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The Media Play News Podcast

Aug 16, 2023

In this final episode, we revisit the Hollywood writers and actors strike and Netflix makes another foray into game streaming by bringing two games to PCs and TVs


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Corporate Fence Straddling on Hollywood Strike is Entertaining

Netflix Expanding Video Game Access to...

Jul 19, 2023

SAG-AFTRA announces a simultaneous strike with the writers of Hollywood and Disney is disrupting itself with theatrical releases tripped up by Disney+.


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Actors Set to Join Writers in Strike Against Studios, Streamers

Disney's Harsh New Reality: Costly Film Flops,...

Jun 14, 2023

We’re back with a new episode, this time covering how successful Netflix’s crackdown on password sharing has been since launch. Disney+ has removed about 30 titles from its service since last month, and Apple has debuted a state of the art AR headset for…$3,500. Should you buy one to watch movies at home?...

May 17, 2023

The writer’s strike brings Hollywood production to a standstill, Mario and Avatar come to streaming, and Xbox’s gaming console is on the ropes. All that and more on this month’s episode!


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Writers Guilds Authorize Strike Following Unsuccessful...

May 5, 2023

We welcome Erik back to the podcast for his second appearance! Erik quickly covers the Warner Bros 100th anniversary sales happening on Vudu including some recent releases like Renfield and Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves before diving into the meat of the interview: CinemaCon 2023. He saw pre-screenings of some...