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Quibi Is Hollywood’s Biggest Short-Form Failure—but Not Its First

On Oct 24, 2020
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The streaming platform pitched high-production shows in a format dominated by user-generated content.

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Quibi Is Hollywood’s Biggest Short-Form Failure—but Not Its First

Quibi Is Hollywood’s Biggest Short-Form Failure—but Not Its First

The streaming platform pitched high-production shows in a format dominated by user-generated content.

New phone-only Quibi aims for bite of digital entertainment

New phone-only Quibi aims for bite of digital entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Want to see Chance the Rapper prank Hollywood stars? Catch a new action thriller starring Liam Hemsworth and Christoph Waltz? How about a six-minute edition of “60 ...

Why the People Behind Quibi Are So Confident

Why the People Behind Quibi Are So Confident

The video platform is backed by dozens of Hollywood A-listers and executives. But its launch during a global pandemic will be the real viability test.

Short clips, big risk: This mysterious startup wants to turn streaming on its head

Short clips, big risk: This mysterious startup wants to turn streaming on its head

Why Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg are launching Quibi — a streaming service unlike any other.

Hollywood Bets On a Future of Quick Clips and Tiny Screens

Hollywood Bets On a Future of Quick Clips and Tiny Screens

Entertainment startup Quibi has already won over industry A-listers with its vision for short-form mobile streaming. But will it catch on with viewers?

Meet Jeffrey Katzenberg, the Hollywood veteran who went from dropping out of college to founding DreamWorks and the shuttering streaming service Quibi

Meet Jeffrey Katzenberg, the Hollywood veteran who went from dropping out of college to founding DreamWorks and the shuttering streaming service Quibi

Jeffrey Katzenberg was mentored by media mogul Barry Diller in the '70s and later worked on hits including "The Little Mermaid" and "Shrek."

Is Anyone Watching Quibi?

Is Anyone Watching Quibi?

The streaming platform raised $1.75 billion and secured a roster of A-list talent, but it can’t get audiences to notice.

Will mobile video mashup succeed where Verizon and others failed?

Will mobile video mashup succeed where Verizon and others failed?

NewTV: a subscription video network for smartphones and tabletsImmensely strong list of partners and investorsMeg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg raise US$ 1 bi…