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NewFronts 2017

Group Nine Introduces Itself to Advertisers With TLC, EuroSport Deals

The company let its four brands — NowThis, The Dodo, Seeker and Thrillist — take center stage at its first NewFront presentation since forming last fall.

Mashable Reveals New Vertical Video Product, Crackle Partnership

The digital publisher has also teamed with online storytelling platform Wattpad to develop projects based on its library of self-published stories.

Fake News, Hulu Live and 5 Questions From the Digital NewFronts

The digital pitch-fest may be over, but not the uncertainty facing its future.

Studio71 Unveils New Projects From Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Rhett & Link

On tap from the team behind the Bro Science Life channel will be the first pilot from Johnson's Seven Bucks Digital Studios.

Vox Media Draws Inspiration From Editorial Brands for New Series Slate

They are the first projects greenlighted under new head of video, and former 'Tonight Show' producer, Gavin Purcell.

Vice Touts James Van Der Beek Series, Brings Boxing Match to NewFronts

At the end of the presentation, Vice treated attendees to a boxing match between an executive and celebrity chef Eddie Huang.

New Form Digital Releases Female-Focused Slate of Pilots

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' star Melissa Fumero appears in one project, and Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky's production company is behind another.

YouTube CEO Apologizes to Advertisers: “We Can and We Will Do Better”

In her NewFronts pitch, Susan Wojcicki directly addressed the backlash by top brands over some ads appearing next to racist or offensive content.

YouTube Plans Slate of Ad-Supported Originals From Kevin Hart, Ellen DeGeneres, Demi Lovato

The projects will not be a part of YouTube Red, the much-hyped subscription service that the Google-owned streamer launched in 2015.

CNN NewFront Teases Casey Neistat Project, Touts Great Big Story Growth

The event, which featured several Turner brands including Bleacher Report, concluded with a conversation between CNN president Jeff Zucker and YouTuber Casey Neistat.

Rashida Jones, Zosia Mamet to Produce New Series for Refinery29

The digital lifestyle brand also announced at its NewFront presentation plans for a two-day comedy lab in partnership with TBS and Sasheer Zamata.

Hulu Upfront Hypes ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Success, Shifts Away From Subscriber Numbers

CEO Mike Hopkins doubled down on 'Handmaid's Tale' and announced exclusive streaming pickups of 'This Is Us' and 'Atlanta.'