Focus : la guerre du streaming est déclarée
Subscribers: over 110 million. Half of them are in the United States.
Notable original shows: Stranger Things, Narcos, Thirteen reasons why, The OA, The Crown…
Netflix is planning on spending up to $8 billion on content in 2018, a 33 percent increase compared to 2017.
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Subscribers: over 17 million
Notable original show: The
Handmaid’s Tale. The series, starring Elizabeth Moss, won eight Emmys in 2017 and two Golden Globes in 2018.
Owners: Disney, Comcast and Time Warner. They have decided to sell back libraries of their hit TV shows like This Is Us and 30 Rock to Hulu rather than Netflix.
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Notable original show: The Marvelous Mrs.
Maisel won the 2018 Golden Globes for best TV comedy and best actress in a comedy series.
Challenges: Last year was difficult for Amazon’s streaming service. Top leaders at the entertainment division were ousted and many of its original TV series failed to gain real traction. But still, Amazon is investing plenty of money and could become a real rival to Netflix if it deploys its resources in the right way.
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