Topic: original online programming
Comedy and drama series development chief Joe Lewis is leaving Amazon Studios, reportedly caught up in a sexual harassment scandal.
The notion that there are too many original series across broadcast, pay-TV and over-the-top platforms is an “analog concept."
Here are the stories we're following this morning.
Scripps Networks CEO Kenneth Lowe is due for a tidy compensation package if Discovery Communications completes its acquisition of his company.
Netflix announced this week that it has poached prolific producer Shonda Rhimes from Disney/ABC.
Warner Bros. signed a distribution deal with Verizon’s free Go90 video service, making the platform the exclusive home for “Veronica Mars,” “Fringe” and others.
A federal judge delivered an important ruling last week in Game Show Network’s long-running suit against Cablevision, now owned by Altice USA.
Toca Boca, a company that develops “digital toy” apps for kids, has launched its own SVOD service, Toca TV, integrating with Ooyala and Microsoft Azure.
U.S. programmers approach the annual IBC convention with largely the same, increasingly urgent objective for which they attend NAB each spring.