Multi-channel network Mondo Media struck a deal with Fusion to create a new sketch comedy series – Like, Share, Die – to premiere in December. Fusion ordered 20 15-minute episodes, which will include a mix of comedic pieces, original Mondo programming (such as Dick Figures and Happy Tree Friends) as well as new content from Mondo’s YouTube animators. “Mondo has a unique sensibility and platform for finding, producing and building large, loyal digital audiences,” said Wade Beckett, Fusion’s chief programming officer. The series will also be available on Fusion.net and on both nets’ YT channels. Earlier this month, Mondo announced three new feature films based on its originals.
Discovery Channel and Science Channel group chief Rich Ross said at Sundance over the weekend that Oscar-winning filmmakers Fisher Stevens and Ross Kauffman are behind a new documentary for the network, Taken by the Tiger, about the rapidly diminishing population of tigers in the wild.
Steve Harvey’s daytime series Steve got a second season renewal in national syndication. The series already been sold in 90 percent of the US on NBC-owned stations and station groups including Sinclair and Hearst.
Amid a landmark year for CBS Sports Digital in 2017, where the outlet’s platforms ranked second in comScore’s sports category for the fifth consecutive month in December and saw 9% year-over-year growth in 2017, the group kicked off 2018 with the announcement that it had promoted Jeff Gerttula to Executive Vice President and General Manager […]
Pringles is making its maiden voyage for the Super Bowl, announcing that the brand will launch its first-ever Super Bowl advertisement. Bill Hader will star in the 30-second spot, which will showcase ‘flavor stacking’, where consumers blend different flavors to create new ones. “The Pringles Super Bowl advertisement is an opportunity to show people a […]
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