Time Warner buys into Hulu
The media co has acquired a 10% stake in the SVOD, which is set to launch its live-streaming service in 2017.
Homeland finds home on SVOD
Showtime’s flagship drama series is the latest in a recent round of exclusive deals for streamer Hulu as it aims to compete with traditional cable cos.
The New York Times introduces new 360-degree video experiences
Working with technology from advertising platform OmniVirt, the publisher has incorporated VR ads as a new revenue stream for its websites.
Emmys: An honor just to be nominated (yes, really)
Digital heavyweights weigh in on this year’s record Emmy noms and what it means to compete shoulder-to-shoulder with big-budget TV.
DramaFever streams into Australia, New Zealand
The SVOD, now owned by Warner Bros., is pushing into new markets amid growing global demand for Asian content offerings.
Amazon confirms plans for video launch in India
While the e-commerce giant is still mum on how many subscribers its SVOD boasts, its overall Q2 financials were strong, with a 34% increase in sales.
Fullscreen kicks off sports docu-series “Keeping Score”
The series features U.S. soccer players Hope Solo, Megan Rapinoe and Crystal Dunn as they fight for equal pay while training for Rio.
Tumblr moves to monetize blogs
Creators on the Yahoo platform could join the ranks of high-paid YouTubers and Instagrammers – but how big do they have to be to make money?
Netflix goes back to Stars Hollow Nov. 25
On top of the long-anticipated Gilmore Girls revival, the SVOD also announced premiere dates for series such as Chef’s Table and Black Mirror.
YouNow captures trending “moments”
Following rival Snapchat’s lead, the live broadcaster looks to tap an appetite by users for videos that are short, snackable and highly shareable.