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Stay on top of the latest news in online video, the world of YouTube, web series and the digital entertainment industry. Tubefilter News is the leading authority in the web television space and exhaustively covers the industry, the creators, and the stars of this fast-paced, emerging entertainment market.

YouTube Stars Mike Diva, Anna Akana Help Los Angeles Metro Promote Proper Transit Etiquette  

People who eat, take up extra space, and block the aisles on public trains and buses are the worst, but with help of a magical transit superhero, maybe we can show those people the error of their ways. That's the strategy employed by YouTube star Mike Diva, who has created a series of PSAs for the Los Angeles Metro that star fellow YouTuber Anna Akana as a Sailor Moon-style enforcer of vehicular etiquette. The PSAs introduce the character of Super Kind, portrayed by Akana, as a fighter of...

2017-10-19 22:41:51

YouTube Millionaires: ColdFusionTV Explains Tech Concepts Through “The Distilling Of Information”  

As technology to accelerate into a greater portion of our personal lives, Dagogo Altraide will be there to catalog the transformation. Altraide, a creator from Australia, is the man behind ColdFusionTV, a collection of tech-related video essays. In his lectures, Altraide looks at the history of human advancements, examines the size and scope of today's biggest companies, and looks into the gadgets that will play big roles going forward. His lucid style and his thorough approach to his subjects ...

2017-10-19 21:40:00

Smosh Games Launches Branded Web Series For Ubisoft's 'Assassin's Creed Origins'  

Smosh Games has launched today a three-episode web series to promote the launch of Assassin's Creed Origins -- the tenth installment in the popular Ubisoft action-adventure game series. In the YouTube show, titled Operation: Open World, Smosh Games hosts Joshua 'Jovenshire' Ovenshire and Mari Takahashi will travel to Egypt to experience some of the local culture that inspired the game's ancient elements, including mummies, weapons, and animal life in the Nile. Ubisoft's partnership with Smo...

2017-10-19 20:31:30

Social Star Shawn Mendes, Now A Top 40 Regular, Helps Reboot MTV's 'Unplugged' With Live Album  

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2017-10-19 20:09:11

Snapchat's Latest Product Launch Is An $80 'Dancing Hot Dog' Halloween Costume  

As Snapchat faces increased competition from Instagram, which pilfered its signature Stories feature, parent company Snap has unveiled its latest product launch just in time for Halloween: an $80 Dancing Hot Dog Costume that became available for sale yesterday on Amazon. A product description refers to the hot dog as "the world's first augmented reality superstar" given that it's a massively popular animation which Snapchatters can insert into Snaps using the app's World Lenses feature. Sn...

2017-10-19 18:36:41

Whistle Sports, Former NFL Star Chad Johnson, Facebook Watch Unite To Celebrate Trick Shots  

Whistle Sports is hoping its newest show will bring additional legitimacy and interest to the world of trick shots. The digital media company known for its athletic content is behind Next Trickshot Superstar, a reality series that will be distributed through Facebook's Watch platform. As its title implies, Next Trickshot Superstar will feature athletes who are capable of sinking long baskets, completing deep throws, and accomplishing other impressive feats. Former NFL star Chad Johnson, who ...

2017-10-19 16:43:36

Chelsea Handler Departs Netflix Talk Show To Pursue Political Activism  

After hosting her eponymous talk show on Netflix for two seasons, Chelsea Handler is calling it quits. The comedian announced today on social media that she would not return for a third season of Chelsea -- though new episodes will continue to stream every Friday evening through the remainder of the year. The Hollywood Reporter reports that the show was cancelled. Handler attributed her departure to the current political climate, sharing on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook that she intends t...

2017-10-19 16:11:36

Nielsen Now Vends Ratings Info For Netflix Shows To Top Media Companies  

Nielsen is selling viewership data about Netflix shows to TV producers, providing a critical glimpse into figures that the streaming giant has never disclosed. While the ratings authority previously offered this information to TV producers about their own shows, according to Recode, the firm will now vend this information to studios, networks, and producers about almost any Netflix show -- so that they can glean a better sense of how rivals are performing, and make sure that they are being comp

2017-10-19 14:55:25

Fund This: 'Slate Your Name' Seeks Voice Acting Comedy With A Call To Indiegogo  

Project Name: Slate Your Name Asking For: $20,000 through Indiegogo Amount Raised Thus Far (At Time Of Post): $2,371 Days Remaining In Campaign (At Time Of Post): 30 Description: The cutthroat world of voice acting is getting its own comedy series. Three Bridges Productions, a media company founded by Catherine Beckett and Lara Goldie, is crowdfunding the budget for Slate Your Name, a series that follows the madness related to a high-profile voice gig. In the universe of Slate Your N...

2017-10-19 00:42:04

Issa Twaimz, Back From A YouTube Hiatus, Announces Tour Produced By Fullscreen Live  

After talking a leave of absence from his social media channels, Issa Twaimeh is back with a new perspective, and he is looking to reconnect with his fans via a nationwide sojourn. Twaimeh, who posts videos under the name Issa Twaimz, has announced a 20-city tour produced by Fullscreen Live. Twaimeh's tour will begin in Chicago on November 12 and will hit major cities across North America before concluding in Seattle on December 17. At each date, Twaimeh will perform some of his original music...

2017-10-18 23:32:07

Facebook Hopes Norwegian Teen Drama's Social-First Format Will Work In United States  

As Facebook looks to populate the Watch tab it launched in August, it is throwing a number of original video projects at the wall in order to figure out which ones will stick. One of its most ambitious bets will be an American remake of Skam, a teen drama that comes from Norway and boasts a forward-thinking, social media-friendly format. The original version of Skam, which first premiered in 2015, discussed topics like sexuality, mental health, and race against the backdrop of a prestigious hi...

2017-10-18 22:23:49

'Foursome' Becomes First YouTube Red Series To Get A Third Season (Trailer)  

In season three of the YouTube Red hit Foursome, the gang is headed on a tropical vacation for Winter Break, where all kinds of relationship sagas and friendship dramas are bound to ensue. Premiering on Nov. 1, this season will differ from past iterations in that all episodes will drop at once. Starring noted YouTubers Jenn McAllister and Logan Paul, Foursome is about a group of four friends -- including fellow YouTube star Rickey Thompson -- who join together to survive common high school iss...

2017-10-18 21:44:18

YouTube's Ad-Supported Demi Lovato Documentary Gets More Than A Million Views In Its First Day  

One of the first entries in YouTube's lineup of high-profile, ad-supported original projects has returned a big first day. Simply Complicated, which offers Demi Lovato fans a behind-the-scenes look at the starlet's life, received more than one million views in its first 24 hours of activity after arriving on October 17. Throughout its hour-long runtime, Simply Complicated is filled with revelations about Lovato's personality and career. Some of the most telling confessions have been catalo...

