Amazon debuts next pilot season in mid-June; TruOptik hires Cox veteran as CRO

More online video news from across the web:

> Amazon's latest pilot season will debut June 17 with eight series pilots – six of which are targeted to kids. Release

> The FCC extended the comment and reply to comments period for its "Hispanic TV Study" to June 2 and June 9, respectively, following a request from the National Hispanic Media Coalition. Release (PDF)

> Samsung is trying to raise revenues on its smart TVs by adding tile ads to the menu bar. WSJ article

> TruOptik, an OTT measurement and analytics provider, has brought aboard Cox Media Group veteran Michael Scott as chief revenue officer. Release

> Did your significant other binge-watch your favorite Netflix show without you? Cornetto says it has a solution to this potential relationship killer. AOL article

> Periscope is rolling out a feature that allows users to report abusive comments or spam on the live streaming app. USA Today article

> The Church of Scientology has opened a multiplatform-focused studio at the corner of Hollywood and Sunset Boulevards in Hollywood, California to "harness the power of all media to reach anyone, anywhere" according to a release.

And finally … Why is my streaming video quality so poor even with a good connection? Here's a good explanation of what happens. Digital Trends video

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