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Is Netflix Connected To The Rise In Teen Suicides?

Netflix has responded to a recent report that claimed the suicide rate among teenagers rose following the release of its drama 13 Reasons Why. Earlier in the week, the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry... Read More

The Definition Of Cord Cutting

Let’s set the record straight with the correct definition of the term “cord-cutting”. Cord Cutting is: giving up any and all pay services that provide access to linear (e.g. live) ad-supported broadcast and cable... Read More

#Entitlement @latenightparent

Join Ted Hicks as he moderates the #LNPShow that discusses today’s current events, social topics & raising kids in this current time.  Guest: Shawn Armor @Tru_Armor joins us for a super-sized episode to provide his unique... Read More

Thoughts on Disney Plus

So here’s the Disney Plus announcement and brief podcast on it’s latest offerings. 1. $7/month ad-free is just an intro play, an AMVAP if you will. (As Many Viewers As Possible.) Same thing the vMVPDs are doing and most Silicon... Read More

Netflix considering random play button

Odds are you’ve watched your favorite show on Netflix enough times to pick up on the overarching plot no matter what episode you’re watching. Of course, you can manually choose an episode at “random,” but that takes a lot of... Read More

Netflix to build 6 sound stages in NYC and invest $100M

Queens lost Amazon, but Brooklyn and Manhattan are cashing in on Netflix. The popular streaming service is investing $100 million by 2024 to build six new sound stages in Brooklyn and add 127 jobs to the 32 it already has in Manhattan, officials... Read More

Can Digital Compete with TV-Like Numbers?

We may all be addicted to our phones, and we surely have NO IDEA how that is changing our cognitive functions, our relationship to our community, let alone how it will reshape our relationship to content in a long-term way. But here is something we do... Read More

#NotInOrlando @latenightparent

Join Ted Hicks as he moderates the #LNPShow that discusses today’s current events, social topics & raising kids in this current time.  Guest: Danny Thompson joins us to provide commentary on stories surrounding the NFL, AAF,... Read More

Local Streaming Apps Are Here

It’s been a big week for local broadcast networks and OTT. Sinclair launched STIRR, their new app that combines their local broadcast channels with some really forgettable VOD content. The New York Times ran a big story on Locast, aka... Read More

Making Your Streaming Tech Work For You

Today’s streaming gadgets are oddly demure about all the nifty stuff they can do beyond enabling your binge. Since they’re so humble, we’ll clue you in to the features you may be missing…. Don’t know what to do with your old... Read More

Should Netflix really fear Fortnite?

Netflix is not blind to the competition but says it does not consider HBO a prime threat.  HBO is often touted as one of the streaming service’s biggest foes. Both companies are vying for TV subscribers, and are frequent rivals in award... Read More

Why Does My Netflix Subscription Price Continue To Increase?

Netflix on Tuesday announced its largest price hike since launching its streaming business 12 years ago, upping subscription rates anywhere from 13 to 18 percent. Effective immediately for newbies and being phased in over three months for current... Read More

NBCUniversal joins the streaming wars

The golden age of cord-cutting keeps getting more golden: In addition to streaming services from giants like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, another entertainment mainstay announced plans on Monday to introduce a new streaming service of their own. That... Read More

Creating The Perfect Environment For Box Set Bliss

They say that staying in is the new going out, thanks to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, etc. It’s no longer a case of talking about what you got up to the night before, but whether you’ve seen the latest show that everyone is talking about. Let’s face... Read More

#Synamedia aims to End to Netflix Account Sharing

Chances are you probably share your Netflix account with someone else – either that, or you have access to someone else’s password.  Well, the streaming service could be set to crack down on those sharing their account widely with a new... Read More

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