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Procter & Gamble is leaving the TV upfronts to do more direct deals with TV networks

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for September 24. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected]'s news: P&G ditches the TV upfronts, the companies that could buy Quibi, and the retail players best positioned to take on Amazon for ad sales. Paul Morigi/Getty Images The world's top advertiser is ditching the upfronts and s...
Tags: Amazon, Spotify, Disney, Trends, Walmart, Wall Street Journal, Kroger, Gamble, Chrissy, Procter Gamble, Ashley Rodriguez, Amazon Read, Patrick Coffee, Lauren Johnson, Lauren Read, Tanya Dua


LOL: Watch The Honest Trailer for Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+, HBO Max & More Streaming Services

We don’t want to speak too soon, but it seems like maybe we’ve finally gotten all the streaming services that we need. Now’s the time for them all to fight each other for dominance, and the folks behind Honest Trailers are helping them out by taking the first shots. Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+, HBO Max, CBS All Access, YouTube, Quibi and more all get skewered as the Honest Trailer for Every Streaming Service takes shots at every single one of them. Watch below. The Honest Trailer fo...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Youtube, Disney, Hulu, Lol, Cbs All Access, Peacock, Video Of The Day, Appletv, HBO SHOWTIME STARZ, Quibi, HBO Max, Netflix Hulu Amazon Prime Disney HBO Max, Honest Trailer for Every Streaming Service, Netflix Hulu Amazon Prime Disney HBO


Anyone Want to Buy a Quibi? (gizmodo)

Executives at Quibi, the spectacular disaster that no one asked for and evidently no one wants‚ may be looking to bail from their own failed experience.Read more... [Author: Catie Keck]
Tags: News, Catie Keck, Quibi


Quibi considers a quick exit, and BBDO New York CEO takes readers back to the office: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.
Tags: Advertising, BBDO, Quibi


So Does This Mean Quibi Has Failed?

Launched in April 2020, Quibi has raised about $1.75 billion from major studios and other investors and has banked dozens of original series from Hollywood A-listers. The major question is who, exactly, would be interested in acquiring the struggling Quibi venture, given its untested business model and weak subscriber traction to date. – Variety
Tags: Art, Hollywood, Media, Quibi, 09.21.20


10 things in tech you need to know today

Reuters Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Oracle has thrown fresh confusion on its deal to buy part of TikTok after saying that owner ByteDance will have no ownership stake in the new TikTok Global. In a statement on Monday, Oracle announced that its new TikTok venture will be entirely divested from ByteDance, contradicting previous reports of the agreed deal between the two companies, per The Verge...
Tags: Google, Facebook, UK, Microsoft, Washington Post, Cdc, China, US, Trends, Beijing, House, Nvidia, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Alexa


Quibi Reportedly Weighs Selling Itself Less Than 6 Months After Launching

According to The Wall Street Journal, the mobile streaming service Quibi is exploring strategic options including a possible sale. "It is also considering raising more money or going public through a merger with a specially formed company that could help it fund deals," adds CNET. From the report: It declined to comment directly on the report, but Quibi said in a statement that it "has successfully launched a new business and pioneered a new form of storytelling and state-of-the-art platform." I...
Tags: Tech, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Wall Street Journal, Cnet, Meg Whitman, Quibi


Daily Crunch: This TikTok deal is pretty confusing

Companies send out conflicting messages about the TikTok deal, Microsoft acquires a gaming giant and the WeChat ban is temporarily blocked. This is your Daily Crunch for September 21, 2020. The big story: This TikTok deal is pretty confusing This keeps getting more confusing. Apparently TikTok’s parent company ByteDance has reached a deal with Walmart and Oracle that will allow the Chinese social media app to continue operating in the United States, and the deal has been approved by Donald...
Tags: Social, Mobile, Apps, Microsoft, China, US, San Francisco, Tech, Walmart, United States, Ireland, Zynga, Donald Trump, Oracle, Bethesda, Michael Carter


