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November 2, 2018
According to Criteo, Gen Z streams an average of 23 hours of video content per week
November 2, 2018Fan Fact:
The Relish, a sports media company founded and led by women and targeted at underrepresented fans, launched a new video-based app that enables users to add color commentary on sports-related topics.
The app is similar to Sportscastr and Twitch but it differs in the sense that, as of now, Relish users don’t comment on live-streamed events as they do on those platforms. The Relish sets the topics relevant to its user base, then allows fans to chime in via video with their own opinions.
Digital media is allowing publishers and properties to tap entirely new consumer bases. The launch of this app represents the next stage of one company's strategy to build an ecosystem for underrepresented fans.
Viola Davis and Stephen Curry have signed on as executive producers of “Emanuel,” a documentary about the 2015 mass murder of black churchgoers.
Unanimous Media was founded by Curry, CEO Jeron Smith and CCO Erick Peyton to produce TV, film and digital content mostly centered around family, faith and sports.
Read: Bleacher Report
The deal will give subscribers of Vivendi's pay-TV business Canal Plus access to the 380 Premier League games during the 2020-21 season across multiple territories in Europe.
Acquiring EPL soccer matches is a major coup for Canal Plus, whose core strategy has been built on sports rights, movies, and premium series.
“Make Us Dream” will be shown in U.K. cinemas on Nov. 15 and then stream worldwide on Amazon’s Prime Video SVOD service. It is the latest sports documentary the streamer has added to its service after the likes of original series “All Or Nothing,” about Premier League champions Manchester City.
The 2-year-old sports publisher has gained over 100,000 paid subscribers (60% under the age of 34) and has a 90% retention rate.
This sitdown with Alex Mather (The Athletic’s CEO) and Eric Stomberg (partner at Bedrock Capital) explains what's behind the breakout success, and why they think this publishing startup can scale to become a multi-billion dollar business.
Navy Federal Credit Union Named Official Partner of the NHL
The multi-year partnership recognizes and support veterans, active duty service members and their families at NHL tentpole events, in broadcast and across the NHL’s digital platforms. In addition, the NHL and Navy Federal have launched “Stick Tap for Service,” a digital destination for veterans, active duty service members and their families to share personal stories of how hockey has impacted their lives.
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