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  1. quibi
    Quibi Is for Mobile Streaming and Mobile Streaming OnlyNow that the short-form streaming app is here, users are discovering just how serious Quibi is about watching its shows on a phone — and nowhere else.
  2. the streaming wars
    Is Quibi Crazy Enough to Actually Work?The billion-dollar bet that you’ll pay five bucks a month for something you can only watch on your phone.
  3. explainers
    Quibi Is Finally Here. Wait, What’s Quibi?Everything to know about the latest entrant in the streaming wars.
  4. buffering
    What WarnerMedia’s Bold New Hire Means for Its FutureThe company’s Jason Kilar era begins.
  5. coronavirus
    BBC America Is Airing a Ton of Calming Nature DocumentariesYou’re staying inside, but you can still enjoy the cuddly creatures of the natural world.
  6. buffering
    NBC’s Peacock Pushes Forward Without the OlympicsThe decision to postpone the Tokyo games will deprive the new streaming service of its biggest promotional platform.
  7. classic tv
    The Original One Day at a Time Is Headed to PlutoSo many Schneiders!
  8. netflix
    Love Is Blind, The Circle Renewed Since People Are Never Going Outside AgainOf course.
  9. coronavirus
    The Olympics Aren’t Happening Until Next Summer. How Bad Is That for NBC?NBCUniversal had booked $1.25 billion in ads for the Summer Games. Now they’re delayed until 2021.
  10. the streaming wars
    Disney+ Arriving in Europe, Unlikely to Want for AudienceAs quarantined parents in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Austria, Italy, France, Spain, and Switzerland all exhale at once.
  11. buffering
    What Happens Now for the TV Industry?The entire TV business has come to a halt because of the coronavirus. Here are five proposals for what to do next.
  12. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Delivers His Late Show Monologue From the Tub“We all have to don’t our part, and there’s no country in the world more prepared for that than the U.S.A.”
  13. coronavirus
    Network TV Shows Won’t Be Coming Back This SeasonFew, if any, of the broadcast series that halted production because of the coronavirus are expected to film season finales.
  14. buffering
    What Does a Pandemic Mean For the New Streaming Services?Quibi and other platforms will arrive during a complicated time.
  15. the industry
    FX Boss John Landgraf Finally Joins the Streaming WarsThe cable veteran sees FX on Hulu as a path to the future. Is he right?
  16. the industry
    Dick Wolf Lands Giant NBCU Deal, 3-Season Renewals for SVU and Chicago ShowsNetwork procedural king stays the king.
  17. the industry
    A Tale of Two Bobs: What Disney’s CEO Shake-up Means for HollywoodIt’s no exaggeration to say Tinseltown has no clue who Bob Chapek is.
  18. streaming
    The One Where the Friends Reunion Is Officially Happening on HBO MaxIt’ll stream this May, and the cast will reportedly snag in excess of $2 million each to appear.
  19. buffering
    Has Netflix Finally Figured Out Reality TV?With buzzy new shows like Love Is Blind, The Circle, and Cheer, Netflix’s unscripted division has been on a tear this year.
  20. the industry
    Why NBC Blanketed the Internet With Zoey’s Extraordinary PlaylistA month after Zoey’s premiere, NBC hasn’t aired another episode. But a bold streaming bet might turn the show into a hit.
  21. oscars 2020
    This Was the Least-Watched Oscars EverOscar ratings in general have been in free fall in recent years.
  22. extremely online
    At Long Last, Netflix Will Let You Kill Its Autoplay TrailersHere’s how to disable those pesky previews with a couple clicks.
  23. reality tv
    Netflix’s Dating Around Is Finally Returning for a Second SeasonSeason two was filmed in New Orleans and will debut later this year.
  24. the streaming wars
    Disney+ Snagged More Than 28 Million Subscribers in Just 3 MonthsThat Baby Yoda magic is working.
  25. tv ratings
    23 Million People Watched a Celebrity Pretend to Be a Robot on The Masked SingerThe Super Bowl bet paid off with a massive (if expected) ratings boost for the camp-tacular reality show.
