5. STREAMING WARS

Disney will assume full control of Hulu, meaning many Comcast-owned NBC shows like The Office are likely to disappear from the platform by 2024, when Comcast has the option to sell its stake. The announcement comes as AT&T-owned WarnerMedia confirms it will pull its popular content like Friends and ER from rival services when it launches its own streaming platform later this year. Bottom line for cord-cutters: you’ll soon need to spend more and work harder to find all your favorite shows. THE VERGE

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