The terrifying brand of The Handmaids Tale

The terrifying brand of The Handmaids Tale

The terrifying brand of The Handmaids Tale Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 1 May 2017 Handmaids Tale taps into the greatest of all emotional triggers Talk about great timing. The Handmaids Tale, currently streaming on Hulu, presents many viewers’ worst...
Facebook isn’t to blame for the Facebook Live killer

Facebook isn’t to blame for the Facebook Live killer

Facebook isn’t to blame for the Facebook Live killer Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 19 April 2017 Facebook Live was simply the venue, not the cause Few things have been more disturbing that the live feed of the Facebook Live killer in Cleveland....
Another winner for Amazon: Tumble Leaf

Another winner for Amazon: Tumble Leaf

Another winner for Amazon: Tumble Leaf Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 4 April 2017 The show makes me a better grandparent too It’s a funny thing. I always considered myself a good father. But, as a grandfather, I’d like to call myself a great one. Right...
YouTube viewing skyrockets and threatens TV

YouTube viewing skyrockets and threatens TV

YouTube viewing skyrockets and threatens TV Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 13 March 2017 One billion videos are downloaded each day Here’s something I hadn’t considered about YouTube TV. Maybe Millennials have developed such a habit watching YouTube that...
YouTube TV isn’t special, but it’s one of a coming wave

YouTube TV isn’t special, but it’s one of a coming wave

YouTube TV isn’t special, but it’s one of a coming wave Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 1 March 2017 Still waiting for the one TV streaming service to take control Google announced yesterday that it’s joining the horde of companies going after...
Picking among all the streaming devices

Picking among all the streaming devices

Picking among all the streaming devices Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 21 February 2017 There is opportunity here for simplicity but the market is confusing now It’s Monday and I have an hour to spare after work. I decide to hit up an old standby. Best Buy,...
AT&T Time Warner merger could be huuuuge

AT&T Time Warner merger could be huuuuge

AT&T Time Warner merger could be huuuuge Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 8 December 2016 The AT&T Time Warner merger could change everything The proposed AT&T Time Warner merger is now being considered by a Senate panel. And the companies’ CEOs...
AT&T Time Warner deal a sign of things to come

AT&T Time Warner deal a sign of things to come

ATT Time Warner deal a sign of things to come   Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 27 October 2016    The future of television and mobile   The ground shook across the TV landscape when a potential ATT Time Warner deal was announced, forewarning...
Will LeEco kill the Vizio brand? You bet.

Will LeEco kill the Vizio brand? You bet.

Will LeEco kill the Vizio brand? You bet. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 27 July 2016 There’s a new TV player in town Chinese content provider LeEco announced that it will purchase US television brand Vizio for $2 billion. Until recently, few...
A new first-rate Netflix series: Stranger Things

A new first-rate Netflix series: Stranger Things

A new first-rate Netflix series: Stranger Things Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 19 July 2016 Let me put it this way. Stranger Things is fun. I have a new obsession. It’s a brand spanking new television series on Netflix called Stranger Things....
The unsuspected Play-Doh goldmine on YouTube

The unsuspected Play-Doh goldmine on YouTube

The unsuspected Play-Doh goldmine on YouTube Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 31 May 2016 Yes, Play-Doh is still a thing Here I go again, writing about Play-Doh. As I wrote before, my little granddaughter loves the stuff. She loves it just as much as she does...
Hulu ups the TV ante

Hulu ups the TV ante

Details are sketchy at the moment, but Hulu announced last week that it will unveil a TV streaming service next year that shows live programming, including sports. Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins confirmed that the streaming service is negotiating with Fox, ABC, ESPN, FX and...