  26. buffering
    Why NBC Is Telling You to Watch NetflixNetworks are getting more and more cozy with their streaming rivals.
  27. obits
    Legendary TV Executive Fred Silverman Dead at 82He was one of the most influential and successful television programmers of all time.
  28. buffering
    Netflix Changed the Way It’s Counting Viewers. Does the Math Add Up?This week’s edition of Buffering takes a closer look at Netflix’s new metrics.
  29. buffering
    As Netflix Collects Oscar Noms, Peacock Spreads Its FeathersWelcome to Buffering, a new Vulture column devoted to streaming TV.
  30. the streaming wars
    Can NBC Strut Its Stuff With Peacock?What to know about the new streaming service.
  31. the streaming wars
    The Tonight Show and Late Night Will Stream Hours Before They Air on NBCNot so late night, starting in July.
  32. tv ratings
    Jeopardy: GOAT Is Shaping Up to Be a Ratings GiantThe rush to duplicate its success is likely already underway.
  33. reboots
    A New, Jimmy Kimmel–Hosted Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Is on the WayABC is bringing back the quiz-show phenomenon this spring with a new celebrity twist.
  34. the industry
    The Next Big Streaming Trend? Recommendations From Actual PeopleIn the age of the algorithm, human curation is suddenly a hot commodity for streaming platforms.
  35. tv ratings
    Watchmen Is a Solid Hit for HBO, But Will It Return for a Second Season?Based on the ratings, there’s little doubt HBO would love to bring Watchmen back.
  36. tv
    Viola Davis and Andre Braugher to Star in Live Good Times, a Great Time for UsFor the second edition of ABC’s Live in Front of a Studio Audience.
  37. the industry
    The Hottest Trend in Music Award Shows Is … Nostalgia?With Toni Braxton, Green Day, and Shania Twain, the American Music Awards is the latest show to embrace the past.
  38. the industry
    One Day at a Time’s Co-Creator Is Jumping to AmazonGloria Calderón Kellett signed a multiyear deal to develop TV shows and films for Prime Video.
  39. debates
    More Than 6.6 Million People Watched Last Night’s Democratic DebateIt’s the smallest audience this year for a Democratic debate, but it’s common for ratings to slip as the campaign wears on.
  40. tv ratings
    Over 13 Million People Watched the First Day of Impeachment HearingsWednesday’s congressional hearings drew a bigger audience than anything else on TV.
  41. the streaming wars
    10 Million People Now Have Disney+, Even If They Couldn’t All Get It to WorkThere’s one big asterisk with this number.
  42. explainers
    So, How Do You Actually Watch Disney+?If you’re wondering what you can watch right now, what it costs, and how to get it, we’ve got the answers you need.
  43. the streaming wars
    Disney+ Is Here. What Now?Four big questions about Disney’s streaming future.
  44. the industry
    Dickinson, See, and For All Mankind Renewed at Apple TV+Congrats to anybody who likes Sexy Emily Dickinson, Jason Momoa, and/or alternate history sci-fi.
  45. explainers
    So, How Do You Actually Watch Apple TV+?If you’re wondering what Apple TV+ is, what it costs, and how you get it, we’ve got all the answers you need.
  46. the industry
    Can Apple Become the Google of Television?The tech giant isn’t just making TV shows. It wants to be your streaming home page.
  47. the streaming wars
    HBO Max Will Launch Next May for $15 a MonthBut it’ll be free for HBO subscribers and some AT&T customers.
  48. the industry
    What Is a Netflix Comedy, Exactly?The streaming giant doesn’t want to be known for a particular kind of TV comedy. It wants to be the home of all comedy brands.
  49. the industry
    Netflix Is Still Adding a Ton of Subscribers But Not As Fast As It Once DidThe good news? Summer was better than spring for the streamer.
  50. renewals
    Hole Yeah! ABC Is Giving Us Another Season of Holey MoleyMore extreme mini-golf is on the way.
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