Indie TV Producers Adjust To Bumpy, Rapidly Changing Landscape

It’s tricky being an indie in TV these days: On the one hand, there are a growing number of outlets, particularly in the streaming space, hungry for premium content and anxious to grow their volume, fast. But those streamers are increasingly looking in-house for their fare: Either they’re paying top dollar to grab A-list producers or intellectual property, rebooting popular titles already in their library, or relying on their sister studios to keep everything in the family.

FCC Gets Earful On Programming Inquiry

Comments trickled into the FCC Wednesday at the deadline for the agency’s Notice of Inquiry on independent programming. At press time, most comments came from members of the public telling the commission that they enjoy watching indie net RFD-TV, but a handful of programmers had also joined the docket.