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Julia Alexander and Jason Snell break down the business of binge-watching in the era of the Streaming Wars. Hosted by Jason Snell and Julia Alexander.

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    • 4.7 • 42 Ratings

Julia Alexander and Jason Snell break down the business of binge-watching in the era of the Streaming Wars. Hosted by Jason Snell and Julia Alexander.

    I Love Sports Corner

    I Love Sports Corner

    We discuss the "Lightyear" box office and the future of Pixar, finding better ways to binge through smart software, and how streaming franchises are constructed. And then, once again, there's Sports Corner.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Entertainment Chess Move

    Entertainment Chess Move

    With the clash between "Stranger Things" and Star Wars, the summer streaming blockbuster season has begun! And we inaugurate a new segment, Sports Corner, as the path of sports on streaming media sports has begun to change dramatically.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Billionaires are Strange Creatures

    Billionaires are Strange Creatures

    What do "Stranger Things" and "Obi Wan Kenobi" tell us about the present and future of Netflix and Disney+? Also, Netflix's "The Gray Man," a revived "Daredevil," and we answer your letters!

    • 1 hr 7 min
    10,000 Other Tentacles

    10,000 Other Tentacles

    After years watching the old Netflix cruise along as the top streamer, things are getting interesting as it shifts gears and engages the realities of today's streaming scene. We discuss Netflix changes and Julia reviews Disney's financial results.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    A Lighthouse, But No Captain

    A Lighthouse, But No Captain

    We're sifting through the fallout of Netflix's trying times, pondering the future of ads on streaming services and trying to identify which shows benefit from binge-watching--and which don't.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Avatar of the Industry

    Avatar of the Industry

    Emergency podcast! Julia and Jason reconvene for a second time in a week to discuss Netflix's very bad quarterly results (and how the company will change its behavior and strategy as a result) and the rapid but not entirely surprising death of CNN+.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

danielbartolini ,

This show is so friggin’ good.

The hosts are great. The way Jason and Julia work together to set up topics and then dive deep into the nuances is so enjoyable.

liprobinson ,

Highly informative, always entertaining

I love hearing Julia & Jason discuss the latest in streaming and how the business side of the industry impacts us as viewers. Both hosts are incredibly well-informed, great at communicating, and fun to listen to! One of my favorite pods, and I appreciate the little crossover references from TVYM

Brooksmanzella ,

An Expert and an Enthusiast

I like some of Jason’s other work, so I was willing to give this show a try. I found that his co host Julia is a professional in the field who is so so good. Strongly recommend giving this a try if you’ve ever wondered “why the heck do these shows keep ending up on weird streaming services at completely random times??”

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