Tagged: television

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

Chris Hansen’s Kickstarter Campaign Launches & Quickly Gains Funding Momentum

Today, former NBC correspondent, Chris Hansen, officially launched his crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to bring back his hit reality series, To Catch a Predator under the new name, Hansen vs. Predator.  Per its synopsis, To Catch a Predator follows a perverted-justice team that works with Dateline to catch predators over the internet seeking young… Read More

Supernatural’s Richard Speight, Jr. & Rob Benedict Debuts New Trailer For Indiegogo Project “Kings of Con” (Video)

With their Kings of Con crowdfunding campaign continuing to remain successful on Indiegogo, Supernatural stars Richard Speight, Jr. and Rob Benedict have unveiled a new trailer for the upcoming new single camera show. As previously reported, Kings of Con is described as “Broad City meets Party Down” with the honesty of Curb… Read More

Alan Tudyk & Nathan Fillion’s Con Man Nears $2.7M on Indiegogo; Announces Accompanied Game as Stretched Goal Perk

With nearly a week until their Con Man crowdfunding campaign comes to an end on Indiegogo, FireFly co-stars, Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion has successfully raised nearly $2.7 million for their new television show. Now, the fan favorite duo has unveiled a new funding goal, along with a surprise… Read More

Magellan Forms Strategic Partnership With Crowded Reality to Stream New Talk Show Wake Up!

Magellan Holdings, LLC, a provider of mobile OTT media delivery solutions, and Crowded Reality Inc, a crowdfunding platform for reality tv and talk shows, today announced a strategic partnership to stream new talk show Wake Up! “backstage” video content to mobile app users. OTT delivery of… Read More

Singer Vonda Shepard Hits Kickstarter to Raise Funds For Her Fourteenth Album

Vonda Shepard, the singer behind the theme song for Ally McBeal, recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds for her fourteenth album Rookie. The campaign’s description reads, “Vonda Shepard is back with her eleventh studio album (and fourteenth overall), tentatively dubbed Rookie. It’s a title… Read More

DirecTV’s New Music Channel Uses Crowdfunding To Help Musicians Make it Big

DirecTV is ready to give up and coming musicians a chance to grab some attention through a new television channel. Last week, the television provider debut its New Music Channel, also known as NMC. The channel uses a form of crowdfunding to push musicians into… Read More

RobotGames Creators Hits Kickstarter to Raise $40,000 For New Robot Battling Show

Ready to bring battling robot competitions back to television and laptop screens everywhere, the creators of the RobotGames have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for a brand new video series about fighting robots.  The new series will not only feature crashing robots, metal carnage, fire and… Read More

RealityCrowdTV’s Creator Talks About Crowdfunding Television Series

University of Connecticut graduate Manolis Sfinarolakis, recently shared details about his RealityCrowd TV, which is all about crowdfunding. The show aims to share exactly what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur and what is needed to run a successful funding campaign, specifically highlighting crowdfunding as… Read More

“Babylon 5” Creator Reveals New Feature Film Will Not Rely On Crowdfunding

During the 2014 San Diego Comic Con last month, creator of the hit series Babylon 5, J. Michael Straczynski announced new plans for a feature film of the former sci-fi series. Although it’s not sure whether or not the show’s studio, Warner Bros will jump on… Read More

Seth MacFarlane Will Donate Up to $1M Towards “Reading Rainbow” Kickstarter Campaign

Adding more excitement to LeVar Burton’s “Bring ‘Reading Rainbow’ Back for Every Child, Everywhere” crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, the host of the children’s television series announced the project is getting some help from director/actor Seth MacFarlane.   According to Mr. Burton’s recent update, the “Family… Read More

“Reading Rainbow” Hits $4M During the Final Week on Kickstarter

Exciting news for “Reading Rainbow” fans! The PBS show’s crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter has reached $4m from over 83,000 fans. The project has a week left until it comes to a close on the platform and its hoping to reach $5M. As previously reported, not only… Read More

“Reading Rainbow” Hits $1 Million Crowdfunding Goal Immediately

Just eleven hours after the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, former PBS children’s series “Reading Rainbow” surpassed its initial $1,000,000 goal. LeVar Burton, who hosted the show from 1983 to 2006, decided to launch the campaign through the crowdfunding giant to bring the show… Read More

Cut the Cord & Drop Cable but Keep the DVR: New Device Tablo Crowdfunds on Indiegogo

Most of us dread receiving the monthly cable bill.   Thousands of channels means 100’s of worthless content we never watch (or at least never should watch).  The cable cutting trend is picking up stream as consumers realize there is a better way where  the… Read More

WATCH: ‘Freeloader’ Secures Shark Tank Deal After Indiegogo Success

Erick Jansen and Nathan Jones successfully raised $31,752 on Indiegogo for their take on the child carrier, which they dubbed the “Freeloader.” Jansen had a background in the outdoor industry as a retailer and product manager, and he met Jones on the job as both… Read More

FundRazr Tapped For New TV Show About Crowdfunding

FundRazr will be at the center of a new television program covering crowdfunding campaigns from Canada and the US. The new half-hour TV show is produced by Merton Park Film Studios of Toronto. Each episode will focus on six or seven inspiring projects that will provide… Read More

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