Wednesday 10.30: News to Know

/ Oct 30, 2013

Digital video industry news today

awesomeness-tv-logo

AwesomenessTV Launches Television-Length Musical Drama ‘Side Effects’

AwesomenessTV and Universal Cable Productions (UCP) have teamed up to launch “Side Effects,” a (YouTube) star-studded musical drama premiering on the AwesomenessTV channel.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/HsbXKl

AdWeek http://bit.ly/1aFxCZu

NMR http://bit.ly/1hr3hB3

 

Streaming Video News

CBS to Develop 24-Hour Streaming News Video Service

CBS is developing a 24-hour digital video service, BuzzFeed reports.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/19axfFU

THR http://bit.ly/1gbgNJW

 

Aereo Updates

For Aereo, Fast Growth Is a Blessing and a Curse

With its operational costs rapidly rising, the New York City start-up is finding that fast growth can be as challenging as no growth at all.

Inc. http://bit.ly/1irCEcV

 

YouTube News

Apple Lands 3 Spots Among Top YouTube Brand Videos But tech giant can’t top GoPro

Following what some saw as a ho-hum press event last week during which Apple announced the latest versions of the iPad and its line of laptops, the tech company proved it can still inspire consumers—at least according to the latest VideoWatch/VidIQ ranking of branded videos on YouTube.

AdWeek http://bit.ly/16KowGC

Fullscreen Forms In-House Consultancy for Brand Clients

For the past two years, Fullscreen, one of the largest multi-channel networks on YouTube, has helped brands manage their YouTube presence via a “concierge service” called “Channel+.”

VideoInk http://bit.ly/16Kkbsk

NMR http://bit.ly/197v6uP

GigaOm http://bit.ly/1abYOLj

YOUTUBE SPACE LA HOLDS FIRST-EVER SCREAM LAB PROGRAM TO HELP CREATORS PRODUCE SCARY VIDEOS

Recently, brain-starved zombies invaded YouTube Space L.A. during YouTube’s first-ever designated Scream Lab, a month-long program offered by YouTube’s Next Lab to give creators access to the space and to help them produce “scary good” videos. 

NMR http://bit.ly/17rbsf2

 

Media News

Intel May Turn Over Its Web TV Project to Verizon

Intel’s efforts to break into the TV business may be coming to a close.

ATD http://dthin.gs/OK3qTU

Reuters http://reut.rs/18CjH1J

PoweredByJJPR

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,


Amazon Logo

Amazon Greenlights Three Comedy Pilots as Series

 
cartoon-network-app

How the Cartoon Network Combined the Best of VOD and Linear TV...

 
jukin-media-ethos

Jukin Media Goes Viral for Brands with Ethos Division Launch

 
Streamy Awards

Streamy Awards Trade In VH1 for YouTube, Again

 
Industry Tickets Selling Fast!
Click above to lock in your registration for VidCon 2015!
 
zefr-alignment-report

Matching Ads to Videos Not So Simple, According to Zefr’s...

 
shomi

Plug Pulled on Canadian SVOD Service Shomi

 
Twitter

What’s Trending on the Twitter Sale

 
Machinima Logo

Machinima Teams with SiriusXM for Daily Esports Radio Show

 
Hearst

AwesomenessTV, Vice, Complex to Power New HearstLive...

 
dirty-30-hannah-hart-mamrie-hart-grace-helbig

VIDEO: ‘Dirty 30’ Confessions with Stars Hart,...

 
facebook-thumbs-down

Facebook Says It’s Sorry It Vastly Overestimated Video...

 
craig-piligian-pilgrim-media-group

Pilgrim Media Group CEO Craig Piligian (‘The...

 
youtube-heroes-for-change

Heroes or Rats?: YouTube Unveils New Program for Creators Who...

 
Vessel says it's doing well in its first month

Why Verizon is Pursuing Vessel, the...

 
jared-feldman-and-sam-hui-ph-d-at-the-2014-canvs-launch

How Canvs Media is Harvesting Emotional Insights on YouTube,...

 
marlon-wayans

Marlon Wayans Getting ‘Naked’ for Netflix with Regina Hall

 
huffpost-ryot-aol

HuffPost RYOT Launching Virtual Reality Comedy Series and News...

 
youtube-vote-irl

YouTube Launches #voteIRL Campaign Targeting Digital-First Generation

 
tyler-oakley-camp17

How Top YouTubers (incl. Tyler Oakley & Meghan Rienks)...

 
charlie-sheen-anger-management

Charlie Sheen to Star in Crackle Feature ‘Mad Families’

 
filmbuff_videoink_300x250

Gunpowder & Sky Buys Distributor FilmBuff As Vision for...

 
toy-freaks-youtube

Toy Freaks Top Viewed YouTube Channel in August According to...

 
jeffrey-tambor-transparent-amazon

Emmy Wrap-Up 2016: Jeffrey Tambor (‘Transparent’)...

 
Twitter

Twitter Scores 2.1 Million Viewers for Thursday Night Footall Kickoff

 
youtube-sad-face-error

Vloggers Not Unique Snowflakes: 90 Million Flag YouTube Videos...

 
Mode Media

‘Billion Dollar Startup’ Mode Media Shuts Down

 
raised-firsts-branded-tv

Who Is Winning The Marketing Revolution And Why?

 
shes-gotta-have-it

Netflix Orders ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Series...

 
swedish-dicks-peter-stormare-keanue-reeves-viaplay

What Is ‘Swedish Dicks’ and Who Is Selling It?

 
seamlessly-she-monica-potter-aol-partner-studio-gmc-acadia

How GMC is Using the AOL Series ‘Seamlessly She’...

 
Netflix_new

Liberty Global to Put Netflix on Set-Top Boxes in 30 Countries

 
vincent-cacace-vertebrae

Getting to the Spine of VR’s Monetization Challenges with...

 
meredith_brandfront_videoink_300x250

Meredith Hosted Its Own “Front” Stacked with 20 New Series

 
complex-networks-hearst-verizon

Verizon and Hearst Move RatedRed.com and Seriously.TV Under...

 
Twitter

Twitter Launches Live Streaming Apps for Amazon Fire, Apple TV...

 
YouTube Community

YouTube Fights Back Against Social Media Rivals with Community Feature

 
Casual Hulu

Vimeo Opening Television Store with Lionsgate Content, Launching...

 
A Perfect Day in LA Tastemade Jaunt VR Virtual Reality

From Donuts to Malibu, Tastemade and Jaunt Get Immersive in...

 
Defy Media

Defy Media Close $70 Million Series B Funding Round

 
YouTube Space LA Halloween Set 2016

YouTube Spaces Team with Jason Blum (‘The Purge’)...