The Hollywood writers' strike has come to an end after over 140 days. The tentative deal between the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) has still yet to be ratified with a vote, but writers have been given the green light to return to production. Despite this monumental deal, major productions are still halted by the ongoing SAG-AFTRA actors strike. Yahoo Finance's Akiko Fujita joins the Live show to break down the details of the new contract between the writers and studio executives, as well as the current status of the actors' strike. For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live.
Netflix (NFLX) is keeping users engaged with the launch of four new games including Netflix Stories: Love is Blind, Storyteller, Ghost Detective and Vikings Valhalla.
It hasn't been a fun ride for shareholders of Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS). In November 2019, the business launched Disney+, its flagship streaming service that houses content that competes with the likes of Netflix, Warner Bros Discovery, Amazon Prime Video, and others. If we count all of the members in Disney's direct-to-consumer (DTC) segment, which includes Disney+ Core, Hotstar, ESPN+, and Hulu, there are 219.6 million customers.