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2022-01-24 10:02:33 AM  
It's not rebranding Paramount+.  This is a separate news-focused service, apparently.
 
2022-01-24 10:29:52 AM  
Christ, they're not even finished putting all of their content on their own streaming service before they're splitting it up and making you pay for each channel type of content.
 
2022-01-24 10:33:09 AM  
They clearly needed to rebrand CBS All Access as Paramount+ because CBS All Access just seems like it's going to have nothing but all those CSI shows that play on your grandpa's TV after he fell asleep watching Wheel of Fortune.  CBS is the home of dumb procedurals now, still very much built for the broadcast era.

Still, though, I'm not quite sure what Paramount+ brings to the table either.  The fragmentation of streaming services has led to more confusion, as you don't quite know what streaming service a TV series or movie will end up on.  Let's take this example: let's say that, for whatever reason, I want to watch The Golden Girls.  That was famously part of NBC's Saturday night lineup, so I'd assume it's on Peacock, NBC's streaming service.  But it's on Hulu, because Disney produced it and owns it.  Let's say that I suffer massive brain trauma and I want to watch the Big Bang Theory.  That was on CBS, so Paramount+, right?  Nope.  HBO Max.
 
2022-01-24 10:42:07 AM  
Naming conventions are annoying.

"+" - Apple, Paramount, Disney, boring.

MAX and ANYTIME, ok works and isn't copied.

But let's admire Peacock. Not only did NBC fark over a lot of sports fans, they had the balls to put "COCK" in the name of their streaming service.

That's courage.

//Paramount should rebrand as "Mountain" or "PAY US GRANDPA"
 
2022-01-24 10:46:54 AM  

jake_lex: They clearly needed to rebrand CBS All Access as Paramount+ because CBS All Access just seems like it's going to have nothing but all those CSI shows that play on your grandpa's TV after he fell asleep watching Wheel of Fortune.  CBS is the home of dumb procedurals now, still very much built for the broadcast era.

Still, though, I'm not quite sure what Paramount+ brings to the table either.  The fragmentation of streaming services has led to more confusion, as you don't quite know what streaming service a TV series or movie will end up on.  Let's take this example: let's say that, for whatever reason, I want to watch The Golden Girls.  That was famously part of NBC's Saturday night lineup, so I'd assume it's on Peacock, NBC's streaming service.  But it's on Hulu, because Disney produced it and owns it.  Let's say that I suffer massive brain trauma and I want to watch the Big Bang Theory.  That was on CBS, so Paramount+, right?  Nope.  HBO Max.


That's interesting, I didn't know that. :)

And, yeah, it's silly how things are worked out and where each show (or movie) is streamed.

I'd like to show my dad the new Spider-Man movie but it won't be streaming on Disney+....Does Sony have a streaming site/subscription?

/don't know and don't care enough to look
//dad was being old and crotchety about not wanting to see the new movie so it's his fault
///3s
 
2022-01-24 10:47:07 AM  
CVS in Paramount really only has two things that I care about. Old Craig Ferguson show episodes and Star Trek.

I have you two before all those late night shows that actually future somebody being funny instead of safe and let's face it, Star Trek is basically just the space Jesus show now with lots of crying.

The other random offerings that I might have a middling level of interest in would have been better served to be licensed to and established streaming service like Netflix or Amazon Prime where you at least they would have gotten some of my money, under this currently heavily balkanized streaming setup they get nothing.

I hope they like the walled-garden that they made, they will be getting less traffic through that then if they simply license through a dedicated streaming platform.
 
2022-01-24 10:48:01 AM  
CBS Nursing Home +, because someone needs to watch 50 different versions of NCIS.
 
2022-01-24 10:48:35 AM  

smd31: jake_lex: They clearly needed to rebrand CBS All Access as Paramount+ because CBS All Access just seems like it's going to have nothing but all those CSI shows that play on your grandpa's TV after he fell asleep watching Wheel of Fortune.  CBS is the home of dumb procedurals now, still very much built for the broadcast era.

