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091: NFL Deals and the Streaming Landscape

The last two weeks saw new details for the upcoming AVOD version of HBO Max, Disney+ hit a new milestone, Netflix cracking down on password sharing, and some major sports deals that change the landscape of the streaming services. And what do we swear off covering in the future? Listen to find out on the latest episode of The Streaming Wars.

News Rundown
Netflix:
‘Selling Sunset’ & ‘Bling Empire’ Renewed At Netflix, Plus New Reality Shows From Adam DiVello & Jeff Jenkins: https://deadline.com/2021/03/selling-sunset-bling-empire-renewed-at-netflix-adam-divello-jeff-jenkins-1234710441/
Netflix ‘test’ pushes password sharers to get their own account: https://www.engadget.com/netflix-account-sharing-notification-test-215153548.html
Gina Rodriguez, Damon Wayans Jr. & Tom Ellis To Topline Netflix Rom-Com ‘Players’: https://deadline.com/2021/03/gina-rodriguez-damon-wayans-jr-tom-ellis-players-netflix-1234712397/
Netflix Sensation ‘Bird Box’ Is Getting A Spanish Spinoff Movie: https://deadline.com/2021/03/netflix-bird-box-spinoff-movie-spanish-spain-1234712535/
Netflix Strikes $30M Deal For Dev Patel’s Buzzed-About Directorial Debut ‘Monkey Man’: https://deadline.com/2021/03/netflix-dev-patel-monkey-man-directorial-debut-deal-efm-1234713025/
Tiffany Haddish To Produce & Star In ‘Mystery Girl’ Adaptation For Dark Horse Entertainment & Netflix; McG Directing: https://deadline.com/2021/03/tiffany-haddish-mystery-netflix-mcg-directing-1234712574/
‘He’s All That’ Remake Starring Addison Rae, Tanner Buchanan & Rachael Leigh Cook Lands At Netflix: https://deadline.com/2021/03/hes-all-that-miramax-addison-rae-tanner-buchanan-rachael-leigh-cook-netflix-1234716652/
‘Get Organized With The Home Edit’ & ‘Dream Home Makeover’ Renewed At Netflix, Streamer Tidies Up Premiere Date For ‘Sparking Joy With Marie Kondo’: https://deadline.com/2021/03/get-organized-with-the-home-edit-dream-home-makeover-renewed-at-netflix-streamer-tidies-up-premiere-date-for-sparking-joy-with-marie-kondo-1234716267/

Prime Video:
Amazon Rolls Cameras On First Italian Original Movie: YA Comedy ‘Dog Years’: https://deadline.com/2021/03/amazon-rolls-cameras-first-italian-original-movie-ya-comedy-dog-years-1234715505/
Amazon Prime Video To Co-Produce First Indian Movie, Akshay Kumar-Starrer ‘Ram Setu’: https://deadline.com/2021/03/amazon-prime-co-produce-first-indian-movie-akshay-kumar-starrer-ram-setu-1234716335/
NFL Reaches 10-Year Deal Which Will Stream Games on Amazon Prime Video, ESPN+, Tubi, Peacock, & Paramount Plus: https://thestreamable.com/news/nfl-reaches-10-year-deal-which-will-stream-games-on-espn-plus-tubi-peacock-and-paramount-plus?s=03
‘P!NK: All I Know So Far’ Documentary Sets Amazon Prime Video Debut: https://deadline.com/2021/03/pink-documentary-amazon-prime-video-debut-all-i-know-so-far-1234717765/

Hulu:
Hulu Picks Up Chloë Grace Moretz Miramax-6th & Idaho Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Mother/Android’: https://deadline.com/2021/03/hulu-chloe-grace-moretz-mother-android-acquisition-1234711299/
ESPN+ live sports and originals are now available on Hulu: https://www.engadget.com/espn-plus-hulu-disney-streaming-185356461.html

Apple TV+:
Apple TV+ Lands ‘The Jet’ Docuseries About ’90s Pepsi Promo Campaign From ‘McMillions’ Duo: https://deadline.com/2021/03/apple-tv-the-jet-docuseries-90s-pepsi-promo-campaign-mcmillions-duo-1234713192/
Natalie Portman And Producing Partner Sophie Mas Sign Apple First-Look TV Deal: https://deadline.com/2021/03/natalie-portman-sophie-mas-apple-1234716126/
Maya Rudolph To Headline Apple TV+ Comedy Series From Alan Yang & Matt Hubbard: https://deadline.com/2021/03/maya-rudolph-star-apple-comedy-series-alan-yang-matt-hubbard-1234717030/

Disney+:
Disney+ Tops 100 Million Subscribers – CEO Bob Chapek: https://deadline.com/2021/03/disney-plus-tops-100-million-subscribers-1234710077/
The original ‘Star Wars: Clone Wars’ and ‘Ewoks’ are coming to Disney+: https://www.engadget.com/star-wars-clone-wars-ewoks-on-disney-plus-142339801.html
‘The Crossover’ Pilot Based On Kwame Alexander’s Book Ordered By Disney+; George Tillman Jr. To Direct: https://deadline.com/2021/03/the-crossover-pilot-kwame-alexander-book-disney-plus-george-tillman-jr-1234718194/

