Posts Tagged ‘digital’

Sarah Palin Launches Her Own Channel Online

July 28, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Sarah Palin – former governor of Alaska, erstwhile candidate for VP of the U.S. and polarizing public figure – has unveiled a new subscription-based Internet TV network that promises direct access to her and her supporters. The Sarah Palin Channel, which costs $9.95 per month or $99.95 for a one-year subscription, will feature her commentary on “important issues... Read more

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First Look at Leprechaun from WWE Studios’ ‘Leprechaun: Origins’

July 25, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

WWE Studios has provided a first look at the creature from “Leprechaun: Origins” that Lionsgate will release straight to VOD and Digital HD platforms on Aug. 26. The company made the reveal during its Comic-Con panel in San Diego. Directed by Zach Lipovsky, the film stars Dylan Postl, better known as WWE wrestler “Hornswoggle,” Brendan... Read more

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Lionsgate Invests $2 Million in Finnish App Developer Next Games

July 23, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Lionsgate has formed a partnership with Finland-based games developer Next Games under which it will invest $2 million in the startup, as the studio looks to extend entertainment franchises like “Hunger Games,” “Twilight” and “Divergent” into the segment. Next Games announced the first part of its external investment round earlier this year, raising $6 million in financing... Read more

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Lionsgate Invests $2 Million in Finnish App Developer Next Games

July 23, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Lionsgate has formed a partnership with Finland-based games developer Next Games under which it will invest $2 million in the startup, as the studio looks to extend entertainment franchises like “Hunger Games,” “Twilight” and “Divergent” into the segment. Next Games announced the first part of its external investment round earlier this year, raising $6 million in financing... Read more

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Guardians of the Galaxy Join ‘Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes’

July 23, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The Guardians of the Galaxy are joining “Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes.” The characters — Star-Lord, Rocket Raccoon, Drax, Gamora and Groot — will be featured in a new play set this fall for the second iteration of Disney Interactive’s video game, that combines on screen game play with physical figures. Inspired by the Marvel... Read more

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Qplay, Internet Set-Top Startup Formed by TiVo Founders, Shuts Down

July 19, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Qplay, the Internet video-device and app startup launched by the founders of TiVo, is closing its doors less than six months after launching its first product. The company announced Saturday that its last day of service will be Friday, July 25 . “Unfortunately, it is not possible for us to keep developing and running the service,” Qplay marketing... Read more

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How CNN Made a Cisco-Sponsored Web Series About Progressive Cities

July 18, 2014  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

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How CNN and Cisco Made A Web Series About Progressive Cities

July 18, 2014  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

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‘South Park’ All Past Seasons Moving to Hulu Under Exclusive Pact

July 12, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The “South Park” lads are heading on down to Hulu — in a big way. The Hulu Plus subscription service will become the exclusive online-streaming home for all past seasons of the long-running Comedy Central show, following the season 18 premiere on the cable channel Sept. 24. Hulu cut the deal with South Park Digital Studios,... Read more

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Amazon’s ‘Transparent’ Season 1 to Debut Late September, ‘Bosch’ Premiering Early 2015

July 12, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Amazon’s new original drama “Transparent” will debut on Amazon Prime in late September, creator Jill Soloway announced Saturday at the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour. All ten episodes of the series will premiere at once through Amazon Prime Instant Video, in the so-called “binge” model popularized by Netflix. Decisions have not yet been made on... Read more

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