2017-10-18 20:46:06

Lauren Riihimaki Debuts 'Served By LaurDIY' Cooking Series On Facebook's Watch  

Lauren Riihimaki, better known to her 6.7 million YouTube subscribers as LaurDIY, is launching a new Facebook Watch series called Served By LaurDIY. The series is produced by SelectNext, the production arm of leading digital talent outfit Select Management Group, which was also behind This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous and Eva Gutowski's Me And My Grandma for YouTube Red. According to the show's description, Served By DIY "is for [Riihimaki's] foodie friends who love cute, easy, and Inst...

2017-10-18 19:47:39

Insights: Disney Lets Studios Into The Mouse House To Build A Netflix Competitor In Movies  

It may be the biggest news in the tech world that no one really talked about: Disney added four major studios to its film download service, with a fifth possibly joining in. In itself, the announcement feels a bit 2009. I mean, who buys downloads these days? (Well, I could speculate about the nature of that antediluvian and diminishing audience, but even I don't want to be that snarky). That said, the big post-theater business in movies isn't with downloads, though it remains a nice little ...

2017-10-18 19:14:57

Top 50 Broadcaster Rankings • Week Of 10/16/2017  

It's our 41st installment of our weekly Tubefilter Chart of the Top 50 Broadcasters. For anyone new to the Top Broadcaster Rankings, check out our brief explanation of how this chart came to be (Spoiler Alert: It has a lot do with the booming soon-to-be $70 billion industry that is live video) and the methodology behind the rankings in our first post of this new series right here. And for those unfamiliar with, below is a quick intro to the live broadcasting platform tha

2017-10-18 18:26:02

Anna Akana To Headline YouTube Red Teen Dramedy 'Youth & Consequences'  

YouTube star Anna Akana, who has appeared in several notable series and features including AwesomenessTV's You Get Me and New Form's Miss 2059, is set to launch her debut YouTube Red series next year titled Youth & Consequences. The eight-episode, half-hour teen dramedy will star Akana as the queen of her high school, who must defend her power as rivals rise, according to Variety. The series is being produced by Mark Gordon Company -- the studio behind Criminal Minds and Grey's Anatom...

2017-10-18 18:13:14

A Cappella Standouts Pentatonix Add New Member Ahead Of Holiday Tour, Album Release  

It's been five months since Avi Kaplan, the founding bass singer of Pentatonix, decided to step away from the popular a cappella group. The Pentatonix YouTube channel, which has more than 13 million subscribers, has been quiet since then, but with the holiday season fast approaching, the musical quintet has now added a new member to its ranks. Matt Sallee will join Pentatonix as its bass voice for both an upcoming wintertime tour and a new album called A Pentatonix Christmas Deluxe. Sallee, a g

2017-10-18 17:43:40

Google Home Users Can Now Operate YouTube TV With Voice Commands  

Support for YouTube TV has arrived today on Google Home -- meaning that those who own one of the smart speaker devices can control YouTube's live television service using voice commands. The new feature is compatible on Google's just-released Home Mini and Home Max -- as well as earlier devices -- and requires that the YouTube TV app is running on a Chromecast-connected television. Users can tell their Google Home devices to play a specific channel or show, according to a blog post, with ot...

2017-10-18 16:29:22

Jeffrey Katzenberg's WndrCo Tenders Small Investment In Whistle Sports  

Whistle Sports, a digital sports entertainment network, has received a small equity investment from Jeffrey Katzenberg's nascent WndrCo venture -- a mobile video holding company launched by the storied exec shortly after departing DreamWorks Animation earlier this year that he says is aiming to develop new forms of television. "We view the world the same way they do," Whistle Sports founder and CEO John West told Variety of the deal, which is part of a larger fundraising round for the spo...

2017-10-18 14:28:53

Facebook's Watch Nabs Kerry Washington-Produced Drama Series 'Five Points'  

Kerry Washington's Simpson Street production company is teaming with Indigenous Media to launch a scripted drama on Facebook's fledgling video platform, Watch. Five Points, created and written by Adam Giaudrone (Being Mary Jane) and directed by Thomas Carter (Save The Last Dance), is about five students at a South Side, Chicago high school who experience a life-changing event from different point of view, with each perspective being necessary to help understand the truth. The series' exec...

2017-10-17 21:12:11

Daniel Howell Named Ambassador For U.K. Mental Health Charity YoungMinds  

YoungMinds, a London-based charity committed to improving the mental health of children and adolescents, has tapped YouTube luminary Daniel Howell to serve as an ambassador. The appointment arrives on the heels of a video that Howell, 26, posted on Oct. 10 for World Mental Health Day, detailing his own experiences with clinical depression. In the video, Howell -- who is one-half of the beloved YouTube duo Dan and Phil alongside his best friend and frequent collaborator Phil Lester -- discussed

2017-10-17 19:59:43

Lilly Singh, Grace Helbig, Mamrie Hart To Feature In YouTube VR Series 'The Confessional'  

Leading virtual reality studio Felix & Paul and the Just For Laughs comedy festival have partnered with Google to create a brand new VR comedy series that will live on YouTube and Google's Daydream mobile VR platform. Titled The Confessional, the seven-episode series -- premiering today -- will feature comedians Lilly Singh, Trevor Noah, Judd Apatow, Howie Mandel, Jim Norton, Moshe Kasher, Natasha Leggero, Grace Helbig, and Mamrie Hart. Filmed during the 2017 Just For Laughs comedy festi...

2017-10-17 18:35:06

Blame The Cord-Cutters For AT&T's Sudden Drop In Share Price  

AT&T predicted its own downfall [too strong?] earlier this week when the company announced it was bound to lose customers thanks to cord-cutting. Then on Thursday, October 12, shares of AT&T decreased by 6%. On Wednesday, October 11, AT&T, which owns DirecTV, said in a regulatory filing that it was set to report losing 90,000 vide subscribers during its quarterly earnings announcement. Though the company gained 300,000 users of its OTT service, DirecTV Now, last quarter, it lost

2017-10-17 17:52:56

Casey Neistat: 'YouTube Doesn't Do Enough To Take Care Of Creator Community'  

One of YouTube's biggest stars, Casey Neistat, posted a sit-down vlog today in which he took the video giant to task for not doing enough to support its creator community. The admonishment arrives after Neistat said that a second video on his channel -- this time an innocous travel vlog featuring an interview with the president of Indonesia -- had been unfairly demonetized. (YouTube subsequently reversed the decision). Earlier this month, YouTube earned the ire of top creators when a separate...