Still, though, I'm not quite sure what Paramount+ brings to the table either.  The fragmentation of streaming services has led to more confusion, as you don't quite know what streaming service a TV series or movie will end up on.  Let's take this example: let's say that, for whatever reason, I want to watch The Golden Girls.  That was famously part of NBC's Saturday night lineup, so I'd assume it's on Peacock, NBC's streaming service.  But it's on Hulu, because Disney produced it and owns it.  Let's say that I suffer massive brain trauma and I want to watch the Big Bang Theory.  That was on CBS, so Paramount+, right?  Nope.  HBO Max.

That's interesting, I didn't know that. :)

And, yeah, it's silly how things are worked out and where each show (or movie) is streamed.

I'd like to show my dad the new Spider-Man movie but it won't be streaming on Disney+....Does Sony have a streaming site/subscription?

/don't know and don't care enough to look
//dad was being old and crotchety about not wanting to see the new movie so it's his fault
///3s


Looks like Starz is getting No Way home for a while before it gets to D+ in a year or so.  I didn't even know Starz had a streaming service.
 
2022-01-24 10:52:06 AM  

SVC_conservative: Naming conventions are annoying.

"+" - Apple, Paramount, Disney, boring.

MAX and ANYTIME, ok works and isn't copied.

But let's admire Peacock. Not only did NBC fark over a lot of sports fans, they had the balls to put "COCK" in the name of their streaming service.

That's courage.

//Paramount should rebrand as "Mountain" or "PAY US GRANDPA"


I found out that there's a couple "Psych" movies...

Gus and Shawn totally make fun of the Peacock...
 
2022-01-24 10:58:16 AM  

rummonkey: CVS in Paramount really only has two things that I care about. Old Craig Ferguson show episodes and Star Trek.


I've never watched Star Trek animated using a flip book made from those 6 yard long CVS receipts.
 
2022-01-24 11:21:45 AM  

OkieDookie: CBS Nursing Home +, because someone needs to watch 50 different versions of NCIS.


Who will win the streaming battle of fixed income streamers, Paramount CBS, or Fox Nation?
 
2022-01-24 11:22:23 AM  

DesertCoyote: OkieDookie: CBS Nursing Home +, because someone needs to watch 50 different versions of NCIS.

Who will win the streaming battle of fixed income streamers, Paramount CBS, or Fox Nation?


Senior targeted streamers, that is.
 
2022-01-24 11:31:49 AM  
Subby didn't even finish reading the headline before posting this.
 
2022-01-24 11:36:12 AM  

OkieDookie: CBS Nursing Home +, because someone needs to watch 50 different versions of NCIS.


But I like NCIS shows. Well not a particular fan of the Hawai'i one but maybe it'll get better?
 
2022-01-24 11:36:56 AM  
Ain't nobody paying extra to stream CBS News.
 
2022-01-24 11:38:38 AM  

Representative of the unwashed masses: OkieDookie: CBS Nursing Home +, because someone needs to watch 50 different versions of NCIS.

But I like NCIS shows. Well not a particular fan of the Hawai'i one but maybe it'll get better?


Shhh. Today is tapioca pudding day.
 
2022-01-24 11:41:14 AM  
If you think the US streaming situation is confusing, try living in Canada or other far flung land...
 
2022-01-24 11:45:11 AM  

jake_lex: They clearly needed to rebrand CBS All Access as Paramount+ because CBS All Access just seems like it's going to have nothing but all those CSI shows that play on your grandpa's TV after he fell asleep watching Wheel of Fortune.  CBS is the home of dumb procedurals now, still very much built for the broadcast era.

Still, though, I'm not quite sure what Paramount+ brings to the table either.  The fragmentation of streaming services has led to more confusion, as you don't quite know what streaming service a TV series or movie will end up on.  Let's take this example: let's say that, for whatever reason, I want to watch The Golden Girls.  That was famously part of NBC's Saturday night lineup, so I'd assume it's on Peacock, NBC's streaming service.  But it's on Hulu, because Disney produced it and owns it.  Let's say that I suffer massive brain trauma and I want to watch the Big Bang Theory.  That was on CBS, so Paramount+, right?  Nope.  HBO Max.


