How Facebook Watch Is Making Streaming Social and More From NewFronts West Day 2

Plus, attendees are divided on format change to event’s second year

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With splashy OTT offerings from Disney, Apple, WarnerMedia and NBCUniversal about to roll out, Facebook Watch execs touted its massive reach in the streaming space with a daily global audience of 140 million.

The publisher was among a quieter Day 2 lineup Thursday at NewFronts West in L.A. that included podcast hub Art19, AR and VR maven Unity and music platform Vevo.

The platform created the Facebook Watch portal for its original series like Red Table Talk Show and Sorry for Your Loss as “a digital living room” so viewers could have a collective experience, said Nichole Delansky, the platform’s entertainment industry manager.



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