Amazon to Spend More Than $100M on Original Series in Q3 is significantly boosting spending on original video content in the current quarter, expecting to shell out more than $100 million in the period for productions it has in the pipeline... |
AT&T, Chernin Group in Talks to Acquire Majority Stake in Fullscreen

Otter Media, the online-video joint venture of AT&T and Chernin Group, is in discussions with YouTube multichannel network Fullscreen to take a majority stake in the company, a source confirmed... |
Guardians of the Galaxy Gets First Virtual Reality Red Carpet Coverage

Variety became the first news outlet to produce virtual reality video coverage of a red carpet premiere Monday night, teaming with VR technology provider Jaunt to capture highlights of Monday's... |
Netflix Ends Q2 With 50M Members, Survives Price Hike Without Blemishes

Netflix ended the second quarter with a total of 50.05 million subscribers worldwide, up from 37.56 million in Q2 of 2013. The company added 570,000 subscribers in the U.S. last quarter, compared... |
Entertainment One Buys Paperny Entertainment

Entertainment One Ltd (LSE: ETO) has bought Paperny Entertainment Inc, a producer of factual television programming. The acquisition price was not published, but has been estimated at... |
Who Will Buy Time Warner?

Now that Rupert Murdoch's bid for Time Warner is out in the open, courtesy of the New York Times, we can start speculating about who's going to end up with the media company. But first, let's be... |
'Big Hero 6' Trailer Shows Disney's Fun Animated Take On a Marvel Superhero

After buying Marvel five years ago, Disney's animation team is finally taking on its first comic-book hero, and it's certainly having a lot of fun with it. The result appears to be an energetic... |
YouTube May Fund Content and Arrange Hollywood Hookups

YouTube execs have been reaching out to Hollywood producers to potentially play matchmaker with some of the top-tier talent on the Google-owned video site - and YouTube is prepared to selectively... |
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