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Comic books firm IDW moves into TV with V-Wars

Comic book publisher IDW has created a new TV division and agreed a deal with talent agency-come-producer, and The Walking Dead exec producers, Circle of Confusion. IDW has brought on industry veteran and former Sonar, Starz and DIC executive David Ozer (pictured) to run the new IDW Entertainment unit. The publisher said that it will […]

YouTube channel operator gets cash injection from CAA-backed bank

Base79, the UK-based digital company that operates a swathe of YouTube channels, has received a cash injection from Evolution Media Capital, a boutique investment bank part-owned by the Creative Artists Agency. EMC’s investment division contributed the cash. A Base79 spokesman would not disclose how much the ‘multimillion’ dollar investment was for, but noted that last year […]

Discovery US orders Memory Games special

Discovery’s Science Channel in the US has ordered a special about the USA Memory Championship. The one-hour show will be produced by Rize USA, which has inked a deal with the organisation that runs the event, giving exclusive behind the scenes access to the event. Rize is making the show with Man V. Food producer […]