Press Release: Condé Nast Entertainment Forms Unscripted TV Production Unit, CNE Studios
February 2, 2016 at 2:22 pm

NEW YORK, NY – February 1, 2016 – Award-winning production company Condé Nast Entertainment (CNE), today announced the formation of CNE Studios, a new division which will produce unscripted television series developed by CNE.  Emmy-winning television producer and director Al Edgington will head the new group, serving as executive vice president.  CNE currently has five unscripted…

Verizon and Hearst Discuss Video Joint Venture, ‘Vice for the Red States’
January 25, 2016 at 1:17 pm

Telecom juggernaut Verizon Communications Inc. and media company Hearst Corp. have each been pushing into online video with the goal of attracting young viewers and digital ad dollars. Now, they may team up in that pursuit. The companies are in advanced talks to set up a joint venture that would develop two new digital media…

BuzzFeed's Foodie Channels Are Blowing Up on Facebook
January 20, 2016 at 1:11 pm

First Tasty, now Proper Tasty. The Internet has an insatiable appetite for food content, and BuzzFeed is going big in the category. The New York-based media startup’s Facebook-only cooking channel, Tasty, now has 30 million followers on Facebook FB -4.38% . Its videos regularly get tens of millions of views.

Condé Nast Plans to Revamp Its Video Hub
January 19, 2016 at 12:27 pm

Condé Nast Entertainment is still trying to build its own Web video destination for consumers. Next month, CNE, a division of the magazine giant Condé Nast, plans to roll out a revamped version of The Scene, a Web video hub launched in July 2014. Since its debut, The Scene’s traffic has risen and fallen sharply,…

Press Release: Time Inc. Appoints Steve Marcopoto President of Time Inc. International
January 11, 2016 at 1:55 pm

NEW YORK—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Time Inc. Chairman and CEO Joe Ripp today appointed Steve Marcopoto to the newly created position of President, Time Inc. International, formalizing his role during the past year as a consultant. Effective immediately, Marcopoto is charged with expanding Time Inc.’s business portfolio in international markets through digital, video and TV platforms, partnerships, acquisitions,…

Yahoo Shuts Down Video Service; Videos to Live in Digital Mags
January 6, 2016 at 12:47 pm

Yahoo has shut down Yahoo Screen, the video hub the beleaguered company launched over two years ago to unite its many original and syndicated programming under one roof. Yahoo Screen was home to everything from the recent streaming of an overseas NFL game to licensed clips of “Saturday Night Live” to the slate of original series launched last…

Condé Nast Digital Boosts Revenue with Programmatic
December 22, 2015 at 1:08 pm

The publisher put this down to "robust performances" from programmatic and creative solutions. Condé Nast Digital has focused more on video this year, launching Vogue Video in June. The channel has had 16 million views, and a series with Alexa Chung has attracted an audience of 1.24 million viewers.

ESPN's Dilemma in Mobile Age Where Fans See Clips All Day
December 18, 2015 at 1:01 pm

When Holly Holm delivered her vicious knockout against UFC champion Ronda Rousey last month, the highlight seemed perfect for ESPN’s “SportsCenter.” Yet by the time the sports network’s flagship news program showed images of the fight, many had already seen the clip on Reddit and commented on Twitter.

Time Inc. Partners With Hulu, Yahoo and Zealot Networks for Video Distribution
December 11, 2015 at 2:10 pm

Time Inc. is continuing its video push, adding Hulu, Yahoo and Zealot Networks to join its video distribution network. Original video from Time Inc.’s portfolio of brands will thus be distributed across the trio of networks, the company said Thursday. The Time Inc. distribution network, which was created in 2013, will also house videos from Hulu,…