Can The HuffPost Show Fill Colbert’s Gap, All The Way To Cable?

AUSTIN — With two of broadcast TV’s satirical news-meisters heading to pastures new this year, is online video yet in a position to move in and occupy the space? We may find out on April 3. That’s when Huffington Post launches The HuffPost Show – but, in time, the online media brand wants to get its shows on the living room TV. “It […]

 
 

For News Video, Go Long: HuffPost Live’s Sekoff

For serious news video, forget Vine’s microscopic content, says the co-creator of Huffington Post’s live streaming video network, HuffPost Live. “The average video being watched on mobile devices is getting longer,”HuffPost live president and co-creator Roy Sekoff tells Beet.TV in this video interview. “A lot of people have made the bet on micro nuggets – […]

 
 

HuffPost Live is a “Clip Generating Machine” with 1.2 Billion Views

Launched in August of 2012, the HuffPost Live is a “clip generating machine” which has created 1.2 billion video views. The business has been largely built around this function as a means to create video on demand content. The live, streaming aspect will grow as more viewers watch on connected devices, included OTT, […]

 
 

Huffington Post CEO Maymann: “HuffPost Live” Nears Break Even, Eyeing Global Expansion

LONDON — Nearly two years after launching, HuffPost Live, Huffington Post’s effort to reinvent rolling TV news, is on the verge of breaking even, says HuffPost’s CEO. “We’ve gotten to more than 100 million video views on a monthly basis now,” Jimmy Maymann tells Beet.TV. “We need scale to appeal to TV buyers – we’re […]

 
 

HuffPost Live in Cable Deal

HuffPost Live, the daily live talk and interactive program, will debut on the AXS TV cable network, according to The New York Times. The announcement of the new distribution deal is to to be made at the AOL Digital NewFronts event on Tuesday in New York. Earlier this year, we interviewed Huffington Post Media CEO […]