Fusion’s Open Call for Development

Last week, Fusion network launched an open call for scripted/unscripted TV projects from diverse voices with or without representatives. It made me think of the trajectory of TV development over the next 36 months, as networks and media companies desperately race to stay relevant in a market dominated by OTTs and SVODs. Fusion’s move to …

Harvey Weinstein

The silent culture of sexually harassing women in the workplace has long been an issue in entertainment, which is still a relatively young industry. It’s such a chronic problem that SNL has a recurring sketch about it that aired again last week. We can still redeem this culture by addressing a systemic problem with a …

Vimeo Acquires Livestream

Last week, it was announced that Vimeo acquired Livestream, which I found noteworthy, in view of Vimeo’s history as a video sharing platform with premium packages designed for creators. Vimeo’s acquisition made me consider the perceived value of integrating live streaming with SVODs. As of now, I discern an effort to penetrate the SVOD original …