Boomer, people are accustom to old shows rotating around the various platforms, and where the show first aired having no relation to where it's currently being housed. Heck, this is what happened with syndication of reruns for decades.
 
2022-01-24 12:17:43 PM  
Oprah Network 2, Weight Watchers Boogaloo
 
2022-01-24 12:25:24 PM  
We live so far out in the country, basic antennas don't really work so I got paramount+ just for the SEC on CBS games and good lord. It's was the absolute worst app on the Firestick. It would lock the whole thing up, and I would have to constantly restart. Or it would constantly glitch. I ended up giving up, canceled, and wrote them an angry goodbye message.
 
2022-01-24 12:32:01 PM  
Maybe rebrand themselves as HooLoo, get some dumb people to subscribe.
 
2022-01-24 12:57:43 PM  

Trocadero: rummonkey: CVS in Paramount really only has two things that I care about. Old Craig Ferguson show episodes and Star Trek.

I've never watched Star Trek animated using a flip book made from those 6 yard long CVS receipts.


Touche, I missed that one when I was proofreading.

My point still stands, as far as a business model is concerned they would have been better off simply licensing it to one or two dedicated streaming services and saving themselves the infrastructure cost of setting up their own. Executive ego overrides Common Sense often.
 
2022-01-24 1:03:18 PM  

OkieDookie: Representative of the unwashed masses: OkieDookie: CBS Nursing Home +, because someone needs to watch 50 different versions of NCIS.

But I like NCIS shows. Well not a particular fan of the Hawai'i one but maybe it'll get better?

Shhh. Today is tapioca pudding day.


But I want BUTTERSCOTCH!
 
2022-01-24 1:05:27 PM  

thornhill: jake_lex: They clearly needed to rebrand CBS All Access as Paramount+ because CBS All Access just seems like it's going to have nothing but all those CSI shows that play on your grandpa's TV after he fell asleep watching Wheel of Fortune.  CBS is the home of dumb procedurals now, still very much built for the broadcast era.

Still, though, I'm not quite sure what Paramount+ brings to the table either.  The fragmentation of streaming services has led to more confusion, as you don't quite know what streaming service a TV series or movie will end up on.  Let's take this example: let's say that, for whatever reason, I want to watch The Golden Girls.  That was famously part of NBC's Saturday night lineup, so I'd assume it's on Peacock, NBC's streaming service.  But it's on Hulu, because Disney produced it and owns it.  Let's say that I suffer massive brain trauma and I want to watch the Big Bang Theory.  That was on CBS, so Paramount+, right?  Nope.  HBO Max.

Boomer, people are accustom to old shows rotating around the various platforms, and where the show first aired having no relation to where it's currently being housed. Heck, this is what happened with syndication of reruns for decades.


Zoomer, I think more the point is that if I have to go chasing all around the place trying to find something I might as well do what I used to do: go to piratebay and torrent the farker. I have no idea where on the net the Battlestar Galactica redo is streaming right now, but I do know exactly where the hard drive with the torrents of it is in my house.
 
2022-01-24 1:10:03 PM  

wozzeck: thornhill: jake_lex: They clearly needed to rebrand CBS All Access as Paramount+ because CBS All Access just seems like it's going to have nothing but all those CSI shows that play on your grandpa's TV after he fell asleep watching Wheel of Fortune.  CBS is the home of dumb procedurals now, still very much built for the broadcast era.

Still, though, I'm not quite sure what Paramount+ brings to the table either.  The fragmentation of streaming services has led to more confusion, as you don't quite know what streaming service a TV series or movie will end up on.  Let's take this example: let's say that, for whatever reason, I want to watch The Golden Girls.  That was famously part of NBC's Saturday night lineup, so I'd assume it's on Peacock, NBC's streaming service.  But it's on Hulu, because Disney produced it and owns it.  Let's say that I suffer massive brain trauma and I want to watch the Big Bang Theory.  That was on CBS, so Paramount+, right?  Nope.  HBO Max.

