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‘Cobra Kai’ Closing In On New Streaming Home With YouTube Poised To Release Hit Series Ahead Of Season 3

YouTube’s flagship scripted series Cobra Kai will be moving to a new streaming platform for its upcoming third season. The Google-owned online video service is in the process of releasing Season 3 of the popular show to producing studio Sony Pictures TV amid a retreat from premium original scripted programming. – Nellie Andreeva, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/3esPCLL

Apple To Team With Paramount On Scorsese-DiCaprio-De Niro Drama ‘Killers Of The Flower Moon’

The deal, which calls for Apple to finance and become the creative studio, gives the movie a hybrid situation and the best of both worlds. The film will get a wide theatrical release through Paramount before it becomes the biggest film title so far on Apple’s streaming service. A big priority was for this to be a large scale Western and that was important to Scorsese, DiCaprio, De Niro and the film’s producers Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas at Imperative. – Mike Fleming jr, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/3da1YIC

US viewing behaviour shifts continue as Covid-19 lockdown continues

The analyst found that when it comes to viewing entertainment through devices like streaming boxes/sticks and smart TVs, the “big five” streaming services — Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu and Disney+ — accounted for the majority of total over-the-top (OTT) hours streamed in US homes, upwards of 80%. Over the last two months, Comscore says that it has seen growth in share of streaming hours through the week beginning 11 May compared with that of 3 February. – Joseph O’Halloran, Rapid TV News » https://ift.tt/2M77b8e

‘Fraggle Rock’ Reboot Gets Series Order At Apple

Fraggle Rock: Rock On! mini-episodes feature special guests Alanis Morissette, Common, Jason Mraz, Neil Patrick Harris, Tiffany Haddish, and Ziggy Marley. The shorts focus on how we are all connected through friendship in the era of social distancing. While the Fraggles might be in different parts of the Fraggle Rock caves, they still find ways to have fun together with music, silliness, special guests and of course the help of Doozertubes, devices created by the industrious Doozers. – Denise Petski, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2X4F1kz

Haystack TV Launches Live, Interactive News Ticker On Its Roku Streaming App

The “Newsline” crawl emulates the ticker scrolling across the bottom of the screen of 24/7 cable news networks. But because the programming is being delivered via the internet, viewers can use their remote controls to engage with stories that catch their interest, helping make their news feeds more personalized. – Dade Hayes, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/RXNBqZ
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