2017-10-17 16:33:15

Smosh Games Head Calls PewDiePie “Untouchable”  

People have come up with a lot of epithets for YouTube's most subscribed individual creator, Felix Kjellberg aka PewDiePie, due to his recent antics, and now we can add "untouchable" to that list. In an interview with Polygon, executive producer of YouTube gaming channel Smosh Games, Dave Raub, explained why no one can touch Kjellberg. To put it simply, Raub noted, "He's at the top." The YouTube gamer has a largely loyal following of over 57 million subscribers. At 27-years-old, he...

2017-10-17 15:10:14

Reformatted VidCon Europe Will Return To Amsterdam Next March  

VidCon Europe is set to return to Amsterdam in 2018 with a newly reformatted event, the organization announced today. This time, rather than the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre, the conference will be held at ijVenues from March 22 to 24. Next year's VidCon Europe will commence with an Industry Track lasting three days, that will comprise keynotes and workshops for business-minded attendees with respect to YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat,, Twitter, and Twitch. Then, on March...

2017-10-17 14:24:38

Netflix Now Says It Will Spend Up To $8 Billion On Original Content Next Year  

Netflix is leaning into original programming more than ever. In the company's Q3 2017 letter to shareholders, Netflix noted that is has $17 billion in "content commitments over the next several years" and an original content budget that "will continue to grow." So far this year, the streaming giant has dedicated over a quarter of its content budget to Netflix originals. Its owned content offerings reached $2.5 billion in value by the end of Q3, and the company plans to spend up to $8 ...

2017-10-17 12:42:50

Shots Studios Artists Anitta And Alesso Team Up For New Song “Is That For Me”  

Brazilian pop star Anitta and Swedish DJ-producer Alesso, both of whom are repped by Shots Studios, have collaborated on a song called "Is That For Me" that's clocking a staggering amount of YouTube views -- to the tune of more than 10 million hits in just three days. The music video for "Is That For Me" bowed on Friday, and the duo also performed the single at Ultra Festival on Saturday. It currently sits atop the Spotify charts in Brazil, where Anitta's career launched after she performed...

2017-10-16 21:48:14

Rhett & Link To Relaunch 'Good Mythical Morning' With Longer Runtime, Celeb Guests, Sketches  

On Nov. 6, Rhett & Link will relaunch their hit show Good Mythical Morning (GMM) with some added funds from YouTube as part of the video giant's bid to create ad-supported originals alongside the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, The Slow Mo Guys, and more. GMM debuted in 2012 and now represents the most popular talk show on all of YouTube, with 12.7 million subscribers and 3.7 billion lifetime views. While the series currently sees hosts Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal engaging in various taste ...

2017-10-16 19:58:45

YouTube's Original Content Budget Could Grow To Be Netflix-Sized…Someday  

Though YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki isn't immediately opting for a Netflix-sized original content budget, but she does acknowledge that YouTube "definitely could" spend billions on high-end video in the future. "We're starting to dip our toe into doing a lot more higher end content production, and we think that will be important to grow that subscription service," Wojcicki told Recode in the Recode Decode podcast of expanding YouTube Red. The video platform has already made moves to...

2017-10-16 18:59:28

StyleHaul Signs Top U.K. Reality Television Star Samantha Faiers (Exclusive)  

Samantha Faiers, who rose to fame on the hit U.K. reality series The Only Way Is Essex, has signed with StyleHaul to grow her digital presence stateside. Faiers, 26, counts roughly 3 million followers across Instagram and Twitter, and will work with the lifestyle-centric MCN to help grow her YouTube channel, which focuses on beauty, lifestyle, and fashion. StyleHaul will also work with Faiers -- who is a best-selling author and model -- to forge branded partnerships and develop content for its

2017-10-16 17:29:59

Vice Media To Launch Sub-Saharan African Operation In 2018  

Vice Media has paired up with Econet, an African telecom and investment company, to launch Kwese Vice, a joint venture that will bring a new Vice production headquarters to Johannesburg. Kwese Vice will officially launch in 2018, when it will offer original content—both editorial and video—produced in Sub-Saharan Africa that will cover news and events in the area. Content will appear across Kwese Vice's channels and some third party hosts. This joint venture comes after Econet's Kwe...

2017-10-16 16:39:28

Logan Paul's New Music Video With Bella Thorne Is An Ode To His Blonde Locks  

Logan Paul has dropped his latest music video -- and it's an ode to his signature blonde locks with cameos from noted actress Bella Thorne, fellow YouTube star Lauren Elizabeth, and the influencer-model Hailee Lautenbach. In the sexually-charged video for Outta My Hair, Thorne -- who has appeared in several AwesomenessTV productions including Shovel Buddies and You Get Me -- is so smitten by Paul's mop top that she's driven to madness. The song features lyrics like "Running your fingers...

2017-10-16 16:10:22

Video Distribution Startup Zype Raises $4.9 Million in Series A  

Zype, a three-year-old startup that lets publishers distribute and monetize their own video content, has raised $4.9 million in a Series A funding round. Runa Capital led the funding round, which also investors Revel Partners, Alpine Meridian Ventures, Point Nine Capital, and Entrepreneurs Investment Fund. The investment comes after a year in which Zype's customer growth went up by over 200%. The new funding will help the OTT video distribution service "accelerate our product roadmap to e...

2017-10-16 14:51:49

Here's Why YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Started Her Very Own Channel  

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki unveiled her very own channel last month in a star-studded video featuring advice from a slew of top influencers about how to find success on the platform. And now, Wojcicki, who says she's been uploading private videos to YouTube since the site's inception, is explaining to her 26,000 subscribers why she decided to make a public-facing channel. In a new video, she breaks down three reasons: to forge relationships with creators in a scalable way; to launch a new w...

2017-10-16 14:32:16

Funny Or Die Launches Its Own Twitch Channel  

Digital comedy platform Funny or Die is launching its own Twitch channel that will feature regular weekly programming. The channel goes live Friday, October 13 at 1 PM PST/ 4 PM EST (you can check it out now). First up, a six-hour broadcast hosted by comedian Ian Abramson of Conan fame. The stream will include musical guests Lewberger and The Cooties and comedians like Maria Bamford, Oscar Nunez, Doug Jones, and Adam Conover. Regular program will take place Mondays and Fridays. "Start and en...

