Tagged: television

Crowdcube Success LOVESPACE Dubbed Winner of the All Response’s TV Star Competition

LOVESPACE, a distinctive storage company founded by Streetcar co-founder and entrepreneur Brett Akker, was named the winner of All Response’s TV Star Competition. The company will reportedly be receiving a funded TV ad campaign. Crowdcube shared the exciting news on Twitter on Wednesday by tweeting: Huge… Read More

Indiegogo Success Touchjet Wave Hits Best Buy’s Website

On Monday, Indiegogo alum Touchjet announced, following the final round of the FCC approval, its WAVE TV tablet system will now be available on Best Buy’s website. The Touchjet WAVE turns any flat screen TV or monitor into a smart touchscreen. This is Touchjet’s second… Read More

Original “Good Times” Cast Hits Kickstarter to Raise $1M For Full Length Reunion Movie

Earlier this month, the original cast of the hit 1970s series Good Times launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise a whopping $1 million so that they can create a full-length reunion movie. The show, which aired from February 1974 to August 1979, was a spin-off… Read More

Joel Hodgson Talks the Return of Cult-Classic “Mystery Science Theater 3000” Following Kickstarter Success

Taking time away from his work on the set of Mystery Science Theater 3000, creator of the cult-classic Joel Hodgson sat down to discuss the show’s return and its crowdfunding success. During a recent interview with Blastr, Hodgson discussed the possibility that the Mystery Science Theater 3000 Kickstarter… Read More

Creator of “Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland” Releases First Official Clip (Video)

Last week, Eric Falconer, the creator of Kickstarter success Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland, unveiled the film’s first official clip. Blue Mountain State, a popular television series that was apparently cancelled far too soon, launched a crowdfunding campaign in early 2014 to help finance its feature-length… Read More

Reading Rainbow’s Sangita Patel Discussing the Ups & Downs of Crowdfunding Success

Back in Spring 2014, famous children show Reading Rainbow captured over $5 million on Kickstarter to reboot the series for the next generation. Now, nearly two years later, Reading Rainbow’s COO, Sangita Patel, is ready to sit down and share his thoughts about the show’s success – and the criticism… Read More

Owner of Denver’s Dinosaur Hotel Pledges $40,000 to “Mystery Science Theater 3000” Kickstarter & Becomes Executive Producer For New Season

Following the success of Mystery Science Theater 3000’sepic crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, the Best Western’s Dinosaur Hotel in Denver, Colorado announced that they gave a TON of money to the project and have signed on as executive producers of the  show’s new season. According to the dinosaur-themed… Read More

Update: “Mystery Science Theater 3000” Completes Kickstarter Funding Round; Secures Over $5.7M For First Season

Mystery Science Theater 3000 fans: its finally happening! The cult classic is gearing up for its official reboot thanks to its Kickstarter initiative. The project successfully secured $5,764,229 from 48,270 backers Creator of the show, Joel Hodgson, took to the crowdfunding giant last month with a mission to… Read More

Indiegogo Alum “Con Man” Announces Delay in Perk Delivery

As backers of the Indiegogo success Con Man continue to wait patiently for the highly anticipated series, the campaign’s team announced a delay in the project’s perks (which includes the DVD/Blu-ray of the first season). It was revealed in the latest update: “None of the perks have shipped… Read More

“Mystery Science Theater 3000” Nears $4.5M on Kickstarter; Announces Hollywood Star Cameos

With nearly 24 hours until its Kickstarter ends, Mystery Science Theater 3000 is on the track to raising over $4.5 million. Creator of the famous cult classic TV series, Joel Hodgson, teamed up with Shout! Factory to launch the campaign to bring back the hit series, which ended in… Read More

Horror Equity Fund Seeks $750,000 on Crowdfunder to Grow Horror Genre Entertainment Investment Platform

Horror Equity Fund, Inc, an investment platform for solicitation and sale of funding solutions for pre-screened and professionally vetted Horror genre entertainment projects, announced on Thursday the launch of its new funding campaign on Crowdfunder to raise $750,000. Horror Equity Fund is not a production company. It offers… Read More

Update: “Mystery Science Theater 3000” Hits Over $2.3M on Kickstarter; Creator Reveals the Inspiration Behind the Cult Classic Show

Just a little over a week and a half since his initiative launched on Kickstarter, Joel Hodgson’s “Bring Back Mystery Science Theater 3000″ project has secured over $2.3 million thanks to nearly 22,000 backers. Hodgson, the original creator of the famous cult-classic show, took to the crowdfunding platform and… Read More

Joel Hodgson: “It’s Time to See How ‘Mystery Science Theater’ Can Function in This World.”

Earlier this week, creator of the cult classic Mystery Science Theater 3000, Joel Hodgson, teamed up with Shout! Factory to launch a Kickstarter campaign with a mission to raise $2 million so that he could bring the show back to its rightful glory. Now, Hodgson is… Read More

UK’s Arts & Crafts Shopping Channel “Hochanda” Overfunds on Crowdcube

Just a few weeks into its Crowdcube campaign, the self-dubbed home of arts and crafts, Hochanda, has successfully surpassed its initial £1.9 million thanks to nearly 200 accredited investors. As previously reported, Hochanda, which its name is an acronym for “Home of Crafts Hobbies and Arts,”… Read More

Hochanda Seeks £1.9M Through Crowdcube Initiative to Expand Arts & Crafts Television Services

Hochanda, the self-dubbed home of arts and crafts, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise nearly 2 million to expand its new television services. The company, which its name is an acronym for “Home of Crafts Hobbies and Arts,” is described… Read More

Brief: “Hannibal” Executive Show Producer Martha De Laurentiis Announces Crowdfunding Campaign Plans For Follow-Up Film

Giving Hannibal fans a bit of hope after their beloved series was cancelled by NBC, executive producer Martha De Laurentiis stated crowdfunding campaign plans are possibly in the works. According to The Drum, Laurentiis confirmed at San Diego’s Comic Con this past weekend that Kickstarter has contacted her about the… Read More

UK’s Game Show The Crystal Maze Hits Indiegogo in Hopes of Returning to Television

Nineties fan favorite, The Crystal Maze, is ready to return to the small screen! The popular UK game show appeared on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo with a mission to raise £500,000 to bring itself back to its former glory as a “live immersive experience.” The creators… Read More

Son of “Star Trek” Legend Leonard Nimoy Launches Kickstarter to Raise $600,000 For “The Love of Spock” Documentary

Just a few months after his father and Star Trek star, Leonard Nimoy, passed away after battling COPD, Adam Nimoy has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $600,000 for the documentary, For the Love of Spock, which is dedicated to Leonard’s beloved sci-fi character. In the campaign’s promotional video, Adam… Read More

“Bob’s Burger” Writer Wendy Molyneux Jokingly Launches GoFundMe Campaign to See “Entourage” Movie For Cancer Charity

Despite her loathing for the HBO series Entourage, Wendy Molyneux, the writer of Bob’s Burger has launched a GoFundMe campaign with a mission to see the show’s upcoming film. Molyneux set up the campaign with a goal to raise $10,000, which would force her to “see the worst movie of the year and… Read More

Chris Hansen’s New Television Series Successfully Secures Funding Goal During the Final Days on Kickstarter

Chris Hansen’s Kickstarter project Hansen vs. Predator raced through its initial funding goal with 7 days left on the campaign clock. Nearly 1,000 backers have pledged over $77,000 in show of support for the new investigation to bring sexual predators to justice.  Clearing this goal means that a new investigation… Read More