Fox, Video Call Center Sign Development Deal

The Video Call Center, the technology company founded by television veteran and former Sanford Bernstein analyst Tom Wolzien, has signed an agreement to collaborate on new program development with Fox Television Holdings’ Half-Life Productions unit.

The deal, terms of which were not disclosed, calls for VCC to develop programming in the new genre of video caller television.

The VCC offers an an end-to-end, patented video caller platform and content development services for creating programs based upon video callers. The VCC makes it possible to simultaneously connect multiple video callers from around the world—including viewers, experts, celebrities and other guests—via their computers or smartphones and bring them all together in live, broadcast programs.

The Fox deal adds another milestones to the VCC list – last year it was accepted as a Facebook Live media solution and broadcast partner and in January, its daily online call-in gossip show, The Tea, crossed 500,000 viewers.