Monday 11.10.14: News to Know
Jetpak: The white knight of YouTube networks?
The Value Of Video For Social Advertising
4 Trends Changing How We Receive and Consume TV Content
The delivery of entertainment content to consumers has undergone transformational changes in the last 18 to 24 months, driven by technology advances, bandwidth availability, and end-user device capabilities.
How the #ChevyGuy Flub Became a #TechnologyAndStuff YouTube Win
If you turned off the recent final game of the World Series after the last out, you may have missed the post-game ceremonies where sponsor Chevrolet’s executive Rikk Wilde awarded Giants’ Madison Bumgarner, the series MVP, a Chevrolet Colorado truck for his winning performance.
Latino YouTube network MiTu is sending two of its original web series to TV via a partnership with Discovery Familia.
Veteran network exec and producer Teri Flynn has joined Mark Ciardi’s Aspire Entertainment as Chief Content Officer and EVP, where she’ll help develop content for the new multiplatform production company alongside founder and CEO Ciardi. Aspire opened up shop recently after the Secretariat and Million Dollar Arm producer split from Mayhem Pictures, where he and partner Gordon Gray specialized in inspirational sports features.
Streaming Video News
BT unveils first Netflix TV bundle
After spilling the beans in its Q2 results last month that it had done a deal with Netflix, BThas launched its first package bundling in the streaming service. You can now sign up for BT Infinity, Netflix, BT TV and a free YouView box under one bill.
YouTube Amends Copyright Form After German Dispute
WATCH THIS: Tim & Eric Live the Totinos Life
Tim & Eric are absolute professionals when it comes to masterful mimicry of late-night infomercial type ads, infusing the low-budget sleaze with their heightened brand of weird. It’s why we love them.