Top European MCN enters US market

Europe’s largest multi-channel operator, Zoomin.TV, has launched its production and distribution business in the US. The Amsterdam-based firm is the fourteenth-largest MCN globally, according to web analytics website SocialBlade, with more than 8,000 channels. Currently, around 500 more join the operator each month. It is also in the YouTube Partner Program. It has bases across […]

MSN and NY TV Fest launch US$75k shortform content contest

The New York TV Festival and web portal MSN are launching the Short Form Storyteller Challenge, with a production budget of US$75,000 going to the winner. The NYTVF runs various development initiatives, but this is the first time it will be accepting submissions from international, as well as domestic, producers and creatives. The Challenge tasks […]

MSN ‘looking to revive Heroes for Xbox’

MSN could be planning to make a new season of NBC’s superhero drama Heroes for its Xbox games console platform, according to a US report. US website TVLine reported that MSN was interested in relaunching the series, without naming sources. MSN created Xbox Entertainment Studios in February under former CBS executive Nancy Tellem and hired […]