2017-10-13 21:06:48

Influencer-Musician Alli Fitz Debuts Music Video For New Single 'Disease'  

Following the release of her debut single Fill The Void in July, social media star and musician Alli Fitz -- who goes by the online moniker AlliCattt -- has released the music video for her follow-up track, Disease. Fitz rose to renown on Vine -- where she ultimately racked up more than 5 million followers for her slapstick comedy clips -- and now she counts substantial followings on YouTube, Instagram, and She says Disease is about a toxic relationship, and the video features a mon

2017-10-13 20:29:29

Fans Find Evidence Of YouTube Duo Dan And Phil's New Board Game  

YouTube comedy duo Dan Howell and Phil Lester might be dropping some physical Truth Bombs soon. Don't worry, we're not talking about bombs—the pair may be set to release a party game called Dan and Phil's Truth Bombs. Though the YouTube comedians have yet to announce the release of any such game, fans have been gathering evidence of its existence, according to a report by We the Unicorns. One of the publication's readers sent over a picture of the game they'd found in a Waterstones,...

2017-10-13 20:12:50

YouTube Influencers Are Changing Marketing Across More Industries Than You'd Think  

We all know that YouTube influencers have their hands in the beauty and gaming markets. However, a new report that Carat Global chief strategy officer, Sanjay Nazerali, worked on with YouTube and Nielsen reveals that these influencers have even more influence than you'd think. While 86 percent of the 200 most watched beauty videos on YouTube come from creators rather than brands, Nazerali's report also found that influencers on the platform up purchase intent in a number of product categori...

2017-10-13 19:55:33

Jake Paul To Headline New Simulated Zombie Series On YouTube Red (Teaser)  

YouTube Red is bringing back Fight Of The Living Dead -- a simulated zombie apocalypse reality competition starring a slew of big-name YouTube stars. The eight-episode show, produced by Alpine Labs and Revolver Picture Company, premieres on Halloween. The second season of Fight Of The Living Dead to air on YouTube Red, subtitled Paradise Calls, will see 11 YouTube stars battling zombies in a yet-to-be-announced location, where they must decide between aligning with a rebel group or an undergrou

2017-10-13 17:56:39

Amazon Suspends Video Head Roy Price Over Sexual Harassment Claims  

Roy Price, the head of Amazon Studios, is the latest media executive to come under fire for allegations of sexual harassment. As a result, Amazon has suspended him from the company. In the fallout from the numerous sexual assault allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, women have come forward to denounce other video executives for alleged sexual assault and harassment. Joining those ranks is Isa Hackett, executive producer of Amazon's The Man in the High Castle and Philip K. Di...

2017-10-13 16:38:19

New Form's Streamy-Winning Drama 'Cold' To Debut Across Europe On Blackpills  

French digital media company Blackpills has acquired the European rights to Cold, a New Form-produced drama that first bowed on Verizon's go90 streaming service late last year. The Emily Diana Ruth-created series, which played at the Berlin Film Festival and took home a Streamy Award last month for best drama series, follows a 16-year-old who returns to her frigid hometown in hopes of uncovering the truth about her father's murder of her mother. Cold will be available on the Blackpills app ...

2017-10-13 16:28:16

Former Fullscreen Content Exec Jason Kwong Named Chief Strategy Officer At Redbox  

Jason Kwong, who served as Fullscreen's SVP of programming planning, acquisitions, and strategy for a total of three years ending in September, has joined Redbox as its chief strategy and business development officer. It is unclear whether Kwong, who was formerly in charge of content acquisition, exited Fullscreen in the wake of layoffs last month in which the company said it was cutting 3% of its staff to re-frame the programming strategy for its eponymous subscription service around origina...

2017-10-13 14:23:34

'Lazer Team 2' To Premiere Nov. 22 On YouTube Red Following Limited Theatrical Release (Teaser)  

The sequel to Lazer Team -- a sci-fi action comedy produced by Fullscreen Films and Rooster Teeth -- is set to arrive on YouTube Red Nov. 22, the video giant announced today, though a limited theatrical release courtesy of Gunpowder & Sky is planned ahead of the film's digital debut. In Lazer Team 2, one of the members of the alien-fighting squad -- as played by The Slow Mo Guys' Gavin Free -- goes missing while working on secret research, and the three other members of the Lazer Team (p...

2017-10-12 21:14:16

AT&T Researchers Share Map Depicting Top YouTube Channels In Each State  

The United States population is far from homogenous, and our nation's differences are reflected in our YouTube diet. AT&T researchers have synthesized data from Social Blade and Google Trends to determine the top YouTube channel in each state, and some distinct regional differences can be spotted. As we would expect to see, the three most popular categories on YouTube -- gaming, music, and family -- are all well-represented among the top channels in individual states. The rock n' roll styl

2017-10-12 20:10:10

Snapchat Stories Usage Among Top Influencers Has Dipped 33% In 6 Months (Study)  

Snapchat is drastically losing favor among social influencers, according to a new study by social marketing company Mediakix, which found that Stories usage was down 33% over the course of a six-month period ended last August. Accordingly, influencers are now posting Instagram Stories twice as often as Snapchat Stories, reports Mediakix, which brokers deals with many top influencers and says it has noticed a decline in Snapchat inquiries. The study examined the number of Stories posted to Snap

2017-10-12 20:05:15

YouTube Millionaires: Saffron Barker Shares Her “Up And Down Days”  

Creating YouTube videos that show a slice of one's own life requires a delicate balance, and Saffron Barker is an expert sharer. Barker, a 17-year-old social media standout, has found success thanks to forthcoming and affable vlogs that often feature members of her family and her fellow creators. Thanks to the power of her sharp style, Barker, who is partnered with Studio 71, has now reached more than one million YouTube subscribers. Here are her thoughts on that milestone: Tubefilter: How does

2017-10-12 18:27:57

YouTube Revamps Website For Creators, Rolls Out 'Master Class' Video Advice Series  

After launching a so-called Creator Hub more than a year ago to bring all of its resources for creators under one roof, YouTube has revamped its now-renamed YouTube Creators Site with a brand new design, more up-to-date information, and a new video advice series called Master Class. The site, which can be found right here, more visibly incorporates YouTube's Twitter feed and creator-aimed blog posts, and also features new sections and more detailed information about its Partner Management pro...

2017-10-12 17:59:17

Jukin Media's Pet Collective, Fail Army Brands Arrive On Twitch  

Twitch, no longer just a home for video game content, has expanded its operation into categories like food and fitness in recent years. Along the way, the Amazon-owned platform has buttressed its growth by inking partnerships with media companies, and it has now announced one more of those pacts. It has teamed with Jukin Media, which will launch Twitch channels for its Pet Collective and Fail Army brands. Jukin is known as a leader in user-generated content; it culls short-from clips from its p

2017-10-12 16:49:08

Gigi Gorgeous To Host Charity Bash, Fundraising Campaign For L.A. Transyouth Center  

One of the most visible transgender creators on all of YouTube, lifestyle vlogger Gigi Gorgeous, is seeking to raise funds for the Children's Hospital Center For Transyouth Health And Development -- a Los Angeles-based organization that provides hormonal intervention, mental health and HIV prevention services, family and peer support, and other advocacy resources for gender non-conforming kids. In order to bolster the work of the facility, which is currently caring for 1,000 patients -- and w...

