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Emmy Award Winner Seth MacFarlane to Create, Executive-Produce and Star in New Hour-Long, Live-Action Comedic Drama Series for Fox

Press release from Fox, May 4, 2016: FOX has ordered 13 episodes of a new hour-long, live-action comedic drama series created and executive-produced by Emmy Award winner Seth MacFarlane (FAMILY GUY, “Ted”), who is also set to star. The series…

AXS TV to Premiere Nine Acclaimed Music Documentaries in Its All-New ‘Reel to Real’ Series

Press release from AXS TV, May 3, 2016: AXS TV, the premier destination for music festivals and everything rock and roll, expands its music based programming lineup with the launch of “Reel To Real” – an all-new series premiering a…

Hulu Goes Bigger and Bolder at 2016 Upfront Presentation, Unveils +30% Gowth in Subscribers, New Programming Deals and Ad Partnerships

Press release from Hulu, May 4, 2016: Today at the Hulu Upfront Presentation at Madison Square Garden Theater, the premium on-demand streaming service announced that its subscriber base has grown over 30% year over year and will reach 12 million…

Craig Ferguson and Hollywood Stars Come Together to Have Fun and Change Lives in NBC’s Second Annual ‘Red Nose Day Special’ May 26

Press release from NBC, May 4, 2016: Craig Ferguson and a star-studded cast of Hollywood favorites is coming together to have fun, raise money and change the lives of kids who need our help the most in ‘The Red Nose…

Common Sense Report Finds Tech Use Is Cause of Conflict, Concern, Controversy

Press release from Common Sense, May 3, 2016: A new report issued today by Common Sense Media finds that 50 percent of teens “feel addicted” to mobile devices, and 59 percent of their parents agree that their kids are addicted….

Daniel Tibbets Named President and General Manager for El Rey Network

Press release from El Rey Network, May 3, 2016: Daniel Tibbets, who most recently served as Machinima’s chief content officer, has been named President and General Manager for El Rey Network.  The announcement was made today by Robert Rodriguez, Chairman…

Nielsen Signs Univision Communications to National and Local TV Digital Measurement

Announcement from Nielsen, May 2, 2016: Nielsen today announced that Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading multimedia company serving Hispanic America, has signed an agreement for Nielsen’s National and Local Digital in TV Ratings services. Univision and UniMás Networks as…

NBCUniversal Announces DreamWorks Animation Acquisition

Press release from NBCUniversal, April 28, 2016: NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA), today announced the acquisition of DreamWorks Animation (NASDAQ: DWA). One of the world’s most admired family brands, DreamWorks Animation creates animated feature films, television series…

BBC America’s ‘Top Gear’ Adds an Extra Gear

Press release from BBC America, April 26, 2016: BBC AMERICA’s Top Gear is back with a new season in May. Announced today, the world’s biggest car series will have a new after show, Extra Gear, presented by Top Gear host…

Turner to Launch New Streaming Movie Service: FilmStruck

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and the Criterion Collection Collaborate to Develop Turner’s First Domestic Direct-To-Consumer Streaming Product, Launching in Fall 2016 FilmStruck Video Preview: filmstruck.com April 26, 2016 Global media company Turner is launching the company’s first direct-to-consumer product in the…