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Discovery+ poaches Facebook Watch unscripted boss Toby Faulkner

Discovery+ has hired Facebook Watch head of unscripted Toby Faulkner as SVP of content for the recently launched streamer. Based in Los Angeles, Faulkner will take up his new post on 28 April, reporting to group SVP of content and commercial strategy Lisa Holme. He will join the Discovery+ content leadership team alongside documentary head […]

Exclusive: Facebook Watch on unscripted originals strategy & creative co-pros

Facebook Watch, the global social network’s VOD service, has shared details of its unscripted originals strategy, including “competitive” budgets and creative co-productions with lower investment. Since launching in 2017, the service has gone on to offer both short and long-form content, with unscripted titles including talk show Red Table Talk and reality series The Real […]

MBC Group inks content deal with Facebook MENA

Dubai-based media conglomerate MBC Group has inked an exclusive content partnership with Facebook MENA to develop content for the social media service’s VOD platform Facebook Watch. The one-year agreement will see the digital arm of MBC Group, which services the Middle East and North Africa, share more than 20,000 videos from some of the most […]

Facebook launches first event special out of UK with Elton John

Facebook Watch is readying the launch of a sit-down interview with Sir Elton John – one of the platform’s first major event specials out of the UK since launch.   The exclusive event, produced by Whitecoat TV, was filmed earlier this week in front of a live audience at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, and […]

One to One: A year of Facebook Watch

TBI’s ‘One to One’, in which industry heavyweights put each other in the hot seat, returns with the powerhouse coupling of Facebook’s Dan Biddle and Barcroft Studios’ Sam Barcroft, who lift the lid on the challenges and opportunities of producing for Facebook Watch. By Manori Ravindran Biddle and Barcroft are no strangers to innovation. They’ve […]

Facebook Watch, HBO series set to debut at TIFF

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will host the premieres of original series from Facebook Watch, USA Network and HBO. The Canadian festival, which takes place in September, has programmed six premieres as part of its TV sidebar ‘Primetime’, which is now in its fifth year. Around 60% of the episodes set to be screened […]

Facebook links with ProSiebenSat.1 for content

Facebook Watch has struck a deal with German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 that will secure a raft of digital-first content for Facebook’s video service. Facebook Watch will work with ProSiebenSat.1 to bring digital content including pre-shows, after-shows, interviews and spin-offs of the German broadcaster’s content to Watch users. Facebook said that the deal would cover content […]

Kin series ‘New Mom, Who Dis?’ to launch on Facebook Watch

Lifestyle multichannel network Kin’s latest series New Mom, Who Dis? is to launch on Facebook Watch.  The series will be fronted by Canadian presenter Jessi Cruickshank, who is a new mother of twin boys, and a popular Instagram star. She previously hosted MTV Canada’s The Hills After Show, CTV’s etalk and CBC’s The Goods and Canada’s Smartest […]

Argonon’s Leopard takes Mormon Love to Facebook Watch

Facebook Watch has picked up Leopard USA’s Mormon Love, a documentary series that looks at teen life in the LDS Mormon community in Utah. Mormon Love reveals what it’s like to date within the LDS Church, following four different stories of young Mormon love. Filmed across the summer, the Facebook community will see the stories of Josie, […]

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