Tubi TV Brings TV Economics To Streaming

The ad-supported streaming service recently raised $20 million and grew subscribers nine times last year. And while companies like Hulu, Google’s YouTube and AT&T’s DirecTV have recently launched streamlined (and relatively affordable) live internet TV services, Tubi CEO Farhad Massoudi thinks live is overrated for almost everything that’s not sports and news — and his commercial-free competitors’ subscriptions are overpriced.