U.K.’s BBC and Channel 4 are among first major broadcasters experimenting with format.
Netflix reaches as many as 86% of pay-TV set-top boxes in North America.
Broadcast groups are providing funding as a way to access social media’s youth audience.
Most spending coming from established TV companies looking to compete in a new looking market.
Value of sports rights has nearly doubled since 2012.
Use of traditional “pilot” episodes down by a third.
Says Disney can reinvent the TV channel family for the streaming generation.
New research from Ampere Analysis also finds Netflix to lead others by far in ‘solo SVOD’ homes.
Analyst says Disney/Fox and Comcast/Sky account for four of every $10 in the U.S. spent to acquire content.
There are a lot of ways for viewers to watch TV nowadays, whether it be services like Netflix, devices like Roku, or a good old-fashioned cable box.