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In the market for a new binge watch? You can now plow through the new animated series “Hail to the King” in its entirety on Machinima’s HappyHour Channel. Avenged Sevenfold came up with the six-episode series that runs through a fictional narrative about their trademark, Death Bat. “Metalocalypse” producer Jon Schnepp directed all six episodes, which feature original storylines backed by music off the band’s upcoming album, “Hail to the King.” The series is also part of the band’s effort to unite music and video games, so the show is meant to pair well with the mobile video game, “Hail to the King: Deathbat,” which is expected to arrive in  [ Read More ]

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The Walking Dead Webisode Series Back to Life with New Third Season

Posted by Karen Benardello On October - 2 - 2013 0 Comment
The Walking Dead Webisode Series Back to Life with New Third Season

The new third season of AMC’s award-winning ‘The Walking Dead’ Webisode series is now live on the network’s official website and YouTube Channel. The three-part series, titled ‘The Oath,’ was executive produced, directed and conceived by Greg Nicotero. He serves as an executive producer, director and special effects makeup designer on the acclaimed cable show. The release of the Webisode series coincides with the premiere of the anticipated fourth season of the hit horror thriller drama, which is scheduled to premiere on Sunday, October 13 at 9/8c on AMC. In the first part of ‘The Oath,’ ‘Alone,’ Paul and Karina escape their ravaged and overrun camp, but a mortal injury  [ Read More ]

Interview: Mortal Kombat: Legacy II Producer Lance Sloane

Posted by Perri Nemiroff On September - 24 - 2013 0 Comment
Producer Lance Sloane talks the rise of the hit web series, 'Mortal Kombat: Legacy."

The very first episode of “Mortal Kombat: Legacy” racked up 5.5 million views in a single week and has 70 million to date. Clearly Machinima and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment broke barriers in the web series realm with the groundbreaking property and now they’re looking to continue that trend with the show’s second season, “Mortal Kombat Legacy II.” The first round functioned as a nine-episode prequel to the original game, consisting of origin stories for characters including Jax (Michael Jai White), Shao Kahn (Aleks Paunovic), Cyrax (Shane Warren Jones), and more. “Mortal Kombat: Legacy II,” on the other hand, runs with a linear format and aims to expose the history  [ Read More ]

Vanity Fair Decades Series The '40s

Want to see an alternate view of life in the 1940s? Check out this cool video from Vanity Fair Magazine’s Decades Series. “The Decades Series: 1940s,” directed by Nick Hooker, tells about the World War II and women joining the workforce, but it also focuses on J.D. Salinger’s writing career, the history of tattoos in our Armed Forces, circus performers and other oddities. Also–the video is animated in the style of vintage sea-faring tattoos. Check it out below the post! Vanity Fair has been celebrating their 100th anniversary with The Decades Series on their website and YouTube pages. Other videos from the series have been put up already. If you  [ Read More ]

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Union Pool

Starz Digital Media is looking to conquer the digital sphere with the launch of their new original comedy channel, “Union Pool.” The channel will offer an awesome variety of animated and live-action series, with new episodes launching every Tuesday and Thursday. The initial shows you can watch include “Tvoovies,” “Hollywood Acting Studio” and “Captain Cornelius Cartoon’s Cartoon Lagoon”. Here’s more about each of the shows: “Tvoovies” The original concept for “Tvoovies” was inspired by casual conversations on the popular social news site Reddit. Created by award winning LA-based producers Cosmic Toast Studios in partnership with Starz Digital Media, “Tvoovies” is a pop culture animated mashup where hit television series collide  [ Read More ]

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Hipsterhood season 2

Your favorite hipsters on the web is back for a second season of the hit rom-com web series, “Hipsterhood.” All 10-episode series have been released today (Aug. 27) on Blip.tv and across the web, distributed in co-partnership with Silphi Roy, the show’s producer. This marks the first time Blip has engaged in the “marathon viewing experience.” Also, from today until Sept. 30, “Hipsterhood” fans will have the chance to take their fall fashion wardrobes up to the ultimate trendy level. A viewer has the chance to win a shopping spree from Blip with gift cards worth $1,000 to shop at the online store of the winner’s choice! Some of the  [ Read More ]

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Solwave I Won't Wait

San Francisco-based rock group Solwave has released a stream of their new song, “I Won’t Wait,” and to further sweeten the pot, they’ve given us at ShockYa an exclusive look at their latest webisode. The webisode features their latest performance at The Independent in San Francisco. Take a look at the webisode below the post. “I Won’t Wait” is just one of the cool bits of news the band has to offer. Earlier this year, the band worked with Gordon Raphael, the producer of The Strokes, as well as Kings of Leon’s mastering engineer, Richard Dodd. If you want to take a listen to the track, check it and their  [ Read More ]

