YouTube TV: Potential SVOD

After reading Lotz’s observation that subscription cable networks’ success in winning accolades for the “quality and aesthetic form of their series” was likely due to their freedom from content restriction and advertiser meddling, I considered YouTube Red and YouTube TV. Just as subscription cable networks’ series thrived without having to be formatted around commercial pods, …

Telco + SVODs

While watching NCAA football Saturday night, I saw that AT&T offered a free HBO subscription with their Unlimited Choice wireless plan in a commercial. Shortly after, I saw T-Mobile’s “Netflix on Us” commercial that offered a free Netflix subscription to T-Mobile ONE family plans. These two events made me consider Amanda Lotz’s overview of how …