Facebook to Make Debut on Television by Mid-June

  • Facebook is making a debut in premium television and developing around 24 shows that will be premiered in mid-June.
  • There will be both long duration shows on the pattern of ‘House of Cards’ and also 5-10 minutes shows that will be added to Facebook app’s video tab daily.
  • The brand wants to create some more room for advertising to earn some billions of dollars which are spent on advertising every year.
  • It is believed that a virtual reality dating show from Conde Nast Entertainment is among the shows that Facebook has greenlit.
  • Facebook is also trying to rope in “A-list celebrities” for other shows, and it is rumoured that one big (anonymous) star has already agreed to a deal.
  • Facebook will also be soon among the tech giants making their entry into Hollywood as the company is currently looking for people who can create its own video programming.
  • The social networking giant is looking for a film producer who is required to “develop script, produce and edit sharable motion picture content, which was posted to LinkedIn last week.
  • Facebook had initially planned to launch the TV shows in mid-April, but it could be delayed as Facebook is making a debut at the Cannes Lions advertising festival.
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