208 – The Streaming War

 
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Most of us see streaming movies and shows as a way to relax after a hard day, but behind the scenes, streaming is anything but peaceful. In fact, a host of companies are gearing up for a full blown war over your streaming dollars, and the first shots have already been fired. Will this be good or bad for the consumer? How will it affect our precious spec fic content? That’s what we’re talking about this week, plus some speculation on what upcoming streaming shows will look like.

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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.

Show Notes:

Curiosity Stream

Amazon Lord of the Ring show

New content coming to streaming services

Star Trek: Discovery

All the Star Trek shows coming to CBS

Alex Kurtzman

Getting around region locking with a VPN

Qwikster

“The goal is to become HBO before HBO becomes us”

Netflix joins the MPAA

Netflix/Cannes Festival dustup

Google employees protest

Wheel of Time Show

Buffy Show

Dune Show

Welcome to Night Vale Show

Good Omens Show

Dark Crystal Prequel

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