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CBS All Access is ‘doubling down’ on originals, planning expansion to Canada and Australia

CBS All Access, the network’s over-the-top streaming service for cord cutters, will invest in more original programming, as competition in the market heats up thanks to upcoming entries from Via

Apple picks up a new space drama from the creator of ‘Battlestar Galactica’

What the frak is this? According to a report from Deadline, Apple may have actually gotten its hand on a good show – a new space drama from “Battlestar Galactica” creator, Ronald D.

Original Content podcast: Marvel’s ‘Runaways’ looks like an all-around good time

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Snap and NBCUniversal team up on Snapchat scripted shows

Snapchat parent co. Snap is working with NBCUniversal on its first scripted series, with an initial effort led by the Duplass Brothers – Mark and Jay, to those in the know. The duo will create scrip

Watch the trailer for Hulu’s original sci-fi comedy ‘Future Man’

Hulu has a new original comedy series executive produced and directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, and it’s arriving on the streaming service on November 14. The trailer premiered at NYC Com

‘Deadly Manners’ is a new podcast starring LeVar Burton, Kristen Bell, Anna Chlumsky and RuPaul

Podcasts are a growing area of interest even for media companies that typically work in TV and other formats, and AMC/Sundance is extending its bet on making something of streaming audio. The show is

Amazon inks exclusive TV deal with ‘Stranger Things’ writer

The next project for TV from Stranger Things writer and producer Justin Doble. The overall deal means that he’ll be producing television projects exclusively for Amazon Studios and Amazon’

Crunch Report | Patreon is raising a Series C at $450M

Patreon is raising at a $450 millon valuation, Chrome mutes autoplaying videos and Hulu is spending $2.5 billion for original content. All this on Crunch Report.

Hulu to spend $2.5 billion on content in 2017, add 7 more original series

Hulu is spending around $2.5 billion on content this year, according to a report from Variety, citing remarks made by Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins at an event this week at the Paley Center for Media in New Y

Facebook’s new Watch video hub rolls out to U.S. users

Facebook’s latest push into video is now live. On Thursday, the new Watch tab popped up for U.S. users as the feature begins its proper roll-out. The Watch tab sits in some premium Facebook real

Crunch Report | Apple Spending $1 Billion on Original Content

Apple is spending $1 billion to acquire original content, Workday acquires Pattern, Google Home now lets you make free phone calls and Andrew Ng is starting an AI fund. All this on Crunch Report!

Facebook launches Watch tab of original video shows

Facebook has a new home for original video content produced exclusively for it by partners, who will earn 55 percent of ad break revenue while Facebook keeps 45 percent. The "Watch" tab and original s

Netflix drops the full trailer for ‘Bright,’ its $90M+ potential blockbuster hit

Netflix may have its first blockbuster movie on its hands. The new, full-length trailer for the upcoming Will Smith movie, “Bright,” from “Suicide Squad” director David Ayer, d

Crunch Report | Twitter Redesigns Desktop and Mobile

Twitter gets a redesign to their Desktop and mobile expereince, Slack is raising $500 Million at a $5 billion valuation, Musically starts creating original content and Careem raises $150 Million. All

Report: Apple Music revamp planned for iOS 11, service to include up to 10 original series

A new version of Apple Music will ship later this year that puts an increased emphasis on video content, and particularly its own original video programming, according to a new report from Bloomberg o

VICE is the latest to produce original shows for Snapchat, starting with a dating series

Like Twitter, Snapchat’s pitch is that it’s more than just a social sharing and messaging app — it’s a place to consume media, too. Today, the company is expanding its origina

Google Play unveils its first original podcast series, ‘City Soundtracks’

Google Play is adding its first original podcast series, called “City Soundtracks,” to its music service, Google announced this morning. The series will feature interviews with various mus

Jimmy Iovine confirms Apple Music’s plans to offer original video content

Earlier this month, The Wall St. Journal reported how Apple is working to bring in veteran producers to help create original content, including TV series and movies for an expanded Apple Music service

Crunch Report | Lily Robotics Shuts Down

Lily Robotics shuts down, Techdirt is in a legal battle fighting for its life, Apple is poised to create original content, Starship Technologies gets a new $17.2 million round and Twitter to live stre

Imaginism Studios On Building Niko And The Sword Of Light, Reimagining Digital Narrative

Back in February 2013, Toronto's <a target="_blank" href="http://www.imaginismstudios.com/">Imaginism Studios</a> launched an <a target="_blank" href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1105575464/n
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