Boomer, people are accustom to old shows rotating around the various platforms, and where the show first aired having no relation to where it's currently being housed. Heck, this is what happened with syndication of reruns for decades.

Zoomer, I think more the point is that if I have to go chasing all around the place trying to find something I might as well do what I used to do: go to piratebay and torrent the farker. I have no idea where on the net the Battlestar Galactica redo is streaming right now, but I do know exactly where the hard drive with the torrents of it is in my house.


I'm going back to ownership of physical media. For shows and movies that I am likely to watch often I may also purchase it online through Amazon for example.

Besides, if I buy the physical disk then I get the director, actor and production narrations has bonus features. To me, those are worth more than the cost of the movie, depending who it is narrating.
 
2022-01-24 1:14:07 PM  

wozzeck: thornhill: jake_lex: They clearly needed to rebrand CBS All Access as Paramount+ because CBS All Access just seems like it's going to have nothing but all those CSI shows that play on your grandpa's TV after he fell asleep watching Wheel of Fortune.  CBS is the home of dumb procedurals now, still very much built for the broadcast era.

Still, though, I'm not quite sure what Paramount+ brings to the table either.  The fragmentation of streaming services has led to more confusion, as you don't quite know what streaming service a TV series or movie will end up on.  Let's take this example: let's say that, for whatever reason, I want to watch The Golden Girls.  That was famously part of NBC's Saturday night lineup, so I'd assume it's on Peacock, NBC's streaming service.  But it's on Hulu, because Disney produced it and owns it.  Let's say that I suffer massive brain trauma and I want to watch the Big Bang Theory.  That was on CBS, so Paramount+, right?  Nope.  HBO Max.

Boomer, people are accustom to old shows rotating around the various platforms, and where the show first aired having no relation to where it's currently being housed. Heck, this is what happened with syndication of reruns for decades.

Zoomer, I think more the point is that if I have to go chasing all around the place trying to find something I might as well do what I used to do: go to piratebay and torrent the farker. I have no idea where on the net the Battlestar Galactica redo is streaming right now, but I do know exactly where the hard drive with the torrents of it is in my house.


It's on Peacock.
 
2022-01-24 1:28:52 PM  

jake_lex: They clearly needed to rebrand CBS All Access as Paramount+ because CBS All Access just seems like it's going to have nothing but all those CSI shows that play on your grandpa's TV after he fell asleep watching Wheel of Fortune.  CBS is the home of dumb procedurals now, still very much built for the broadcast era.

Still, though, I'm not quite sure what Paramount+ brings to the table either.  The fragmentation of streaming services has led to more confusion, as you don't quite know what streaming service a TV series or movie will end up on.  Let's take this example: let's say that, for whatever reason, I want to watch The Golden Girls.  That was famously part of NBC's Saturday night lineup, so I'd assume it's on Peacock, NBC's streaming service.  But it's on Hulu, because Disney produced it and owns it.  Let's say that I suffer massive brain trauma and I want to watch the Big Bang Theory.  That was on CBS, so Paramount+, right?  Nope.  HBO Max.


You also have Star Trek:TNG and DS9 on Netflix...at least for now.  Not Paramount+. Netflix.  They had Voyager for a while, too, but that one *is* now only on Paramount+

And the balkanization of streaming media continues on unabated.
 
2022-01-24 1:43:32 PM  
I keep reading these headlines as "steaming."
 
2022-01-24 2:07:57 PM  
Traditional TV:

Companies that produce shows own them forever.  (Maybe they will cut a deal to share production costs with a network in exchange for sharing the future rights in some negotiated fashion.)

The production company sells the right to host the first run the show.

Once a show builds up a large number of episodes, they cut deals to syndicate the show to various channels.

Streaming TV:

You can cut a syndication deal with an existing streaming service, or create your own streaming service and refuse to syndicate your shows to anybody else, streaming, cable, or OTA.