2017-10-12 16:20:21

#YouTubeBlack To Host First U.S. Fanfest At Howard University With Tre Melvin, Teala Dunn  

#YouTubeBlack, a company initiative that seeks to support and amplify the voices of black creators, is partnering with Howard University to fete the historically black college's 150th anniversary at an annual homecoming event. YouTube will host its first-ever stateside FanFest event at Howard in Washington, D.C. next Tuesday, featuring creators in the music, dance, fashion, beauty, comedy, and spoken word spaces -- who count a combined 16 million subscribers. YouTube launched its FanFest even...

2017-10-12 14:13:56

'Despacito' Receives One Billion Hits In Ten Weeks To Surpass Four Billion Views  

'Despacito' cannot be slowed. The Latin mega-hit from Puerto Rican performer Luis Fonsi and guest Daddy Yankee now has more than four billion views on YouTube, making it the first video on the site to achieve that milestone. Four billion views in uncharted territory for individual YouTube videos, and 'Despacito' has reached that wilderness just ten weeks after it became the first YouTube clip to ever claim three billion views. That rate comes out to an average of more than 14 million views per

2017-10-12 12:58:33

Liza Koshy, Meghan Rienks Battle Zombies In Second Season Of 'Freakish' (Trailer)  

Freakish, the AwesomenessTV-produced horror series starring digital luminaries Liza Koshy, Melvin Gregg, Meghan Rienks, Niki DeMartino, and Amanda Steele, returns to Hulu for its second season next Wednesday Season two will pick up days after season one left off, following the survivors of a chemical plant explosion that turns exposed victims into zombie-like creatures that the show refers to as 'Freaks'. Additional survivors trapped in Kent High School -- played by DeMartino and Steele -- ...

2017-10-11 20:30:28

Fund This: 'Cooking With Drag Queens' Offers Big Costumes And Bold Recipes  

Project Name: Cooking With Drag Queens season three Asking For: $20,000 through Kickstarter Amount Raised Thus Far (At Time Of Post): $9,190 Days Remaining In Campaign (At Time Of Post): 8 Description: The program that may be the most fabulous cooking show on the internet is looking to come back for a third helping. Fausto Fernos and Marc Felion, the hosts of the popular LGBT podcast Feast of Fun, are raising money in order to support a new season of their web series Cooking With Drag Queens

2017-10-11 19:36:20

YouTube Teams With Nonprofit 'One' To Combat The Gender Gap In Education  

YouTube's Creators For Change initiative is partnering with nonprofit One -- which works to end extreme poverty and preventable disease -- on a brand new campaign to help close the gender gap in education. Given that there are currently 130 million young girls across the globe who do not have access to an education -- which could represent a roughly $150 billion missed opportunity to boost the economies of developing countries -- YouTube and One are teaming up on a social media initiative cal...

2017-10-11 19:04:35

YouTube Vloggers Kailee McKenzie, Lexie Lombard Encourage Viewers To Do Halloween Shopping At Goodwill  

Goodwill is once again turning to the YouTube community to promote its stores and the services it offers. The organization, which funds services for underprivileged job seekers by selling secondhand clothes across the North America, teamed up with vlogger Kailee McKenzie to demonstrate how Halloween costume seekers can use its racks to outfit themselves for the yearly holiday. In McKenzie's video, she takes a trip to Goodwill alongside fellow YouTuber Lexie Lombard and stylist Sam Weir to shop

2017-10-11 18:47:50

Singing YouTuber Peter Hollens And Wife Evynne Head To Broadway  

On YouTube, Peter and Evynne Hollens have emerged as a dynamic and melodious duo. Now, they're bringing their vocal chops to the theater world's biggest stage. They will both appear on Broadway in Home for the Holidays, a wintertime special that will begin a six-week run at New York's August Wilson Theatre on November 17. The holiday-themed musical will feature a number of performers who have won major TV singing competitions. Its cast includes American Idol season 12 winner Candice Glover, The

2017-10-11 17:32:18

Netflix Poaches Amazon's Monique Meche To Serve As VP Of Global Public Policy  

Netflix has poached former Amazon executive Monique Meche to serve as VP of global public policy, as the streaming giant continues its critical international push. Meche, who will be based in Washington, D.C., formerly served as Amazon's VP of international public policy for a little over four years. Prior to Amazon, she held similar roles at Cisco and Intel. Meche will now lead Netflix's government affairs operations across the 190 countries where the service is available, according to Rec...

2017-10-11 16:57:00

YouTube Appears To Be Testing Muted Autoplay Videos On App's Homepage  

YouTube may soon be hopping on the autoplay bandwagon. The video giant is reportedly testing autoplay videos on the homepage of its mobile app, whereby the top video on users' landing pages will play as soon as they open the app, reports The Independent. When users scroll down, subsequent videos will start to play -- though with the sound off and with subtitles turned on. Autoplaying videos on YouTube will reportedly play all the way through if users allow them to. Visit Tubefilter for more...

2017-10-11 15:19:57

Jake Paul Sued For Damaging Man's Hearing During Car Horn Prank  

Reports previously swirled that Jake Paul's neighbors were weighing a class action lawsuit against the 20-year-old vlogging superstar as a result of a series of disturbing and dangerous stunts conducted on his West Hollywood block. And now, Paul is being sued by a California man for a prank in which he and members of his Team 10 vlogger posse drove around Los Angeles and blared an extra-loud car horn at unsuspecting pedestrians in order to capture the stunned looks on their faces, TMZ reports...

