Deluxe Crafts Eight-Part Documentary To Highlight Centennial, Small Businesses

ORLANDO, Florida – If you are Deluxe Corp., a longtime player in the printed checks business, how do you get a documentary on Hulu? Enlist Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec to help conduct a “revolution” and bring it to small-town USA. Amanda Brinkman is one of the stars of the eight-episode series Small Business Resolution—along with […]

 
 

Hulu Grabs Spolight with Ad-Supported Web Originals

Hulu nabbed its first Golden Globe nomination this month, in yet another sign of both growth and burgeoning acceptance of the online service as a programmer. “We have been taking some big swings at original content,” says Peter Naylor, Senior VP Ad Sales at Hulu, in this interview with Beet.TV. Hulu joins HBO, Netflix, and Amazon […]

 
 

Hulu’s Hopkins: We are the Biggest Ad-Supported Video Play in the Living Room

CANNES –  Hulu, the giant video portal supported by three of the four U.S. television networks, has become the biggest ad-supported, IP-delivered platform in the living room, says Mike Hopkins, CEO in this interview with Beet.TV Regarding advertising, he says that Hulu has found the right mix of targeting ads and managing the ad load […]

 
 

Hulu ‘Going Big’ On Original Commissions Ahead Of NewFronts

FORT LAUDERDALE — Original commissions have become the creative differentiators for video-on-demand platforms. TV aggregator Hulu is taking a range of new programming to the upcoming April/May NewFronts, a week when platforms try to secure upfront ad bookings. “One of our better shows is The Awesomes, an animated series by Seth Myers,” Hulu ad sales SVP Peter […]

 
 

Hulu’s Naylor: Majority of Views Now in the Living Room

FOR LAUDERDALE –  Hulu, the popular entertainment video portal,  is seeing a majority of its views coming via devices that connect to the television, says Peter Naylor, SVP of Advertising Sales, in this interview with Beet.TV He says that some 60% of viewers are now consuming content in their living rooms with 20% consumption on […]

 
 

Vice, Digitas take “Best in Show” at NewFronts, Beet Commentator Ashley Swartz

For “making the most of the internet and staying on brand” Vice took overall ‘best in show’ at this year’s NewFronts, says Ashley J. Swartz, CEO and Founder of Furious Minds, in her weekly segment for Beet.TV in which she highlights the 2014 NewFronts. “[Vice] takes risks and they deserve to be commended for that,” […]

 
 

Branded Video Will Spur Programmatic Ads: Xaxis’ Dolan

SAN FRANCISCO — These are heady days when an advertiser starts making TV shows to sell ads – but they are headier still when they plan to sell those ads programmatically. In February, Group M announced it will co-produce a sport documentary series, My Side Of The Sky, with Hulu. “There’s not enough good content […]

 
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