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Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
YouTube says it is putting original projects with Logan Paul on hold and removes him from Google Preferred ad program after his video showing suicide victim   —  The video platform says it will not feature Paul in the fourth season of YouTube Red original comedy ‘Foursome.’
Jan 10, 2018, 8:20 PMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Spotify faces new copyright lawsuit from Wixen Music that suggests up to 21% of Spotify songs are unlicensed; plaintiff seeks $1.6B+ in damages   —  Wixen Music Publishing files a new lawsuit that also covers music from Rage Against the Machine, The Doors, Steely Dan and many others.
Jan 2, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Hollywood Reporter:
Amazon suspends Roy Price, VP of Amazon Studios and global head of Prime Video content, following harassment claim from a company producer   —  The news follows a harassment claim from one of the retail giant/streamer's top TV producers.  —  Roy Price, vp Amazon Studios and global head …
Oct 12, 2017, 9:00 PMIn context
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
YouTube content head Susanne Daniels and CEO Susan Wojcicki on company's strategy for original programming to take on streaming video giants   —  With a veteran television exec, talent like Demi Lovato and Google's $86 billion in cash, the platform known for skateboarding videos …
Oct 7, 2017, 11:55 AMIn context
Lacey Rose / Hollywood Reporter:
A look at Apple's video content strategy: slow and deliberate approach led by experienced ex-TV execs who pass on most scripts and bid on high profile shows   —  The world's biggest company is officially taking meetings as everyone from Jennifer Aniston to Steven Spielberg salivates over selling the first big show.
Sep 30, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Hollywood Reporter:
Sources: Amazon and Apple are competing with Warner Bros. and others for rights to the James Bond franchise and are willing to pay as much as the studio   —  The franchise, and its future, are up for grabs as Agent 007 is being viewed as one of the last untapped brands that could be a game changer.
Sep 6, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Snapchat's VP of Content Nick Bell says the company expects to debut scripted shows by year's end, aiming to complement TV   —  “We want to be friends of media,” says Nick Bell at the Edinburgh Television Festival as he outlines the company's mobile-first TV strategy.
Aug 23, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Federal Judge issues preliminary injunction blocking Milwaukee from enforcing ordinance aimed at forcing AR game makers to seek permits, insurance, and more   —  The city didn't like the prospect of rare flora being trampled by game players.  A federal judge warns of censorship.
Jul 20, 2017, 10:45 PMIn context
Hollywood Reporter:
Facebook greenlights reality TV series Last State Standing and scripted comedy Loosely Exactly Nicole, in bid to lure viewers to its video tab   —  From ‘American Ninja Warrior’ producers A. Smith and Co., the reality show is the social media giant's second original series.
Jun 13, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context
Patrick Brzeski / Hollywood Reporter:
Netflix signs licensing deal with iQiyi, one of China's top video streaming services and a subsidiary of the country's search giant Baidu   —  The streaming giant has been attempting to negotiate greater accesss to the huge Chinese market for several years.  —  Blocked by regulators …
Apr 25, 2017, 11:55 AMIn context

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