Fusion will premiere five new original series on SnapChat this year for the instant-photo sharing app’s Discover media platform. The first series to debut will be a second season of Outpost, a docu-series that mixes adventure travel with investigative journalism and available on SnapChat on April 22. The other four series to launch in 2015 include: fashion history show Weird Threads; Science Fiction/Science Fact; traditional craftsperson spotlight series The Artisans; world capital exploration show Capitals; and song and lyrics series Off the Record. “We understand that millennials consume content without border and SnapChat Discover has been a critical platform in the growth and development of Fusion’s global audience,” network CEO Isaac Lee said. Since SnapChat first revealed Discover in January, Fusion has rolled out News in a Snap and a first-look for the music video Juicy Wiggle.
Sold-out Springsteen on Broadway will launch globally on Netflix December 15, the day the one-man show ends its Broadway run. “The purpose of the film is to bring this incredibly intimate show to Bruce’s entire audience intact and complete,” said Bruce Springsteen manager Jon Landau. “In addition to its many other virtues, Netflix has provided […]
HGTV ordered 28 new episodes of My Lottery Dream Home, which attracted over 15.7 million viewers during its most recent run. Next season launches Friday, September 21 at 9p; production on new eps begins in January 2019.
Major League Baseball’s annual All-Star Game tossed FOX with 8,849,000 viewers across FOX, FOX Deportes and FOX’s streaming platforms, with the linear telecast on FOX snagging a 5.2/11 household rating/share with 8.7 million viewers, according to national figures from Nielsen. On FOX’s streaming services, last night’s game delivered an average minute audience of 91,000 and […]
ESPN and The R&A, the organizer of The Open Championship, inked a three-year renewal for rights on all means and media throughout Latin America, including Brazil and the Caribbean, for golf’s oldest major. The new agreement provides ESPN International with rights on its linear and digital platforms throughout the regions, and extends the longstanding ESPN […]
YouTube star Preston Arsement is picking up a piece of Dallas-based Envy Gaming, where he will now serve as an investor with plans to produce content featuring the Envy brand across his video and social media channels. Arsement launched a YouTube presence in 2010 and has built a social media following of more than 11 […]