Wednesday 8.21: News to Know

/ Aug 21, 2013

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The Fine Bros. Debut Second Season of ‘MyMusic’

MyMusic,” a multi-platform workplace comedy from producers Benny and Rafi Fine, returns for a second season today on The Fine Brothers’ YouTube channel.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/16vO0Jo

The Guardian http://bit.ly/1cYxMys

Daily Dot  http://bit.ly/14zjGdT

Hypeable http://bit.ly/16tuBsI

ExtraTV http://bit.ly/170vvfl

TheWrap http://bit.ly/12mN9tR

Maker Studios Buys Blip

Maker Studios is buying Blip, according to a report from All Things D.

ATD http://dthin.gs/14WvAh1

VideoInk http://bit.ly/16wiZVO

Tubefilter http://bit.ly/14CT4IX

Netflix Expands Content Deal with Weinstein Co.

Streaming-video company Netflix Inc. said it will carry recently released movies from Weinstein Co. beginning in 2016, displacing premium cable channel Showtime as the exclusive subscription TV home for the film studio’s content.

WSJ http://on.wsj.com/19xdfw8

Variety http://bit.ly/16LpruC

Engadget http://engt.co/183iP6i

LA Times http://lat.ms/16bEJCP

 

Opinions & Analysis

NY Times’ Brian Stelter on the Future of Television: ‘The Inside Scoop’ Podcast on Media Industry

In this week’s episode of The Inside Scoop: Podcast on the Media Industry, New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter speaks with Bloomberg’s Edmund Lee and Alex Sherman about his career, hosting CNN’s Reliable Sources, the future of local newspapers, and why the increasing expansion of Sony, Intel and other technology companies into the video industry is one of the biggest TV stories of the year.

Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/16sFZYk

 

Stats to Start

July Sees Even More Gains in Online Video Consumption

According to new data released by comScore, more than 187.4 million Americans watched nearly 48.5 billion online videos in July.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/13QZAM9

ReelSEO http://bit.ly/16bDGTx

DigiDay http://bit.ly/1dslpbT

 

Deals & Signings

Google Is Talking To The NFL About Buying The Rights To Broadcast Games On YouTube
Google is holding informal talks with the NFL about potentially broadcasting games on YouTube, Peter Kafka at All Things D reports

ATD http://dthin.gs/159bwMO

Business Insider http://read.bi/173StnI

DailyCandy and Tribeca Partner on Two Short Films for September Fashion Event

DailyCandy, an NBCUniversal-owned site catering to women interested in fashion, food, and entertainment content, is partnering with Tribeca Enterprises to program “Fashion in Film,” a two-day event in September to celebrate the convergence of fashion and film.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/1dslYCp

Netflix News

Netflix Will Now Tell You What You Want to Watch First

Netflix is replacing Instant Queue with a new feature called “My List,” which is set to roll out globally over the next few weeks.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/13FZpsf

ATD http://dthin.gs/17JSjjr

 

YouTube News

PewDiePie Has 12 Million YouTube Bros and No Advertisers

Swedish vlogger is the most subscribed-to creator

AdWeek http://bit.ly/159a1hr

 

Media News

Yahoo Sets Date for Fall Comedy Premieres

Yahoo’s fall comedy lineup, which spans eight original shows (five new, three returning) as well as exclusive clips of “Saturday Night Live,” will debut all at once on September 9.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/183jbd3

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