Endemol is beefing up its multi-channel network Endemol Beyond by launching videogame channel Legends of Gaming.
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 has moved quickly into digital content production after purchasing minority stakes in two burgeoning US multiplatform indies.
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.
A Got To Dance spin-off series which was distributed on Facebook notched up 17,000 views on the social media site.
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 is to start offering personalised VoD clips on its website after signing a deal with video streaming provider Ooyala.
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.
Former Endemol chief commercial officer Tom Toumazis has joined Yahoo! to help the online portal develop media and entertainment partnerships.
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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 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 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.
Monterosa has created a play-along Doctor Who game for BBC America that has launched with around 100,000 players.
Multiplatform production company Telegraph Hill has hired its first head of analytics as it bids to create content rooted in data.
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.
Apple and Android tablet viewing is to be measured by Barb for the first time as it bolsters its multiplatform ratings data.
BBC Academy’s Paul Buller talks to three microvideo producers.
After seemingly falling through a trapdoor, the second-screen app is on the rise again.
The big screen remains the most popular way to view content but tablets and other devices are gaining ground
As multichannel networks grow, their their success is attracting the attention of the major content players
Using data to personalise the TV viewing experience can boost audience figures and ease content discovery.
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Sheffield Doc/Fest deputy director Charlie Phillips is to step down after seven years to take up a newly created position as head of documentaries at The Guardian.
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Twofour has merged its Arabia, Digital and Rocket Science divisions into a single business that will create branded content for a variety of platforms.
Silicon Valley investment firm Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) and A+E Networks have invested more than £300m in youth publisher Vice.
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Netflix and Warner Bros have struck a landmark global rights deal for Batman prequel Gotham.
ITV Encore, the broadcaster’s dedicated drama channel, has expanded its reach after launching on Sky’s IPTV service Now TV.
The BBC initiative to teach the nation how to write computer code has booted up with an ambitious partnership between its Children’s and Learning divisions.
BBC iPlayer is preparing to launch three fast-turnaround films from London Fashion Week.
History owner A+E Networks is to acquire a 10% stake in youth media business Vice Media for $250m (£150m).
The BBC’s global online news audience has grown by 30% since 2012 to reach over 73m unique monthly browsers.
Israeli media group Keshet is planning to develop dual screenfocused dramas and comedies to replicate the success of interactive talent format Rising Star.
A live cocktail week event, produced by Jamie Oliver’s Fresh One Productions to support its Drinks Tube online channel, helped push the volume of weekly subscribers up by almost 50%.
UK kids producers The Foundation and Brown Bag Films have picked up pilots from online video streaming service Amazon.
UKTV is planning to pilot TV shows via its online portal and allow visitors to vote on which secure commissions.
Vice has called out for fresh food ideas from traditional TV producers as its online channel Munchies moves out of beta.
Netflix is in talks to come on board for a new Channel 4 adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Tale Of Two Cities, which will be produced by Parade’s End indie Mammoth Screen.
BBC iPlayer is to head behind the scenes of Notting Hill Carnival with a four-part documentary series produced by Acme Films.
ITV News has beefed up its digital strategy with the launch of its first mobile and tablet app which features a strong focus on local content.
Endemol has expanded its online premium content network Endemol Beyond with the launch of an international sports-themed channel fronted by YouTube star KSI.
4Music has launched a classic arcade style mobile game featuring music from electronic producers including Savant, Chipzel and Rymdreglage.
Sunset + Vine has been appointed to relaunch Tottenham Hotspur’s YouTube channel ahead of the 2014/15 Premier League season.
Sky News is ramping up its presence on connected-TV devices as it targets an increasingly international audience.
Australian telecoms company Telstra has acquired video streaming business Ooyala for £161m.
Social TV developer Tellybug has produced an interactive app for this year’s Edinburgh International TV Festival.
Online film and TV service Netflix has hit the 3m subscriber mark in the UK, according to new research carried out by Enders Analysis based on figures from Barb.
Sky is expanding its pay-as-you-go Now TV sports offering with the launch of a new weekly access pass.
The increasing popularity of Netflix and Amazon have stimulated a 76% revenue boost for the subscription video-on-demand platforms in the UK.
Breaking Bad is the most watched OTT series in the UK, according to new research from GfK.
European social TV broadcaster Joiz is eyeing a launch in the UK following its debut in Germany and Switzerland.
Sunset + Vine has secured a deal to manage Lord’s YouTube channel, which has involved stunts including attaching a GoPro camera to the helmet of West Indian batsman Brian Lara as he faced Sri Lankan bowler Muttiah Muralitharan.
YouTube producer Little Dot Studios has hired former Channel 4 chief technology officer Bob Harris as a technology advisor.
S4C is developing an augmented reality app which will allow users to hold their device up to specific images to access bonus content.
ITV has extended its growing digital footprint with the launch of a new ITV Player app for Android which allows viewers to watch live television on the move.
Spirit Digital Media has launched a YouTube channel fronted by TV and radio presenter Zoe Ball.
Former BBC multiplatform boss Simon Nelson has secured the support of the corporation for his online social learning initiative, FutureLearn.
CBeebies is preparing to launch a Storytime app that is designed to improve the reading ability of young children.
Broadcast has launched a tablet app, available exclusively to subscribers, that will feature extended overnight ratings data each morning.
BSkyB has increased its investment in Jaunt, a Silicon Valley business that enables virtual reality technology to be applied to live-action programming.
Amazon is piloting an adaptation of Philip K Dick’s novel The Man In The High Castle from Greenbird-backed UK indie Big Light Productions.