Shangri-LA Chases Streaming Video Success in Paradise: A Q&A
Online series Shangri-LA is a funny and heartfelt look at oddballs on the extreme fringes of Hollywood. Here's a conversation with the director about calling in favors and creating a show.
The List of the 50 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2019
Our panel of streaming media experts has spoken, and these are the 50 companies doing the most important and innovative work in online video today.
The 2019 Streaming Media 50: The 50 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2019
Our exclusive industry-defining list is back for 2019. Here are the 50 companies every Streaming Media reader must know, the ones leading us into the future. These are the most important, innovative, and interesting companies in the online video universe.
Big Data's Big Value: How Broadcasters Can Get an Upper Hand
Streaming services are collecting huge volumes of data on viewer preferences and histories, then using that data to drive new content production decisions.
Akamai Explains the Security Risks With Streaming Video Services
Data breaches aren't just a concern for financial platforms. Hackers also target OTT platforms. Here are three best practices for keeping subscriber data safe.
Facebook Emphasizes Positivity at VidCon 2019 Fireside Chat
With so much negativity in the world today, Facebook wants online video to be a source of positivity in people's lives, and shared words from a top creator.
Connections Are Greater Than Content in the New Media Economy
Yes, there's a way to compete against giant content providers like Netflix and Hulu. It involves creating a bond with viewers and giving them something they can't get anywhere else.
For ESPN, it Takes a Army of Producers to Engage Online Fans
The ideal social media producer is a writer, photographer, and videographer all-in-one. ESPN has a team of them working onsite and off for major events.
How Hulu Attracts Sports Fans to Build a Loyal Audience
Many pay TV customers don't believe they can get all the live sports they're used to from an OTT service. Hulu works with top sports talent to get its message out.
Streaming Sites Crunch the Numbers on Interactive Video
Creating an interactive online experience, such as Netflix's Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, takes a lot of extra footage and budget. Viewers like it so far, but do the economics add up?
SME '19: Tim Siglin Recaps Highlights of Streaming Media East
Tim Siglin of Streaming Media and Help Me! Stream hits the high points of two days of interviews and industry trends from Streaming Media East 2019.
SME '19: fuboTV's Geir Magnusson Talks Server-Side Ad Insertion
Streaming Media's Tim Siglin and fuboTV CTO Geir Magnusson discuss SSAI and ad personalization on the show floor at Streaming Media East 2019.
SME '19: IBM Watson's Scott Grizzle Talks Live Captioning and the Rise of IP Video
Streaming Media's Tim Siglin interviews IBM Watson Media & Weather Senior Solutions Manager Scott Grizzle at Streaming Media East 2019.
SME '19: BritBox' Soumya Sriraman Talks OTT Targeting and Engagement
Streaming Media's Tim Siglin interviews Soumya Sriraman and Efe Akbulut of BritBox at Streaming Media East 2019.
Cheddar Succeeds With Innovation and eSports: Streaming Media East 2019
In the post-cable era, where does a youth-oriented news company go to connect with an audience? Wherever those viewers already are, says Cheddar.
Hulu Highlights Focus Areas for the Coming Year: Streaming Media East 2019
The future of television is here, Hulu declared. To help it scale up from 28 million subscribers today to 60 million in the future, the company is focusing on three key areas.
WarnerMedia Builds a Better Streaming App for its Upcoming OTT Service
The company is listening to what consumers want in order to differentiate its offering. By asking questions and learning about pain points, it hopes to gain an advantage.
For CBS, Tentpole Shows and Intense Testing Lead to D2C Success
Having an exclusive new Star Trek series got viewers to take a look, but keeping them around required an investment in programming and performance marketing.
The State of Live Video 2019
From the big games to corporate events, live video remains the cutting edge of streaming video. Will 2019 be the year that many decide to cut the cord and stream their live channels?
The State of Media and Entertainment 2019
Peak TV has peaked. Well, that didn't take long. We now have more of a good thing than we ever wanted—and more is on the way. Just how long can this last?