Wednesday 8.21: News to Know
The Fine Bros. Debut Second Season of ‘MyMusic’
The Guardian http://bit.ly/1cYxMys
Daily Dot http://bit.ly/14zjGdT
Maker Studios Buys Blip
Maker Studios is buying Blip, according to a report from All Things D.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PewDiePie Has 12 Million YouTube Bros and No Advertisers
Swedish vlogger is the most subscribed-to creator
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.
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