How to Play Media Stocks for the Coming Streaming Wars

November 21, 2019

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Much has been written recently about the coming “streaming wars,” with dozens of mass-market and niche direct-to-consumer services available or soon to be introduced. The way consumers get their entertainment has come a long way from the traditional ecosystem dominated by cable and satellite TV. That meant limited options for consumers, long-term contracts, and little control over the content they receive—but wide profit margins and stable revenues for the distributors.

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Al Roker Entertainment, Inc

Al Roker Entertainment, Inc (ARE) is a leading producer of original, award-winning TV programs & digital content for the world's best networks & brands. Led by 13-time Emmy award winning TV personality & trusted multi-media authority Al Roker, ARE produces all forms of content for distribution across a variety of platforms around the world, including: broadcast, cable, digital, OTT, social & SVOD.Some of our programs include the reality-based “DEA” for Spike TV, “Kimberly’s Simply Southern” for Great American Country, "Celebrity Holiday Homes"​ for HGTV, and the Weather Channel hit “Coast Guard Alaska” and "Coast Guard Florida"​ (now airing on PLUTO TV). Recently, the company also produced "Girl Starter"​ - a branded entertainment venture - airing on TLC & Discovery Family, promoting female entrepreneurship and presented by Staples, Microsoft, Visa, US Air Force, Vera Bradley, and Klarbrunn. More here: https://www.girlstarter.com/

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