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Endemol Shine in pact with Chinese streaming outfit

Endemol Shine’s Chinese arm has struck a co-development deal with Alibaba Digital Media-onwed video hosting and streaming platform Youku to produce two big-budget non-scripted shows for the Chinese market this year. Endemol Shine will bring its content creation expertise and handle development, pilot and production consultancy, distribution and technology support. Youku will provide audience data […]

Youku buys giant screen BBC Earth films

China’s Youku has bought five giant screen BBC Earth films that will be made available on TV channels and mobiles. Earthflight, Incredible Predators, Tiny Giants, Walking with Dinosaurs, and Wild Africa will be broadcast in HD on Youku digital platforms, which include a streaming service with 500 million active monthly users. Youku also gains rights […]

Video app streaming booms in US, China

Video apps are experiencing significant revenue growth in the US and China, according to new research. Combined revenues from the top ten streaming apps in the US and Cina have grown by multiples of 3.2 and 9.6, respectively, the App Annie research showed, However, a third market assessed, the UK, showed relatively flat growth of […]