Category: COVID-19

The Digital Entertainment Boom Is Temporary; What Comes Next?

Posted on 8th April, 2020 by Hanna Kahlert in Attention Economy, Attention Saturation, Boom, Coronavirus And Entertainment, Coronavirus Consumer Behaviour, Covid-19 Entertainment Boom, Covid-19 Research, Direct To Consumer Service, Entertainment, Games, Google, Music, Video and Youtube Premium

The digital entertainment boom as a result of the global COVID-19 lockdowns is but an optimistic wave in a stormy sea the market will have to weather over the coming…

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Today Quibi Launches into A Brave New World with Even Bigger Challenges Ahead

Posted on 6th April, 2020 by Tim Mulligan in Chance The Rapper, Chrissy Teigen, Guillermo Del Toro, Jeffery Katzenberg, Jennifer Lopez, LeBron James, Lena Waithe, Liam Hemsworth, Nicole Richie, Quibi, Reese Witherspoon, Sophie Turner and Steven Spielberg

When Quibi chose April 6th as its US and Canada launch date, it could not have envisaged just how rapidly the world would have reprioritised its finite attention. Quibi’s go-to-market strategy…

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Self-Isolation: DAZN Concedes to COVID-19

Posted on 6th April, 2020 by Alistair Taylor in Additive Services, Addressable Audience, Advertising, All-encompassing Offering, Apple, Asset Class, BeIN Sports, Broadcaster, Bundle, Canal Plus, Canal+, Churn, Content, Covid, Covid-19, D-Day, DAZN, Disney, Economic Downturn, Ecosystem, Engagement, Espn, First-mover, Furlough, Hulu, Investment, Isolation, Latency, LFP, Ligue 1, Live Sports, Networks, Nfl, Overextension, Pandemic, Pay Tv, Postponement, Recession, Rights Fees, Rights Holders, Rights Landscape, Rights Obligation, Self Isolation, Sports Fans, Strategy, Streaming Services, Subscribers, Subscription Model, Tech Majors, Tier-one and Value Proposition

Sports streaming insurgent DAZN has announced last week it plans to inform rights holders of its intent to defer its payments of rights fees for any content not yet delivered…

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The Show Must Go On – NFL Throws Screen Pass at COVID-19 with NFL Draft

Posted on 2nd April, 2020 by Alistair Taylor in All-star, Broadcasts, Bundesliga, College, College Eligibility, Console Gamers, Covid, Covid-19, Demand, Digital, Digital Pioneer, Draft, Draft Pick, Draft Prospects, Draftee, E-sports, Entertainment, ESports, Fans, Fox, Fox Sports, FS1, Health Risk, Innovation, IRacing, Live Sports, Madden, March Madness, Media Landscape, MLB, Nascar, NBA, NBA Playoffs, Networks, Nfl, Nfl Combine, NFL Draft, Nfl Madden, NHL Playoffs, Pandemic, Pay Tv, Peak Attention, Postponement, Pro Day, Rights Holders, Scouts, Season, Senior Bowl, Social Distancing, Sports Fans, Supply, Ultras, Video Conference and Virus

The NFL’s commissioner Roger Goodell announced to all 32 teams in a memo on March 26th that the NFL draft will go ahead as scheduled from the 23rd to 25th…

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