Blue Ribbon Exec Says Audience Perspective Is Changing And Going “Digital First” — TCA

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Warner Bros. Entertainment digital studios Blue Ribbon Content unveiled a slate of features and series they are planning on releasing during their TCA panel today, but also emphasized how the landscape is changing when it comes to how and where people get their television programming.
Ashley Tisdale, producer of the forthcoming Scooby Doo adjacent feature Daphne and Velma, talked about how their new project is targeted at millenial audiences. A reporter in the audience…

Warner Bros’ Blue Ribbon Content Sets 2 Series, Digital Feature At Go90

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Warner Bros Television Group’s Blue Ribbon Content digital studio has sold two comedy series — Golden Revenge, from Conan O’Brien’s Conaco, and Critters: A New Binge, based on the feature films — to Verizon’s go90 platform. It also landed an original digital feature Good Girls Get High, from Alloy Entertainment, which will bow on the service this year.
The news was announced today during a TCA session on the Warner Bros lot.
The live-action Golden Revenge centers on three…

Blue Ribbon Content Sets Conan O’Brien Pet Comedy, ‘Critters’ Adaptation as go90 Series

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Verizon’s go90 has ordered two new comedy series from Blue Ribbon Content (BRC), the Warner Bros. Television Group’s digital studio. The new live-action comedies are “Golden Revenge,” from Conan O’Brien’s Conaco LLC, and “Critters: A New Binge,” a series adaptation of the cult classic feature films. Both series will begin production in early 2018. The announcement […]

Go90 Renews ‘Now We’re Talking’ Sports Comedy From LeBron James’ Uninterrupted, WB’s Blue Ribbon for Expanded Season 2

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Verizon’s Go90 video service has ordered season 2 of sports-broadcasting comedy “Now We’re Talking,” from LeBron James’ Uninterrupted and Warner Bros. Television Group’s Blue Ribbon Content — elevating it to half-hour format. The second season of the show will premiere on the free, ad-supported Go90 service in 2018. The first season, which ran last year […]

‘Now We’re Talking’ Renewed For Season 2 On Go90, Expanded To 22-Minute Format

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The Now We’re Talking discussion will continue. The digital comedy series created, produced, written by and starring Tommy Dewey and Tug Coker has been renewed on go90. The eight-episode second season will be expanded to a 22-minute format.
The sophomore season of Now We’re Talking sees rival frenemies and ex-pro quarterbacks Tommy and Tug finding their stride as they take the leap into professional broadcasting, after gone to broadcasting school and called high school…

‘Scooby-Doo’ Movie Spinoff ‘Daphne and Velma’ From Ashley Tisdale in Works

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Daphne and Velma, the teen-girl sleuths from “Scooby-Doo,” are getting their own origin story in a live-action feature-length film from Jennifer and Ashley Tisdale’s production banner. “Daphne and Velma” is being produced by the Tisdale sisters’ Blondie Girl Productions and Warner Bros. Television Group’s Blue Ribbon Content digital studio. Sarah Jeffery (“Shades of Blue”) and […]

‘Daphne And Velma’: ‘Scooby-Doo’ Duo’s Live-Action Origin Tale Set From WB’s Blue Ribbon Content & Blondie Girl

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The female members of Mystery Inc. are getting their own origins movie. Warner Bros. Television Group’s digital studio, Blue Ribbon Content, has begun production on Daphne and Velma, a live-action feature-length film focusing on the teenage Scooby-Doo duo.
The pic stars Sarah Jeffrey (Shades of Blue) as the scarf-sporting redhead Daphne Blake and Sarah Gilman (Last Man Standing) as the freckled and bespectacled Velma Dinkley. Hailing from Ashley Tisdale and Jennifer…

LeBron James to Produce Uplifting High-School Basketball Docu-Series for YouTube

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YouTube has greenlit a docu-series executive produced by LeBron James about a team of high-school hoops players learning life skills through basketball, joining the video giant’s slate of YouTube Red originals. The eight-episode “Best Shot” is slated to hit YouTube Red subscription service in 2018. The show features former NBA star and ESPN analyst Jay […]

Warner Bros. TV Ups Peter Girardi To Dual EVP Roles

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Peter Girardi has been promoted to EVP of Blue Ribbon Content, Warner Bros. Television Group’s digital studio, and Alternative Programming at WB Animation.
In the newly created position, Girardi will have oversight of day-to-day operations at Blue Ribbon, while also spearheading alternative programming at WB Animation. He’ll report to Sam Register, President, Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series.
As EVP Blue Ribbon Content and the number two exec under…

Ellen DeGeneres Launches Animated Show About Her Pets to Pitch Her Line of PetSmart Products

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Do you love Ellen DeGeneres? And do you love pets — more specifically, Ellen’s pets? Then the popular TV talk-show host and digital entrepreneur has a new digital series right up your alley, and she wants to sell you a chew toy or two. “Ellen’s Pet Dish,” a 12-episode digital series, launches Wednesday, March 22, with… Read more »

Instagram Stories Is Getting First Scripted Series: Comedy ‘JoJo Head’ From CW

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Instagram Stories, a copycat of Snapchat’s feature for sharing 24-hour posts launched two months ago, is about to get a weekly scripted comedy series from The CW. On Sunday, Oct. 16, the CW will debut “JoJo Head,” from writer-producer-director-actor Johanna Stein, as an Instagram Story, with new installments weekly. The show, featuring comedic vignettes about Stein’s life as… Read more »