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Marvel's 'She-Hulk: Attorney at Law' Has a New Trailer and a Release Date

Tatiana Maslany, Mark Ruffalo and Tim Roth all star in the upcoming series. → Read More

Disney Plus' Cheaper Tier With Ads Set to Guard Its Family-Friendly Image

Disney Plus' ad-supported tier, which should launch later this year, won't have political or alcohol ads, and it won't show commercials to preschoolers. → Read More

'Top Gun: Maverick' Won't Stream When It Hits Theaters May 24, Sorry

Top Gun: Maverick is destined for Paramount Plus -- eventually. Here's the most likely time to expect it (and why it could take even longer). → Read More

When Does 'Fantastic Beasts 3' Come Out on HBO Max? What to Know

The Harry Potter universe movie has been in theaters only for weeks. HBO Max will stream it first -- here's what we know about when. → Read More

'The Lost City' Movie Is Finally Streaming 'Free' (if You Already Pay)

It isn't literally free, but it's on Paramount Plus at no added cost to subscribers (and it's free if you use a weeklong trial). → Read More

'Doctor Strange' Isn't Streaming on Disney Plus Yet, Sorry

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness won't be streaming for weeks -- maybe months. Here's how long you'll likely have to wait. → Read More

'Firestarter' Is Actually Streaming Now, the Same Day as Theaters

Firestarter is a rare new movie released simultaneously on the big screen and streaming, starting Friday. Here's everything to know. → Read More

Peacock: What's Free, What's Paid and What Else to Know

Peacock streams free movies and TV shows, but you must pay to unlock the full catalog -- including Firestarter, which hit theaters Friday. → Read More

Disney Hints (Again) a Disney Plus Price Hike May Be Coming

Disney feels "bullish" about adjusting the price of Disney Plus as it bulks up the streaming library and adds a cheaper ad-supported tier later this year. → Read More

Disney Plus Grows to 137.7M Members After Netflix's Subscriber Skid

Netflix shook Hollywood's confidence in streaming last month when it reported its first subscriber drop in a decade. → Read More

YouTube Shorts Adds Support for Making Other Videos Into Green-Screen Backgrounds

YouTube added that Shorts, its TikTok rival, are getting more than 30 billion views daily. → Read More

Airbnb Overhauls How You Discover Stays, Its Biggest Revamp in a Decade

Airbnb is also expanding its standard guest protections and offering suggestions for "split stays" to book two homes near each other. → Read More

Netflix Aims to Add Cheaper Tier With Ads Before Year's End, Report Says

Fees for password sharing could come around the same time, according to a New York Times report. → Read More

'The Lost City' Is Finally Streaming Now 'Free' (if You Already Pay)

It isn't literally free, but it will stream at no added cost for Paramount Plus subscribers (and it's free if you watch during a weeklong trial). → Read More

'The Lost City' Starts Streaming 'Free' on Paramount Plus Tuesday

It won't be literally free, but it will stream at no added cost for subscribers (and free if you watch it during a trial). → Read More

'Doctor Strange' Won't Hit Disney Plus for Weeks (or Months). Here's Why

Disney's last big movie hit Disney Plus right away, but Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness will take weeks or months to stream. What's going on? → Read More

Spotify CEO Buys $50M in Stock as Its Share Price Plumbs Record Lows

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek casts the purchase as a vote of confidence in the company. → Read More

Twitter, in Its Big Pitch for Ads, Elides That Whole Elon Musk Thing

Twitter barely alludes to Elon Musk's pending purchase of the company as it pitched itself to advertisers. → Read More

TikTok Is 'Exploring' First Program Sharing Ad Money With Some Creators

TikTok is also going to let advertisers pay to place their ads next to the most popular TikTok posts each day. → Read More

Why 'Doctor Strange' Won't Hit Disney Plus for Weeks (Or Months)

Doctor Strange in the Mulitverse of Madness will take weeks or months to stream, but Pixar's Turning Red hit Disney Plus right away. What's going on? → Read More