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Endemol launches digital gaming channel


Endemol is beefing up its multi-channel network Endemol Beyond by launching videogame channel Legends of Gaming.


C4 sets out Shorts strategy Video


Channel 4 has lifted the lid on its short-form content commissioning strategy as it looks to build its Shorts hub into a destination for young online audiences.

ITV backs US digital indies


ITV has moved quickly into digital content production after purchasing minority stakes in two burgeoning US multiplatform indies.


ChannelFlip extends reach


Shine-owned multi-channel network (MCN) ChannelFlip has drawn up ambitious growth plans, including proposals to work with rival networks’ YouTube stars, the launch of a talent agency and a children’s service.

Got To Dance

Got To Dance pulls in Facebook viewers


A Got To Dance spin-off series which was distributed on Facebook notched up 17,000 views on the social media site.


Netflix orders Judd Apatow comedy


Netflix has made its biggest move into comedy after ordering a 20-part sitcom from The 40-Year Old Virgin and Knocked Up director Judd Apatow.

Sky Sports gets more personal


Sky Sports is to start offering personalised VoD clips on its website after signing a deal with video streaming provider Ooyala.


ITV backs Californian digital start-up Video


ITV has teamed up with advertising agency WPP to invest in a Californian multiplatform start-up founded by filmmakers Jon and Jake Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia.

Tom Toumazis

Tom Toumazis joins Yahoo!


Former Endemol chief commercial officer Tom Toumazis has joined Yahoo! to help the online portal develop media and entertainment partnerships.


ITV US acquisitions: Believe & Indigenous videos Video


Click for a snapshot of some of the online videos produced by ITV’s latest multiplatform US acquisitions Believe Entertainment Group and the founders of Indigenous.

Tim Davie

BBC Earth set for online launch


BBC Worldwide is preparing to launch a “future-focused” online natural history brand BBC Earth which will be available around the world – including in the UK.

Google a ‘partner not a predator’


Google UK boss Matt Brittin has reassured the industry that the search giant is a “partner not a predator”, and pledged that Android TV will drag big screen TVs into the 21st century.


Channel 4 swaps 4oD for All 4


Channel 4 is to scrap the 4oD brand after eight years as it prepares to launch an online destination featuring on-demand video, live streams and digital services.

Who Knows Who

Doctor Who playalong quiz tests 100k


Monterosa has created a play-along Doctor Who game for BBC America that has launched with around 100,000 players.


Telegraph Hill builds data team


Multiplatform production company Telegraph Hill has hired its first head of analytics as it bids to create content rooted in data.


Radioplayer unveils analogue-to-digital adaptor


Online radio station aggregator Radioplayer has developed a proto type car radio adaptor that will enable drivers to convert an analogue stereo into a digital set.


Barb to peg Apple & Android tablet viewing


Apple and Android tablet viewing is to be measured by Barb for the first time as it bolsters its multiplatform ratings data.


Masterclass: Using Microvideo

BBC Academy’s Paul Buller talks to three microvideo producers.

Million Pound Drop second screen

Broadcast Digital: playalong apps

After seemingly falling through a trapdoor, the second-screen app is on the rise again.


Broadcast Digital: Viewing trends

The big screen remains the most popular way to view content but tablets and other devices are gaining ground


Broadcast Digital: MCN evolution

As multichannel networks grow, their their success is attracting the attention of the major content players


Broadcast Digital: Personalisation

Using data to personalise the TV viewing experience can boost audience figures and ease content discovery.

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