Tim Mulligan

Facebook — The Video News Hegemon?

Blog post by Tim Mulligan
Last Wednesday Facebook officially announced  that it was partnering with a number of well-known news publishers to provide original news programmes that will feature on Watch, Facebook’s video service…
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The Politician As Show Runner

Blog post by Tim Mulligan
Monday’s announcement by Netflix that it had engaged the Obamas to produce a show represents the further evolution of the power of the show runner and the increasing overlap between celebrity and politics.…
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Marvel versus Netflix

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Blog post by Tim Mulligan
With yesterday’s launch of  ESPN+   Disney has begun its direct-to-consumer strategy, which revolves around the introduction of proprietary subscription video on demand (SVOD) services. The move forms…
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Amazon Has Hit The Brakes On The Grand Tour

Blog post by Tim Mulligan
Fans of the Amazon original Grand Tour last week will have been disappointed to find out that the eclectic  motorsports/chat show was not going to be renewed beyond the third season which is currently…
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Not All Originals Are Created Equal

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Blog post by Tim Mulligan
As the world shifts closer to becoming a digital video landscape, the ‘original’ has become a key part of the value proposition for subscription video on demand (SVOD) services as they battle for market…
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