BroadbandTV Reboots Its Gaming Network with More Original Content

/ Sep 3, 2014

BroadbandTV TGN

Vancouver-based YouTube media company BroadbandTV is rebooting its gaming network, TGN, with a focus on making it the premier destination for gamers and their fans on YouTube.

According to its founder and CEO Shahrzad Rafati, BroadbandTV plans to make a “broad range of investments” in the brand across multiple areas including original content and its creator community.

The reboot begins with the launch of nine new shows on YouTube, two live shows on Twitch, and the creation of more than 1,000 “digital assets” to serve gaming creators and fans. Shows launching soon on YouTube include: “PlayTime,” an interview series in which a host invites three gamers to a studio to discuss gaming topics and play mini-games; “Gaming in Real Life,” a sketch comedy series that explores what it would be like if the real world was more like game worlds, and “Underground,” a series that spotlights games that players might not be familiar with.

In addition to new original content, Rafati said BroadbandTV is also building a “stronger core destination” for gamers to watch content and interact with each other, and placing an increased focus on the network’s “partner experience team.”

BroadbandTV’s multi-channel network is comprised of more than 20,000 creators, generating over 2.5 billion impressions per month, according to the company.

Tags: , , , ,


YouTube Money

YouTube Cries Uncle: Videos Will Earn Revenue While Content ID...

 
Jonathan Skogmo, Jukin Media

Power Sixer: Meet Jonathan Skogmo, Jukin Media’s King of...

 
DreamWorks Animation

Controlling Interest in AwesomenessTV in NBCUniversal’s...

 
Wet Hot American Summer Netflix

Netflix Orders More ‘Wet Hot American Summer’

 
Industry Tickets Selling Fast!
Click above to lock in your registration for VidCon 2015!
 
Judy McGrath Astronauts Wanted

Power Sixer: Meet Judy McGrath, Astronauts Wanted’s Lead...

 
Amina_Canter_VideoInk_300x250

Digital Dealmaker Amina Canter Is Bringing Traditional Chops to...

 
Studio71 Paramount

Digital Influencer Features Make the Majors with...

 
JC_Cangilla_VideoInk_300x250

Who’s the Man Behind Newform Digital’s Many Deals?...

 
Machinima hired James Glasscock as SVP of Strategy and Business Development

Questions & Answers with 2016 Digital Dealmaker James Glasscock

 
Univision Creator Network

Univision Creator Network Now Has Beauty and Fashion Vertical

 
Flula Borg

YouTube Music Star Flula Borg Signs with Studio71

 
Susanne Daniels

Power Sixer: Meet Susanne Daniels, the Force Behind YouTube Originals

 
JimmyMaymann

Power Sixer: Meet AOL’s Global Kingpin Jimmy Maymann

 
Dealmakers2016_600x250

Introducing the 2016 Digital Dealmakers

 
kendall_rhodes01

Dealmakers 2016: Kendall Rhodes from Untitled Entertainment

 
PowerSixer2016

Introducing the 2016 Power Sixers!

 
FilmStruck

Turner Teams with Criterion for FilmStruck SVOD Service...

 
Jason Goldberg STX Entertainment

STX Taps ‘Punk’d’ Creator Jason Goldberg to...

 
oculus for consumers

How quickly will online video transition to VR?

 
Bret Easton Ellis Fullscreen

‘American Psycho’ Author Bret Easton Ellis Signs Up...

 
Netflix_new

Netflix Begins Production on ‘Okja,’ Sparks...

 
walkinthewoods3-xlarge

Amazon Signs Multi-Year Output Deal with Broad Green Pictures

 
DollarsMoving_VideoInk_300x250

Why Getting TV Dollars to Go Online Is Easier Than You Think

 
INTX_300x250_VideoInk

Why Disruption Is the New Best Friend of the Online Video and TV...

 
Tyler James Williams RePlay New Form Digital Go90

Ex-‘Everybody Hates Chris’ Star Talks Going Mobile...

 
All Def Digital

All Def Digital Launches In-House Creative Agency Targeting...

 
Facebook Live Cafe Latte Tastemade 2

Because It’s Facebook, Stupid: Why Facebook Live is...

 
TrevorStevens_VideoInk_300x250

‘Rock Steady Row’ Feature Gets Picked Up By SUPERGRAVITY

 
Bryan Cranston, Eric Berger, Kate Bosworth and Dennis Quaid at Crackle’s upfront presentation held at the New York City Center on April 20, 2016.

Crackle Unveils Originals Slate, ‘Break-Free’ and...

 
NathanBrown_VideoInk_300x250

Nathan Brown Lands at Discovery Digital Networks

 
RYOT

AOL Acquiring VR Studio RYOT to Bring Immersive Video to...

 
Abrams_Talent_300x250

Abrams Artists Adds Two Talent To Alt Programming Roster

 
Seeso_Logo_VideoInk_300x250

NBC’s Seeso Looks to Boost Audience Via Amazon Prime Deal

 
Tidal

Tidal Announces New Original Series With BET —...

 
Microsoft Pulse

Microsoft Wants Companies to Take Video Pulse to Measure Engagement

 
SawyerHartman_200x200

Exclusive: Sawyer Hartman Signs with Untitled Entertainment

 
Let's Play Live The Documentary Rooster Teeth

Rooster Teeth Mounting ‘Let’s Play Live’ Tour...

 
Snoop Dogg

All Def Digital Gets Toasty with Snoop Dogg on ‘Def...

 
Netflix_new

Netflix Goes Canadian with ‘Travelers’ Sci-Fi Series

 
YouTube 360 Degree Video Spatial Audio

What is YouTube’s New ‘Spatial Audio’ for...