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Kelsey Sutton

Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television. She was previously a media reporter at Mic and Politico.


The Daily Show With Trevor Noah Sets Multiplatform Blitz for Election Night

Programming & Performance

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah's live late-night election special will be simulcast across seven cable networks and streamed on social.

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No Matter Who Wins, the 2020 Election Has Been Great for Fox’s Bottom Line

Programming & Performance

Cable advertising revenues buoyed Fox Corp.'s quarterly earnings, while the company touted free streamer Tubi's continued growth.

Netflix Hikes US Prices Following Pandemic-Fueled Subscriber Surge

Streaming & OTT

Netflix's standard plan will cost $14 per month, while the premium tier will cost $18.

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Judy Sheindlin Heading to IMDb TV After Judge Judy Ends Next Year

Streaming & OTT

Judge Judy Sheindlin's new court program will join early slate of originals on the Amazon-owned free streamer.

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NBCUniversal CEO Talks ‘Much Smaller’ Upfront, Calls Peacock ‘the Opposite of Quibi’

TV Upfronts

NBCUniversal capped a "much stronger" upfront than expected, while new streaming service Peacock approaches 22 million sign-ups.

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Hollywood’s Great Streaming Overhaul Is Just Beginning

Streaming & OTT

Even more change is certain, following recent huge reorganizations at Disney, ViacomCBS, WarnerMedia and NBCUniversal.

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Jon Stewart Will Host Apple TV+ Current Affairs Show

Streaming & OTT

Jon Stewart will host a current affairs program on Apple TV+, in his first regular TV gig since leaving The Daily Show.

Netflix Sets Live-Action Assassin’s Creed Series Franchise

Streaming & OTT

Assassin's Creed is the latest video game franchise making its way to TV screens.

Jon Favreau’s First-Ever TV Series Made Disney+ an Instant Streaming Powerhouse

Hot List

With The Mandalorian, Adweek’s TV Creator of the Year Jon Favreau made a galaxy-wide hit—and put Disney+ on the map.

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Sarah Cooper’s Trump Lip-Syncs Turned Pandemic Boredom Into a Career Catapult

Hot List

Sarah Cooper—Adweek's Digital Creator of the Year—turned her Trump lip sync viral videos into a Netflix comedy special and CBS development deal.

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As TLC’s Cable Rivals Struggle, Chief Howard Lee Brings in Record Ratings

Hot List

TLC president Howard Lee is bucking cable TV's downward trend, driving his network to record ratings.

Quibi Sets December App Shutdown Date

Streaming & OTT

Quibi will shut down by Dec. 1, but the streaming service still hasn't reached out to subscribers about its imminent demise.

Why Quibi Failed: 5 Reasons the Short-Form Streamer Sank So Fast

Streaming & OTT

Covid-19 didn't help, but Quibi lacked stand-out shows and basic features, which hastened its demise.

AT&T’s Ad Revenues Stabilize in Third Quarter

Streaming & OTT

Delayed NBA games gave WarnerMedia an ad revenue boost, and HBO Max activations are growing, but Covid-19 is still hammering the business

Quibi Is Shutting Down After Just 6 Months: ‘Our Failure Was Not for Lack of Trying’

Streaming & OTT

Short-form video service reportedly becomes first high-profile casualty of the streaming wars.