, which will premiere Nov. 14 with two episodes and then have weekly debuts on Sundays. […]

Tubi Adds 10 Live Streaming Sports Channels Featuring NFL, MLB Programming

Tubi, the ad-supported streaming service owned by Fox, is adding 10 live streaming sports channels in partnership with Fox Sports that will feature NFL, MLB, NASCAR and Real Madrid programming, the company said on Tuesday. Collegiate sports from the Pac-12 and ACC conferences will also be available to stream. The NFL channel, which comes a […]

Tubi to Release TikTok “Nostalgia” Special With ’90s, ’00s TV Stars

Nostalgia is having a moment. Tubi is teaming up with TikTok to release a special next Wednesday that will feature ’90s and ’00s TV stars like Paris Hilton, Joey Lawrence, Marlon Wayans, Fran Drescher and Lacey Chabert. The hourlong live event will be hosted by TikTok personality Brittany Broski and include trivia and other challenges […]