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Tubi Passes 20 Million Monthly Active Users And Claims May Revenue Record

Ad-supported streaming service Tubi said it has surpassed 20 million monthly active users after activity in May reached 94 million hours of content viewing and revenue in the month set a company record. – Dade Hayes, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/R7BJyf
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Adam Sandler’s ‘Murder Mystery’ Viewed by 30.9M Accounts in 3 Days, Netflix Claims

Netflix confirmed in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter that the Agatha Christie-like mystery, directed by Kyle Newacheck for Happy Madison Productions, was watched by around 30.9 million accounts worldwide in its first three days. – Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2WLQ2Uh

IMDb Scraps Freedive Name, Will Triple ‘IMDb TV’ Free Streaming Lineup With Movies From Warner Bros., Sony, MGM

IMDb TV is currently available only in the U.S. It’s accessible on the IMDb website and as a free channel in Amazon’s Prime Video app across hundreds of devices. That includes Amazon’s own Fire TV streaming-media products, which the tech giant claims has over 34 million active users worldwide. IMDb TV streaming titles currently are not available on IMDb’s iOS and Android apps. – Todd Spangler, Variety » http://bit.ly/2Il18vn

Facebook Watch Sets Premiere Dates For ‘Sorry For Your Loss’, ‘Five Points’, The New ‘Human Discoveries’, ‘Limetown’, & More

Facebook Watch boasts 720 million monthly and 140 million daily users who spend at least a minute on the video platform, spending 26-plus minutes on average. It said last month that MTV’sThe Real World, its reboot of the seminal reality series, will bow in June 13. – Erik Pedersen, Deadline Hollywood » http://bit.ly/2XC2HKI

Id Software built a framework to make streaming video games better

Bethesda is jumping on the cloud-gaming train with Orion, a software collection that optimizes game engines for streaming. Essentially, Orion is designed to make games run better on platforms like Google’s Stadia or Microsoft’s xCloud. It works with any game and any platform, lowering latency by up to 20 percent per frame and reducing bandwidth demands by as much as 40 percent. – Jessica Conditt, Engadget » https://engt.co/2R3qpxc

Quibi cofounders reveal pricing and launch date for the short-form streaming service

Already, [Quibi] has raised $2 billion to produce its slate of original content, and it’s been picking up a number of projects in recent months. Last year, it signed directors Guillermo del Toro and Sam Raimi to produce a pair of horror shows for the service. It’s also developing a Social Network-eque show about the founding of Snapchat, #Freerayshawn, a drama series starring Stephan James and Laurence Fishburne from Antoine Fuqua, a court show starring Chrissy Teigen, and remakes of MTV’sPunk’d and Singled Out. – Andrew Liptak, The Verge » http://bit.ly/2wN4alu

The Korean Film Archive Is Now Streaming Over 200 Movies for Free on YouTube

After making history at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival by becoming the first South Korean director to win the Palme d’Or, “Parasite” director Bong Joon-ho encouraged cinephiles around the world to seek out more works of South Korean cinema. Thanks to the Korean Film Archive’s official YouTube page, Bong’s wish could not be easier for American moviegoers to fulfill. The KFA is streaming over 200 feature films for free right now on YouTube, many of which have been uploaded to the platform in restored versions. – Zack Sharf, IndieWire » http://bit.ly/2WdhTfJ
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