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YouTube seeks new content for subscription service - report

Thursday 3 December 2015 | 09:06 CET | News
YouTube is seeking streaming rights to TV series and movies in order to bolster its new subscription service, the Wall Street Journal reports. Executives of YouTube have met with Hollywood studios and other production companies in recent months to consider pitches and negotiate licences for new content, according to people familiar with the situation. Susanne Daniels, the former programming chief of MTV who joined YouTube in the summer, and Kelly Merryman, a former Netflix content executive who joined YouTube in late 2014, are involved, one of the people said. YouTube is focusing on new

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