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The Magic School Bus Is Getting a Netflix Reboot The Magic School Bus Is Getting a Netflix Reboot

Netflix and Scholastic Media have just announced plans to bring a new version of The Magic School Bus to subscribers sometime in 2016. The new series is entitled The Magic School Bus 360, and will contain 26 half-hour episodes. It …

Vimeo Is Now Doing Original Content, Starting with New Episodes of ‘High Maintenance’ Vimeo Is Now Doing Original Content, Starting with New Episodes of ‘High Maintenance’

Vimeo is getting into the original content game. Today, the online video company announced that it had made its first original programming investment into High Maintenance, an already-existing web series that follows a neurotic pot dealer around New York City. …

Netflix’s Daredevil Series Has Found Its Lead Netflix’s Daredevil Series Has Found Its Lead

Nope, it’s not Dexter. Marvel has announced that Charlie Cox is the new Daredevil, set to star in Netflix’s original series based on the “Man Without Fear.” “Marvel is proud to announce that acclaimed actor Charlie Cox has joined ‘Marvel’s …

Amazon’s First Original Kids Show Now Streaming Amazon’s First Original Kids Show Now Streaming

Amazon Studios’ first original series for kids is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Instant Video Starting today, you (or your kids, or you and your kids) can stream the first six episodes of Tumble Leaf, a show for …

Amazon’s First Batch of Original Kids Shows Premiere This Summer Amazon’s First Batch of Original Kids Shows Premiere This Summer

Amazon Studios has already entered the market with original drama and comedy series geared toward adults, but over the course of the next couple months, they’ll finally give the kiddos something to watch. Amazon plans to debut three new children’s …

Netflix’s New Drama Adds Sam Shepard, Still Doesn’t Have a Name Netflix’s New Drama Adds Sam Shepard, Still Doesn’t Have a Name

The nameless new Netflix original from Damages creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman, and Glenn Kessler has added another well-respected, veteran actor to the mix. The Hollywood Reporter says that Sam Shepard, whose resume is too vast to condense here, …

New (and Still Untitled) Netflix Series Casts Sissy Spacek New (and Still Untitled) Netflix Series Casts Sissy Spacek

Netflix is quickly adding big names to its upcoming dark family drama from Damages creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman, and Glenn Kessler – even if they’ve yet to come up with a name for it. According to Deadline, Carrie …

Barbarella TV Series Finds Home at Amazon Studios Barbarella TV Series Finds Home at Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios has just signed on for a new series based on sci-fi heroine Barbarella, reports Deadline. Barbarella got her start as the title character in an early 60s French comic from author Jean-Claude Forest. In 1968, she hit the …

Kyle Chandler Cast in Still Untitled Netflix Series Kyle Chandler Cast in Still Untitled Netflix Series

Back in October, we learned that Netflix had ordered a new, 13-episode season of a untitled thriller from Damages creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler. We still don’t have a title for the show, but we now …

‘Betas’ Hits Amazon Instant Video ‘Betas’ Hits Amazon Instant Video

Amazon’s second original series is available to stream today. You can now head on over to Amazon Instant Video and watch the first three episodes of Betas. Betas in Amazon Studios’ second original series to debut, following last week’s debut …

Alpha House Makes Its Debut on Amazon Instant Video Alpha House Makes Its Debut on Amazon Instant Video

Amazon has just released the first three episodes of its first original series Alpha House, and you can watch them for free on Amazon Instant Video. Alpha House stars John Goodman and was written by Doonesbury‘s Garry Trudeau. It focuses …

YouTube Users Have Longer Attention Spans Than You Think YouTube Users Have Longer Attention Spans Than You Think
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If you think that it’s impossible to hold a YouTuber’s attention with a longer video, think again. According to YouTube reps speaking at a closed partners event this week, more then one-third of all of the video viewing time on …

Amazon Departs from the Netflix Path, Sets Weekly Release Schedule for Original Shows Alpha House and Betas Amazon Departs from the Netflix Path, Sets Weekly Release Schedule for Original Shows Alpha House and Betas
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Amazon has just announced when and how they’re going to release episodes of two recently greenlit original comedies – Alpha House and Betas. Alpha House will premiere on November 15th and Betas a week later on November 22nd. Amazon says …

Netflix Eyes Original Movies – ‘Big’ Ones That Would Pop Up the Same Day They Hit Theaters Netflix Eyes Original Movies – ‘Big’ Ones That Would Pop Up the Same Day They Hit Theaters
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Recently, Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos said that Netflix is going to double its spending on original content. And why wouldn’t they? Between House of Cards, Hemlock Grove, original comedy specials, and the surprise mega-hit Orange Is The New Black, …

Amazon Greenlights a Trio of Comedy Pilots: Mozart in the Jungle, Transparent, and The Outlaws Amazon Greenlights a Trio of Comedy Pilots: Mozart in the Jungle, Transparent, and The Outlaws

Amazon has some more original pilots on the way, and they’re coming from some pretty big names. First up, Mozart in the Jungle comes to us from writers Roman Coppola (Moonrise Kingdom, The Darjeeling Limited) and actor Jason Schwartzman. Amazon …

Amazon’s ‘Alpha House’ Adds Cynthia Nixon, Amy Sedaris, and Wanda Sykes Amazon’s ‘Alpha House’ Adds Cynthia Nixon, Amy Sedaris, and Wanda Sykes

Amazon’s new original series Alpha House has just added a handful of notable names to its cast. The company announced that Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City), Amy Sedaris (Strangers with Candy), comedian Wanda Sykes, and Julie White will join …

Netflix’s Original Content Is Making People Want to Stick Around Netflix’s Original Content Is Making People Want to Stick Around
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In the past year, Netflix has released the Emmy-nominated political drama House of Cards, the Eli Roth-produced horror series Hemlock Grove, and the surprise hit of the summer, Orange Is The New Black. They’re also in the process of adding …

Orange Is The New Black Is Off to a Better Start Than Arrested Development or House of Cards Orange Is The New Black Is Off to a Better Start Than Arrested Development or House of Cards

Although Netflix (frustratingly) doesn’t like to divulge specific viewership stats, the company will occasionally drop a little tidbit of info concerning a particular show’s popularity. During their earnings call earlier this week, they did just that – and it’s quite …

Orange Is the New Black Lands Tomorrow, and Here Are the Opening Credits

Netflix’s new original series Orange Is the New Black is just about to premiere all 13 episodes at once (as is the Netflix way). You can start your binge watching on July 11th at 12:01 PST – you know, if …

Spotify Announces NYC Expansion, Confirms Upcoming ‘Unique Content’ Spotify Announces NYC Expansion, Confirms Upcoming ‘Unique Content’

Spotify and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg have announced a major NYC expansion for the Swedish company – one that will mean that Spotify’s New York presence is second only to their Stockholm presence in terms of sheer manpower …

Amazon Says No to Binge Watching with Its Original Series Amazon Says No to Binge Watching with Its Original Series

As far as subscription-based streaming video providers go, Netflix got out ahead of the rest of the pack when it comes to high-quality original content. And since they’re the trendsetters, it’s their release style and structure that most people have …