Julia Alexander and Jason Snell break down the business of binge-watching in the era of the Streaming Wars.



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#1: Movies are Back! Movies are Dead!

October 6th, 2021 · 55 minutes

"Squid Game's" viral success makes us consider Netflix's international programming strategy and the difference between a hit and a franchise. And no conversation about "Squid Game" is complete without a conversation about "Law & Order," right? So Julia and Jason discuss the value of TV franchises and how their owners balance the desire to grow str…

#0: Welcome to Downstream

September 29th, 2021 · 57 minutes

Downstream is a new podcast about the future of streaming media. Tech and entertainment companies are vying for our attention and money, all to see who will become the media giants of the 21st century. Julia and Jason tell you a little about their background and what they'll be covering on this podcast. And as a preview of what is to come, this ep…