Quibi Exploring “Strategic Options” For Its Future, Including a Possible Sale

Quibi, the short-form streaming service that was met with extreme skepticism from its inception, is facing an uncertain future. A new report indicates that the service is exploring “strategic options” including a potential sale. Who would buy Quibi at this point? I don’t know – maybe if we all start a GoFundMe page we could all go in on it together. Just a thought. Per a report in the Wall Street Journal: Streaming service Quibi is exploring several strategic options including a possible sal...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, United States, Jeffrey Katzenberg, WSJ, SPAC, Meg Whitman, Katzenberg, Quibi


Quibi might be up for sale after limp launch

Quibi is reportedly exploring a possible sale, as the short-form video streaming platform has struggled after launching in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tags: News, Trends, Social Media, Quibi


Will Arnett and ATTN:’s ‘Your Daily Horoscope’ Animated Series Renewed for Season 2 at Quibi (EXCLUSIVE)

Will Arnett’s horoscope must have told him that great news is heading his way. And that news is that his “Your Daily Horoscope” animated series has been picked up for a second season by Quibi, Variety has learned exclusively. The short-form content platform has ordered another 26-week run of the show, which airs five episodes per week. […]
Tags: News, Will Arnett, Arnett, Quibi, Quibi Variety, Your Daily Horoscope


Will Arnett’s ‘Your Daily Horoscope’ Animated Series Renewed for Season 2 at Quibi (EXCLUSIVE)

Will Arnett’s horoscope must have told him that great news is heading his way. And that news is that his “Your Daily Horoscope” animated series has been picked up for a second season by Quibi, Variety has learned exclusively. The short-form content platform has ordered another 26-week run of the show, which airs five episodes per week. […]
Tags: News, Will Arnett, Arnett, Quibi, Quibi Variety, Your Daily Horoscope


Anyone Want to Buy a Quibi?

Executives at Quibi, the spectacular disaster that no one asked for and evidently no one wants‚ may be looking to bail from their own failed experience.Read more...
Tags: Science, Streaming, Regrets, Streaming Wars, Quibi


Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Quibi Is Looking to Sell Itself, Among Other Possible Options (Report)

Quibi, the mobile subscription TV startup founded by Jeffrey Katzenberg, is exploring “strategic options” including a potential sale, the Wall Street Journal reported. Launched in April 2020, Quibi has raised about $1.75 billion from major studios and other investors and has banked dozens of original series from Hollywood A-listers. The major question is who, exactly, […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Wall Street Journal, Quibi


Quibi is reportedly exploring strategic options including a possible sale

Jeffrey Katzenberg. Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Quibi The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that Jeffrey Katzenberg's mobile-video startup, Quibi, which raised $1.75 billion but has struggled to sign up subscribers, is considering a possible sale.  A possible sale is one of a few strategic options the company is reportedly considering, including raising more money, and going public through a merger with a special purpose acquisition company. Visit Business Insider's homepage for mo...
Tags: TV, Hollywood, Media, Trends, Netflix, Streaming, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Streaming Video, Wall Street Journal, Journal, SPAC, Meg Whitman, Ashley Rodriguez, Katzenberg, Tech Insider, Quibi


Father-Daughter Duo Jasmine And Ron Cephas-Jones Make History With Emmy Wins

The pair won creative arts Emmys for their roles in Quibi’s “#FreeRayshawn” and "This Is Us."
Tags: News, Ron Cephas Jones, Quibi, Daughter Duo Jasmine


Original Content podcast: ‘Wireless’ shows off Quibi’s Turnstyle technology

“Wireless” is probably the best showcase so far for Quibi’s Turnstyle technology. That’s the technology that allows the streaming video app to switch seamlessly between landscape and portrait mode depending on the orientation of your phone. With other Quibi shows, you’re essentially getting two views of the same footage — but with “Wireless” (which is executive produced by Steven Soderbergh), you’re switching between traditional cinematic footage (in landscape) and a view of the protagonist’s ph...
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Media, Podcasts, Entertainment, Tech, Wireless, Steven Soderbergh, Facetime, Sheridan, Tye Sheridan, Original Content Podcast, Wechter, Quibi, Zach Wechter, Jack Seidman


