Twitter & Bloomberg Launch Streaming Service

Twitter just announced it is building a 24/7 streaming video service with Bloomberg. They rolled out video plans, teasing live programs from nearly a dozen partners, including:

Sports:

WBNA: The WNBA will live stream a weekly regular-season game on Twitter (20 total per season) during the 2017, 2018 and 2019 seasons.

MLBAMIn addition to weekly live MLB games that stream on Twitter this season, a new 3-hour once weekly MLB program will live stream exclusively on Twitter.

STADIUM: A new, original, fully programmed, 24/7 live stream. STADIUM will integrate live collegiate sporting events, highlights, classic games, and daily live studio programming.

The Players’ TribuneThere will be a live show featuring athletes answering fan questions on topics on and off the field. It will be driven by Twitter and fan-submitted questions.

PGA TourThe PGA Tour will live stream 360 video of the iconic island 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass during THE PLAYERS Championship (from May 11-14) on Periscope and Twitter.

News:

Bloomberg Media: This will be a 24/7 breaking news network that will be global, live, social, and exclusively on Twitter. It will launch this fall.

The VergeComing this fall, Circuit Breaker: The Verge’s Gadget Show is a weekly live program that will review and experiment with the hottest gadgets everyone wants right now, and the weirdest ones we’ll want tomorrow, hosted by The Verge’s Nilay Patel.

BuzzFeed NewsMorningFeed, a brand new morning news and current events show broadcast live on Twitter by BuzzFeed, will reach an audience that wakes up hungry for the latest in “fire Tweets.”

Cheddar: Cheddar’s hour-long Opening Bell will stream live daily at 9am ET from the New York Stock Exchange, beginning immediately.

Entertainment:

Live Nation: Live Nation will deliver concerts and original content exclusively on Twitter. Launching May 13th, their first concert will be the three-time Grammy-winning Zac Brown Band.

IMG Fashion: This live content program consists of exclusive runway shows and behind-the-scenes Fashion Week content for Twitter users, live from New York, Milan, Paris, London, etc.

Propagate#WhatsHappening is a new live daily, entertainment-driven, primetime show on everything in the world that embraces Twitter’s unique conversation (think pop culture and entertainment).

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