The Chernin Group

Peter Chernin (born May 29, 1951) is the Chairman and CEO of The Chernin Group (TCG), which he founded in 2009. TCG manages, operates and invests in businesses in the media, entertainment, and technology sectors. Specifically, the company focuses on three areas: developing premium content for film and television, making investments in technology and media companies in the U.S., and capitalizing on strategic business opportunities in emerging markets, especially Asia. In April 2012, Chernin sold a minority stake of TCG to strategic investment partners Providence Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm, and other private investors.
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  • Twitter Names Two New Board Members

    By David Cohen on Apr. 11, 2016 - 12:00 PM The board of directors at Twitter has a different look, as Hugh Johnston and Martha Lane Fox are in, replacing Peter Currie and Peter Chernin. Twitter announced the changes to its board in a Form 8-K it filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission last week, saying that they will take effect following its 2016 annual meeting.

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  • 5 things we learned about YouTube in 2014

    …, Vessel and Vimeo court YouTube creators with lucrative deals and revenue shares, Grantland publisher David Cho explained to Digiday at the time. It’s also about encouraging creators to produce longer programming, said Outrigger Media CEO Mike Henry. “Stretching the popularity of YouTube stars beyond their typically short-form clocks is going…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin Social- 13 readers -
  • 5 things we learned about digital video in 2014

    …: Maker Studios, Fullscreen and StyleHaul. Disney bought Maker in March for $500 million, with another $450 million tied to performance targets. In September, Otter Media (formed by AT&T and The Chernin Group) scooped up Fullscreen in a deal worth $200 million to $300 million. And last month, European broadcaster RTL Group acquired a majority…

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  • It’s a good time to run a big YouTube network

    … to advertisers like Maybelline and L’Oreal Paris, which ran branded campaigns with StyleHaul creators this year. Roughly half of StyleHaul’s revenue comes from YouTube ads, with branded content deals serving as the company’s second major revenue stream. Some existing media companies have started their own MCNs, like Complex Media, but larger…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin Social YouTube- 20 readers -
  • WTF is an MCN?

    … as MCNs seek out popular YouTubers, media giants have begun to invest in or even acquire top MCNs. Otter Media, a joint venture between AT&T and The Chernin Group, just acquired Fullscreen. Disney paid $500 million for Maker Studios in April and could shell out as much as $450 million more if the company performs well. Dreamworks spent $33…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin YouTube- 7 readers -
  • YouTube Network Fullscreen is ready for its close-up

    … to help, for the right price. One such multi-channel network is Fullscreen, which has sold a majority stake to Otter Media, a joint venture of The Chernin Group and AT&T, the Culver City, California-based company announced Monday. Neither party disclosed the terms of the deal, but they value Fullscreen at between $200 million and $300 million…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin Social YouTube- 10 readers -
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