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NBCUniversal forms JV with Snap to create digital content studio

American media conglomerate NBCUniversal and popular photo-sharing app Snap have joined forces to create a new digital content studio. Based in Santa Monica, California, this joint venture will make made-for-mobile programming to primarily debut on Snapchat.

CASBAA takes on content piracy in Asia with the formation of CAP

CASBAA, the Asian trade body serving the pay-TV industry, has created a coalition against piracy targeting Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs) with the formation of Coalition Against Piracy (CAP).

Hulu inks deal with NBCUniversal for TV shows

US Svod platform Hulu and NBCUniversal Television and New Media Distribution have announced a new agreement that will make Hulu the exclusive SVOD home to all episodes of the comedy series ‘30 Rock’, beginning 1 October , as well as add hundreds of episodes of shows for the whole family to Hulu.

Star joins hands with Amazon, Netflix, Disney to combat online piracy

Thirty content creators and on-demand entertainment companies from around the world including Star, Fox and Sky have launched the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), a new global coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal market for creative content and reducing online piracy.

2016 a testing year for English movie and entertainment channels

Several trends emerged even as BARC data continued to impact the genre. Tiering of audiences intensified with broadcasters making the push towards premium channels. Shows were aired closer to their US airdate and there was a focus on movie premieres.

Discovery Kids to air movies every weekend in 2017

The movie extravaganza will feature kids’ favourite characters from India and round the world, including ‘Shaktimaan’, ‘Kisna’, ‘Luv Kushh’, ‘Hanuman’, ‘Sheikh Chilli’ and ‘Barbie’.

NBCUniversal is investing $200 mn more in BuzzFeed

NBCUniversal is investing an additional $200 million in BuzzFeed, giving the digital media company a post-money valuation of $1.7 billion.

NBCUniversal to create content for snapchat

NBCUniversal and photo sharing social network Snapchat have announced a multi-year content and advertising partnership through which NBCUniversal will produce original episodic shows for Snapchat.

Black White Orange is HBO’s licensing agent for ‘Game of Thrones’ in India

The partnership with Black White Orange throws open opportunities for HBO to build on the ‘Game of Thrones’ fan base by developing officially licensed products for its followers in India.

Mattell awarded Jurassic World license

Mattel has announced that it has been awarded the worldwide master toy licensee for ‘Jurassic World’ starting July 2017.