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Todd Spangler / Variety:
WSJ: Facebook building video app for Apple TV and other set-top boxes as it ramps up its original programming efforts   —  Facebook is developing an app for set-top boxes including Apple TV, as a way to bring longer-form video content — and video ads — to big-screen TVs in consumers' living rooms, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Jan 31, 2017, 7:20 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
SEC filing: AT&T gained 200K+ paying video subscribers in Q4, “entirely driven by DirecTV Now”; DirecTV Now launched on November 30   —  Telco also discloses $1 billion charge in quarter related to pension and postemployment benefit plans  —  AT&T added more than 200,000 …
Jan 20, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Amazon rolls out its first branded VOD subscription service, Anime Strike, with 1K+ titles, available for $4.99/month for Prime members   —  Ecommerce giant plans additional subscription VOD channels  —  Amazon is rolling out its first branded on-demand subscription service for Amazon Channels …
Jan 13, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Disney-ABC to produce several original series for Snapchat, in bid to target younger viewers, starting with an after-party show for The Bachelor, debuting Jan 3   —  Snapchat has pulled Disney-ABC Television Group into its expanding original programming orbit, with the parties setting …
Dec 23, 2016, 4:55 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
NBCUniversal is investing another $200M in BuzzFeed, which will collaborate with NBCU's Content Studio under extended advertising-sales relationship   —  NBCUniversal announced Monday that it has made an additional $200 million investment in BuzzFeed — on top of the $200 million it invested last year.
Nov 22, 2016, 12:25 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Warner Bros. signs deal to acquire full control of Machinima; sources say the deal values Machinima slightly under $100M   —  Deal values gamer and fandom digital programmer at slightly under $100 million: sources  —  Warner Bros. announced that it signed an agreement to acquire full control of Machinima …
Nov 17, 2016, 4:10 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
VoteCastr, a startup which claimed it could provide real-time polling results, got predictions wrong for five of seven battleground states   —  Nearly every pre-election poll showed Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump heading into Tuesday — and even the Republic National Committee predicted Trump …
Nov 10, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Turner launches FilmStruck, a streaming video service with indie, foreign, classic, and cult films, plans from $7/month but service limited to US for now   —  Turner on Tuesday launched FilmStruck, its subscription video-on-demand service with hundreds of indie, foreign …
Nov 2, 2016, 9:00 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Walmart debuts Vudu Movies on Us service, which streams free ad-supported movies and TV on demand in 1080p HD, doesn't include new releases or current TV series   —  Vudu, which has been selling and renting HD movies and TV shows online for nearly a decade, is now offering free …
Oct 18, 2016, 4:05 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Netflix CFO David Wells says company wants original content to make up 50% of its catalog within a few years, is currently “one-third to halfway” toward target   —  Netflix is driving toward having half the content on its streaming service be original productions over the next few years …
Sep 21, 2016, 2:05 PMIn context

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