Streamers axe shows, gambling ads under fire: Vertical Hold Ep 435

Why are the streaming giants dumping so much content? Is this the last roll of the dice for gambling ads?
Special Guest TV Blackbox viewer advocate Steve Molk!



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Streaming services always have everything all the time forever, right?

Well… no. There’s been a recent rash of shows being quickly cancelled and pulled, or in some cases pulled before they ever made their streaming debut, but why?

Sticking with our viewing choices, many of us wouldn’t choose to watch gambling advertising, but it’s absolutely rife across TV and online sports streaming, and suggestions of regulation are being met with howls of protest, especially from the free-to-air TV industry in Australia. Because… of course they are, there’s money to be made.

Joining us to talk all things streaming and TV, from TV Blackbox it’s Steve Molk!

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Award-winning Australian technology news podcast Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News dives into the big stories of the week. Joined by Australia’s leading tech journalists every Friday, co-hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture. About/Contact us