If you buy other production companies content libraries, you can put them behind your paywall too.

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In the past, antitrust regulators stepped in when the movie studios also owned the movie theaters, so perhaps something similar will happen again to rule that you can't own both the content and the streaming service.
 
2022-01-24 2:18:52 PM  
I've found the solution is to watch less content.

/leaves more time to argue about memes on premium message boards.
 
2022-01-24 2:31:15 PM  

wozzeck: thornhill: jake_lex: They clearly needed to rebrand CBS All Access as Paramount+ because CBS All Access just seems like it's going to have nothing but all those CSI shows that play on your grandpa's TV after he fell asleep watching Wheel of Fortune.  CBS is the home of dumb procedurals now, still very much built for the broadcast era.

Still, though, I'm not quite sure what Paramount+ brings to the table either.  The fragmentation of streaming services has led to more confusion, as you don't quite know what streaming service a TV series or movie will end up on.  Let's take this example: let's say that, for whatever reason, I want to watch The Golden Girls.  That was famously part of NBC's Saturday night lineup, so I'd assume it's on Peacock, NBC's streaming service.  But it's on Hulu, because Disney produced it and owns it.  Let's say that I suffer massive brain trauma and I want to watch the Big Bang Theory.  That was on CBS, so Paramount+, right?  Nope.  HBO Max.

Boomer, people are accustom to old shows rotating around the various platforms, and where the show first aired having no relation to where it's currently being housed. Heck, this is what happened with syndication of reruns for decades.

Zoomer, I think more the point is that if I have to go chasing all around the place trying to find something I might as well do what I used to do: go to piratebay and torrent the farker. I have no idea where on the net the Battlestar Galactica redo is streaming right now, but I do know exactly where the hard drive with the torrents of it is in my house.



In addition to using this thing called "google," all of the streaming boxes will search for content across platforms.

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2022-01-24 2:52:29 PM  

SVC_conservative: Naming conventions are annoying.

"+" - Apple, Paramount, Disney, boring.

MAX and ANYTIME, ok works and isn't copied.

But let's admire Peacock. Not only did NBC fark over a lot of sports fans, they had the balls to put "COCK" in the name of their streaming service.

That's courage.

//Paramount should rebrand as "Mountain" or "PAY US GRANDPA"


I usually refer to NBC's as "P. Cock."

/LAUGH, DAMMIT!
 
2022-01-24 3:02:35 PM  

JerkStore: Ain't nobody paying extra to stream CBS News.


You don't have to.  You can watch it on any of the FAST platforms such as Pluto for free.
 
2022-01-24 3:23:30 PM  

BullBearMS: Traditional TV:

Companies that produce shows own them forever.  (Maybe they will cut a deal to share production costs with a network in exchange for sharing the future rights in some negotiated fashion.)

The production company sells the right to host the first run the show.

Once a show builds up a large number of episodes, they cut deals to syndicate the show to various channels.

Streaming TV:

You can cut a syndication deal with an existing streaming service, or create your own streaming service and refuse to syndicate your shows to anybody else, streaming, cable, or OTA.

If you buy other production companies content libraries, you can put them behind your paywall too.

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In the past, antitrust regulators stepped in when the movie studios also owned the movie theaters, so perhaps something similar will happen again to rule that you can't own both the content and the streaming service.


It's an anti-trust issue for a website to create its own content?

/here comes the wall of text showing how none of y'all understand the difference between 'monopoly' and 'copyright'.
 
2022-01-24 3:31:54 PM  
I read that as "CBS again rebrands its steaming platform ....."  And, nodded my head in acknowledgement of the truth.
 
2022-01-24 4:20:19 PM  

AdrienVeidt: It's an anti-trust issue for a website to create its own content?


Disney should be allowed to buy up all the studios, pull everything off of Netflix, and triple the prices consumers were paying previously for the same content?
 
2022-01-24 4:32:56 PM  
This is another one of Viacom CBS's "it's not broken, but let's dumb it down" actions since the merger.
 
