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