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HBO Sets New Single Season Emmy Nom Record With 137 & Beats Netflix

Netflix counts 16 noms for its Ava DuVernay series about the Central Park 5 When They See Us, as well as 13 noms for the Amy Poehler-produced comedy series Russian Doll, 9 including a Best Actor drama nom for Jason Bateman’s Ozark, and 5 for the second season of comedy series GLOW. – Anthony D’Alessandro, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2lKnvBQ

13 Reasons Why: Netflix Removes Suicide Scene Amid Backlash

In the wake of a new study that drew a connection between a spike in teen suicide and the popularity of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, the streamer has removed a graphic Season 1 sequence that depicted Katherine Langford’s Hannah taking her own life. – Michael Aussiello, TVLine » https://ift.tt/2Y3XRtg

Video piracy will cost OTT and pay TV providers $12.5B in lost revenue by 2024 – study

Parks Associates estimates that video piracy this year will cost pay TV and OTT providers $9.1 billion in lost revenue. That number will swell to $12.5 billion by 2024, representing a 38% growth rate. According to the research firm, 27% of U.S. broadband households currently engage in some form of piracy or account sharing. – Ben Munson, FierceVideo » https://ift.tt/2lLDCiy

Dish’s AirTV launches an $80 streaming stick for accessing Sling TV, Netflix & broadcast channels

Despite the new AirTV Mini’s streaming stick form factor, it’s not meant to compete with rival streaming sticks like the low-cost Amazon Fire TV Stick, Roku streaming stick or Chromecast in terms of price. Instead, it’s a $79.99 alternative to the $119.99 AirTV Player bundle — perhaps for someone who doesn’t care for the sort of Playskool-inspired design of the original streaming box, but still wants over-the-air channels, 4K support, and easy access to Sling TV and Netflix. – Sarah Perez, TechCrunch » https://tcrn.ch/2jJ4TS6

Julie Andrews Will Voice a 19th-Century Gossip in Shonda Rhimes’s Netflix Series

The legendary actress will play a role in Shonda Rhimes’s first Netflix show, Bridgerton, which qualifies as a reunion, since Rhimes wrote Andrews’s film The Princess Diaries 2. Set to arrive in 2020, the eight-episode series is based off of Julia Quinn’s best-selling book series of the the same name, which follows a powerful, tight-knit family in the lavish world of Regency London high society. – Zoe Haylock, Vulture » https://vult.re/32lfAM2

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