2022-01-24 4:34:10 PM  

BullBearMS: AdrienVeidt: It's an anti-trust issue for a website to create its own content?

Disney should be allowed to buy up all the studios, pull everything off of Netflix, and triple the prices consumers were paying previously for the same content?


Strawmen should set themselves on fire?
 
2022-01-24 4:46:33 PM  

wozzeck: thornhill: jake_lex: They clearly needed to rebrand CBS All Access as Paramount+ because CBS All Access just seems like it's going to have nothing but all those CSI shows that play on your grandpa's TV after he fell asleep watching Wheel of Fortune.  CBS is the home of dumb procedurals now, still very much built for the broadcast era.

Still, though, I'm not quite sure what Paramount+ brings to the table either.  The fragmentation of streaming services has led to more confusion, as you don't quite know what streaming service a TV series or movie will end up on.  Let's take this example: let's say that, for whatever reason, I want to watch The Golden Girls.  That was famously part of NBC's Saturday night lineup, so I'd assume it's on Peacock, NBC's streaming service.  But it's on Hulu, because Disney produced it and owns it.  Let's say that I suffer massive brain trauma and I want to watch the Big Bang Theory.  That was on CBS, so Paramount+, right?  Nope.  HBO Max.

Boomer, people are accustom to old shows rotating around the various platforms, and where the show first aired having no relation to where it's currently being housed. Heck, this is what happened with syndication of reruns for decades.

Zoomer, I think more the point is that if I have to go chasing all around the place trying to find something I might as well do what I used to do: go to piratebay and torrent the farker. I have no idea where on the net the Battlestar Galactica redo is streaming right now, but I do know exactly where the hard drive with the torrents of it is in my house.


Yup. At this point I just download everything and throw it on Plex, then I can watch it whenever I want, wherever I want.
 
2022-01-24 4:52:32 PM  

AdrienVeidt: BullBearMS: AdrienVeidt: It's an anti-trust issue for a website to create its own content?

Disney should be allowed to buy up all the studios, pull everything off of Netflix, and triple the prices consumers were paying previously for the same content?

Strawmen should set themselves on fire?


LOL.  That's your response right after your "anti-trust issue for a website to create its own content" strawman?

Disney literally has been buying up studios worth of content and yanking it off of other streaming services where it was priced lower as soon as the current contract lapses.
 
2022-01-24 4:58:03 PM  

Representative of the unwashed masses: OkieDookie: CBS Nursing Home +, because someone needs to watch 50 different versions of NCIS.

But I like NCIS shows. Well not a particular fan of the Hawai'i one but maybe it'll get better?


What's not to like? It's got the wife of a boy band singer, an on-again/off-again lesbian romance, the techie guy who never leaves work, and all that glorious B-roll footage that CBS has acquired over 50 years of making shows in Hawai'i.
 
2022-01-24 4:58:24 PM  

BullBearMS: AdrienVeidt: BullBearMS: AdrienVeidt: It's an anti-trust issue for a website to create its own content?

Disney should be allowed to buy up all the studios, pull everything off of Netflix, and triple the prices consumers were paying previously for the same content?

Strawmen should set themselves on fire?

LOL.  That's your response right after your "anti-trust issue for a website to create its own content" strawman?

Disney literally has been buying up studios worth of content and yanking it off of other streaming services where it was priced lower as soon as the current contract lapses.


It's not Disney-specific, either. Warner, under AT&T, has been doing the same thing.
 
2022-01-24 5:05:09 PM  

DesertCoyote: BullBearMS: AdrienVeidt: BullBearMS: AdrienVeidt: It's an anti-trust issue for a website to create its own content?

Disney should be allowed to buy up all the studios, pull everything off of Netflix, and triple the prices consumers were paying previously for the same content?

Strawmen should set themselves on fire?

LOL.  That's your response right after your "anti-trust issue for a website to create its own content" strawman?

Disney literally has been buying up studios worth of content and yanking it off of other streaming services where it was priced lower as soon as the current contract lapses.

