Digital Content NewFronts

Seinfeld SVOD auction ends in Hulu win

Hulu has beaten off stiff competition to acquire US SVOD rights to classic comedy Seinfeld for a reported US$180 million. Seinfeld co-creator and star Jerry Seinfeld took to the stage with Hulu programming execs to unveil the deal at the Disney, NBCuniversal and 21st Century Fox-owned platform’s Digital Content NewFront yesterday. Yahoo and Amazon Prime […]

AOL orders Jared Leto series, plots content switch

Online content firm AOL has ordered an original show from actor Jared Leto as it switches to a year-round commission strategy and scores a key deal with NBCUniversal. AOL’s latest slate includes Beyond the Horizon with Jared Leto, in which the Hollywood actors, a tech investor, looks into trends of the future; while The Crunch […]