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March 20, 2020

Virus-shocked Hollywood gets break with streaming services

By LYNN ELBER
AP Television Writer

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Up to a 20% increase is likely in the amount of time subscribers spend watching streamed fare.

LOS ANGELES — Sports are on hold, theaters are closed and so are amusement parks, a disaster-movie scenario that has Hollywood reeling. But Americans held captive at home by the coronavirus can turn to Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and other streaming services, outliers in an entertainment industry brought to an unprecedented standstill.


 
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