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Streaming Service Feeln Greenlights First Original Talk Show
/ June 25, 2015 4:34 pm
Streaming Service Feeln Greenlights First Original Talk Show

Variety reports "Feeln, the Hallmark-owned subscription streaming service catering to the baby-boomer market, has greenlighted its first original talk-show series. Six episodes of “Breaking Bread With Brooke Burke” will launch on Feeln in the fall. The 22-minute episodes feature the actress cooking along with celebrity guests." Read More

HuffPost to Launch Film and TV Divisions, Announces 24-Hour Online Video Network
/ June 25, 2015 4:28 pm
HuffPost to Launch Film and TV Divisions, Announces 24-Hour Online Video Network

The Hollywood Reports reports "HuffPost 24 will feature live programming, short-form video, original series, documentaries and other video, Huffington Post founder and editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington announced to staff on Thursday morning. The network will be available on the HuffPost website, via apps, over-the-top and distributed as VOD content." Read More

Amazon Prime Instant Video Adds Limited Support For HDR
/ June 24, 2015 3:00 pm
Amazon Prime Instant Video Adds Limited Support For HDR

TechCrunch reports "Amazon announced today that it has rolled out, in limited fashion, support for HDR (high dynamic range) on Amazon Instant Video. It will initially only offer HDR videos to Amazon Prime members in the U.S., and only for one full series: the Amazon Original “Mozart in the Jungle.” Read More

Facebook Messenger is Dead. Long Live Facebook Messenger.
/ June 24, 2015 2:54 pm
Facebook Messenger is Dead. Long Live Facebook Messenger.

Wired reports "First, Facebook kicked Messenger out of its main app. Next, it gave Messenger its own home on the web. Now, the final cleaving: As of today, you no longer need a Facebook account to sign up for Messenger at all." Read More

Snapchat’s Secret To Winning The 2016 Election
/ June 24, 2015 2:50 pm
Snapchat’s Secret To Winning The 2016 Election

Time Magazine "Snapchat thinks it has a better chance at making kids care about politics than traditional media, so it’s planning to provide content around the upcoming 2016 U.S. presidential election." Read More

Fox Digital Exec Steven Hein Joins Legendary Digital Networks
/ June 24, 2015 2:48 pm
Fox Digital Exec Steven Hein Joins Legendary Digital Networks

Variety reports "Steven Hein, former VP of production for Fox Digital Studios, has joined Legendary Digital Networks — home of Nerdist, Felicia Day’s Geek & Sundry and Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls at the Party — as senior VP of production and programming." Read More

Indie labels back Apple Music after decision to pay artists during free trial
/ June 24, 2015 2:34 pm
Indie labels back Apple Music after decision to pay artists during free trial

The Verge reports "Apple owes Taylor Swift a big thank you. Days after the iPhone-maker reversed its decision not to pay artists during Apple Music's three-month free trial — a change of heart brought about in no small part by Swift's intervention — the world's biggest indie labels have said they're now backing Apple Music." Read More

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