The Simpsons are coming to cable in a deal worth $750 Million, Alpha House goes live on Amazon and CBS is going to stream the JFK assassination in real time on the 50th anniversary of his death. All this and more from ReelSEO's daily news round up.
Google are allowing direct applications for Google Glass at last, although there's no guarantee you'll get one and YouTube appears to have won the copyright infringement battle against the UK Premier League and the French Tennis Federation which has been going on since 2007. These and other stories of the day from ReelSEO.
Amazon Studios have two major original content shows coming out this month but they are not going down the Netflix route of uploading every episode at once. As an audience, we may love binge-watching but the company says that's not helpful for them. This and other news from ReelSEO.
Netflix and Disney are climbing into bed over a new Marvel series of superhero adventures that the streaming video site is going to carry from 2015. It's a major commitment for both companies. This and other news of the day from ReelSEO.
Netflix escape a $10 Million payout as they win a lawsuit against a filmmaker who sued when they refused to carry his movie, Samsung may be creating a Google Glass rival and GetGlue gets snapped up by video discovery start up i.TV. This and other news of the day from ReelSEO.
Only 9 of the 70 ads that Will Ferrell's alter ego Ron Burgundy has made for Dodge have been released, but sales of the SUV are already up by 59% since the online campaign launched in early October. This and other news from ReelSEO.
GoDaddy are already gearing up for the 2014 Super Bowl by announcing they will take a more subtle approach to next year's half time ad push. No more scantily clad models say the company as that's diluting their message. This and other news from the day in video.
Google have promised that more people will be able to get their hands on Google Glass, as long as they can get someone with a pair to invite them. This and other news from the world of online video, cable and marketing.
Welcome to the day in online video when YouTube announced their own streaming music service to rival Spotify, Vine finally added some much needed editing features, and the ad agency behind Walmart and Coca Cola invested millions into YouTube advertising.
Maker Studios, the second biggest MCN in the States in terms of unique views, are planning to restructure their partner content into four main categories. They hope this new cable TV like model will benefit both creators, viewers and advertisers.
A busy week as usual in online video as Vimeo, Hulu and Vine appoint bug hitters to further develop their video features, Netflix looks towards cable set top integration, Machinima is on its way to the Xbox One and internet connected video devices take over the world.
Netflix have confirmed that 4 billion hours worth of streaming video on demand has been watched in the past three months by their subscribers. This puts them ahead of any cable network in terms of viewing figures but they still have a long way to go to catch up with traditional TV viewing.
There's been a lot of news about this week and we catch up with some of the stories that we didn't cover in depth. We love the look of the new Roku 3 and it's on our shopping list for next month. We also catch up on the fascinating story of steaming media which is a big grown up 8 years old this year.
Time Warner has been one of the more forward-thinking companies in the cable TV space as far as I'm concerned, at least when talking about streaming video. Now, in a recent financial meeting, the CEO, Jeff Bewkes, seems to have completely embraced streaming video.
On today's Reel Web, Jason Urgo of SocialBlade and David Stroz from Sonic Orb Studios answers some questions about audience retention over the number of actual views you get on YouTube, benefits to using YouTube to recruit applicants for your company's open job positions, general video ...