2017-10-11 14:20:40

Apple To Reboot Steven Spielberg's 'Amazing Stories' As It Jumps Into The World Of Scripted Content  

As Apple has revved up its presence in the world of original programming a question has emerged: What will be the series that puts it on the map? What will be Apple's House of Cards, its Transparent, its Handmaid's Tale? Amazing Stories is a good contender for that distinction. The series, a reboot of an 80s sci-fi anthology of the same name, will come to Apple thanks to a deal between the tech giant, rights holder NBCUniversal, and the man who produced the original iteration of the show: Holly

2017-10-11 13:44:06

'Fairly OddParents' Creator Comes On Board With Kid-Friendly Startup Pocket.Watch, Inks Three-Show Deal  

As builds a lineup of original programs and a roster of partners, it is turning to several high-profile creators, several of whom have roots in TV. Its latest deal is with Butch Hartman, an animator best known for creating the shows The Fairly OddParents and Danny Phantom, both of which aired on Nickelodeon. Hartman will serve as a Senior Creative Consultant for In that role, he will advise the company on its content and partnerships. He is also set to create at leas

2017-10-11 13:11:44

Miranda Sings Has Broadway Dreams In Season Two Of 'Haters Back Off' (Trailer)  

Miranda Sings -- the zany and lovable character created by YouTube luminary Colleen Ballinger -- is set to return to Netflix for a second season of the hit scripted comedy Haters Back Off, which bows on Oct. 20. The end of Haters Back Off season one saw Miranda's real life in shambles as she rose to viral renown on YouTube. In season two, Miranda has her sights set firmly on making it on Broadway -- with a little help from her comparably quirky cadre of friends and family. Steve Little (Eastb...

2017-10-10 22:15:50

Amazon Weighing New Ad Programs To Make It A More Formidable YouTube Competitor (Report)  

Amazon is reportedly amping up its digital video ad play in a major way by increasing ad opportunities across its sites, developing a program that would pair video creators and marketers to create sponsored content, and seeking to implement new tech that would prevent ads from running against inappropriate content. The above efforts, according to a CNBC report, illustrate that Amazon is seeking to become a more formidable YouTube competitor. In seeking to prevent content from appearing next to

2017-10-10 20:47:14

Fullscreen Signs Karina Garcia, The Dobre Brothers, Meghan Tonjes, 5 Others  

Fullscreen has added eight creators to its roster today, including The Dobre Brothers, who perform stunts and pranks; slime and DIY queen Karina Garcia; and songstress and body positivity advocate Meghan Tonjes. The Dobre Brothers channel -- often featuring gymnastic feats -- counts 1.1 million subscribers. Two of the four brothers, Lucas and Marcus, also operate a standalone channel and were formerly members of Jake Paul's massively popular vlogging collective Team 10. Garcia has amassed a ...

2017-10-10 18:47:36

YouTube Star Amanda Steele Teams Up With To Promote Seat Belts As A Fashion Trend has devised a novel way to promote the idea of seat belt-related safety to young people. The non-profit organization has launched a PSA featuring YouTube star Amanda Steele in which the young fashionista encourages her fellow teens to see seat belts as a stylish accessory. In Steele's PSA, an unseen visitor to her home quizzes her to guess an unknown item. It's good in all seasons, he says, and it goes well with any outfit. He ultimately reveals that he's talking about the seat

2017-10-10 18:46:37

Insights: Can Publishers Become Mini Amazons? They Sure Want To, But Should They?  

The latest conversations at cash-crunched publishers these days seem to be going something along the lines of, "Hey, Amazon seems to be doing pretty well. Maybe we should be more like Amazon and sell stuff and do, you know, stuff." And so, major publishers are trying to interpose themselves more substantially between buyer and brand, an effort that sounds wise, but may bring serious unintended consequences, ones that your average social-media influencer faces every day. Hearst, for one, wa...

2017-10-10 18:30:44

AwesomenessTV's DreamWorksTV Lands Television Deal With DIY-Focused Series  

Film, TV, and digital are colliding as a family-friendly online video destination branded by a theatrical studio is bringing a program to a linear channel. DreamWorksTV, which is run by the team at AwesomenessTV, will run a spin-off of its show Life Hacks For Kids on the Universal Kids Network, formerly known as Sprout. In Life Hacks For Kids, which has run for more than 150 episodes on the DreamWorksTV YouTube channel, follows industrious youngsters as they engage in a number of DIY projects.

2017-10-10 18:24:45

YouTube Restricts Videos Related To Bump Stocks In Wake Of Las Vegas Shooting  

In the wake of the recent tragedy in Las Vegas, YouTube has swiftly enacted multiple policy updates, including one that centers around a controversial device. As American lawmakers decide whether to ban "bump stock" firearm attachments like the one used by the Las Vegas shooter, the world's top video site has prohibited any clips that show viewers how to install those items. Bump stocks, which are sometimes sold for fewer than $100 each, allow semi-automatic weapons to fire at rates that near t

2017-10-10 17:11:00

Ellen DeGeneres Becomes First Talk-Show Host To Hit 10 Billion YouTube Views  

Ellen DeGeneres has just made YouTube history as the first talk-show host to to surpass 10 billion lifetime views. The YouTube destination for DeGeneres' eponymous talk show, TheEllenShow, counts 20 million subscribers to date and marks the 16th most-viewed channel on all of YouTube, the video giant says. These massive numbers are in part due to the fact that DeGeneres often features viral video stars -- such as Sophia Grace (122 million views), Psy (58 million views), and the duo behind "Dam...

2017-10-10 16:41:51

The Young Turks Launches Investigative News Division Dubbed 'TYT Investigates'  

After kicking off a $2 million crowdfunding campaign last December to hire new reporters that it said would work to keep the Trump administration and establishment politicians in check, progressive news organization The Young Turks has launched today a brand new division dubbed TYT Investigates. TYT Investigates will be dedicated to original reporting on national business and political issues that don't get covered the way that they should, according to parent company TYT Network. The divisio...

2017-10-10 14:46:28

YouTube Stars Rhett & Link Cement “Mythical” Status With Release Of First Book  

An iconic YouTube duo has made its official entrance into the world of publishing. Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal, known collectively as Rhett & Link,... Visit Tubefilter for more great stories.

2017-10-10 12:59:41

Hulu, Seizing An Opportunity, Temporarily Drops Price Of Its Basic Monthly Plan By $2  

While Netflix raises its subscription fees, one of its main competitors is enacting a temporary price drop. As the fall TV season kicks into high gear, Hulu has temporarily reduced the cost of its basic plan to $5.99 per month. The plan in question, which stands as Hulu's most popular tier, is normally priced at $7.99 per month. It offers access to the platform's library of original programming and licensed content and includes some commercials. A more expensive plan, priced at $11.99 per month

2017-10-10 12:28:18

German YouTube Star Finds Himself Facing Trial One Year After Ill-Advised Prank  

With more than two million subscribers and upwards of 144 million total views, ApoRed -- real name Ahmad Ahad -- is one of Germany's biggest YouTube stars. He's also one of the nation's most controversial creators, and a particularly ill-advised stunt from last year could cause him to end up in jail. According to the Hamburg-area newspaper Hamburger Abendblatt, Ahad has been detained and will stand trial for assault charges stemming from a "bomb prank" video he posted last July. In his bomb pra

