Digital Media Companies Continue Slow March Toward TV

It's no longer a question of "if," it's a question of "when." Digital publishers like Vox Media, BuzzFeed, Thrillist Media Group, and Mashable are all moving closer to being on TV, even though it's taking a little longer than some media-watchers might have predicted.On Friday, "daily digital magazine" Ozy announced new details about a 16-part show, called "The Contenders - 16 for '16," that will air on PBS starting in September.The show, hosted by Ozy CEO Carlos Watson, focuses on notable political candidates throughout history, and is timed with the 2016 presidential election. Mr. Watson, in a recent interview with Ad Age, said the company he launched in 2013 inked a deal with talent agency CAA and has three shows in development. Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

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