Welcome back to What I’m Hearing+, live from Brooklyn after a refreshing weekend in Saratoga, where my strategy of betting a couple bucks on the horse with the funniest name in all 11 races won me $30. I have to imagine Charles Bukowski would be proud.
This week, a look at whether Major League Soccer (and Lionel Messi) is working for Apple TV+, and why it’s so much more than a pure play for subscribers. Let’s dive in…
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Apple has been humble, maybe too humble, about its premium but poorly marketed streaming service, Apple TV+, which is churning out HBO-quality dramas that few people actually watch. As we discovered when Puck conducted its streaming study, in January, Apple TV+ ranked last in...
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