YouTube’s subscription service is coming, and soon. Dubbed YouTube Red, it will feature several original series, which will begin rolling out early next year. Those include Scare PewDiePie, a reality series starring Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg, and Lazer Team, a feature-length action comedy from Fullscreen Films and Rooster Teeth. YouTube Red will also allow users to download videos and watch them offline. And the service includes a redesigned version of YouTube Music with improved discovery tools. Priced at $9.99 a month – the same as Netflix – YouTube Red debuts exclusively in the U.S. on October 28, along with a one-month free trial offer. The service will debut in markets outside the U.S. in 2016.
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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