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Layoffs Hit Disney Digital Networks

Disney has laid off less than 20 people from its Disney Digital Networks group, which includes Maker Studios and online brands like Oh My Disney.

What’s Next for Maker Studios Amid Disney’s Digital Downsizing

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.

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

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

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

Disney acquired Maker Studios in 2014 for $500 million.

NewFronts Mystery: How Many Shows Actually Get Made?

As digital media companies look to steal ad dollars from TV, THR looks at the 2015 track records of AOL, Yahoo, Refinery29 and more.

PewDiePie Launches Creator Network With Maker Studios

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

James Franco Debuts Originals Slate For Maker Studios

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

Maker Studios President Ynon Kreiz to Step Down

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

Maker Studios Plans Marvel, Lucasfilm Series for Verizon’s Go90

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

YouTube Star Caleb Logan Bratayley Dies Unexpectedly at 13

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

Disney XD, Maker Studios Launch Talent Incubator

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.

Disney’s Maker Studios Loses Content Chief Erin McPherson

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