Having just heard about the of Microsoft's ambitions for producing original TV content on Xbox, we now understand that Yahoo is set to make a push of its own.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Yahoo is planning four 10-episode comedy series, with experienced TV writers and directors jumping on board to help. Each episode will reportedly have a budget of somewhere between $700,000 ande a few million dollars
This also comes just a few days after rumours that Yahoo is chasing video starts for its own YouTube rival, which is apparently where the new shows will air.
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If these rumours are true, Yahoo will officially announce the new shows at its April 28 NewFront event – assuming all the t's have been crossed and the i's dotted in time.