The New York Times Bits Blog is reporting that Microsoft has hired former CBS executive Nancy Tellem to head up production of “original video content” for the Xbox. It’s not clear what kind of shows would be produced for Xbox, but it’s reasonable to assume that it probably has something to do with games or entertainment. Whatever it is, though, it could also serve as a beachhead for Microsoft to start pumping out content across Xbox and Windows. Especially since Microsoft has become interested in distribution lately. Read the full story at Gizmodo.
Microsoft Looks Like It’s Going to Make Original Shows or Movies for Xbox
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