Tastemade


Facebook tests aggregate VOD sales

Social media giant Facebook is attempting to make a play in the SVOD space as an aggregator and reseller.  The site is launching a small-scale test to sell subscriptions for four services. These are Britbox, CollegeHumor’s Dropout, MotorTrend app and Tastemade Plus.  The test will only be available in the US and will begin in […]

Sky boosts Sky Q online offering with food, comedy, e-sports

Sky is adding content from Tastemade, Comedy Central, Vice, Copa90, Ginx eSports TV and Machinima to the online video section of its Sky Q advanced TV offering. The latest raft of agreements add to a short-form content line-up that includes Funny or Die, Red Bull, GoPro and Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube and James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke. […]

Spotify reportedly planning online video move

Spotify is reportedly planning to move into the online video space and is said to have held potential partnership talks with a number of multichannel networks (MCNs). According to a Wall Street Journal report, which cites people familiar with the matter, digital video specialists that are talking to Spotify include Maker Studios, Tastemade and Fullscreen. […]

Scripps invests in YouTube food network Tastemade

Scripps Networks Interactive has led a US$25 million round of Series C funding in US YouTube channel and digital food network Tastemade.  Participation in the round also came from Liberty Media, Comcast Ventures, Redpoint Ventures and Raine Ventures. California-based Tastemade makes millennial-targeted, food-related content that appears in more than a dozen languages across sites like […]