2017-10-09 16:26:10

Claudia Sulewski, Megan Nicole To Appear In AwesomenessTV's New 'Versus' Series  

AwesomenessTV, which has uniquely tapped into the Gen Z psyche with hit scripted series like Malibu Surf, The Commute, and Freakish, has announced its latest creation, Versus. Versus will follow rival lacrosse players played by Camille Hyde (American Vandal) and Maddie McCormick (Camera Store), who are forced to play on the same team. Over the course of a summer tournament ahead of the college selection process, the two girls must confront their personal conflict to come together as a stronger

2017-10-09 16:07:14

Defy Media Fires 'Honest Trailers' Creator Andy Signore After Wave Of Sexual Misconduct Allegations  

Andy Signore, the creator of the Emmy-nominated web series Honest Trailers, has lost his job. Over the past few days, numerous women have come forth and accused the comedy writer of sexually abuse and harassment. In light of those allegations, Defy Media, which owns the ScreenJunkies channel on which Honest Trailers is distributed, has opted to fire Signore. The two most vocal of Signore's accusers, Emma Bowers and April Dawn, both shared detailed accounts of his misconduct on their respective

2017-10-09 13:05:28

'BuzzFeed Unsolved' Gets Supernatural In Season 3. Here's The Trailer. (Exclusive)  

BuzzFeed Unsolved: Supernatural, a series that brings together a conspiracy theorist and a skeptic to find the truth behind unsolved mysteries, just debuted its season three trailer. Take a watch here: The new season debuts its first episode Friday, October 13 (the spooky date is no accident) at 6 AM EST/ 3 PM PST. Remaining episodes will roll out at the same slot on Fridays on the BuzzFeedBlue YouTube channel, which has over 6.5 million subscribers. Hosts Ryan Bergara and Shane Madej will ret

2017-10-06 22:04:59

'The Carmilla Movie' Set To Debut In Theaters October 26, Then On Fullscreen  

The Carmilla Movie, a feature spawned from the vampire web series of the same name funded by female hygiene brand U by Kotex, will debut in Cineplex theaters across Canada on October 26, with a wide release on Fullscreen the following day. Elise Bauman, who plays Laura Hollis in the web series and upcoming film, and Natasha Negovanlis, who plays Carmilla Karnstein (the vampire), debuted the film's full-length trailer today at their New York Comic Con panel. Bauman and Negovanlis portray lesbi...

2017-10-06 20:06:47

Rudy Mancuso Drops Debut Single 'Black & White' Featuring Poo Bear  

Noted digital funnyman and uber-talented musician Rudy Mancuso has released today his debut single, Black & White. The piano-based pop tune was co-written by Mancuso and Poo Bear -- renowned for his contributions to the hit Justin Bieber singles Where Are U Now and What Do You Mean? -- and who also sings with Mancuso on the track. Black & White is the first of several songs that Mancuso and Poo Bear (ne Jason Boyd) are releasing alongside Stem -- a tech startup that helps musicians a...

2017-10-06 19:09:55

'Narcos' Is the Most Popular Show On Netflix  

You may not be surprised to find that The Man in the High Castle is Amazon's most popular show, but you maybe surprised that someone figured out how to measure its popularity. That's because streaming services, like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon, don't share any numbers that would reveal how many people are watching their shows. With the subscription VOD industry having brought in $8.21 billion in 2016, [cite?] it's high time we get a peek at the audience numbers for these services' many ...

2017-10-06 18:58:02

Creators Cry Foul After YouTube Demonetizes Casey Neistat's #LoveArmyLasVegas Video  

YouTube has found itself in hot water today after demonetizing a video from vlogger Casey Neistat in which he announces his #LoveArmyLasVegas campaign to raise money for injured victims and the families of those killed in the Las Vegas shooting. Neistat, who had pledged to donate all ad revenues from the video to the GoFundMe campaign -- which has raised roughly $300,000 to date -- tweeted his outrage yesterday afternoon, with a subsequent response from the YouTube support team explaining that

2017-10-06 17:21:44

Google Is Working On Its Own Answer To Snapchat Discover  

Google's new "Stamp" project is going to look a lot like Instagram's Stories and Snapchat's Discover, complete with pay incentive for publishers working with the internet giant on the initiative. So far, publishers involved in Stamp include CNN, The Washington Post, Hearst, Time Inc., Conde Nast, and Mashable, according to Recode. The product is set to roll out on mobile using Google's open-source AMP format, and it will support video, images, text, and slideshows (like Stories, lik...

2017-10-06 16:37:41

CryptTV And Indigenous Media Partner To Profile Fear For Halloween  

Just in time for Halloween, digital horror platform CryptTV has partnered with Indigenous Media on series called Profiles in Fears. CryptTV will co-produce the series with Indigenous Media's 60 Second Docs, which releases—you guessed it—minute-long documentaries made to view on social platforms. The Profiles in Fear series will get distribution on both 60 Second Docs and CryptTV's Facebook pages, along with CryptTV's YouTube channel, which has over 142,000 subscribers. Profiles in Fear...

2017-10-06 15:48:29

Viral Musician Poppy Releases Debut Album, Will Embark On First-Ever Tour  

Sixteen-year-old social media phenom and ambient singer Poppy has released today her debut album Poppy.Computer for digital download and streaming across multiple platforms. In order to herald the album's release -- from her own I'm Poppy Records in collaboration with the Diplo-founded record label Mad Decent -- Poppy is set to embark on her first-ever live tour, kicking off on Oct. 19 in Vancouver. Tickets are available here. Visit Tubefilter for more great stories.

2017-10-06 15:23:02

YouNow Will Give Select Creators $5 Million In Cryptocurrency To Seed New 'Rize' App  

In order to kickstart the launch of its new cryptocurrency-based app Rize, YouNow will distribute a total of $5 million in Props -- which is the name of the digital currency that will be tendered across the platform -- to select creators with sizable followings. Hailing from YouNow as well as competing platforms like YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, and Instagram, creators receiving the initial tokens -- as part of Rize's so-called Community Rewards Program -- include digital musicians Emma McGann (pi

2017-10-06 13:51:40

YouTube Sets Up Shop In India With Pop-Up Space In Hyderabad  

YouTube's popularity has grown at an explosive rate in India, and the world's top video site is connecting with its burgeoning South Asian community through a new program. Between October 5 and 7, a YouTube pop-up space is active in Hyderabad, one of India's major technological centers. In launching its pop-up spaces, YouTube often partners with local organizations, and in Hyderabad, it has done exactly that, joining forces with a film studio and tourist attraction called Ramoji Film City. The

2017-10-05 23:40:59

YouTube Enacts Search Algorithm Changes After Las Vegas Conspiracy Videos Run Rampant  

After Sunday night's tragedy in Las Vegas, millions flocked to YouTube in search of information and eyewitness footage related to the mass shooting on the Strip. When they searched for "Las Vegas shooting," however, those clips were intermixed with others that posited conspiracy theories. The fifth-highest search result claimed the attack to be a false flag, a theory that has been refuted by authorities. Days after learning that its search results were putting forth conspiracy theories, Y...

