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A web series is a series of episodes released on the Internet or also by mobile or cellular phone, and part of the newly emerging medium called web television. A single instance of a web series program is called an episode or webisode.
While the popularity of web series is continuing to rise, the concept itself isn’t entirely new. Scott Zakarin created the first advertiser supported web series in 1995, The Spot.
The rise in popularity of web series can be seen as a result of...

Call A Web Series What You Want, It's Still Online, And That's Not Shameful

Call A Web Series What You Want, Its Still Online, And Thats Not Shameful

I started writing for ReelSEO back in June, and the first thing that I wrote about extensively was web series. Not long after I started writing about them, a debate was raging on whether to call them a "web series" or a "multi-platform series" or ...

Popular Twitter Feed "S*** Girls Say" Becomes A Web Series

Popular Twitter Feed S*** Girls Say Becomes A Web Series

It's a flimsy premise, to be sure, but I know lots of people out there will find this really funny.  "S*** Girls Say" has over 60,000 Twitter followers, and is run by writers/comedians Kyle Humphrey and Graydon Sheppard.  They released their first episode on December ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - New YouTube Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   New YouTube Edition

Without even a hint of doubt, the biggest online video news story of the week came at the end of the week, on Thursday, when YouTube blindsided users with an unexpected wide rollout of a new YouTube redesign heavy on social interaction and customization. Of ...

Kardashians Invade Online Video - Kourtney Kardashian Web Series On The Way

Kardashians Invade Online Video   Kourtney Kardashian Web Series On The Way

Kardashian! Now that I have your attention, there's a new Kourtney Kardashian web series on the way. Yes, Kourtney Kardashian is appearing in a new web series for E Online! called Kourtney's Mommy Blog.  If you can't get enough of the Kardashian family, or saying the ...

No Web Series For ABC Soaps One Life to Live and All My Children

No Web Series For ABC Soaps One Life to Live and All My Children

Over Thanksgiving it was announced that long-running ABC soaps One Life to Live and All My Children would not, in fact, be reincarnated as web series as was planned.  One Life to Live will end in January while All My Children ended, what turns out ...

Conan O'Brien To Make Appearance As Himself On Web Therapy

Conan OBrien To Make Appearance As Himself On Web Therapy

One of the most successful web series out there is Web Therapy, a comedy starring Lisa Kudrow as a not-so-qualified therapist who treats patients via video chat.  The series, created by Kudrow and producer/director Don Roos, has attracted a number of name stars such as ...

Future Of Television: Internet TV To Explode In 2012

Future Of Television: Internet TV To Explode In 2012

Mark Suster is a technology entrepreneur turned venture capitalist. He's started and sold two companies, worked at Accenture, founded Launchpad LA and is a part at GRP Partners, the SoCal venture capital firm. So he has his finger on the pulse and recently spoke at ...

YouTube And Disney Partner To Create Original Content

YouTube And Disney Partner To Create Original Content

YouTube definitely isn't goofing around when it comes to these new high-wattage channels.  Today, YouTube and Disney announced that they would combine forces to produce original content, a move that benefits both brands.  Disney needs the extra viewers and revenue, and YouTube needs a boost ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - YouTube Ad Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   YouTube Ad Edition

This week was overloaded with YouTube-related news. The video service is now fully integrated into Google Plus, their skippable TrueView ads now make up 50% of all the ads on the site and serve up 18 years of video ads per day, and the majority ...

The Vault Unleashes Episode 3, Worth the Wait

The Vault Unleashes Episode 3, Worth the Wait

Episode 3 of The Vault is available on YouTube, and I found myself curiously excited that this new entry clocks in at 15 minutes.  In the hustle and bustle of video watching, most of the time I'm thankful that most of the stuff I watch ...

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