Dish Hops over the top

Dish Network’s linear streaming deal with Disney won’t be the last of its kind. But don’t expect the floodgates to be thrown open generally just yet, either.

Hulu and the price of failure

Instead of a sale, Hulu’s owners now find themselves putting up a $750 million fig leaf to make it look like they have some sort of strategic plan for Hulu and to try to hide the implications of the non-sale for the value of their streaming rights.

Shotgun wedding on the set-top

As viewers rely on a growing number of screens and devices for consuming video, the source of the programming becomes ever-less relevant to the experience of watching it, particularly as OTT services like Netflix become a more important source of original programming.