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El Rey crowned by DISH Network

Satellite Editor 31-01-2015

Somewhat overshadowed by the satellite firm’s surprise successful bid for US telco spectrum, Dish Network has added the El Rey Network to its content bouquet.

Barcroft commits to self-funded digital-first long form docs

Online Video Editor 31-01-2015

UK hybrid linear and digital TV producer/distributor Barcroft Media has commissioned a series of original self-funded, long form documentary projects to premiere on its digital platform.

NBC sells out $4.5MN-per-spot Super Bowl ad inventory

Michelle Clancy 31-01-2015

As American football fans in the US and beyond gear up for the Big Game this weekend, NBC has announced that its Super Bowl advertising inventory — going for a record $4.4-$4.5 million per 30-second spot — is officially sold out.

Amazon adds Catastrophe, White Queen to streaming line-up

Online Video Michelle Clancy 31-01-2015

Amazon is continuing to hit original and exclusive streaming video content hard, adding new series and pledging more investment. The company has announced that it has added the comedy Catastrophe to its line-up of Amazon original series, along with exclusive access to Starz’ The White Queen mini series.

YuMe, D.A.Consortium seal ad platform licensing deal

Online Video Joseph O'Halloran 30-01-2015

Leading Japanese digital media agency D.A.Consortium (DAC) has tapped online advertising firm YuMe for tools to build a private ad marketplace.

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