TV Bits: ‘Riverdale’ Time Jump, ‘Altered Carbon’ Canceled, ‘Reno 911’ Renewed, Netflix Shows Resume Production, and More

In this edition of TV Bits: Riverdale season 5 is jumping forward in time. Altered Carbon has been canceled. Watch a trailer for the return of Supernatural. Reno 911 has been renewed by Quibi. Primal has also been renewed (and you can watch a teaser). Lucifer season 5 is resuming production. So is Locke & Key. Showtime renews The Chi for season 4. Mike Tyson Mysteries has been canceled. Watch a trailer for the Showtime documentary series The Comedy Store. When Riverdale returns for season...
Tags: Television, Movies, Jimmy Fallon, Fox, Netflix, Showtime, Supernatural, Mike Tyson, Sam, Cw, Mike Tyson Mysteries, Reno, Lucifer, Reinhart, Joe Hill, Altered Carbon


CS Interview: Zach Wechter Talks Quibi’s Wireless

CS Interview: Zach Wechter Talks Quibi’s Wireless To celebrate the release of Quibi’s thriller Wireless, series director Zach Wechter sat down with ComingSoon.net to discuss everything from the difficulties presented by the show’s premise to the nature of technology and cell phones in general. Read! RELATED: Wireless Trailer: Tye Sheridan Stars in Quibi’s New Survival Series PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Colorado, Interviews, Wireless, Streaming, Steven Soderbergh, Facetime, Andy, Rocky Mountains, Golden Globe, Swiss Army, Tye, Tye Sheridan, Lukas Gage, Wechter


Quibi Wins First Emmys at Creative Arts Awards, After Spending Top Dollar on Originals

Quibi, in its awards-season debut, picked up two acting trophies at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Thursday night. Both were for “#Freerayshawn,” a police drama from from executive producer Antoine Fuqua: Laurence Fishburne and Jasmine Cephas Jones won the acting awards in the short-form category. The first Emmy wins for Quibi, led by Jeffrey […]
Tags: News, Awards, Emmys, Laurence Fishburne, JEFFREY, Antoine Fuqua, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Quibi


Maya Rudolph and Quibi Emerge as Big Winners on Night 4 of Creative Arts Emmys (Full Winners List)

Night 4 of the Creative Arts Emmys saw Quibi win its first ever Emmys. The short-form content producer went home with two statuettes on Thursday night, both of which went to actors from the series “#FreeRayshawn.” Legendary actor Laurence Fishburne won for his portrayal of  Lt. Steven Poincy, and then the very next award went […]
Tags: News, Emmys, Laurence Fishburne, Maya Rudolph, Creative Arts Emmys, Quibi, Steven Poincy, Creative Arts Emmys Full Winners List, Creative Arts Emmys saw Quibi


Creative Arts Emmys Night 4 Underway (Updating Live)

Night 4 of the Creative Arts Emmys kicks off Thursday, as Quibi begins its hunt for a first statuette. The short-form content producer has plenty of opportunity to make history tonight, with a total of 10 nominees in the running across three different categories. Among Quibi’s nominees are starry names like Anna Kendrick, Laurence Fishburne […]
Tags: News, Emmys, Creative Arts Emmys, Quibi, Anna Kendrick Laurence Fishburne


Kevin Hart’s ‘Die Hart’ Action Series Renewed for Season 2 at Quibi

Kevin Hart is coming back for more action at Quibi. The short-form content platform has renewed Hart’s comedy action series “Die Hart” for a second season, which will be called “Die Harter.” In the first season, which Quibi bills as its most-watched show of the summer, Hart played a version of himself trying to step […]
Tags: News, Kevin Hart, Hart, Quibi, Die Hart


Quibi Orders Die Hart Sequel from LOL Studios Starring Kevin Hart!