2017-10-05 22:47:02

Brooklyn And Bailey Tap Annie LeBlanc, Maddi Jane, Rebecca Zamolo As Openers For Fall Tour  

After announcing their inaugural music tour in collaboration with live events giant Digitour in June, twin lifestyle vloggers Brooklyn and Bailey McKnight have unveiled the supporting acts set to open for them on the 16-stop outing. Kicking off tonight in Houston, the show will feature the 17-year-old twins performing new music, including hit singles Dance Like Me and Simple Things. In Texas this weekend, the sisters have tapped star Grant Knoche to open their San Antonio and Dallas

2017-10-05 21:41:08

Here's The Trailer For YouTube Red's 'Lifeline' Series From The Rock And Studio71  

After launching his own YouTube channel last year, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has taken the online video world by storm. And now, the trailer has arrived for Johnson's first-ever YouTube Red project, which was first announced almost exactly one year ago at MIPCOM. Lifeline, an eight-episode sci-fi thriller series executive produced by Johnson's Seven Bucks Digital Studios and Studio71, bows next Wednesday on YouTube Red. The series stars Zach Gilford (Friday Night Lights) and Sydney Park...

2017-10-05 19:55:59

YouTube Millionaires: On Kawaii Sweet World, Rachel Fong Puts “Massive Sweet Tooth” To Good Use  

Rachel Fong's sweet treats may be the cutest confections YouTube has to offer. Fong is the woman behind Kawaii Sweet World, a channel that features colorful cakes, cookies, and other baked goods. Fong often adorns her creations with adorable smiling faces, allowing them to spread joy with their appearance as well as their taste. She also takes time to tell her fans about issues that are important to her. Among other initiatives, she recently joined the #BakeAChange campaign alongside She's The F

2017-10-05 19:28:58

YouTube's 'Chicken Connoisseur' Will Pit “Street” Vs. “Elite” In UK TV Show  

The Chicken Connoisseur's love of fried food has taken him from YouTube to TV. Elijah Quashie, whose reviews of London-area chicken shops are the basis for his popular web series The Pengest Munch, will star in a show called The Peng Life, which will air on Channel 4 in the UK. As shared by The Guardian, The Peng Life will ask Quashie to compare "street" and "elite" versions of the same type of item across categories like food and fashion. Ultimately, he will decide which products represent the

2017-10-05 18:51:12

7th Annual Streamy Awards Live Stream Scores One Million Unique Viewers On Twitter  

The 7th Annual Streamy Awards ended up being a big night for several preeminent members of the online video community, and Twitter was a big winner right alongside them. The social media platform, which served as the event's official broadcast partner, ultimately picked up one million unique viewers on its Streamys live stream, more than doubling the audience that tuned in for last year's bash. VOD clips from this year's Streamy Awards and the Streamys Red Carpet also garnered over 2.1 millio...

2017-10-05 18:30:31

Insights: New Year, New Start for Facebook's Ad Targeting Troubles  

Sundown on Wednesday, September 27 marked the start of the Jewish New Year (Happy 5778 for those of you keeping track). It also was the day that Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg acknowledged in a post that the company let buyers target ads to people who self-identified with topics such as "Jew hater," "How to burn jews," or, "History of 'why jews ruin the world.'" "Seeing those words made me disgusted and disappointed - disgusted by these sentiments and disappointed that our sys...

2017-10-05 18:07:45

Gunpowder & Sky Signs Distribution Deal For 9 YouTube Red Originals  

Indie digital production and distribution studio Gunpowder & Sky has announced a wide-ranging pact with YouTube Red to release nine of its original films and series across multiple platforms and global territories. The projects that Gunpowder & Sky will distribute -- which were previously only available via YouTube's $10 monthly subscription service -- include: Escape The Night, Prank Academy, Sing It!, MatPat's Game Lab, Ghostmates, Jingle Ballin', Fight Of The Living Dead, The Ama...

2017-10-05 18:04:28

Netflix Raises Price Of Its Most Popular Plan By One Dollar Per Month  

Netflix is asking its subscribers to pay a little bit more. The streaming service has announced a price hike for its most popular plan, which will now go up from $9.99 per month to $10.99 per month. Mashable, which first confirmed the price hike, said that the increased fee will be set for all subscribers by December. "From time to time, Netflix plans and pricing are adjusted as we add more exclusive TV shows and movies, introduce new product features and improve the overall Netflix experience

2017-10-05 16:42:56

Jukin Media Premieres Travel Series On Facebook's Watch With Violet Benson, Tonio Skits  

Jukin Media, a leader in the user-generated viral video space, is set to launch a brand new series called Checked Out on Facebook's burgeoning Watch platform -- a newly-launched hub for episodic, premium videos. In Checked Out, influencers like Violet Benson (of Daddy Issues fame) and Vine star-turned-Instagram comedian Tonio Skits will recount notable travel stories, with user-generated videos and facts about unusual vacation destinations woven into the narrative. The five-episode series wil...

2017-10-05 15:58:52

Google Contributes $500,000 To Juanpa Zurita's #LoveArmyMexico Campaign  

It's been 10 days since Mexican YouTube creator Juanpa Zurita launched the #LoveArmyMexico fundraising campaign to help rebuild areas ravaged by two earthquakes last month. All told, Zurita has raised a cool $1.3 million to date -- easily surpassing his $1 million goal. And this was no doubt accelerated by a whopping $500,000 contribution from YouTube parent company Google via its philanthropic arm,, as well as the company's employees. Funds will go toward building roughly 100 ho...

2017-10-05 14:27:57

Fund This: 'Today In New York' Explores A First (And Last) Day In The Big City  

Welcome to the Fund This column! Each week, we'll look at a planned web series or other online video project currently in search of funding... Visit Tubefilter for more great stories.

2017-10-05 01:15:42

ABC Celebrates 300 'Grey's Anatomy' Episodes With A New Companion Web Series  

Grey's Anatomy, the indefatigable medical melodrama that airs on ABC, is in the midst of its 14th (!) season, which will include its 300th episode. To celebrate that milestone, ABC is launching Post-Op, a companion series that will recap some of the memorable moments from the show's run. Post-Op, which will run for six episodes, is hosted by Gordon James, an actor known for his recurring role as Nurse Gregory on Grey's. In each installment, James will sit down with an important figure from the

2017-10-05 00:32:23

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