Tuesday 7.2: News to Know

/ Jul 2, 2013

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Yahoo to Stream Content Related to the Emmys

If you want to watch the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, you will still need a TV*. The awards show is scheduled to air on CBS onSunday, September 22. If you’re an Emmys junkie and want to watch original contentrelated to the show, you will need to go to Yahoo, which is now the The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ “first official digital partner” for the Emmys.

VideoInk – http://bit.ly/1ayyvV2

Deadline – http://bit.ly/19SVPNQ

The Wrap – http://bit.ly/17EdmoM

 

Streaming Video News

Paramount Insurge Partnering With Machinima for ‘Chop Shop’ 

With “Fast & Furious 6″ still lodged firmly in the domestic box office’s current top ten films, Machinima and Paramount Insurge revealed plans to add “Chop Shop” — a buddy car thief series focusing on betrayal, heists, and car chases — to the Machinima lineup starting in early 2014.

VideoInk – http://bit.ly/14o7tL0

Deadline – http://bit.ly/15bnWDw

Hulu Bidders Balk at ‘Onerous’ Disney, Fox Demands as Deadline Nears (Exclusive)

Disney and 21st Century Fox are placing such “onerous” demands on all the companies seeking to acquire Hulu that final bids could come in far below the $1 billion Hulu is seeking, an individual with knowledge of the negotiations told TheWrap. 

The Wrap – http://bit.ly/19SWcIf

Orange Is the New Black: TV Review

Netflix’s new dramedy, from “Weeds” creator Jenji Kohan, stars Taylor Schilling as a woman forced to spend 15 months in prison for her unwitting role in an international drug smuggling ring.

THR – http://bit.ly/11dnjKz

Comcast Spotlights On-Demand Service With “Summer Of Kids” Initiative

The No. 1 cable company will flood its on-demand menu with children’s shows in July — part of an effort to demonstrate to parents that they don’t have to buy a streaming service from Netflix or Amazon to find programming that will keep kids occupied in front of the TV or a mobile device. The “Summer Of Kids” plan follows Comcast’s “Watchathon” event in March that highlighted the virtues of on-demand.

Deadline – http://bit.ly/12BUH7r

Comedians in Cars Redefines Sony’s Crackle

Crackle has always had something of an enigma. Founded as Grouper, a YouTube wannabe from the early 2000s, the site was acquired and rebranded as Crackle.com back in 2006. Since then, the programming has bounced between originals featuring Married … With Children’s David Faustino to old episodes of Party of Five to guy movies like Pineapple Express. Then, last year, via a unique relationship through Jerry Seinfeld, Crackle saw its profile soar with Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Adweek caught up with Eric Berger, exec vp of digital networks at Sony Pictures Television, and general manager of Crackle, to talk about season two of the show.

AdAge – http://bit.ly/1b4qxBG

 

Digital Disruption

Comic-Con: Jack Black to Preview New Web Series

Black, who last appeared in 2005 for King Kong, will be back in San Diego with his new web series, Ghost GhirlsHe will take part in a panel July 18 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Hilton Bayfront’s Indigo Ballroom, where he will premiere an episode before it debuts on Yahoo in the fall as part of the fall comedy lineup.

THR – http://bit.ly/17EbJaO

Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian and The Verge to Interview NY Startups

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian is partnering with Vox Media’s tech and culture site, The Verge, on a new weekly interview series that will track the early days of various New York-based tech startups.

VideoInk – http://bit.ly/1ayxexp

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THR – http://bit.ly/11XgOd9

 

Digital Music News

Pandora Says Musicians Will Get More If It Pays Less. How Does That Work?

The latest round of Pandora vs. the music business is really complicated, because music licensing is really complicated.* It’s also very simple: Pandora wants to spend less money on music rights every time it streams a song over the Web. Many people who own music rights want Pandora to spend more. But wait a minute. Doesn’t Pandora say that’s not true?

All Things D – http://dthin.gs/11Xj3gy

 

The Haps With Apps

15 Apps Everyone is Talking about Right Now

A lot of apps and the people that make them have been in the news lately with new updates, product launches, acquisitions, and fundraising rounds. Take for example, Uber, the on demand car service is in the process of raising money which could value the company at more than $1 billion. Check out more about Uber and 14 other apps people are talking about in the gallery below. 

Business Insider – http://read.bi/15c9YB9

 

Industry Highlights

AOL Debuts New Original Series Starring Anthony Anderson

AOL has launched “Anthony Eats America,” a cooking/travel series hosted by Anthony Anderson (“The Shield,” “Law & Order”).  

VideoInk – http://bit.ly/10xe0Tc

 

Opinions & Analysis

Let’s Define ‘YouTube Competitor’ – And If Maker’s Player Makes it One

Following our report last month on Jason Calacanis’ bold claim that two companies (one being Maker Studios) were creating competitors to YouTube, a lot of people expressed skepticism at anyone’s ability to go toe-to-toe with the world’s biggest video site. 

VideoInk – http://bit.ly/17R9ft0

 

Executive Profiles

5Qs with… CAA’s Sarah Passe

Sarah Passe is a business development executive at Creative Artists Agency (CAA). Based in LA, Passe is responsible for identifying and packaging deals for clients within the digital space. During her time, she has worked with top-name talent like Lorne Michaels’ Broadway Video, The Jonas Brothers, and Zooey Deschanel, among others. Prior to CAA, she was the digital content development manager at Digitas. Speaking of which, she also emceed the CAA event during the 2013 Newfronts.

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