Jeff Ewing

Jeff Ewing is a staff writer at Grit Daily. Based in Los Angeles, he covers entertainment news.

ViacomCBS Content Strategy Becomes Clearer For Future Streaming Wars

With so many major companies pursuing the standalone streaming service path (Disney, NBCUniversal, and Warner Bros.), how other major entertainment companies fit into the new terrain is an essential topic to explore to understand the new terrain. It has recently become clearer what ViacomCBS’s plan will be in the forthcoming streaming wars, as clarified by CEO Bob Bakish on Viacom’s last investor call. Bakish described a “multi-pronged” approach moving forward, striking...

Disney+ Launch Hits 10 Million Sign Ups

Disney expected its flagship streaming service to be popular. Estimated to hit between 60 and 90 million global subscribers by 2024, the service was popular enough at launch to cause technical glitches for would-be viewers and subscribers. Up-to-date estimates hold that roughly 10 million people have subscribed to the service since launch, in part assisted by Verizon’s one-year free giveaway to new customers of select services. The service launched with nearly 500 films and 7,500 TV episodes....

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