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New Netflix Guillermo Del Toro Horror Show, Just In Time For Halloween

If you’re looking for some Halloween horror, check out Guillermo del Toro’s “Cabinet of Curiosities.” The eight-part series is streaming on Netflix.

 | By Kaitlin Gates

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Netflix Will Charge Fees For Sharing Your Password Starting In 2023

Netflix confirmed that it will begin charging accounts that share passwords early next year. Here’s how much your bill could increase.

 | By Tricia Goss

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Streaming Is Changing How Companies Make Money, For Better Or Worse

Streaming companies are prioritizing how to get and keep subscribers, but the risk in producing new or buying old shows is much higher.

 | By Newsy Staff

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Netflix Q2 Earnings Report Reveals Sharp Decline In Subscribers

Netflix shed another 970,000 subscribers from April through June of this year.

 | By Associated Press and Casey Mendoza

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Pop Quiz: Who Makes Money When You Stream A Song Online?

Streaming has become increasingly popular in the music industry, but it's also changed how those in the industry get paid.

 | By Casey Mendoza and Newsy Staff

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CNN's Streaming Service Shutting Down Just One Month After Launch

In a memo, incoming CNN chief executive Chris Licht said the company's CNN+ streaming service would shut down at the end of April.

 | By Associated Press

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Netflix Raising Subscription Prices, Promises To Remain Ad-Free

In the U.S., the streaming service is increasing its most expensive plan to $20 per month, while its basic plan will increase to $10 per month.

 | By Associated Press

Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos.

Netflix CEO Apologizes For Response To Chappelle Controversy

Ted Sarandos says he "screwed up" the company's response to the backlash over comedian Dave Chappelle's latest special "The Closer."

 | By aaron rustom

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Disney Is Banking On The Marvel Cinematic Universe(s)

The twists and turns of "Loki" and "What If...?" expand the entirety of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

 | By Casey Mendoza

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Lollapalooza Spotlights Some Of TikTok's Biggest Musicians

Viral artists like mxmtoon, Flo Milli, Tai Verdes and Bia are all part of this year’s music festival in Chicago.

 | By Casey Mendoza

This image released by Disney+ shows Pedro Pascal in a scene from "The Mandalorian."

'Mandalorian,' 'The Crown,' Top Emmy Nominations With 24 Each

The nominations reinforced the rapid rise of streaming, with the top-nominated scripted shows on services that largely emerged in the past two years.

 | By Associated Press

Scarlett Johanssen and Florence Pugh in "Black Widow"

'Black Widow' Marks Marvel's Return To The Big Screen

The Scarlett Johanssen and Florence Pugh-led "Black Widow" is Marvel's first film in theaters in two years.

 | By Casey Mendoza

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Amazon Buying MGM For $8.45 Billion

The deal is the latest in the media industry that's aimed at boosting streaming services to compete against Netflix and Disney+.

 | By Associated Press

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How Olivia Rodrigo Went From Disney Darling To TikTok Sensation

TikTok superstar Olivia Rodrigo's debut album "Sour" comes out Friday, May 21.

 | By Casey Mendoza

Michael Quigley, from left, Kevin Reilly and Sarah Aubrey appear at the HBO Max Executive Sessions panel.

WarnerMedia, Discovery Merging in $43 Billion Deal

AT&T's content unit WarnerMedia, which includes CNN, HBO, TNT and TBS, is being combined with Discovery in a 43-billion-dollar deal.

 | By Eliana Moreno

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Streaming Brings Less 'Huh?' and More 'Seen It' To Oscars This Year

Fandango survey finds that more people watched Oscar-nominated films this year, but still want to go back to the movie theaters.

 | By Casey Mendoza

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Netflix Releasing Sleep-Focused Docuseries

The streaming giant says it's releasing a docuseries that tackles problems some of us might have at nighttime.

 | By Eliana Moreno

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YouTube Leaves Up Live Stream Of Boulder, CO, Shooting

In a statement, YouTube said it would not immediately take the video down, and instead applied an age restriction to the video.

 | By Tyler Adkisson

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Netflix Cracking Down On Password Sharing

The company is testing a new feature that prompts users to sign up for an account if they aren't watching with the subscriber.

 | By Newsy Staff

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Bolstered By Original Series, Streaming Platforms Continue Mass Growth

With 146 million subscribers, Disney is now second to Netflix in the streaming industry.

 | By Casey Mendoza

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Virtual Inauguration Parties: Concerts, Yoga And Lectures

In lieu of physical events, organizations are hosting virtual inauguration watch parties.

 | By Casey Mendoza

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How Artists Put On Shows (Virtually) In The Middle Of A Pandemic

Producers, writers and actors talk about the advantages of virtual collaboration during the pandemic.

 | By Casey Mendoza

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To Appeal To Audiences And Investors, Disney Is Going Fully Digital

Disney is planning more than 100 new projects over the next three years.

 | By Casey Mendoza

Disney chief executive Bob Chapek

Disney Unveils Upcoming Projects, Streaming Content

Disney+ has more than 86 million subscribers worldwide.

 | By Newsy Staff

Anya Taylor-Joy in Netflix's "The Queen's Gambit"

Behind The (Virtual) Scenes Of Netflix's 'The Queen's Gambit'

The VFX team had to really learn chess in order to develop the effects for the miniseries.

 | By Casey Mendoza

Netflix interface on Roku.

Netflix Ends Free Trials

The 30-day trial actually ended earlier this month, but the change is permanent.

 | By Newsy Staff

Netflix headquarters in Los Angeles, California.

Streaming Companies Continue Thriving Six Months Into The Pandemic

Pandemic continues to push growth of streaming companies, industry experts tell Newsy.

 | By Casey Mendoza

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Global Demand Grows For Black Filmmakers

Shows, movies and networks boost Black artists while Nigeria's "Nollywood" profile rises.

 | By Casey Mendoza

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Entertainment News: Chadwick Boseman Tributes, Disney Fights Piracy

Chadwick Boseman's hometown pays tribute to the late actor, and streaming services take steps to combat piracy.

 | By Casey Mendoza

Disney character Mulan holds sword up to face.

'Mulan' vs. Pirates Raises Stakes In Online Piracy

New Disney film used to lure viewers to free sites that may carry different costs to users, experts say.

 | By Casey Mendoza