Category: Video

Forget Virtual – UFC and NRL going Remote

Posted on 10th April, 2020 by Alistair Taylor in AP, Associated Press, Broadcaster, Broadcasting, Covid, Digital, Digital Platforms, Disney, Espn, Facebook, Franchise, Instagram, Live Sports, Nfl, NRL, Pandemic, Rights, Rights Holders, Social Interactions, Sports Rights, TMZ, Twitter, Ufc, Wrestlemania and WWE

With fans currently starved of sports entertainment during lockdown, rights holders are jumping out of the gate to be the first to put on live sports to serve any form…

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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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The COVID Bounce: How COVID-19 is Reshaping Entertainment Demand

Posted on 27th March, 2020 by Mark Mulligan in Amazon Music, Amazon Prime, Amazon Prime Video, Apple Music, Apple Tv, BBC, Boris Johnson, Cnn, Coronavirus, Coronavirus And Entertainment, Covid-19, Covid19, Disney, Donald Trump, Entertainment Demand, Fox News, Games, Grand Theft Auto, Gta, Minecraft, Music, Netflix, News, Playstation, Podcasts, Radio, Spotify, Streaming, The Bbcc, The Covid Bounce, TV, Video and Xbox

The economic disruption and social dislocation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is not evenly distributed. Some business face catastrophe, while others thrive. Across the entertainment industries the same is true,…

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