Machinima

Ready for some action? Machinima and Paramount Pictures’ Insurge Pictures will bring it to you! The two companies are going to bringing to have announced a cool partnership on a brand new web series called “Chop Chop.” The web series is created by Josh Baizer and Marshall Johnson (“Mortal Kombat: Legacy”), and produced by the Bandito Brothers (“Act of Valor”), former Red Wagon Exec Josh Weinstock, and Elliott Lester (“Blitz”), “Chop Shop” is being billed as an “an epic, edge-of-your-seat action series that explores the world of underground black market car theft.” Here’s more about “Chop Shop,” directed by Elliott Lester: “‘Chop Shop’ is packed with intense heists and white-knuckled  [ Read More ]

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Snoop Lion and BET Join Forces to Address Gun Violence

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 29 - 2013 0 Comment
Snoop Lion and BET Join Forces to Address Gun Violence

To help address the issue of gun violence in black communities across America, Snoop Lion has announced his new partnership with BET Networks and the League of Young Voters Education Fund (LYVEF). The partnership will go live today during the BET Experience at L.A. Live weekend in Los Angeles. The rapper, cable music network and the civic engagement organization will host ‘No Guns Allowed: Disarming Violence in Our Community,’ a roundtable dialogue on the impact of gun violence in urban communities. The LYVEF has also enlisted the NAACP Youth & College Division and Casey Family Programs to join the cause and sponsor the event, which will stream live today at  [ Read More ]

Marlon Wayans Announces WhattheFunny.com

Posted by monique On June - 26 - 2013 0 Comment
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We all know how popular Will Ferrell’s FunnyorDie.com is, right? Partly because of the site’s popularity, Marlon Wayans is aiming to get in on the action. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wayans has announced that he’s going to start website WhattheFunny.com. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wayans has partnered with Funny Or Die founder Randy Adams and producer Peter Coleman to develop the new website. Wayans said that he plans on making the website “a playground for my family and for all comedians who have something funny they want to do.” Wayans said, “If Funny or Die is the ‘Saturday Night Live’ of the web, what we’re trying to do  [ Read More ]

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IBO Fights FilmOn

Last year, after Gideon Buthelezi won the International Boxing Organization’s Super Flyweight title in a controversial split decision against Edrin Dapudong, IBO President Ed Levine stated that Golden Gloves Promotions of South Africa had agreed with IBO to host a rematch between Dapudong and Buthelezi. That rematch is tonight, exclusively on FilmOn.com This rematch is about to be one that will go down in the record books thanks to last year’s controversial decision. According to Boxing Scene, Levine said last year that it was “very evident” from the judges’ score cards that the fight was an extremely close fight, including the fact that Buthelezi was badly hurt and even dropped  [ Read More ]

IBO Fights FilmOn

Celebrate Father’s Day weekend with the IBO World Boxing Championship, which will be streamed exclusively on FilmOn.com June 15. Viewers worldwide can log in for free to FilmOn.TV by PC, smartphone or connected TVs to see South African Hekkie Budler defend his IBO World Championship Belt against fellow strawweight Nkosinathi Joyi over 12 rounds in what is being called the biggest rumble in the jungle for many years. Alki David, founder and CEO of FilmOn, talked about how pleased he is to bring this live boxing event to his viewers. “We are really proud to be able to bring live Golden Gloves boxing of this caliber to a global audience  [ Read More ]

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If you dug the rebound sex/vampire mash-up in his feature debut, “Dick Night,” how about a little free and timely hilarity from writer-director Andy Viner in the form of a web series? “Kirstin Lives in Los Angeles” stars Kirstin Eggers as a woman trying to live the dream in Los Angeles, but winds up suffering through a comedy of errors courtesy of a Kickstarter con artist, some Twitter prostitution, and more. The series consists of five episodes, each four to five minutes long, and are well worthy of a binge watch if you’d like a boost at poor Kirstin’s expense. Check out Chapter 1 one below and if you’d like  [ Read More ]

Kit Williamson

Kit Williamson is extremely busy. Not only does he have a recurring role in one of TV’s most exciting shows, “Mad Men,” but he’s also got a huge fanbase thanks to web series “EastSiders” and “Hipsterhood.” ShockYa was excited to be able to speak with Williamson about his projects and what it’s like to have fans both on and offline. I know that you’re in “Mad Men.” Could you tell me a bit about your character, Ed Giffords? Kit Williamson: He’s a copywriter in Elizabeth Moss’ [as Peggy Olson] office. And he’s kind of insecure and anxious, especially around Peggy. The two offices actually merged…so now my character works at  [ Read More ]

New Exclusive Haunting Melissa App Scares Audiences with Launch

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 17 - 2013 0 Comment
New Exclusive Haunting Melissa App Scares Audiences with Launch

‘Haunting Melissa,’ a new horror story that reinvents storytelling to engage audiences, has officially launched its new app exclusively on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch at the App Store. The app, which was launched by production company Hooked Digital Media, takes viewers into the world of the title character, a teenage girl who believes her recently deceased mother is haunting her. ‘Haunting Melissa’ is the first project Hooked Digital Media is featuring on its new platform, which enables delivery of stories in varied lengths to be received at unpredictable intervals. The story was written and produced specifically for Hooked Digital Media’s new story platform. Through the company’s multiple patents that  [ Read More ]

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