AwesomenessTV launches European outpost
The network is just the latest to set up shop overseas, with chief digital officer Kelly Day noting “Gen Z knows no boundaries.”
Refinery29 sets its sights on U.K., France and Germany
The company has brought onboard ex-Endemol strategy executive Kate Ward to head up its global expansion.
FremantleMedia takes controlling stake of Divimove
The deal falls in line with the digital ambitions of parent company RTL Group, which bought StyleHaul last year for $107M.
Imira gets smart with Philips TV
The producer of children’s series like Lucky Fred and Lola & Virginia is upping its digital game with another digital distribution deal.
‘Scale is crucial and incumbency is powerful’ in European OTT market
MTM study looks at how the competitive web-TV market is evolving in the U.K., Germany and the Netherlands.
BroadbandTV opens up shop in Big Apple
Founder & CEO Shahrzad Rafati says its new Midtown Manhattan office will strengthen partnerships with big brands and advertisers.
Youku Tudou nabs Chinese rights to The Voice Kids
The Chinese internet TV giant will bring multi-screen interactivity to its online version of the show, currently franchised in 25 countries.
BBC lines up sci-fi doc strand for iPlayer
The U.K. pubcaster is readying a 3-part doc strand on science fiction that will be exclusive to its VOD service.
We are not paying VOD tax in France, Netflix says
In a letter to Canadian regulator the CRTC, Netflix says it has not agreed to French regulations regarding film distribution and VOD taxes.
Shine Group-owned MCN ChannelFlip is branching out
Simon’s Cat brand manager Mike Cook is hired to lead one of the 2 new divisions, Flipside and FlipHub, launched on Thursday.