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CP3’s big move, AMC’s new streaming strategy, and Marvel’s Dr. Strange

This is the 56th episode of the Stream Team Show, hosted by Saeed and Cherie Gatson.

In this episode:

  • Chris Paul bids farewell to the Clippers, while the Houston Rockets welcome him with open arms.
  • AMC enters the streaming game with an out of the box strategy.
  • And Marvel’s Dr. Strange wows us with its “Inception-like” graphics.

Enjoy!

Scroll below for links & show notes…


Question of the week: What would your superhero name be?


Say What?

This gorilla’s bath time routine went viral

Meet Zola the gorilla of the Dallas Zoo. It’s not the first time Zola, amateur dancer, has taken Internet fame for a spin. He also turned some heads back in 2011 when he was at the Calgary Zoo. — NPR

CP3 goes to The Rockets…next NBA super team in the making?

With Chris Paul is on his way to Houston in a multi-player deal that signals the end of Lob City in Los Angeles, the ramifications league wide are incredible. The Rockets just landed a future Hall-of-Famer, the Point God, one of the best to ever play the game, to pair with James Harden. Blake Griffin just lost his lob thrower and the guy who he has always shared a business-only relationship with. Doc Rivers lost his point guard, Mike D’Antoni just gained a lot of responsibility and Clint Capela just had Christmas come early. Here’s a look at the winners and losers from the blockbuster trade of Chris Paul to the Rockets. — CBS News

In other news, Paul George goes to OKC and Steph Curry agrees to 5-year $200 million deal with Warriors.


What We’re Streaming

Marvel’s Dr. Strange

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams

While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts. — IMDb

Hulu Original Harlots

Created by: Moira Buffini, Alison Newman

Starring: Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville, Jessica Brown Findlay

Brothel owner, Margaret Wells, struggles to raise her daughters in London during the 18th century. — IMDb


“13 Reasons Why” is met with Internet Backlash…again

Two Bay Area families are talking publicly for the first time about their daughters, both of whom committed suicide back in April…Both families say that the show was a trigger for their daughters. — KTVU

We talked about “13 Reasons Why” in episode 45 of the Stream Team Show.

AMC pitches $5 monthly ad-Free streaming via Comcast

AMC Networks is effectively turning its flagship AMC channel into a premium network — and instead of going direct-to-consumer online, it wants to stay in pay-TV operators’ good graces by offering a $5-per-month zero-advertising streaming package to current cable customers. — Variety


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