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11/21/14: IAB reveals 2015 Digital Content NewFront schedule; Unruly names top 20 ads from the year, top social trends; Amazon’s new series ‘Mozart in the Jungle’ to premier on Dec. 23

IAB reveals 2015 Digital Content NewFront schedule

CYNOPSISDIGITAL 11.21.14 Good morning. It’s Friday, November 21, 2014, and this is your first early morning digital briefing. NEW PROGRAMMING + DEALS Despite previous reports, Facebook is not listed as a presenter on the preliminary schedule for the 2015 Digital Content NewFronts this year. The IAB released the program for the NewFronts yesterday, a showcase [...]

11/20/14: Nielsen will begin measuring viewership on web streaming services, Alec Baldwin debuts new series with Above Average, Oxygen developing docu-series on StyleHaul talent

Nielsen will begin measuring viewership on web streaming services

CYNOPSISDIGITAL 11.20.14 Good morning. It’s Thursday, November 20, 2014, and this is your first early morning digital briefing. Premieres: Atari: Game Over – Xbox One, Xbox 360, xboxvideo.com NEW PROGRAMMING + DEALS Mystery no more: Nielsen will begin measuring subscription web streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Price, according to the Wall Street Journal. [...]

11/19/14: Hulu picks up original comedy from Amy Poehler, Billy on the Street’s Julie Klausner; Facebook expected to present at 2015 Newfronts; Legendary signs first-look TV and digital deal with Mosaic Media Group

Hulu picks up original comedy from Amy Poehler, Julie Klausner

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM MACHINIMA Heroes Reached Daily Machinima celebrates the best in fandom and gamer content giving millennials exactly what they want, while delivering the authenticity, engagement and scale you need to reach more than 400 million subscribers across 3.1 billion monthly video views. Machinima. Heroes Rise.. CYNOPSISDIGITAL 11.19.14 Good morning. It’s [...]

11/18/14: DramaFever launches series of mini dramas, Community’s sixth season casts Martin Mull and Lesley Ann Warren, OpenSlate: Gaming channels engagement data

DramaFever launches mini drama series

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROMTREMOR VIDEO THE MORE YOU KNOW, THE SMARTER YOU BUY.GENIUS! BUY MORE OF WHAT WORKS WITH VIDEOHUB DSP.  No pain. All brain. TremorVideo.com. CYNOPSISDIGITAL 11.18.14 Good morning. It’s Tuesday, November 18, 2014, and this is your first early morning digital briefing. NEW PROGRAMMING + DEALS International streaming service DramaFever launched DramaFever [...]

11/17/14: Conde Nast Entertainment signs YouTube star Kandee Johnson; Facebook to drastically limit organic brand posts in 2015; Hasbro and DreamWorks deal falls through

Conde Nast Entertainment signs YouTube star Kandee Johnson

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM MACHINIMA Authenticity. Engagement. Scale. Millennials. Yep, we’ve got that! Machinima creates, curates and celebrates the best fandom and gamer content across multiple platforms bringing you the authenticity, engagement and scale you need to reach more than 400 million active subscribers, delivering 300 billion monthly views. Machinima. Heroes Rise. CYNOPSISDIGITAL 11.17.14 [...]

11/14/14: Sony unveils TV service ‘PlayStation Vue’; Hasbro in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation; Netflix orders Queen Elizabeth II series ‘The Crown’

Sony unveils TV service 'PlayStation Vue'

CYNOPSISDIGITAL 11.14.14 Good morning. It’s Friday, November 14, 2014, and this is your first early morning digital briefing. NEW PROGRAMMING + DEALS   Sony’s cloud-based TV service will soft launch this month. Called PlayStation Vue, it will offer live TV and on-demand content from 75 networks such as Viacom, CBS, Fox, and NBCUniversal. Pricing was [...]

11/13/14: YouTube unveils subscription music service ‘Music Key’; Unruly: 1 in 5 web users share videos on social network more than once a week; LiveNation and Vice Media announce music digital network

YouTube unveils subscription music service 'Music Key'

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM MACHINIMA Authenticity. Engagement. Scale. Millennials. Yep, we’ve got that! Machinima creates, curates and celebrates the best fandom and gamer content across multiple platforms bringing you the authenticity, engagement and scale you need to reach more than 400 million active subscribers, delivering 300 billion monthly views. Machinima. Heroes Rise. CYNOPSISDIGITAL 11.13.14 [...]

11/12/14: IFC launches ‘IFC Comedy Crib’ with UCB Comedy, AboveAverage; Yahoo to buy BrightRoll for $640M; Amazon announces slate of season five pilots

IFC launches 'IFC Comedy Crib' with UCB Comedy, AboveAverage

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM FREEWHEEL FREEWHEEL WEBINAR Q3 2014 Video Monetization Report Official Release Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 10 AM EST On Thursday, November 13 at 10:00 AM EST, join FreeWheel as we unveil key findings, insights and trends from our Q3 2014 Video Monetization Report – an analysis of digital video and video [...]

11/11/14: Fullscreen to acquire Rooster Teeth, Endemol Beyond US signs deal with comedian Andy Milonakis, Kim Kardashian’s mobile game made $43.4 million in Q4

Fullscreen to acquire Rooster Teeth

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM TREMOR VIDEO THE MORE YOU KNOW, THE SMARTER YOU BUY. GENIUS! BUY MORE OF WHAT WORKS WITH VIDEOHUB DSP. No pain. All brain. TremorVideo.com. CYNOPSISDIGITAL 11.11.14 Good morning. It’s Tuesday, November 11, 2014, and this is your first early morning digital briefing. NEW PROGRAMMING + DEALS   Fullscreen will acquire [...]

11/10/14: Mark Zuckerberg explains Facebook’s app strategy, Report: Viewers watched branded video 2.9B times in Q3, YouTube’s Shane Dawson wins Starz ‘The Chair’

Facebook is expected to present at 2015 Newfronts

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM CONTENT AND COMMUNICATIONS WORLD The producers of NAB Show present Content and Communications World, Javits Center NYC, Nov. 12 & 13 Top Network Execs talk OTT, 4K and more. John Landgraf, CEO FX Networks and FX Productions to Keynote Hear the industry’s most powerful voices from ABC, A&E, HBO, CNBC, [...]

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