News Archive for: ‘Digital Headlines’

6 Questions that Address the HBO-Amazon Deal and What it Means for Netflix

By Josef Adalian for Vulture It’s not TV. It’s not HBO. It’s HBO on Amazon! Yesterday morning, the pay-cable pioneer and the streaming giant announced a multiyear deal to bring many (but not all) of HBO’s older shows to the Amazon

Rentrak Releases Report on State of VOD Indicating Primetime Viewing up 24%

Rentrak, the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the release of the latest Rentrak State of VOD Report. The new report, which includes five years of video-on-demand (VOD) analysis from Rentrak’s OnDemand measurement service, shows that

Yahoo to Invest in Original Web Series Programming

By Mike Shields and Douglas MacMillan for The Wall Street Journal Yahoo Inc. is raising its ambitions in online video, with plans to acquire the kind of original programming that typically winds up on high-end cable-TV networks and streaming services like Netflix, people

YouTube Releases Multi-Platform Campaign to Promote Top Content Creators

By Melita Kuburas for StreamDaily When spending money on YouTube, advertisers want to know exactly what they’re buying. In the latest attempt to address buyer requests for a better understanding of what content their ads are wrapped around, the Google-owned

eOne To Develop Horror Drama Series Produced By Gary Oldman

By Nellie Andreeva for Entertainment One Television has teamed with Gary Oldman and Douglas Urbanski‘s Flying Studio to develop and produce The Diabolic, a serialized horror drama series. Daniel Kay (Timber Falls) will write the pilot script based on

Vimeo Pledges $10 Million Fund to Bring Independent Film Projects to its VOD Platform

By Todd Spangler for Variety Vimeo is upping the ante in trying to bring independent film projects to its online video-on-demand service, announcing that it has set aside $10 million to help creators fund and promote their works on its platform.

Fox Expected to Confirm US Release the Hounds Commission

By Stewart Clarke for TBI Vision The US Release the Hounds commission has not been officially announced by Fox, but the US network is expected to confirm it shortly. The order will be a major coup for Gogglebox Entertainment, the

Publicists Feel Increased Need to Manage Star Client’s Social Media Activities

By Randee Dawn for Variety It’s not always easy to know the exact moment when your job shifts gears, but Prime co-founder and partner Joy Fehily is pretty sure she has a good idea: It was a few years ago,

Disney Launches Cloud-Based Digital Movie Service

By Mansha Daswani for World Screen Disney Movies Anywhere is a new cloud-based digital movie service allowing consumers to purchase and watch Disney, Pixar and Marvel titles on their mobile and web devices, with an initial slate of 400 films,

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