Rich Mbariket's Blog – June 2011 Archive (60)

Video: See Preview of Web Series Magazine Issue 2

Our objective in Web Series Magazine is to interview and profile web series creators.


Our hope is that Web Series Magazine will encourage the attributes that we seek: empowering web series creators and building strong relationships and community. Here’s to our long and happy…


Added by Rich Mbariket on June 30, 2011 at 8:38pm — 5 Comments

FreemantleMedia Acquires World Rights To 'Web Therapy'

FreemantleMedia has acquired world rights to distribute Lisa Kudrow's 'Web Therapy' outside North America. 'Web Therapy,' which started as a web series will make its broadcast TV debut on Showtime July 19. Showtime ordered 10 episodes for the premiere season. Kudrow will executive produce with Dan Bucatinski and Don… Continue

Added by Rich Mbariket on June 29, 2011 at 12:50pm — No Comments

News Corp. Sells Myspace For $35 Million

News Corp bought Myspace in 2005 for $580 million. That's a whopping $545 million loss. Read the full story on The Hollywood… Continue

Added by Rich Mbariket on June 29, 2011 at 12:28pm — No Comments

MTV Launches Web Series To Promote 'Teen Wolf' - AT&T Official Sponsor

As web series gets more popular as a marketing and entertainment medium, MTV and AT&T today released the first two webisodes from a six-part web series based on the MTV series 'Teen Wolf,' starring Tyler Posey.

The web series is called 'Search for the Cure' and follows Posey's character, Scott, and his best friend Stiles (played by Dylan O'Brien). AT&T is the… Continue

Added by Rich Mbariket on June 29, 2011 at 11:52am — 2 Comments

'Funny Or Die' Looks To Expand To Longer, Feature-Length Online Shows

Digital entertainment site Funny or Die is looking beyond short-form to longer content, said Dick Glover, CEO at the video website which actor Will Ferrell is part owner. The Wall Street… Continue

Added by Rich Mbariket on June 28, 2011 at 11:09am — 10 Comments

What's Coming: Web Series Network Mobile Browsing App

An optimized version of Web Series Network that will allow anyone with an iPhone, Android, or Blackberry (to name a few) to easily interact on our platform is in the works.



This app…


Added by Rich Mbariket on June 27, 2011 at 8:53am — 7 Comments

'So You Think You Can Dance' Host Cat Deeley And Yahoo Team Up On Web Series 'In The Dressing Room'

Yahoo has announced a partnership with Cat Deeley, host of Fox's hit show 'So You Think You Can Dance' to offer a 20-part web series called 'In The Dressing Room' set to air twice a week on the popular celebrity website, owned by Yahoo!.




Added by Rich Mbariket on June 26, 2011 at 8:39am — 2 Comments

'The Great Camera Shootout 2011' Trailer [Documentary Web Series About Cinema Cameras]

Watch the full documentary web series here as Experts test 12 cinema cameras tested including the Canon 5D, 7D and Red Camera on 'The Great Camera Shootout 2011' produced by Zacuto Films.… Continue

Added by Rich Mbariket on June 26, 2011 at 8:02am — 1 Comment

Actress Melissa Joan Hart Pitching Talk Show Web Series

"I’m actually pitching shows all over the town right now. I have a network show, a cable show and an internet show that I’m pitching right now.  What I’m doing, while I’m in LA, is also pitching an internet talk show with my siblings.  So … and it … be a super fun little show, but it’ll just be for the internet right now kind of in a talk show sort of format. So, it’ll be really… Continue

Added by Rich Mbariket on June 26, 2011 at 7:42am — No Comments

Web Series Magazine Freestanding Website Coming Soon, Publication To Be Bi-Monthly Starting Jan 2012

One of several ads in Web Series Magazine issue #2 coming July 2

Since the inaugural launch of Web Series Magazine quarterly print and online publication in April 2011, the WSM domain…


Added by Rich Mbariket on June 25, 2011 at 4:47pm — 6 Comments

Teaser Page From Web Series Magazine Issue #2 On Newsstands July 2

Web Series Magazine is produced by Rich Mbariket and published by Rich Mbariket, Inc.

Added by Rich Mbariket on June 24, 2011 at 12:33pm — 7 Comments

Warner Bros. Unveils First Trailer From McG's Action Web Series 'Aim High'

Today, Warner Bros. released the first trailer from 'Aim High,' a new action web series produced by 'Terminator Salvation' director McG, and starring 'Twilight's' Jackson Rathbone who plays a high schooler, Nick Green, who moonlights as a U.S spy when he's not hitting the books.



Series premiers August 1 on Facebook. Watch the exclusive trailer on…


Added by Rich Mbariket on June 24, 2011 at 12:29pm — 9 Comments

Interview: Rich Mbariket Shares His Thoughts On Web Series Industry On Canada's 'The Mark' Website

One of Canada's leading websites 'The Mark News' interviewed Web Series Network founder Rich Mbariket about the web series industry. Inside, he shares his thoughts on how success of a web series…


Added by Rich Mbariket on June 23, 2011 at 3:30pm — 10 Comments

Review: Cutie Taryn Southern Stars In Bad 'Dentyne' Branded Entertainment Web Series

Not to take anything away from Taryn Southern. For one, she's good to look at on screen. For two, she's a good actress in my opinion. And granted, this branded entertainment web series 'The Single Life' from gum company Dentyne is one of the worst I've seen in recent months.



Come on, we already know its "brought to us" form Dentyne from the title card, but…


Added by Rich Mbariket on June 23, 2011 at 12:23pm — 2 Comments

DirecTV's 'Football Cops' Starring Eli and Peyton Manning - Is This A Web Series? [Trailer Inside]

DirecTV's new cop drama 'Football Cops' starring the Manning Bros as football-toting law enforcers ridding the street of bad guys has us wondering whether its a full-fledged serialized web series or a series of commercials promoting the cable satellite company. We don't know because DirecTV didn't disclose.

The show's description on its branded website…


Added by Rich Mbariket on June 23, 2011 at 11:47am — 9 Comments

It's Official! Hulu Is For Sale - Owners News Corp, Disney, Comcast and Providence Seeking Exit

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar


Yesterday, Web Series Network reported on Hulu's rumored sale. Today, the Internet TV portal which, also distributes original web series made it official that it's for sale, according to…


Added by Rich Mbariket on June 22, 2011 at 5:12pm — 8 Comments

Video! How To Use Google +1 Button To Share Content

Check out this video overview on how to use the Google +1 button to share content online. Another way to share and recommend web series you've watched with friends and fans. Do you use this feature? What do you… Continue

Added by Rich Mbariket on June 22, 2011 at 3:52pm — 2 Comments

Rumor Mill: Hulu For Sale?

Hulu pitchman Alex Baldwin

Wall Street Journal is reporting that a potential buyer has approached the popular video website with an unsolicited offer and that Hulu is weighing whether to sell itself, according to…


Added by Rich Mbariket on June 21, 2011 at 6:29pm — No Comments

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