Quibi orders Die Hart sequel from LOL Studios starring Kevin Hart! After the first became a true hit for the fresh streaming service, Quibi has announced it has officially ordered a sequel to the Kevin Hart-starring action comedy Die Hart with the Grammy and Emmy-nominated set to return in the lead role! RELATED: CS Interview: Director Eric Appel on Quibi’s Die Hart PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptA...
Tags: TV, Movies, TV News, Kevin Hart, Emmy, John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Hart, Josh Hartnett, Nathalie Emmanuel, ComingSoon, Secret Life of Pets, Loud, Harter, TV Premiere, Jeff Clanagan


Disney+’s comedy ‘Earth To Ned’ mixes celebrity talk show with alien abduction

When Eliza Skinner interviewed for a writing job on “Earth to Ned,” a new Disney+ series in which a celebrity-obsessed alien decides he’d rather host a late-night talk show than destroy planet Earth, the comedian and writer says it seemed too good to be true. “I was a little skeptical because it was too perfect for me,” Skinner says. “I love sci-fi. I love late night. I love puppets. “Literally, one of the reasons that I moved to New York City when I was just out of college was I thought I was g...
Tags: Comedy, TV, California, New York City, Disney, Sport, Earth, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, Harry Belafonte, James Corden, Rachel Bloom, Debbie Harry, Ned, Skinner


Creative Arts Emmys honor scripted programming, and upstart Quibi is definitely in the mix

By STEVEN HERBERT | City News Service NORTH HOLLYWOOD — Oscar winners Christoph Waltz and Taika Waititi are among the nominees for Wednesday’s third day of the five-day Creative Arts Emmys, which will honor scripted programming. Waltz, who won best supporting actor Oscars in 2010 and 2013 for his work in “Inglourious Basterds” and “Django Unchained,” is among the nominees for outstanding actor in a short form comedy or drama series for his portrayal of hunt organizer Miles Sellars in “Most Dange...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Ingrid Michaelson, Nbc, Abc, John Oliver, Disney, Awards, Norman Lear, America, Recommended, Sport, Bbc, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer


Mandatory Streamers: Don’t Miss Luca Guadagnino’s We Are Who We Are Miniseries

Mandatory Streamers: Don’t Miss Luca Guadagnino’s We Are Who We Are Miniseries Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of September 14, Oscar nominee Luca Guadagnino’s (Call Me by Your Name, I Am Love, Suspiria) coming-of-age miniseries We Are Who We Are finally debuts tonight on HBO. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal announcements below, and be sure...
Tags: Videos, Hbo, UK, TV, Movies, US, America, Netflix, Italy, Showtime, TV News, Streaming, Hulu, Jude Law, Ryan Murphy, Sarah Paulson


Issa Rae’s ColorCreative to Develop Dramedy Series ‘Toothbrush’ With Brittani Nichols at Quibi (EXCLUSIVE)

Issa Rae’s ColorCreative is set to produce a dramedy in development at Quibi from writer Brittani Nichols, Variety has learned exclusively. Titled “Toothbrush,” the series follows Rae. A queer woman living on the east side of Los Angeles, she struggles to find balance and boundaries with Emma, her ex-girlfriend turned best friend whose apartment she finds […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Emma, Issa Rae, Brittani Nichols, Quibi, Brittani Nichols Variety


Apple Hires Former Hulu, Quibi Exec Tim Connolly for Apple TV Plus Team

Tim Connolly, formerly a senior executive at Quibi and Hulu in charge of partnerships at each of those companies, has joined Apple’s video group. Connolly’s hire by the tech giant was first reported by the Telegraph, which cited an update to his LinkedIn profile that says he recently joined the Apple “video business” based in […]
Tags: Apple, News, Hulu, Connolly, Tim Connolly, Quibi, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Plus Team


Apple Hires Former Disney, Hulu, and Quibi Executive for Apple TV

Apple has hired Tim Connolly, a Hollywood executive with experience at Disney, Hulu, and Quibi, for Apple TV, according to The Telegraph. Connolly was vice-president of digital distribution and new product development at Disney. He was one of the most senior executives at streaming startup Quibi, running partnerships and advertising, but he vacated the role before the video service launched earlier this year. Connolly also helped to launch Hulu's live TV service, which involved striking deals...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Hollywood, Disney, Apple TV, Showtime, Cbs, Hulu, Apple TV Apps, Connolly, Tim Connolly, Quibi, Disney Hulu, Apple TV Plus, Apple One, Quibi Executive for Apple TV