Rightster does CEO shuffle: Muirhead out, Walker in
Charlie Muirhead steps down as CEO of the London-based MCN, to be replaced by Patrick Walker who joined the company when it bought Base79.
Rightster and Turkish Airlines are giving YouTubers a ‘Fortune’
A new advertising campaign will send 10 YouTubers – only half of whom are repped by the U.K.-based MCN – to Istanbul and another secret location.
Rightster acquires Viral Spiral, wants Base79 as well
The company is offering shares at a discount to help fund the acquisitions that would make it one of the largest MCNs in the world. Former YouTube CEO Chad Hurley is also now an investor.
Base79 partners with kids net Kabillion
Splash Entertainment’s free VOD kids network has joined forces with multi-channel network Base79 to increase viewership and launch new original programming.
Henson brings on Base79 to optimize YouTube catalog
The Jim Henson Company has formed a partnership with Base79 that will see the Los Angeles-based digital video company help boost Henson’s original content presence on YouTube.
Female football league inks deal with Base79
Video featuring the racy athleticism of Legends Football League will now be managed by YouTube’s largest partner multichannel network outside of North America.