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No Laughing Matter: Synamedia Finds Comedy Is the Most Pirated Genre

Value of entertainment piracy is 300% greater than sports with $400m+ revenue up for grabs in US alone by stopping piracy of ‘Spider Man: No Way Home', according to new data from Ampere Analysis

93 Percent of Media Subscribers Are at Risk of Cancellation Every Month

From Audio, TV, Sports, News, and Gaming, New Research from PCH Consumer Insights Uncovers Consumer Churn as a Significant Ecosystem Threat

New Survey: Americans Utilizing Streaming Services More Than Ever Before for Super Bowl LVII

Streaming viewers expected to surpass both broadcast & cable, plus ocial gatherings are again growing post-pandemic

Warner Bros. Discovery Announces May 17 Upfront at The Theater at Madison Square Garden

The Global Media & Entertainment Company Set to Unveil Advertising Offerings Across Iconic Portfolio of Premium Entertainment, Sports, News & Lifestyle Brands

IBCAP Credits Industry-Leading Automation Tools for its 2022 Success in Removing Pirated Content Worldwide

More than doubling the number of pirate streams detected and taken down, permanently removing popular STB services, and securing wide-reaching injunctions plus judgments totaling $50 million in IBCAP-coordinated lawsuits, IBCAP is setting the stage for future growth

Video Trends in Higher Education Brief Launches

Download a copy of the Panopto-sponsored survey brief today!

Netflix Steadies the Ship with a Smaller Piece of the Pie

With Netflix' new ad-supported service included for the first time in its earnings results, there were encouraging signs that the streamer has stemmed the crisis that had seemed to engulf it after losing customers in the first half of 2022.

Expect Major Changes to Streaming Market in 2023

Richard Schneider, CEO of Antennas Direct, predicts major changes in the streaming market, including how ad-supported tiers will impact consumer spending, upcoming widespread media consolidations, the advent of ATSC 3.0 increasing over the air viewership, and more

Enterprise Video Usage Report Launches

Second annual survey highlights trends in hybrid work environments

State of Streaming Autumn 2022 Report Launched

New report expands on details provided during recent Streaming Media West keynote

Roundup: Streaming Industry Predictions for 2023

Predictions gathered here from industry experts and analysts for the streaming industry 2023 in five categories: Monetization, AVOD, Hybrid, and FAST; CTV and OTT; Rights, Piracy, Security, and Privacy; Expansion and Contraction; Gaming and Esports; Content Delivery; and "2023 Will Be The Year Of..."

BBC’s Internet-Only TV Is a Threat, Not a Promise

The BBC is preparing to shut down its traditional television and radio broadcasts and shift everything online, but will do so only if the principal of universal affordable access is maintained.

Gambling on Sports Is a Sure Bet for Streamers

The travails of FuboTV aside, streamers are advancing on incorporating Sportsbooks into their live product

While U.S. Households Subscribe to More Streaming Services than Ever, Customer Satisfaction Declines

J.D. Power has published a detailed and revealing new report highlighting recent trends in streaming preferences. The industry is in flux and may be heading into a difficult period, though there are also some positive findings.

Sharethrough Announces New CTV Ad Enhancements to Help Brands Drive Viewer Attention and Performance

Sharethrough, one of the top global independent omnichannel ad exchanges, has unveiled two CTV ad enhancements that will help brands drive viewer attention and performance as we head into the holiday shopping and prime sports seasons - countdown overlays and sports tickers

As Netflix Goes Hybrid, Zype CEO Ed Laczynski Talks OTT's Ad-Tiered Present and Future

As last week brought the long-awaited, and arguably overhyped debut of Netflix's new ad tier, I had the chance to sit down with Ed Laczynski, CEO of enterprise OTT app and platform builder Zype—a perennial Streaming Media 50 honoree—to talk about what Netflix's move means in the context of the ever-evolving OTT monetization landscape, and get some perspective on longtime, current, and emerging trends. We also talked a bit about how will impact the current and coming ad inventory ecosystem.

Streaming-Based Political Advertising's Impact Growing in 2022 Midterms, New Study Says

With the 2022 midterms political ad spending set to hit a record $9 billion this year, the ubiquity of campaign advertising is almost inescapable on social media, TV, and online. One area where political advertising is also becoming omnipresent is on streaming platforms, and a newly released study by Effectv highlights the growing importance of streaming advertising for political advertisers as an essential complement to traditional TV.

Netflix Follows Broadcast-Centric Business Models After Years of Innovation

Netflix reported a strong third quarter after the market closed on Tuesday, with more growth anticipated in Q4 after its Basic with Ads tier launches November 1 in twelve countries as part of a wider development in the streaming ecosystem that will see streaming platforms engage with the metrics of linear broadcast for the first time.

Breaking Apple: AppleTV+ Adds Vince Gilligan's Upcoming Series to its Prestige TV Lineup

What Apple's growing portfolio of high-profile programming reveals about how its lifestyle bundle stacks up against TV-only services like HBO and Netflix

Take Streaming Media's Autumn 2022 State of Streaming Survey

Every 6 months, we gauge the state of the streaming industry with a survey looking at monetization, audience sizes, video quality choices, and more. Take the survey and be entered into a drawing for 1 of 2 $175 Amazon gift cards. Survey closes Sarturday, November 5!