Snapchat tunes into branded channels
The sharing platform bows the new feature Discover, with ad-supported channels from CNN, Comedy Central, ESPN, People and others.
New shows AOL Rise and That’s Racist debut
Mari White hosts AOL Rise every morning for 2 minutes on the hour in the company’s latest programming effort to reach mobile audiences.
Millennials value Netflix more than broadcast TV: study
Younger viewers (aged 13 to 34) hold streaming platforms in high regard, according to a study from NATPE and the Consumer Electronics Association.
TV bears brunt of distracted viewing: AOL study
Fiddling with another device impacts ad recall rates on all platforms, but mobile and tablet viewers seem to have higher retention rates than others.
Hulu picks up animated series Zou
Cyber Group’s preschool property will stream next year on Hulu in the States and on the mobile video app PlayKids TV internationally.
Why Sesame Workshop retooled its SVOD service
At first Sesame Street Go featured long-form content only, but audiences aren’t happy with just one format, says distribution head Scott Chambers.
Going beyond the App Store with Avatar Secrets
Writer/director Ramona Pringle explains how she got her “appumentary” in front of big-city commuters and beyond.
My Nick Jr. OTT service launching in Malaysia
Nickelodeon’s personalized kids edutainment service is working with Telekom Malaysia Berhad on the multilingual debut.
Canada ripe for new streaming option: Sandvine
They’re not just streaming hockey up there: Netflix has more than doubled its evening traffic from 3 years ago, the broadband solutions company reports.
Facebook rolling out update to video player
Starting this week, people will be able to see how many views a video on Facebook has received – just like on YouTube.