Amanda and Alex recap the bounty of portal news breaking in early August and the various strategies emerging. CBS All Access, Disney's announced portals (ESPN), Seeso shutting down, FX+, the future of Hulu...Amanda explains what is and isn't happening in these deals. And we only talk a very little bit about Netflix.
Amanda and Alex go for the gold in this look at the economics of sports on television. Whether media events such as the Olympics, March Madness, or the Super Bowl or regular league rights deals, the business of sports on television is being disrupted, and in ways different from the rest of television.