On Wednesday, Parrot Analytics posted their quarterly report card on the streaming industry. Five of the companies — Netflix, Disney (Disney+ and Hulu), Warner Bros Discovery (Max), Paramount Global (Paramount+) and NBCUniversal (Peacock) are publicly traded and share data. The parent companies behind two others, AppleTV+ and Amazon Prime Video, do not report subscriber numbers.
Another week, another Reelgood look at what are the 10 most popular shows across various platforms, broadcast cable and streaming, in North America. This one looks at August 3 to 9 and survey says that the AppleTV+ thriller Hijack, starring Idris Elba as a special agent aboard a hijacked passenger plane, was the most-watched series
According to a number of sources, the average person spends almost 18 minutes a day trying to figure out what to watch on Netflix. That’s a lot of wasted time, and it doesn’t take into account searching the seemingly bottomless catalogs of Amazon Prime, Apple TV+, Crave, Disney, etc. Despite the fact we have reached
AppleTV+ announced Thursday that they’ve renewed Shrinking for a second season — making this a good time to post a review of the series. The eighth (out of 10) first season episode premieres Friday. First up, full disclosure: I tend to like just about anything with a Bill Lawrence connection. This dates back to the
There is so much television in 2023. Every week, every day, a new series premieres. Thanks to well-stocked libraries on FAST channels such as Tubi, PlutoTV or CTV Throwback, you can summon up shows as old as The Beverly Hillbillies or Ed Sullivan on demand. Or, starting Friday, you can go back to the future,
While Netflix and (thanks to The Last of Us) HBO suck up most of the media oxygen when it comes to TV drama, one streamer has produced enough top drawer entertainment to keep you watching for the rest of winter, and well into spring. It is – surprise! – AppleTV+. While Netflix goes for quantity,
Charlie Hunnam does not like to watch himself on screen, especially at film festivals. The star of AppleTV+’s Shantaram was in Toronto recently to promote the 12-episode adventure drama. He did the red carpet and waved to the audience but ducked out of a screening at the Bell Lightbox Theatre. As you’ll hear on the
Sometimes you get all kinds of time to interview somebody on a TV show. Other times, not so much. One such shorter opportunity came up a few days ago with Charlie Hunnam, star of the new AppleTV+ adventure series Shantaram. The 12 episode drama stars Hunnam, a terrific English-born actor best known for his many