Yahoo! the premier digital media company, and Reliance Entertainment, announced that they have joined forces to bring Playtone’s multi-dimensional animated series “Electric City” to Yahoo! in 2012. “Electric City” was created by and stars Tom Hanks (Pictured above: Rohit Sharma, Chief Executive Officer of the Digital Business Group at Reliance, Tom Hanks and Ross Levinsohn of Yahoo! at CES 2012).
As the online broadcast home for “Electric City,” Yahoo! will bring Hanks’ vision and storytelling to a global audience. Set in a futuristic society, “Electric City” is a new 90-minute, action-packed sci-fi adventure series; it marks Yahoo!’s first foray into original scripted programming.
The introduction of “Electric City” took center stage at a private, intimate event at CES with Tom Hanks and Ross Levinsohn, EVP Americas, Yahoo! on January 10 in Las Vegas.