Vizio Launches Facebook Watch App On SmartCast TVs

Vizio, the American-based TV and sound bar brand, today announced that SmartCast users in the U.S. and Canada can now access the Facebook Watch TV app and enjoy Facebook videos on the big screen with personalized recommendations delivering instant entertainment. The Facebook Watch TV app allows SmartCast’s millions of users to enjoy a personalized TV […]

The Grio Launches New Series For Facebook Watch

Allen Media Group’s digital news division — The Grio — debuts a new video series for Facebook Watch. Staying In Business features interviews and profiles of African-American business owners who reveal how they are adapting to unprecedented times in America, while focusing on how these black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs are struggling to survive during the current coronavirus pandemic. Staying In Business premieres […]

Hearst Stations Expand Coronavirus Reporting

The group’s second Facebook Watch show, Field Notes, features pandemic stories from Hearst stations in 26 markets cross the U.S.

Facebook Watch To Drop 2/3 Of News Shows

Facebook is showing a greater willingness to ax news programming that’s not working on Facebook Watch. In recent months, Facebook has been telling news publishers that it will only renew about a third of the existing news shows that it has funded for Facebook Watch.

Ala. Media Group Chases Corruption, Viewers

An experimental Facebook Watch show reports on journalism while trying to reinvent it.

Broadcasters Experiment On Facebook Watch

Hearst, Tegna and the ABC Stations are producing shows for Facebook’s new national platform that is looking for original news programs.

Hearst Launches Show For Facebook Watch

Dispatches from the Middle highlights surprising and under-reported stories from Hearst stations across the United States. It will appear in the newly launched dedicated section within Facebook Watch for news along with shows from other news organizations.

ABC’s Viral Hopes For New Facebook Series

‘More in Common’ is a a new Facebook-funded, short-form show that ABC is producing for the news section of Facebook Watch. The network hopes its stories of people from different backgrounds coming together will be a viral hit.

‘Anderson Cooper Full Circle’ Updates Graphics

First Facebook-Funded News Shows Debut Mon.

Facebook Orders Elizabeth Olsen Dramedy

CBS Adds Latenight Clips To Facebook Watch

Watch, Facebook’s high-stakes bid to build a powerhouse video hub online, will debut short-form clips from CBS’s Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday afternoon and Late Late Show with James Corden on Monday. But it will not be producing original content for the platform.