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➢ Demand for Paramount+ content (9%) was in a close race with HBO Max (10%) and Peacock (8%) ahead of ViacomCBS’s earnings.

➢ Over 2021 to date, the full Netflix catalog of original and licensed series accounts for around 20% of US demand for SVOD services.

➢ Apple TV+ typically has around 4-5% of the demand share for US digital original series, but their originals-only strategy leads to les sthan 1% share of demand of the US SVOD market.

➢ Hulu’s library and licensed content has led to it having the largest slice of SVOD demand in 2021.

(Source: Parrot Analytics)

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