Erin McPherson

Maker Studios content boss leaves

Maker Studios’ chief content officer Erin McPherson has left the US-based multichannel network. A spokesperson told Video Ink, which broke the story, that executive VPs Bonnie Pan and Gabriel Lewis would absorb her workloads as co-heads of programming. The departure is the first major development since The Walt Disney Company bought Maker in 2014, a […]

Maker will create Star Wars, Marvel shortform content

The Walt Disney Company is planning to allow multichannel network Maker Studios to create shortform online video for Mouse House franchises such as Star Wars and the Marvel Universe. Disney CEO and chairman Bob Iger yesterday described the decision to acquire Maker for a potential US$950 million was made primarily down to the MCN’s online […]

Yahoo! greenlights six original series

Yahoo! has ordered six new series as its push into original content continues. The internet firm unveiled the shows at its ‘New Front’ event in New York last night. Morgan Spurlock is producing Losing Your Virginity with John Stamos in which the eponymous actor will interview celebrities about how they lost their virginity. The Daily […]