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Two years ago, Disney’s eight hour trip back to the late ’60s, director Peter Jackson’s “Get Back,” sold a lot of streaming subscriptions. Jackson spent several years transferring, digitizing and rendering in 5K glory 56 hours of 16mm footage. It was all done to scrub the stink off what was thought to be a record

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