VidCon Intros Viacom To Teen TV Talent

Its core business is owning TV channels and movie studios – so why has Viacom bought in to the conference business? Connections, according to the man at the center of the deal. Back in February, the MTV owner – which is itself the target of a takeover by CBS – acquired eight-year-old VidCon, which examines how […]


Funny Cats Loom Large in Discovery’s Web Original Slate

LAS VEGAS – Discovery Network is ramping up its web original slate with several shows about domestic, not wild, cats, says Jim Louderback, General Manager of Discovery Digital Networks, in this interview with Beet.TV We spoke about the new slate as well as his strategies for audience building on the Web. We caught up with […]