Archive for category: video

Amazon Lights Up Fire TV Upgrades
/ March 24, 2015 1:27 pm
Amazon Lights Up Fire TV Upgrades

Multichannel reports "Amazon said it will unleash a batch of new features for the Fire TV box and Fire TV Stick in the “coming weeks,” and announced that it has begun to sell the Fire TV Stick in the U.K., Germany and Austria." . Read More

Why Advertisers May Be Warming To ABC’s David Muir
/ March 24, 2015 1:27 pm
Why Advertisers May Be Warming To ABC’s David Muir

Variety reports "NBC’s 'Nightly News' remains the most-watched evening newscast in the United States. For Madison Avenue, however, that information may provide cold comfort. For the second week in a row, ABC’s 'World News' lured more of the viewers advertisers in news programming desire — people between 25 and 54 — than NBC’s 'Nightly News.' The last time ABC trumped NBC in that category in the evening-news slot for two consecutive weeks came in October of last year, according to Nielsen." . Read More

Mance Media, BitTorrent Bundle Up On 4K
/ March 24, 2015 1:27 pm
Mance Media, BitTorrent Bundle Up On 4K

Multichannel reports "Mance Media, an independent distributor of films and TV shows, said it will sell a handful of films in 4K format via BitTorrent Bundle, a global platform that enables content owners to upload their content and offer it as they see fit." . Read More

Young Hollywood to Debut on Apple TV
/ March 24, 2015 1:26 pm
Young Hollywood to Debut on Apple TV

Broadcasting & Cable reports "Young Hollywood will make its television streaming debut exclusively on Apple TV, the company said Tuesday. Young Hollywood, which offers millennials hundreds of hours of celebrity-focused content at YoungHollywood.com, will premiere seven original half-hour series this month, totaling more than 100 episodes. After that, Young Hollywood will regularly debut new series on the service, including a new weekly flagship entertainment news show, Young Hollywood Now." . Read More

Helen Jonsen Named General Manager, Zazoom Studios
/ March 24, 2015 10:13 am
Helen Jonsen Named General Manager, Zazoom Studios

Zazoom Media Group, parent company of the highly successful web, mobile and connected TV video brand Buzz60, today announced the appointment of Helen Jonsen as its new General Manager of Zazoom Studios. Working out of ZMG’s NY headquarters, Jonsen will oversee production of more than 400 video episodes per month in multiple languages, with over 50 million total monthly views. Production includes both ZMG owned-and-operated brands as well as custom/on-demand content for a growing roster of clients. Read More

‘Cake’ Producer Kristin Hahn Launches Production Company Hahnscape
/ March 23, 2015 11:42 am
‘Cake’ Producer Kristin Hahn Launches Production Company Hahnscape

Variety reports "'Cake' producer Kristin Hahn has launched her own production company Hahnscape Entertainment, which will be based in Los Angeles and will focus on acquiring rights to and developing literary material where she will write and produce." . Read More

Not dead yet: Eric Schmidt says reports of Google Glass’ death are premature
/ March 23, 2015 11:42 am
Not dead yet: Eric Schmidt says reports of Google Glass’ death are premature

VentureBeat reports "Whether you loved Google Glass or just loved to hate it, here’s some good news for you. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Google chairman Eric Schmidt said that the company is still hard at work perfecting its wearable, calling it a “big and fundamental platform for Google.” . Read More

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