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  • Turner’s streaming service for film geeks, FilmStruck, goes live

    Turner’s streaming service for film geeks, FilmStruck, goes live

    FilmStruck, a new streaming service aimed at film geeks developed by Turner Classic Movies, has now launched. Announced earlier this year for a mid-October arrival, the service belatedly debuted with a collection of hundreds of classic, indie, foreign, and cult film, as promised. The company also announced the pricing for its new Netflix-like competitor: a somewhat costly, comparatively… Read More

  • Wattpad teams up with Turner and Tales from the Crypt

    Wattpad teams up with Turner and Tales from the Crypt

    Social publishing platform Wattpad is announcing one of the first partnerships as part of its new Wattpad Studios program — the company has struck a deal with Turner to help generate ideas for shows on Turner networks, starting with the upcoming Tales from the Crypt revival on TNT. Wattpad Studios head Aron Levitz said it’s too early to reveal all the details of the partnership, but… Read More

  • Turner to launch its own movie-streaming service, FilmStruck

    Turner to launch its own movie-streaming service, FilmStruck

    New video streaming services are launching left and right these days, and now Time Warner-owned Turner is looking to get a piece of the action for itself, too. The company announced this morning plans to debut an on-demand service focused on films, including both indie titles and mainstream Hollywood hits from major studios, including Warner Bros. Called FilmStruck, the service is being… Read More

  • Turner Media Camp Demo Day Highlights Five New Startups

    Turner Media Camp Demo Day Highlights Five New Startups

    It’s like summer camp, but for grownups, according to a video shown as Turner Media Camp’s third Demo Day kicked off. Warner Bros. and Turner’s media-focused accelerator culminated Thursday as a batch of startups made presentations to a room of investors. The five startups spent 12 weeks in workshops and networking events with media leaders. Read More

  • Turner’s Media Camp Announces The Next Five Startups To Go Through Its Media-Centric Incubator

    Turner’s Media Camp Announces The Next Five Startups To Go Through Its Media-Centric Incubator

    Last Summer, Turner announced that it was creating a startup incubator focused just on young companies that were creating products for media businesses. The incubator, called Turner Media Camp, would leverage the conglomerate’s vast expertise in video and publishing to find companies with innovative ideas and help them find customers. Read More

  • Amazon’s Exclusive Deal With Turner And Warner Bros. Brings Two Top TNT Shows To Amazon Instant Video

    Amazon’s Exclusive Deal With Turner And Warner Bros. Brings Two Top TNT Shows To Amazon Instant Video

    Following last week’s move to bring its Instant Video service to iOS devices, Amazon is today expanding its content library yet again with two more licensing deals, this time with Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) and Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. However, unlike some previous deals which see dozens or sometimes thousands of titles added in one fell swoop… Read More

  • Update: It’s Done. Time Warner Buys Bleacher Report, Price Reportedly $175M

    Update: It’s Done. Time Warner Buys Bleacher Report, Price Reportedly $175M

    Update: TBS has now confirmed that it has bought Bleacher Report. The division will become a part of the Turner Sports division. That group currently manages digital properties on behalf of the NBA, NCAA and PGA, and it oversees ad sales for NASCAR.COM as well as a strategic sales relationship with Yahoo! Sports. It has 86 million unique visitors. The price of the deal was not disclosed but… Read More