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Streaming Wars

Established streaming industry leaders like Netflix and Amazon are facing more competition than ever. Now legacy entertainment giants are in the game with their own subscription services, like Peacock, HBO Max, Paramount Plus, and the Disney Plus / Hulu / ESPN Plus bundle, while Apple TV Plus attacks around the edges. Meanwhile, the rise of ad-supported free platforms like Roku Channel and Pluto TV has attracted enough attention that Plex, YouTube, and Amazon’s Freevee are trying to get a chunk of the action too.

Disney Plus’ ad-supported plan will launch in December

Disney Plus and Hulu are getting steep price hikes

Apple won’t even tell Ben Stiller how many of you are watching Severance

Walmart is trying to build a streaming service, again

The Pokémon anime’s Arceus Chronicles special is headed to Netflix

Code in the Google TV app suggests 50 free TV channels are coming

HBO Max will be replaced next year by a new service combined with Discovery Plus

HBO Max might get maimed

She-Hulk episodes will debut on Thursdays instead of Wednesdays

The megamerger killed Batgirl

HBO Max’s $90 million Batgirl movie is headed to the vault

Daniel Radcliffe’s Weird Al biopic gets November release date

NFL Plus streaming has live games for $4.99 per month — but not on your TV

Marvel’s Phase 5 will kick off with Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania and end with Thunderbolts

The Sandman’s Comic-Con trailer teases endless possibilities

Netflix starts linking iPhone and iPad users to an external sign-up page

Streaming video apps all look the same now

Marvel’s going all in on animation with Spider-Man: Freshman Year and even more X-Men ‘97

Amandla Stenberg may head to the dark side in Star Wars’ Acolyte series

Logan and the Deadpool movies are coming to Disney Plus

Netflix’s CEO is ready for TV to die

Linear TV should not die

Netflix’s ad-supported tier won’t have everything at launch

Netflix subscriber count in the US and Canada dropped by 1.3 million over the last three months

The best Spider-Man movies are coming to Netflix

Netflix’s latest anti-password sharing test lets users ‘buy’ additional homes

Your Crunchyroll anime subscription just got cheaper in these 95 countries

Amazon is giving Prime Video its biggest redesign in years

New navigation, a top 10 list, and a very familiar look and feel

San Diego Comic-Con 2022: all the best panels, trailers, and news to watch out for

ESPN Plus is about to get even more expensive

Netflix is partnering with Microsoft for its new ad-supported tier

BTS is coming to Disney Plus

Ms. Marvel’s finale brought Kamala Khan’s MCU journey full circle by saying the m-word

What’s the difference between Ms. Marvel and Marvel Girl?