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TiVo president Thomas Carson to retire

Tom Carson

TiVo president and CEO Thomas Carson has announced plans to retire, less than a year after Rovi Corporation closed its US$1.1 billion (€961 million) takeover… Read more

CBS extends CEO Les Moonves contract until 2021

Les Moonves

US media giant CBS Corp has extended chief executive Leslie Moonves’ contract for an additional two years — meaning he will now remain in charge… Read more

Blue Ant UK studio hires Nerd, Lambent execs

Oliver Good & Isabelle Pavitt

Blue Ant Media’s expanding UK studio, Antenna Pictures, has hired development and production chiefs from Nerd TV and Lambent Productions. The addition of Oliver Good… Read more

Producers welcome new S4C chief

Owen Evans

Welsh indie production body the TAC has welcomed the appointment of senior civil servant Owen Evans as CEO of the nation’s pubcaster, S4C. Evans will… Read more

Tricolor TV names programming chief

Tricolor

Russian pay TV leader Tricolor TV has named Olga Molostvova as programming director in charge of the operator’s own channel portfolio. In this new post,… Read more

TF1 firm debuts €50m UK fund

Julien Leroux

France’s Newen Group is created a €50 million drama investment fund. TF1 Group-owned Newen will seek to invest in high-end scripted series from the UK… Read more

AMC’s Stillerman headed for Hulu

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AMC Networks’ Joel Stillerman is joining streaming service Hulu as chief content officer. The new role will see the exec driving overall content strategy, overseeing… Read more

Viacom’s Flamman takes on new MTV and Nick role

Pete Flamman

Peter Flamman has landed a new role at Viacom and will oversee MTV and Nickelodeon across a large chunk of Europe as well as in… Read more

Xstream names sales and marketing chief

Jacob Barlebo

OTT and TV everywhere technology specialist Xstream has named Jacob Barlebo as global sales and marketing director. In his new role, Barlebo will be responsible… Read more

Bennett exiting History to create production company

JANA BENNETT

History chief Jana Bennett is to leave A+E Networks to create a London- and New York-based production company. A+E CEO Nancy Dubuc told staff Bennett… Read more

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