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OTT Jeopardy Q1:

Answer: This digital platform believed it could launch a OTT Video service with, essentially, only one original series - one cancelled by a broadcast network after years of poor ratings
OTT Jeopardy Q2:

Answer: Four years ago, this online retailer brought an @TheOnion article to life after saying it would launch an SVOD service later that year. It was never mentioned again. Ever.

(h/t @JMKTVTweets on Q1 with "What is @Yahoo")
OTT Jeopardy Q3:

Answer: Owner of this now-dead genre SVOD shared its top content w/ Netflix, Hulu + freely on YouTube - until Netflix bought excl. rights. NFLX now spends more than SVOD's entire budget... on a single deal in the genre

(h/t @TeamAquaTrax on Q2 w/ "@Overstock")
OTT Jeopardy Q4:

Answer: Blue Chip giant was one of the first to announce an SVOD plan, greenlit a high-budget space epic, bought rights to other big foreign series and hired the former head of a broadcast net. It was cancelled before launch.

(h/t @imranm on Q3 w/ "@SeeSo")
OTT Jeopardy Q5:

Answer: This digital distribution pioneer remains a leader in its category, one much larger than TV/film, but for some reason has been renting/selling TV/film digital downloads for years (not that anyone cares or knows)

(h/t @wrosshoney on Q4 w/ “@Microsoft”)
OTT Jeopardy Q6:

Answer: This "millennial" service spent more than $1B (30% marketing!) trying to convince people it was cool + solved a customer need. Instead, it mostly financed incipient digital content studios before it was shutdown

(h/t @_Enoch_root_ on Q5 w/ “Steam”)
@_Enoch_Root_ OTT Jeopardy Q7 (Daily Double!):

Answer: Audiences disagreed with this titular service

(h/t @spittake1 on Q6 w/ “Go90”)
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