YouTube, Lionsgate Create Branded Series to Promote ‘Hunger Games’ (AdvertisingAge)

Debuting Monday, Five-Episode Series Features YouTube Stars

YouTube is looking to show marketers how branded entertainment is done.

The online video service and its parent company Google have created a branded online video series with Lionsgate to promote the… [Read more on AdAge]

Simpsons World Launches October 21st: Every Single Episode in One Intuitive App (IGN)

Simpsons World main menu on iPad

Simpsons World main menu on iPad

It’s been almost a year since FX acquired the syndication rights to all of The Simpsons, marking the biggest off-network deal in television history. Back in August, the network celebrated the animated show’s cable debut with a 12-day marathon on FXX, airing all 552 episodes in a row. Since then, FXX has… [Read more on IGN]

Relationship, la web-série de Timothée Hochet (madMoizelle)

Junipa vous parle du tout jeune réalisateur Timothée Hochet et de son projet de websérie « Relationship ».

Je voudrais vous parler de Relationship, la web-série de Timothée Hochet, un youtubeur français dont j’adore le travail. Je l’avais découvert il y a quelques mois lors d’une de… [Lire la suite sur madMoizelle]

HBO Says It’s Going to Start Selling on the Web Next Year (Re/Code)

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HBO says it’s finally ready: Sometime in the next year the pay-TV service will be selling a Web-only offering.

HBO CEO Richard Plepler, speaking at an investor presentation hosted by HBO parent company Time Warner, said the company will start selling a digital version of its service that won’t… [Read more on Re/Code]

Warner Bros. Korea to Debut Some Films Via Online Services (The Hollywood Reporter)

Warner Bros. ‘Blended’ will make its South Korean premiere through IPTV

Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler rom-com ‘Blended’ will be offered on a Warner-themed VOD service on IPTV platforms

Amid the surge of the South Korean online market for movies in recent years, Warner Bros Korea will make films without theatrical release plans in the country available on the… [Read more on The Hollywood Reporter]

Netflix’s strategy: Shows for every age (CNN)

A modern version of the classic animated series “Care Bears” is the latest in a string of shows for kids commissioned by Netflix.

Just how important are children to the future of Netflix? The company famously doesn’t release ratings, but it’s willing to say that many of its shows for kids are TV-sized hits.

More than 70 kids shows have been streamed by some 2 million Netflix subscribers this… [Read more on CNN]

PlayStation Network Debuts Trailer For First Original Series ‘Powers’ (Tubefilter)

New York Comic Con 2014 had all sorts of digital media surprises, including one from Sony’s PlayStation Network (PSN). The online multiplayer gaming and digital media distribution hub revealed the trailer for its first original series, Powers[Read more on Tubefilter]