Original programming has yet to become the engine driving viewers to binge-friendly streaming platforms like Netflix. Here’s why.
Hey geeks, Microsoft is financing a new original TV series based on the BBC’s cult-classic sci-fi show Blake 7.
Hungry for more original programming from streaming video service Netflix? Well, the company has you covered this summer.
Those fearful of ever watching a story that contains excessive violence, cursing, nudity and other unsavory elements probably have bland taste in movies/TV shows — but they’re also in luck.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has a track record for making bold decisions about his company based on the prediction of a successful outcome. Here’s another example.
Indie streaming video startup Blip.tv announced today that it will ditch the “.tv” from its name in the first of many steps to refresh and improve the company. Blip has also secured a $12 million round of funding to help see those improvement efforts through.
With the influx of smart TVs, set-top boxes, and connect-mobile devices, many people are discovering a new world of independently produced web video content. And for Internet TV network Revision3, this trend has translated into record growth that puts it on par with some cable TV networks.
As promised, YouTube is rolling out content from Disney and is starting with movie rentals through the website today, according to a company blog post.
Disney and YouTube have reached an agreement to produce new Disney-branded content for the web, according to a New York Times report.
Google plans to turn its YouTube property into something more like a traditional TV network by revamping the site to feature topic-specific channels and pouring up to $100 million into the production of original content, the Wall Street Journal reports.