Web Series

This is our channel devoted to news and information about Web Series (episodic web video shows). Stay up-to-date with the newly emerging online video movement towards web television and more entertainment based web video television shows. Here we will cover new and interesting web series, talk about those companies that are supporting web series creators (like Revision3, Crackle, YouTube, and more), the type of episodic web video show content that interests us, and keep up-to-date with the latest and greatest web series episodes.

Swampy And Where's My Water?, Popular Disney Game App, to Become A Web Series

Swampy And Wheres My Water?, Popular Disney Game App, to Become A Web Series

Walt Disney has created a ton of memorable characters over the years, but nearly all of them have been on the big screen and TV.  Recently, Disney's foray into mobile game apps, "Where's My Water?" has become a huge hit on the iPhone and iPad ...

Bravo's Web Series Companion To "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist"

Bravos Web Series Companion To Work of Art: The Next Great Artist

Cable has basically become the world's largest talent show for a variety of skill sets.  We've seen aspiring fashion designers, singers, chefs, and filmmakers all competing to win the opportunity to become top-paid professionals.  Last year, Bravo introduced a show looking for hopeful artists called ...

Current TV To Create New Series From Vimeo Documentary Contest Winner

Current TV To Create New Series From Vimeo Documentary Contest Winner

It seems to be online video contest week as I've got two assignments about online video contest platfoms and now Vimeo is launching a contest. The new partnership between Current TV and Vimeo is looking for some crowdsource action to kick off a series of ...

Indie Music Artists Get Professional Feedback With OurStage Panel Web Series

Indie Music Artists Get Professional Feedback With OurStage Panel Web Series

OurStage.com is a place where independent music artists attempt to get noticed, and where people looking for a reprieve from the mainstream can find bands that "no one else" knows about yet.  In partnership with MTV, the site offers competitions and instant visitor feedback so ...

First VEVO Scripted Series Hits YouTube With Some RockNRoll Horror

First VEVO Scripted Series Hits YouTube With Some RockNRoll Horror

The Rocky Horror Picture Show has endured over 35 years because, yes, it's fun to make fun of a movie that is horrendous.  But there is no question that the reason why people are able to get through the flick is that it has some ...

Aim High Web Series Excels In Its First Two Episodes

Aim High Web Series Excels In Its First Two Episodes

Aim High, the high school undercover spy comedy starring Twilight's Jackson Rathbone, premiered its first two episodes this Tuesday on Cambio.  You have the choice to watch the episodes with "personalized settings," where your Facebook profile will add your music and pictures to the show, ...

Diablo Cody Returns To The Web With Red Band Trailer

Diablo Cody Returns To The Web With Red Band Trailer

Several years ago, Diablo Cody launched her writing career by blogging her candid account of the life of an exotic dancer, which she then leveraged into the book Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper.  Soon after came Juno, which won ...

Epic Meal Time Celebrates One Year Of Meaty Insanity With Fast Food Pizza Cake

Epic Meal Time Celebrates One Year Of Meaty Insanity With Fast Food Pizza Cake

A year ago, Epic Meal Time came into being, and somewhere in the world, pigs and cows sensed a presence in the force they hadn't felt since humans discovered fire.  That first episode began with a "Fast Food Pizza" that is insane by most standards, ...

Simpsons Lead Artist Looks To Launch Animated Web Series Through Kickstarter

Simpsons Lead Artist Looks To Launch Animated Web Series Through Kickstarter

Erick Tran has been the lead artist on the blockbuster TV series The Simpsons for 15 years.  Now, he looks to get funding for his new animated web series, "Urban Reggie," through Kickstarter, a site where people can learn about a creative project and decide ...

Get Your Halloween Fix With Horror Web Series

Get Your Halloween Fix With Horror Web Series

Horror is well represented on the web, and this Halloween, there are a load of choices for those looking to find daily doses of the scary leading up to the big day.  There are a bunch of web series currently playing and even more that ...

Web Series, The Great Star Wars Trek, Mashes Up Star Wars, Star Trek, & Lost In Space

Web Series, The Great Star Wars Trek, Mashes Up Star Wars, Star Trek, & Lost In Space

If you want a boost in the online video world, getting a boost from something already popular is a good way to go.  In the YouTube Creator Playbook series, we just brought attention to a Ke$ha parody video that was released at the height of ...

Machinima's Tommy Wi-Show An Exercise In Bad For The Sake of Bad

Machinimas Tommy Wi Show An Exercise In Bad For The Sake of Bad

Last month we talked about Machinima's foray into the genre known as Tommy Wiseau, with the cleverly titled The Tommy Wi-Show.  Wiseau, the modern-day celebrity manufactured by irony, his movie The Room navigating the midnight-screening territory of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, has a perfectly-tailored ...

ESPN Explores Wider World Of Sports With Kenny Mayne Web Series

ESPN Explores Wider World Of Sports With Kenny Mayne Web Series

I don't watch ESPN much anymore, at least their flagship program Sportscenter, mainly because catch phrases and useless statistics rendered the show nearly unwatchable over the years.  Almost in a quiet fashion, however, ESPN has been doing good work with documentary series such as 30 ...

Dragon Age: Redemption Slays Its Way Onto Machinima

Dragon Age: Redemption Slays Its Way Onto Machinima

There's a chance no one has ever seen Felicia Day as the cleavage-bearing, butt-kicking, flame-haired elf damsel that she was born to play in Dragon Age: Redemption, outside of several recurring dreams of millions of fanboys out there.  Day may be all too painfully aware ...

College Humor Looks to Cash In On Jake & Amir Web Series

College Humor Looks to Cash In On Jake & Amir Web Series

One of the best aspects of web video is the whole "free" part of the equation.  Web series have been funded through all means such as advertising and second jobs, but often that isn't enough.  What if you have a show that is so popular, ...