First presenter-led show for 500m-view Barcroft

Online channel Barcroft TV has commissioned its first presenter-led series as it passes the 500 million YouTube views mark. The UK-based operator – which is also distributor via AOL On Network, Yahoo Screen, Japan’s GyaO! and China’s Youku – has greenlit Top 5 Shorts, a weekly round-up show featuring Barcroft’s most popular and commented-on content. […]

Barcroft strikes deal with Japan’s GyaO!

Producer and digital channels and footage provider Barcroft Media is branching out into Japan after agreeing a deal with GyaO!, the largest free streaming site in the country. GyaO!, which is a subsidiary of Yahoo, now carries a Barcroft channel with a revenue share in place for the associated advertising revenues. Barcroft works with Japanese […]