Audible teams with 'The Walking Dead' creators on audio originals

Audible's push into original content now includes a team-up with a company best-known for its comic books and TV shows. The Amazon-owned audiobook service has struck a deal with Skybound, the team behind The Walking Dead, to create multiple Audible... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-08-13 18:43:00 UTC ]
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Shamah and Campbell join Audible Originals commissioning team

Audible Originals has added Lydia Shamah and Matthew Campbell to its commissioning team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 21:21:35 UTC ]
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Amazon plans Prime Video shows with ‘Walking Dead’ creator

It looks like we're not finished with deals between comic book creators and online movie studios. Hot on the heels of Netflix announcing its acquisition of Mark Millar's comic book empire Millarworld comes news from Amazon. The company now has a firs... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walking Dead creator: ‘Optimism doesn’t always show in my work’

Robert Kirkman on the enduring attraction of zombies, why exorcism fascinates - and how he doesn’t let social media chatter drive him crazy There’s one thing that might surprise fans of Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, the comic book author and TV series writer and producer whose apocalyptic... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Walking Dead' creator's new show to debut on Facebook in Europe

Cinemax's upcoming show Outcast will debut on Facebook Live in Europe and Africa tonight. Outcast is an adaptation of The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman's comic book series of the same name. Dealing with the supernatural and demonic possession,... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arlidge pens original audio drama for Audible

Audible has released an original audio drama written by Matt J Arlidge and starring actors Andrew Scott, Freema Agyeman and Hermione Norris. "Six Degrees of Assassination" is a five-hour political thriller series written specifically for Audible and following an MI5 investigation into the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Walking Dead' Season 9 finale is lowest-rated in series history

The Season 9 finale of "The Walking Dead" was the lowest-rated finale the show has ever had. In the Nielsen Live+Same Day ratings, Sunday's finale averaged a 1.9 rating in adults 18-49 and 5 million viewers. In fairness, that is up over 20% in both measures compared to last week's episode... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-02 15:50:00 UTC ]
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Audible brings A.S. Byatt novels and stories to audio for first time

Audible is bringing the novels and short stories of A.S. Byatt to audio for the first time this month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audible Audio Download Chart August: Fry continues to sizzle as Kay climbs

Stephen Fry usurps Mark Manson to top the audio chart for August, as his narration of the Harry Potter titles enjoy an Indian summer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audible Audio Download Chart July: Angry young men turn to Manson

A burgeoning trend for self-help titles for young male listeners has propelled Mark Manson and Ant Middleton to the top of Audible’s chart for July. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Both Text and Audio Sold Together in Amazon Original Stories Collections

The second-newest imprint in Amazon Publishing’s portfolio offers both audio and ebook editions of works brought together in thematic collections. The first was released during BookExpo in New York City. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson A First Collection Bundles Text and... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Walking Dead: The Final Season' lands on August 14th

Ahead of E3, Telltalle Games released a trailer for The Walking Dead: The Final Season. This game is the final installment in a four-part series based on the popular comic book series. The release date is August 14th; The Final Season will be availab... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible launches own Audio Shows

Joe Wicks, Bill Bryson and Naomi Alderman are among the writers featuring in Audible's new offering, Audio Shows, which launches today with short audio programmes, original series and exclusive podcasts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld reveals Origin's first week audio sales

Transworld has revealed that the "extraordinary" first week sales of Origin by Dan Brown include more than 14,000 audio downloads. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AMC Brings Six-Second Ads to 'The Walking Dead'

AMC is planning on running six-second ads in "The Walking Dead" this season, enlisting TV's top scripted show in the effort to fight ratings declines by making ads less of an imposition.The network intends to run one six-second commercial between its repeat of the prior week's episode and the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel legend Stan Lee is creating an original story for Audible

Comic book fans (and comic book movie fans) are very familiar with Stan Lee, who has a cameo in pretty much every Marvel movie. Now, the legendary Marvel writer is creating yet another shared universe. Variety exclusively reports that Stan Lee will p... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Facebook is only half in’: Creators doubt Facebook’s commitment to original programming

Facebook wants shows, and publishers are happy to comply -- but question whether this is just another short-term "product test" for the company. The post ‘Facebook is only half in’: Creators doubt Facebook’s commitment to original programming appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible launches £4m audio plays grant

Audiobook platform Audible is launching a $5m (£3.89m) transatlantic theatre grant in order to "further its commitment to supporting emerging talent" in the creative arts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Walking Dead Graphic Novels Higher Than Ever

Sales of the Walking Dead graphic novels keep climbing, driven by the hugely popular TV show adaptation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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DK launches audio walking tours app

DK is launching an audio app this month providing free walking tours of "two of the most visited cities in the world" - London and New York. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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