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OVERLOOK Review: Wolfman’s Got Nards

Check out the full review on Ghastly Grinning here. In his review for Fred Dekker’s cult classic way back in 1987, LA Times critic Kevin Thomas wrote, “The Monster Squad is such fun, it makes you want to be a kid again. Although you can never regain childhood innocence, you can appreciate the artistry...
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Watch Frequency Bandits on Nerdist!

Excited to announce our latest series, Frequency Bandits, on Nerdist! Frequency Bandits is an old-timey radio play in the future! Join the exploits of Dr. Laika Starr (Erika Ishii), Chloe Black (Lauren Elliott), and Opie Otter (Matt Gardner) as they right wrongs, explore strange dimensions, and try to avoid being arrested as they use...
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Digital and Streaming News 2/2/17

Digital and Streaming News 1/31/18 Famous Birthdays is creating live content, has hold on Gen Z Famous Birthdays is a website that is a record of celebrity and influencer facts. Due to its high traffic (500K searches in its internal search bar per day), and the fact that Gen Z uses it as a...
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Digital and Streaming News 12/15/17

(This post is a weekly news update by our researcher, Dakota Sky Bloom). Fox-Disney Deal Updates With the immensely consequential linkup of Disney and Fox still rolling on there have been a number of interesting tidbits that have shaken out so far: Comcast has fully bowed out of the Fox hunt, leaving the field...
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Streaming & Digital News 11/10/17

DOJ May Make AT&T Ditch All of Turner The Department of Justice announced today that they will require AT&T to drop either DirectTV or Turner (which includes CNN) from the Time Warner deal. Although there are legitimate concerns from the DOJ concerning how much of the media industry the combined AT&T and Time Warner...
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11/6/17 Streaming and Digital News

This article is part of a series of news updates created by 1620 Media’s staff researcher Dakota Sky Bloom. Facebook Buys tbh Facebook picked up teen polling app tbh for under $100 million (to avoid regulatory approval). The app has picked up 5 million downloads in the past 9 weeks and is well on...
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11/6/17 Streaming and Digital News

This article is part of a series of news updates created by 1620 Media’s staff researcher Dakota Sky Bloom. Facebook Buys tbh Facebook picked up teen polling app tbh for under $100 million (to avoid regulatory approval). The app has picked up 5 million downloads in the past 9 weeks and is well on...
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Media News Update 3 10 2017

This is part of a series of briefings made internally by our staff researcher Dakota Sky Bloom and released on our blog. News & Trends you might have missed: Investigative Journalism as Content Marketing Twitch transforming into “normal” social media Why Snap influencers are jumping ship The Young Turks hit 6 billion views, but...
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Media News 3/3/2017

This is part of a series of briefings made internally by our staff researcher Dakota Sky Bloom and released on our blog. Pinterest Entering Mobile AR Fray Pinterest built a visual search engine, Lens, that allows you to take a picture of a product and it will find the Pins that match it. For reference-...
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Media News 2/24/17

This is part of a series of briefings made internally by our staff researcher Dakota Sky Bloom and released on our blog. Theme: The Trough of Disillusionment is a bad place to be. If you are unfamiliar with the phrase, it is part of Gartner’s classic hype cycle. After an innovation is announced and...
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Pilgrim Media Group CEO Craig Piligian (“The Runner”) Named Next TV NY Innovator of the Year

Read the original article from VideoInk here. Craig Piligian, Pilgrim Media Group founder and CEO and executive producer of Go90’s “The Runner,” has been named the first Next TV NY Innovator of the Year. The award will be presented on Oct. 19 at the 4th Annual NYC Television and Video Week (Oct. 17-20) during the closing session of the Next TV Summit &...
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Craig Piligian Featured on Variety’s Reality TV Impact Report 2016!

Congratulations to our President and CEO, Craig Piligian for being featured in Variety’s Reality TV Impact Report 2016! Read the original article from Variety here. Excerpt from the article below: Piligian’s Pilgrim Studios — home to Discovery’s “Fast N Loud” and “Street Outlaws,” NatGeo’s “Wicked Tuna” and Syfy’s “Ghost Hunters” — sold an ownership stake...
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