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Streamers & Legacy Networks: Opportunities for Producers! A Liz Levenson / Dan Salerno Webinar

Legacy networks and streamers are still buying programs despite all the chatter about “tough times” for unscripted and documentary producers. What do the buyers want? What’s the scale of their greenlights this year compared with prior years? Who gets them? Liz Levenson (Cactus Tree Entertainment and GRB Media Ranch) hosts a revealing conversation with veteran […]

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Netflix Dominates the Streamers: Comparing 2023’s Most Viewed Unscripted Shows

Netflix rolls on, leaving its competitors far behind! Netflix just announced the second largest quarterly uptick in subscribers (13.1 million) in the company’s history, second only to Q1 2020 (15.8 million), which benefitted from the onset of the COVID pandemic. Cutbacks in spending on programs and marketing by Netflix’s streaming rivals is a key factor

Nat Geo & Disney+: How They Balance Programming Strategies. A Pact Webinar

Nat Geo is a legendary brand for documentary filmmakers and viewers. But how is the Nat Geo channel evolving, now that it belongs to the Disney family and is a subsidiary brand to Disney+? Veteran programming executive Dan Salerno answers this question and more in our most recent webinar. Latest: Nat Geo Wild Loses Subscribers Following

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Nielsen Gauge: Streaming and Netflix Roll On. Latest Data

Streaming continues to increase its share of viewing at the expense of Cable and Broadcast. The May Nielsen Gauge confirms these and other key trends. Highlights: Streaming usage is now at a dominant 36.4% share — up from 31.9% a year ago. Cable TV viewing continues to decline — down 14% to a 31.1 share