Now that Amazon's managed to churn out some non-terrible original content of its own with Transparent, it's looking to make a quality half-hour comedy. And apparently, Woody Allen's going to be the one to make that happen with his first television series ever.
Fire up your vaporizers, bring out your bongs, unwrap your edibles, and take a deep inhale of the dankest entertainment goodness to ever grace your screen. High Maintenance is back today, with three new installments delivered directly to your door. Er, computer.
For its next stab at original programming, Netflix is venturing into kid-land with a series based on Daniel Handler's Lemony Snicket books. The series is a partnership with Paramount, which produced the 2004 Jim Carrey film. How great would it be if Carrey starred in the series, too? [Variety]
It's no secret that Netflix has flirted with the idea of footing the bill for "big" movie releases in the past, but now we're finally seeing what that actually means. Next August, the sequel to 2000's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon will be hitting Netflix and (select) IMAX theaters simultaneously. Other theaters be…
Creators of creep Stephen King and J.J. Abrams were destined to pair up at some point, and now Hulu is going to be one to bring them together. The site scored a huge coup in booking the duo for a new miniseries about the John F. Kennedy assassination, Hulu's first big original content win.
After two years of aspiring to original content, Xbox Entertainment Studios is shutting down. Master Chief will have to settle for video game stardom.
Everyone's favorite is-it-on-again/is-it-off-again comedy is indeed coming back for another season. But not on another network—on Yahoo, who is following Netflix and Hulu's leads with a cannonball into the original content waters.
Hulu's continuing its trend of producing its own original content with three new shows: an animated superhero comedy with Seth Meyers, "The Awesomes"; U.K. comedy thriller "The Wrong Mans"; and docu-series "Behind the Mask."
Amazon just took the lid off of a bunch of new, original series it's taking to pilot, and surprise—some of them actually look really good. All Things D has the rundown on all six, and details about how they'll be rolled out.
Back in January, YouTube announced that it was launching around 160 channels of fresh, original content, that it would invest in to help it compete with traditional cable and network programming. Less than a year on, it's axing over half of them.
The New York Times Bits Blog is reporting that Microsoft has hired former CBS executive Nancy Tellem to head up production of "original video content" for the Xbox.
Hulu will bring you two brand new original series before the summer. The streaming service will also offer new episodes of "A Day in the Life," which debuted last year.
Yes! After years of waffling, a fourth season of Arrested Development is finally in the works. AND it'll tie into the movie they're planning, too. This is incredible news. And even better that it might run on Netflix come 2013.