Tagged: television

Update: True Royalty Television’s Crowdcube Round Raises More Than £2 Million

UK-based television network brand True Royalty Television has raised more than £2 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The funding round launched earlier this month and quickly surpassed its initial £1 million funding target. It has attracted over 330 Crowdcube investors. As previously… Read More

Overfunding: True Royalty Television Raises More Than £1.9 Million Through Newly Launched Crowdcube Round

Less than a week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, television network brand True Royalty Television has raised more than £1.9 million from over 200 Crowdcube investors. The funding round originally sought to raise £1 million. Dubbed as the “Netflix for Royalty” by… Read More

Over Two Dozen Television Pilots Fund Through Seed&Spark’s “Keep It Colorful” Crowdfunding Effort

Seed&Spark, the independent film crowdfunding platform, announced on Thursday that pilots for 27 television series developed by creators of color were funded as part of a special month-long “Keep It Colorful” crowdfunding effort. According to Seed&Spark, approximately 50 content creators of color entered the crowdfunding… Read More

Producers Michael Simka & Barry Katz Now Seeking Funds Through Reg CF Campaign on Indiegogo/Microventures for Children TV Network “SuperdopeTV”

Mychal Simka, the writer and producer of 14 animated feature films to date including “Adventures of Bunny Bravo,”and Barry Katz, an Emmy and Grammy-nominated producer of over 100 specials, albums, documentaries, reality and scripted tv shows and films, have teamed up to launch a Reg CF… Read More

Crowdfunding TV Show “Meet the Draper” Set to Premiere on Sony Entertainment Television This Weekend

Meet the Drapers, a crowdfunding TV series that allows “regular” people to become investors, is set to premiere this Sunday (November 19th) on Sony Entertainment Television.  As previously reported, Meet the Drapers will include the participation of Bill Draper, who was a founding investor in… Read More

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

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