Make way for Relativity Media. The television and film studio is trying to scoop up YouTube multi-channel network Maker Studios from Disney with a last-minute bid worth up to US$1.1 billion.
Disney XD in Canada is looking to its young audience for feedback on a videogame show pilot from Toronto-based prodco Banger Films. The channel is piloting a weekly videogame series set to include an online extension that would help kids build their own games.
Sesame Street has long stood as a barometer for cultural trends, so it only makes sense that the brand has a standalone existence in the increasingly influential children’s SVOD space. This week, Sesame Workshop introduced Sesame GO, a new ad-free paid service that streams full-length episodes of the TV series.