Yahoo Screen Scores Early Release of ‘One Chance’ Before It Hits Theaters


Chalk up another small victory for Yahoo Screen in the ongoing premium content wars. The Weinstein Company has chosen Yahoo’s video platform to host a 10-day special pre-release of its upcoming indie film “One Chance,” a behind-the-scenes look at the winner of popular reality competition “Britain’s Got Talent.” The movie will stream on Yahoo Screen […]

Yahoo’s Profits Are Down, But Its Video User Count Is Climbing


It’s no secret that Yahoo has been putting online video front and center recently. From a string of high profile media hires to the recent acquisition of a company specializing in streaming mobile video, Yahoo has been building a deep digital media bench. The company has also been working hard to promote its video venue, […]

Yahoo Screen Partners with Live Nation to Host Epic Concert Series


I may have mentioned a time or two that Yahoo would really very much like your attention for its new video service? The one-time internet titan is putting a huge emphasis on making some waves in the online video pool, and alongside its original TV programming designed to take a bite of out Netflix’s lunch, […]

Yahoo Launches A Rescue Mission for Canceled TV Show ‘Enlisted’


Put away your magic lamps and save your sacrificial lambs for another day, your prayers have been answered. That is, of course, assuming you were praying for someone to rescue the recently cancelled Fox comedy “Enlisted.” It looks like the digital gods may have smiled on the quirky series, which managed to convert critics and […]

Yahoo Targets Mobile Streaming Video with RayV


Yahoo is continuing its shopping spree in online video with the purchase of streaming video startup RayV last Friday. The company launched in 2005 and currently specializes in creating technology to stream HD-quality video, particularly on mobile devices. That’s technology that Yahoo is going to need if they plan to compete with online video leaders […]

Yahoo Screen Saves ‘Community’ — Do You Love Them Yet?


Dry your tears and extinguish your prayer candles — cult favorite sitcom ‘Community’ has been saved from cancellation. As soon as NBC announced that it was dropping the popular comedy after its fifth season, fans began to work through the Kübler-Ross stages of grief. First was a loud bout of denial marked by dozens of […]

SDCC 2013: Jack Black Premieres New Yahoo Screen Web Show ‘Ghost Ghirls’ [INTERVIEW]


Immediately after a panel unveiling upcoming Yahoo Screen web series “Ghost Ghirls,” NMR sat down to talk with the show’s executive producer Jack Black. “When dealing with a brand new medium like the internet, you’re going to have more freedom to do what you want and get a little wild and crazy,” Black explained. Sporting […]

Yahoo Continues To Be Thorn In YouTube’s Side As WWE Declines Pay Channel Initiative


When media company Yahoo tossed their hat into the digital video ring, many saw it as yet another ill-fated attempt to end YouTube’s reign. But, with recent developments including Yahoo’s alleged interest in purchasing Hulu and obtaining a majority stake in video-sharing site Dailymotion, the internet company may stand a chance against the collective might […]

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