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  1. What's Next for Maker Studios Amid Disney's Digital Downsizing

    6:30 am 3/3/2017

    Bob Iger and other CEOs once scrambled to snap up "multichannel networks" of YouTubers, but tough financials (and that PewDiePie flap) might spell the end of the business.Read more

  2. Disney Lays Off 80 From Maker, Digital Media Unit Amid Restructuring

    11:59 am 2/23/2017

    Maker Studios' talent network, which at one time grew to 55,000 creators, also is being slimmed down.Read more

  3. Disney Folds Maker Studios Into Media Arm as Courtney Holt Moves to New Role

    10:12 am 12/20/2016

    Disney acquired Maker Studios in 2014 for $500 million. Read more

  4. PewDiePie Launches Creator Network With Maker Studios

    9:05 am 1/13/2016

    Revelmode will feature videos, games, philanthropic initiatives, merchandise and more. Read more

  5. James Franco Debuts Originals Slate For Maker Studios

    10:00 am 12/21/2015

    The actor's Rabbit Bandini Productions has premiered four new series on Facebook and YouTube.Read more

  6. Maker Studios President Ynon Kreiz to Step Down

    9:40 am 12/15/2015

    Maker executive Courtney Holt is being upped to executive vice president at the Disney-owned short-form video business. Read more

  7. Maker Studios Plans Marvel, Lucasfilm Series for Verizon's Go90

    9:00 am 10/29/2015

    The new shows from the Disney-owned YouTube network will stream exclusively on go90's mobile app. Read more

  8. YouTube Star Caleb Logan Bratayley Dies Unexpectedly at 13

    10:49 am 10/5/2015

    The teenager was part of the Bratayley family, which posts home videos on YouTube, with the Bratayleys' page amassing more than a billion views.Read more

  9. Disney XD, Maker Studios Launch Talent Incubator

    11:47 am 8/31/2015

    Disney XD by Maker will search for next-generation talent to create content for the Disney XD website with an eye toward traditional television series development. Read more

  10. Disney's Maker Studios Loses Content Chief Erin McPherson

    1:06 pm 8/24/2015

    Senior vp marketing Jeremy Welt has also left the Disney-owned digital media company. Read more

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