or


[05/06/13 - 07:08 AM]
Electus Announces Strategic Investment in Hud:sun Media to Develop and Produce Programming for Multiple Platforms
Hud:sun Media currently produces "Pregnant in Heels" for Bravo as well as "I'm Having Their Baby" for Oxygen.

[via press release from Electus]

ELECTUS ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC INVESTMENT IN HUD:SUN MEDIA TO DEVELOP AND PRODUCE PROGRAMMING FOR MULTIPLE PLATFORMS

New York, NY (May 6, 2013) - Multimedia entertainment studio Electus, an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), today announced a strategic investment in Hud:sun Media, a production and entertainment company founded by Michael Rourke and MDC Partners in 2010. Helmed by CEO Rourke, Hud:sun Media will work closely with Electus to develop and produce programming for television, digital and content marketing, both domestically and internationally.

"Michael's tremendous work with brands is one of the many driving forces that has allowed him to build Hud:sun Media into a multidimensional content company. He and his team produce premium content that truly resonates with audiences all around the world," said Chris Grant, CEO of Electus. "Hud:sun Media is already a very strong independent player and we believe this partnership makes Hud:sun's potential limitless."

"Electus is the perfect partner for Hud:sun Media," said Rourke. "Ben Silverman, Chris Grant, and Drew Buckley have truly created a next generation studio model with great creative content, terrific brand relationships and unparalleled distribution muscle. The power and reach of Electus, coupled with the influence and expertise of MDC Partners, gives Hud:sun Media tremendous momentum for the future."

Dedicated to developing, producing and distributing premium content across every platform, Hud:sun Media currently produces "Pregnant in Heels" for Bravo, as well as "I'm Having Their Baby," a groundbreaking adoption docuseries for Oxygen. In 2013, Hud:sun Media is in development on a number of new television shows in both cable and broadcast. Digitally, Hud:sun Media created and produced "Style Studio with Rebecca Minkoff" for Yahoo, launched "Decoding Style with Nina Garcia" with AOL, and produced the video content for Conde Nast Entertainment's digital launch of Glamour and GQ. Hud:sun Media has quickly emerged as a leading branded content company working with brands such as Nine West, for which it launched the new digital fashion network "Channel 9," now a leading fashion channel on YouTube. The company also engaged audiences on behalf of Mattel's Barbie Brands by launching the groundbreaking online show, "Genuine Ken: The Search for the Great American Boyfriend" on Hulu, and created the original web series "Unracked with Gilt Groupe."

About Electus

Electus is the first integrated multimedia entertainment studio to unite producers, creators, advertisers and distributors under one roof and produce all forms of content for distribution across a variety of platforms around the world, including: broadcast, cable, digital, OTT and various emerging technologies. The company connects advertisers, distributors and content creators early on in the development process, enabling marketers and advertisers to be true partners in campaigns and content creation. Electus International, the global distribution arm of Electus, is responsible for all international sales and distribution for Electus' programming and its studio partners as well as programs and formats from other well-known 3rd party providers. Electus is an operating business of IAC [NASDAQ: IACI]. For more information on Electus, visit www.electus.com.

About Hud:sun Media

Founded by veteran television producers, Hud:sun media is an entertainment company dedicated to the art of storytelling across every platform. Hud:sun creatives hold the singular mission of producing quality content centered around dynamic characters that resonate with niche and broad audiences alike. Formed in 2010, Hud:sun has become a premier production house in the multi-platformed entertainment landscape. For more information on Hud:sun Media, visit www.hudsunmedia.com.





  [may 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· I'M HAVING THEIR BABY (OXYGEN)
· PREGNANT IN HEELS (BRAVO)











[03/06/15 - 01:16 PM]
NBC Announces Summer Tentpole Premiere Dates, Led by the Most-Watched Summer Show of the Last Nine Years, "America's Got Talent"
Also on tap are new seasons of "American Ninja Warrior" and "Hannibal" plus the premiere of "Aquarius."

[03/06/15 - 01:03 PM]
Date Changes for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premieres
"A Bone To Pick: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery" will now premiere on Saturday, April 4 while "Garage Sale Mystery: The Deadly Room" is now due on Saturday, April 11.

[03/06/15 - 01:01 PM]
"Supergirl" First Images Revealed as Production Begins on New Pilot for CBS from Warner Bros. Television, Based on the Characters from DC Comics
Colleen Atwood said, "In designing Supergirl, I wanted to embrace the past, but more importantly, thrust her into the street-style action hero of today."

[03/06/15 - 01:00 PM]
Disney Channel Orders Comedy Series "Best Friends Whenever"
The project centers on teenagers Shelby and Cyd, who when a science experiment goes wrong, become unstuck in time, leaping forward and backward whenever they want - and sometimes even when they don't.

[03/06/15 - 12:51 PM]
Showtime(R) Comedy Documentary "Knock Knock, It's Tig Notaro" to Debut on Friday, April 17
The film follows Notaro's travels as she embraces her most loyal fans by creating unique and intimate comedy experiences in their homes, backyards, barns, and basements.

[03/06/15 - 11:31 AM]
Crews Race for Crab and Battle Monstrous Storms Like Never Before in Discovery's Hit Series "Deadliest Catch"
The 13-time Emmy Award-winning series returns for its 11th season on Tuesday, April 14 at 9:00/8:00c on the Discovery Channel.

[03/06/15 - 10:25 AM]
"Dateline: The Real Blacklist" to Lead Into Hit Drama "The Blacklist" to Form Two-Hour Thursday-Themed Programming Block
Plus: "The Slap" will shift to 10:00/9:00c next week, replacing the hiatus-bound "Allegiance."

[03/06/15 - 09:31 AM]
"The Odd Couple" Grows in Its Third Week - Up 13% in Viewers and 7% in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, March 5.

[03/06/15 - 08:53 AM]
"The Blacklist" Doubles Its Lead-In, Finishes Within a Tenth of Last Week's Fast-Affil Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 5.

[03/06/15 - 08:43 AM]
Live + 3: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Grows to a 2.1 in Adults 18-49 - Remains Sunday's Top Drama Debut
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 1.

[03/06/15 - 08:40 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Split the Demo Crown
The Alphabet's "American Crime" opens on top at 10:00/9:00c among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/06/15 - 08:25 AM]
ABC Is Up Sharply Year to Year and Finishes No. 1 for Its 6th-Straight Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 5.

[03/06/15 - 08:02 AM]
HBO Announces Featured Artists on Game of Thrones Mixtape Vol. 2
Produced by Launch Point Records, the 15-track mixtape features diverse artists representing Game of Thrones families, leveraging themes and highlights from season 4.

[03/05/15 - 02:44 PM]
Little Women Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple with Lifetime(R)'s "Little Women: NY" Premiering on March 25
Viewers first got a glimpse of New York's Lila Call, when she made waves with the "Little Women: LA" cast and now they'll get to see her in action on her home turf with her group of east coast besties.

[03/05/15 - 01:13 PM]
Samantha Bee Heading to TBS - Former "Daily Show" Correspondent Signs Up to Host Comedy Series
The new show, which is in the early stages of development, is being planned as a platform for Bee to apply her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues.