MoviePass 2011-2019: R.I.P.

Jason Wolfson movies

Yes, MoviePass, (no pun intended) passed away last week. After several pivots and different pricing models, a few year’s successful run, the in-theater subscription service start-up is calling it quits. So, why, and more importantly, what does this mean for the movie industry in general and what are the broader implications for consumer consumption of video content? Well, their demise looks …

[Forbes Exclusive] Three Steps For TV Networks To Survive Besides Launching An OTT

Jason Wolfson News

Today, we’ve got thousands of channels of content across multiple platforms, and hundreds of streaming services, over-the-top (OTT) services, subscription videos on demand (SVODs) and seemingly any other random acronym you can conjure up. Many networks are combating the consumer shift by launching their own OTT, but that approach is on the cusp of reaching a breaking point, too. So, it …

MVPD Sites Are The Place To Be For TV Marketers

Jason Wolfson OTT

OTT has exploded in 2018, signaling the convergence of digital and linear TV. According to Comscore, OTT adoption is up 17% YoY. As viewers watch more digital content, networks have put a ton of time, resources, and money into ensuring their vMVPD (virtual MVPD) customer experience is as seamless and easy to use as their linear one. The emphasis on CX …