Monday 11.18: News to Know

/ Nov 18, 2013

TheKilling

Netflix Resurrects ‘The Killing’ for a Fourth and Final Season

AMC’s murder-mystery series “The Killing” isn’t dead yet; it’s just coming back as a Netflix Original for its final run.

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USA Today http://usat.ly/1bM5WAY

EW http://bit.ly/1advdFu

THR http://bit.ly/17zopU7

Cynopsis http://bit.ly/19zoQrR

 

Streaming Video News

YouTube, Hulu, NBC Try Direct or Private Ways to Automated Buying

More and more banner ads are auctioned off as though they were second-hand merchandise sold on eBay, while video has remained the last bastion of traditional ad sales due to its relative scarcity and tech hurdles.

AdAge http://bit.ly/1edkr2P

THE SIMPSONS’ EPISODES ARE HEADED TO STREAMING AND VOD — WHOOHOO, U.S.A., U.S.A.

Fox’s spinoff FXX of it’s spinoff FX (goddamn, those guys really like those letters) is finally giving “The Simpsons” fans like myself what we have been wanting for several years now: streaming Simpsons.

NMR http://bit.ly/HZqCMM

Cynopsis http://bit.ly/19zoQrR

IAC shines spotlight on video streaming service Vimeo

As one of the media properties tucked away within IAC/Interactive Corp’s vast group of online holdings, executives are putting the spotlight on Vimeo, breaking out the number of users and revenue for the first time.

Reuters http://reut.rs/18HlbIW

MTV Releases ‘Generation Cryo’ Premiere Episode Ahead of TV Debut

The MTV app streams the first episode of the MTV anonymous donor docu-series one week ahead of its TV airdate.

THR

http://bit.ly/1gXXVi2

 

Aereo Updates

NFL, MLB Tell Supreme Court: If Aereo Wins, We’re Bailing on Broadcast

Programmers who are fighting with Aereo, the Web TV service, have already threatened to move their shows from free broadcast TV to paid cable TV if Aereo wins its court battle. 

ATD http://dthin.gs/1f7OWKF

GigaOm http://bit.ly/1aMX1MS

 

YouTube News

YouTube Is Now Much Safer for Brands

Google’s recent effort to silence trolls with a new YouTube commenting policy might actually be a boon to brands.

AdWeek http://bit.ly/1f5Glbm

Young Saudis getting creative on YouTube

Turn on a Saudi television and you’ll usually get a diet of religious programming and uncontroversial imported fare. But there’s much more to a “night in” for the average Saudi – they’re also the world’s most avid watchers of YouTube. 

Reuters http://reut.rs/1fOr2Bn

Forget Views! Two Video Metrics That Really Matter, Especially for YouTube

Of all the ways to game YouTube, manipulating the view count for a video is probably the #1 most-often implemented tactic. Despite the attempts by the site to crack down on this practice (because it still works, at least temporarily), it still occurs because it’s very, very easy to do if you have the budget and the inclination.

ReelSeo http://bit.ly/1dFqnks

 

Media News

Esquire Mines Web for Urban Boxing Series

Esquire is hoping everybody is talking about this fight club. Today, the fledgling network, an offshoot of the venerable men’s magazine, is set to launch White Collar Brawler, a show that was born as a Web series in 2010. 

AdWeek http://bit.ly/HYHPWE

Revolt.TV Debuts Real-Time News, Music Feed

From YouTube to Vevo to MTV to Myspace, the Web is already jammed with music videos and related news and content-sharing communities.

Media Post http://bit.ly/1ednzM4

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