Quibi’s Founder Blames Covid-19 for Platform’s Rocky Debut

Debuting during a pandemic was 'regrettable,' says Jeffrey Katzenberg

Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman
Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg (with Meg Whitman) said the service's usage has been much lower than expected. Cannes Lions

A little over a month since the mobile-only short-form streamer Quibi debuted, it’s pushing out a decidedly non-mobile feature: a capability that allows viewers to cast programming onto connected TVs.

@kelseymsutton kelsey.sutton@adweek.com Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television.