Tagged: TV

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

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Revival Crew Announces Livestream Preview Advance Screening & Releases Official Teaser (Video)

With the highly anticipated Mystery Science Theater 3000 revival set to premiere April 14th on video streaming service, Netflix, the crew behind the Kickstarter-funded project announced an upcoming livestream preview event and released a teaser trailer. As previously reported, Joel Hodgson, the creator of Mystery Science Theater… Read More

Indiegogo-Funded “Her Story” Receives Emmy Nomination For Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program

Indiegogo-funded series Her Story received a nomination for the 2016 Emmy Awards, which will be held on September 18th at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The series is described as a new media series that looks inside the dating lives of trans and queer women as they… Read More

Brief: Legion M, One Of World’s First Fan-Owned Entertainment Companies, Launches Today

Legion M, the world’s first fan-owned entertainment company, launches today, offering fans one of the first opportunities to invest and have a voice in the creation of new films, TV shows and other entertainment projects according to the company’s press release. Using the fundraising superpowers recently… 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

Video Game Channel GINX TV Nears £575,000 on Crowdcube

With less than 48 hours until its Crowdcube campaign comes to an end, video game channel, GINX TV, has surpassed its initial £540,000 goal and is now nearing £575,000 thanks to 210 investors. The initiative was originally set to close at the beginning of December,… 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

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

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

Videogame Channel Ginx Seeks £540,000 Through Crowdcube to Expand UK Distribution

On Tuesday, global gaming TV channel, GINX, has kicked off a campaign to raise £540,000 through equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube. Sharing details about the website’s progress, the team at GINX wrote on the campaign’s page: “Ginx TV Ltd was founded in 2009 and we create and… Read More

Game Show Host Richard O’Brien Set to Return to Crystal Maze Following Indiegogo Success

Nearly two weeks after the close of the Crystal Maze Indiegogo campaign, the game’s former host Richard O’Brien announced he will officially be returning to the set of the popular UK show. The Crystal Maze campaign kicked off on the platform this past June and… Read More

Friends of Realty Show Actor Jamie Sangouthai Launch GoFundMe Campaign For Funeral Arrangements

Jamie Sangouthai, who was known for his appearance on the reality television series Khloé and Lamar,  passed away on Sunday reportedly from a drug overdose. Now, his friends are looking to help his family pay for a proper funeral through a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe. According to… Read More

Crowdfunding on TV: Mailbird Among Eight Finalists on Channel News Asia’s ‘Start Up’ TV Show

The competition is down to just a few finalists in Channel News Asia’s “Start Up” TV show, and Andrea Loubier is one of them. Loubier is the CEO of Mailbird, a tech startup headquartered in Bali, with offices in Bandung, Indonesia, and Copenhagen, Denmark. Three judges… Read More

‘Canceled’ Doesn’t Mean Canceled Anymore, And That’s A Big Problem

Happy Endings is hanging by a thread at ABC. Heroes has been canceled since 2010. Pushing Daises has been, well, pushing up daisies since it went kaput almost four years ago. But fans needn’t worry. The word “canceled” simply doesn’t hold that much weight these days. Any defunct show can… Read More

RocketHub Teams With A&E To Put Crowdfunding On TV

RocketHub has announced a partnership with A&E that will give select entrepreneurs listing on the RocketHub platform a great opportunity to get some exposure and possibly some funding. A&E is the first major television network involved in the crowdfunding movement, and RocketHub is proud to… Read More

THE EQUISO DISASTER: Why A Hyped Startup Is Now Getting Threats From Anonymous

From the original article… In July 2012, Equiso was living the Kickstarter dream. Now it’s in a Kickstarter nightmare. It has legions of unhappy customers, alleged threats from hacking group Anonymous, and a forgotten co-founder who claims to have been unfairly ousted. It’s also being accused of selling… Read More

TV show crowdfunding platform Mobcaster reaches $100k in project fundraising

Talk about intersecting trends: Mobcaster is pinpointing TV distribution, crowdfunding, and original programming production with its platform. And turning TV over to masses may be onto something, as Mobcaster has now raised over $100k for its hosted projects. Television distribution is a point of digital… Read More

Streaming Video Startup Deluxis Is Launching A Crowdfunding Campaign To Build An A La Carte TV Service Online

When I first started talking to Deluxis founder Chris Kaminski, his idea was to create a place for new channels of online content to appear. But things have changed since then, and Deluxis has even grander plans for bringing more channels of TV content online…. Read More