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Author Hayes, Dade, author.

Title Binge times : inside Hollywood's furious billion-dollar battle to take down Netflix / Dade Hayes and Dawn Chmielewski.

Publication Info. New York : William Morrow, an impritint of HarperCollinsPublisher, [2022]


Location Call No. Status
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  384.555 HAY    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  384.84 HAYES    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  384.55 HAY    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  384.55 HAYES    Check Shelf
Description xxi, 355 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-331) and index.
Contents Introduction: the reckoning -- Netflix sets the bar -- the discovery of television among the bees -- Hollywood's new center of gravity -- Netflix lives up to its name -- War drums -- The red wedding -- "the status quo, we knew, was not sustainable: -- Live from Cupertino -- Cooking up "quick bites" -- The kid with the cartoons -- Long game -- The birth of ClownCo -- The flywheel -- Showtime -- Touched by Tinker Bell's wand -- "I love that show and I think you will too" -- Quibi vadis? -- "If you want to grab people's attention, you have to tease" -- The IQ test -- The incumbent responds -- Netflix bets on itself -- Meeting the public -- Liftoff -- In space, no one can hear you stream -- Navigating the recovery -- To everthing (churcn, churn, churn) -- Amazon on the march -- Paciencia y fe.
Summary Examines the current efforts among media and tech companies such as Disney, Apple, and Comcast to catch up to Netflix in the streaming video business with multi-billion-dollar investments in new arenas.
The first comprehensive account of the biggest wake-up call in the history of the entertainment business: the pivot to streaming. Go inside a disparate group of media and tech companies - Disney, Apple, AT&T/WarnerMedia, Comcast/NBCUniversal and well-funded startup Quibi - as they scramble to mount multi-billion-dollar challenges to Netflix. This book reveals the true costs of the vision quest as companies are turned inside-out and repeatedly redraw their org charts and strategic plans.
Subject Netflix (Firm)
Streaming video -- Economic aspects.
Streaming technology (Telecommunications) -- United States.
Added Author Chmielewski, Dawn, author.
ISBN 9780062980007 (hardcover)
0062980009 (hardcover)
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