While it insists its new Bond flick is not for sale and will debut in theaters next spring, MGM's reportedly having floated selling the movie for a streaming debut on Netflix, Apple or another service is another ominous sign for cinemas.
Marc DeBevoise, ViacomCBS chief digital officer and ViacomCBS Digital president/CEO, will leave the company after serving as an advisor for a transitional period ending at year's end.
Nearly one in five U.S. internet users report watching AVOD services in Q3 -- up from 13% in Q3 2019, per Ampere Analysis research, which also finds that AVODs and SVODs are to a significant degree not competing directly for the same audience.
Compared to 21% of streaming adults who use AVOD regularly, 69% report watching subscription-based video services/SVODs regularly, and 10% report watching virtual MVPDs regularly, according to a just-released VAB survey.
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