YouTube Aims to Launch Live TV Service by 2017 — Variety

Google-owned YouTube wants to get in on the skinny bundle game: YouTube is in conversations with programmers to launch some kind of live TV subscription service by next year, Variety was able to confirm Wednesday after talking to a source familiar with these efforts. Bloomberg first reported on YouTube’s plans earlier Wednesday; a YouTube spokesperson declined……Continue reading “YouTube Aims to Launch Live TV Service by 2017 — Variety”

TV News Roundup: ‘Sharknado 4’ Casts Stacey Dash, ‘Baywatch’ Alums — Variety

Syfy has revealed celebrity cameos and “Star Wars”-inspired poster art for “Sharknado: The 4th Awakens,” and FYI has ordered an original series from Vox Entertainment, Vox Media’s programming and development division. CASTING: Like past installments of the cult Syfy franchise, “Sharknado: The 4th Awakens” will boast an abundance of celebrity guest appearances. Among those makingContinue reading “TV News Roundup: ‘Sharknado 4’ Casts Stacey Dash, ‘Baywatch’ Alums — Variety”