It's not Disney-specific, either. Warner, under AT&T, has been doing the same thing.


Yup.  I just had a humorous Disney-created image for the Disney example.
 
2022-01-24 5:48:17 PM  

BullBearMS: AdrienVeidt: BullBearMS: AdrienVeidt: It's an anti-trust issue for a website to create its own content?

Disney should be allowed to buy up all the studios, pull everything off of Netflix, and triple the prices consumers were paying previously for the same content?

Strawmen should set themselves on fire?

LOL.  That's your response right after your "anti-trust issue for a website to create its own content" strawman?

Disney literally has been buying up studios worth of content and yanking it off of other streaming services where it was priced lower as soon as the current contract lapses.


It's not a strawman, it's your farking dumbshiat argument.  You're saying Disney+ making content for their own website of characters they own the copyright for needs to be looked at as an anti-trust issue and it's the absolutely shiat-eatingly stupidest comment made on this website this entire week and this isn't even on the PolTab.

Please read a farking dictionary to learn the difference between 'monopoly' and 'copyright' because your entire argument is rooted in not knowing the difference.
 
2022-01-24 5:52:48 PM  

jdjoker: Representative of the unwashed masses: OkieDookie: CBS Nursing Home +, because someone needs to watch 50 different versions of NCIS.

But I like NCIS shows. Well not a particular fan of the Hawai'i one but maybe it'll get better?

What's not to like? It's got the wife of a boy band singer, an on-again/off-again lesbian romance, the techie guy who never leaves work, and all that glorious B-roll footage that CBS has acquired over 50 years of making shows in Hawai'i.


Meh, at least with the other versions there were characters/actors that were charismastic to me. This one just seems flat.
 
2022-01-24 6:20:30 PM  
Misleading headline.  This is clearly just the news content they stream out to multiple platforms.
 
2022-01-24 6:52:04 PM  

BullBearMS: AdrienVeidt: BullBearMS: AdrienVeidt: It's an anti-trust issue for a website to create its own content?

Disney should be allowed to buy up all the studios, pull everything off of Netflix, and triple the prices consumers were paying previously for the same content?

Strawmen should set themselves on fire?

LOL.  That's your response right after your "anti-trust issue for a website to create its own content" strawman?

Disney literally has been buying up studios worth of content and yanking it off of other streaming services where it was priced lower as soon as the current contract lapses.


What the blue hell are you talking about?  Netflix is now $15 a month.  You're paying $45 a month for Disney+?!
What streaming service was streaming Lucasfilm. Marvel, or 20th Fox content for less than $3 a month?

Are you tripping on some sort of drug?  Had a stroke?  Or did you seriously just go on a website and make by far the dumbest, stupidest comment I've ever read outside the politics tab?

/I know Fark has a hard-on hate for Disney, but this trolling is pathetic and extreme even for that.
 
2022-01-24 7:10:27 PM  

jake3988: I know Fark has a hard-on hate for Disney


Are you insane?  Fark still gets apoplectic at the very notion that Scorsese doesn't like what you like.
 
2022-01-24 7:14:44 PM  

AdrienVeidt: You're saying Disney+ making content for their own website of characters they own the copyright for needs to be looked at


No.  I'm saying that antitrust regulators have found in the past that you shouldn't let one company own the movie studios and the movie theaters, because it led to them doing anticompetitive things.
 
2022-01-24 7:29:22 PM  

jake_lex: Let's say that I suffer massive brain trauma and I want to watch the Big Bang Theory.  That was on CBS, so Paramount+, right?  Nope.  HBO Max.


Big Bang Theory was a WB show, as most (all?) Chuck Lorre shows are.  WB and HBO are essentially (kinda) the same company now.  Most WB shows will be found on HBO Max.

Exceptions: Lucifer and Gilmore Girls b/c Netflix will absolutely turn this car around and go home before it'll share streaming rights.

Also Ted Lasso because... Actually, no idea on that one.  But it's nice the Apple folks have something upbeat to look forward to.
 
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