Friday 12.19.2014: News to Know
Hulu Nabs Exclusive SVOD Rights to a Lot of FX Shows
Hulu is remaining aggressive on the content front by locking up exclusive SVOD rights to shows from the FX family of networks.
LA Times http://lat.ms/1GyLwLS
Opinions & Analysis
5 Questions with Woven Digital President Colin Digiaro — My Exclusive Q&A
Woven Digital is a millennial-focused digital-first new media company, producing and distributing pop culture content (breaking news, original reporting, entertainment and video) to nearly 5 million users per day.
Digital Media Update http://bit.ly/1GyLofs
Deals & Signings
Danny Zappin’s Zealot Networks Takes Majority Stake in AudioMicro
Former Maker Studios CEO Danny Zappin is ready to grow his new company Zealot Networks.
Streaming Video News
CNE Brings The New Yorker to The Scene
Conde Nast Entertainment has launched a video channel for The New Yorker on its video site The Scene.
Vevo Arrives on Xbox One as Its App Viewership Spikes in 2014
Vevo is now available on the Xbox One.
Cameron Dallas Movie ‘Expelled’ Tops iTunes
AwesomenessTV appears to have a hit on its hands with “Expelled.” The feature-length high school comedy film, which stars Cameron Dallas alongside a bunch of other social-media stars, jumped to the top of the iTunes chart just one day after its VOD release.
The Haps With Apps
VHX Now Has a Video ‘Library’ and Mobile App
VHX, a NY-based digital video service that allows publishers and video creators to sell their stuff directly to consumers, has launched a new”library” feature as well as an iOS app.
TechCrunch http://tcrn.ch/1z1HnKpTags: AudioMicro, AwesomenessTV, Cameron Dallas, CNE, Danny Zappin, FX, Hulu, News to Know, vessel, Vevo, VHX, woven digital, youtube, Zealot Networks