The 10 Most Consequential Streaming Moments of 2020

Executive changes, major announcements and shutdowns shaped the industry's future

Leadership changes at top entertainment companies and major business shifts prompted by the pandemic have reshaped the industry. Getty Images

This year threw a lot of curveballs at the television entertainment industry. Covid-19 forced businesses to experiment left and right as consumer adoption of streaming continued in force, and two huge streaming players debuted. Meanwhile, a wave of executive departures upended entertainment institutions and came with major business shake-ups and shifts that will continue to reverberate in the coming year.

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