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HBO Max fills out executive team

The team will work under Sarah Aubrey, who was named head of originals in January; and Kevin Reilly serves as chief content officer for HBO Max and president of cable networks TNT, TBS and truTV. – Gabriel Miramar-Garcia, Rapid TV News » https://ift.tt/2M2Jsab
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FX to Shut Down Ad-Free Subscription Service FX+ in August

A notice on the company’s FX+ website says that it will no longer be available after Aug. 21, and according to FX’s customer-service site, FX+ subscriptions will automatically end on that date as well. – Tim Baysinger, The Wrap » https://ift.tt/2JuCLvX

‘Varsity Blues’ Revival In Works At Quibi

Quibi is revisiting Varsity Blues. Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s short-form video platform has put in development Varsity Blues, a modern take on the 1999 movie, with the film’s original producers Mike Tollin and Tova Laiter attached. The project hails from Tollin and Peter Guber’s MSM and Paramount Television. – Denise Petski, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2SaVD5K

YouTube back on Fire TV as Prime Video comes to Chromecast, Android TV

Effective immediately, the deal between the two firms will see the Prime Video app be available for streaming to Chromecast, Chromecast built-in devices, and Android TV devices while the official YouTube app for Amazon Fire TV is launching on Fire TV Stick (2nd Gen), Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Cube and Fire TV Stick Basic Edition. – Rapid TV News » https://ift.tt/32hJ2T9

Twitch’s subscriber-only streams violate ToS from Valve, Blizzard, and Riot Games

In a post on Reddit […], user justalazygamer pointed out that the new streams seem to violate the Terms outlined by companies including Blizzard, Valve, and Riot Games. Valve says that “you can’t charge users to view or access your videos,” while Riot says that you can “offer subscription-based content while live-streaming game, so long as non-subscribers can still watch the games concurrently.” – Ali Jones, PCGamesN » https://ift.tt/2xn5Hz7

Amazon plans nationwide broadband—with both home and mobile service

“The Kuiper System covers the area between 56°N and 56°S latitudes,” the Amazon subsidiary told the FCC. “Accordingly, customers throughout [the] continental US, Hawaii, and all US territories will have access to Kuiper System services. So too will customers in many other countries within the coverage area. The Kuiper System will not provide FSS [fixed-satellite service] in the majority of Alaska, however, because the state’s high latitude is outside of the coverage area.” – Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica » https://ift.tt/2JwITCQ
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