HBO Max:
Roller Derby Comic Adaptation ‘Slam!’ In The Works At HBO Max As Animated Series With Pamela Ribon, Rooster Teeth Studios & BOOM! Studios: https://deadline.com/2021/03/roller-derby-comic-novel-slam-hbo-max-animated-pamela-ribon-1234709508/
HBO Max will show off its streaming library with an interactive SXSW experience: https://www.engadget.com/hbo-max-orbit-interactive-experience-sxsw-180018630.html
Bon Appetit Implosion Inspires HBO Max Comedy Series: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/bon-appetit-reckoning-spawns-hbo-max-comedy-series-exclusive
HBO Max Will Hit 120M To 150M Subscribers By 2025, With AVOD Tier Launching In June, AT&T Says: https://deadline.com/2021/03/hbo-max-will-hit-million-subscribers-2025-att-warnermedia-streaming-1234713072/
HBO Max Has No Plans For Live Sports in 2021, Ad-Supported Tier Won’t Have New Theatrical Releases: https://thestreamable.com/news/hbo-max-has-no-plans-for-live-sports-in-2021-ad-supported-tier-wont-have-new-theatrical-releases
‘Tattletales’ Game Show Revival Hosted By Ayesha & Stephen Curry Ordered By HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2021/03/tattletales-game-show-revival-ayesha-curry-stephen-curry-hbo-max-1234713180/
WarnerMedia Chief Jason Kilar Addresses HBO Max AVOD Plans And Progress So Far: “It’s Working”: https://deadline.com/2021/03/hbo-max-warnermedia-streaming-jason-kilar-1234713108/
Patti LuPone & Erinn Hayes To Star In ‘OK Boomer’ HBO Max Comedy Pilot From Late Producer Jamie Tarses: https://deadline.com/2021/03/patti-lupone-erinn-hayes-cast-hbo-max-comedy-pilot-jamie-tarses-1234712041/
Rapper Offset To Produce & Judge Streetwear Competition Series ‘The Hype’ For HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2021/03/offset-streetwear-competition-hbo-max-the-hype-1234715596/
‘Selena + Chef’ EP Melissa Stokes Cooks Up Overall Deal With HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2021/03/selena-chef-melissa-stokes-overall-deal-hbo-max-1234716502/
Brittany Murphy Docuseries From Blumhouse Television Ordered By HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2021/03/brittany-murphy-docuseries-blumhouse-television-ordered-hbo-max-1234717259/
Writer Syreeta Singleton Inks Overall Deal With HBO & HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2021/03/writer-syreeta-singleton-overall-deal-hbo-hbo-max-1234716928/
‘Full Bloom’ Director Joseph Guidry Strikes One-Year Overall Deal With HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2021/03/full-bloom-director-joseph-guidry-overall-deal-hbo-max-1234718055/
HBO Max Adds Customizable Profile Avatar Feature: https://thestreamable.com/news/hbo-max-adds-customizable-profile-avatar-functionality

Peacock:
‘Dan Brown’s Langdon’ NBC Pilot Picked Up To Series By Peacock: https://deadline.com/2021/03/dan-browns-langdon-nbc-pilot-series-peacock-1234710041/
Peacock Took In $118M In Ad Revenue In 2020, But $914M Loss Met Expectations, Per New Comcast Filing: https://deadline.com/2021/03/peacock-made-118-million-ad-revenue-lost-914-million-2020-comcast-1234710237/
George R.R. Martin’s ‘Wild Cards’ Moves From Hulu To Peacock: https://deadline.com/2021/03/george-r-r-martins-wild-cards-moves-from-hulu-to-peacock-1234711342/
Will Forte To Star In & EP Grief Drama ‘Expiration Date’ In The Works At Peacock With ‘Fleabag’ Producers: https://deadline.com/2021/03/will-forte-to-grief-drama-expiration-date-development-peacock-fleabag-1234713197/
‘Battlestar Galactica’ EP David Eick Sells ‘Walking Tall’ TV Remake Featuring Charlotte Flair To USA Network & Sci-Fi Drama ‘The Zone Of Silence’ To Peacock: https://deadline.com/2021/03/battlestar-galactica-david-eick-walking-tall-tv-remake-charlotte-flair-usa-zone-of-silence-peacock-1234713299/
Natasha Lyonne To Star In Rian Johnson Mystery Series ‘Poker Face’ Picked Up By Peacock From MRC Television: https://deadline.com/2021/03/natasha-lyonne-rian-johnsonpoker-face-peacock-mrc-television-1234715689/

Discovery+:
Ellen DeGeneres Inks Deal With Discovery For Natural History Content, Will Narrate ‘Endangered’ Documentary: https://deadline.com/2021/03/ellen-degeneres-discovery-natural-history-content-endangered-1234715912/

Niche Streaming Services:
NHL New Deal with ESPN Adds Exclusive Games to ESPN+ & Hulu, Shifts NHL.TV to ESPN+: https://thestreamable.com/news/nhl-reaches-deal-to-bring-live-games-to-espn-abc-hulu-and-espn-plus
Roku Follows Quibi Deal By Slating Premiere Of Action Drama ‘Cypher’: https://deadline.com/2021/03/roku-channel-quibi-deal-first-licensed-original-action-drama-cypher-streaming-1234712152/
Former Quibi Comedy Chief Colin Davis Joins Roku: https://deadline.com/2021/03/former-quibi-comedy-chief-colin-davis-joins-roku-1234712707/
‘French Britbox’ To Launch In U.S. Q2, 2021 With 2,000+ Hours Of Content: https://deadline.com/2021/03/french-britbox-launch-us-q2-2021-2000-hours-content-1234714462/
Fox’s Tubi is the latest free streaming service to explore original shows: https://www.engadget.com/fox-tubi-original-shows-151552495.html
Roku Acquires Rights To ‘This Old House’ TV Shows, Studio And Library: https://deadline.com/2021/03/roku-acquires-rights-to-this-old-house-business-streaming-1234718294/

Other Streaming News:
Walmart to Launch Onn-Branded Android TV Stick: https://thestreamable.com/news/walmart-to-launch-2k-android-tv-stick

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