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David Zaslav Says He Fought To End Strikes, WBD Showed “Courage” In Slashing Content Slate & Staff As Industry Changed; CEO Sidesteps Pay Query In Q&A

David Zaslav Says He Fought To End Strikes, WBD Showed “Courage” In Slashing Content Slate & Staff As Industry Chan...

“We’re at a very hard time that requires hard decisions, and many of them are unpopular,” said Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav reviewing the trajectory of a company that has slashed staff and shelved content in an landscape that’s completely transformed from when the Discovery-Warner Media merger was announced in 2021. “We said no […]

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David Zaslav Says He Fought To End Strike, WBD Showed “Courage” In Slashing Content Slate & Staff As Industry Changed; CEO Sidesteps Pay Query In Q&A

David Zaslav Says He Fought To End Strike, WBD Showed “Courage” In Slashing Content Slate & Staff As Industry Chang...

“We’re at a very hard time that requires hard decisions, and many of them are unpopular,” said Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav reviewing the trajectory of a company that has slashed staff and shelved content in an landscape that’s completely transformed from when the Discovery-Warner Media merger was announced in 2021. “We said no […]

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Sony Pictures Entertainment Teams With U.K. Newspaper The Guardian to Mine Journalism Content for Adaptation

Sony Pictures Entertainment Teams With U.K. Newspaper The Guardian to Mine Journalism Content for Adaptation...

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) and U.K. news media organisation Guardian Media Group, which publishes the left-leaning The Guardian newspaper, have revealed a strategic creative collaboration. The agreement will see SPE gain exclusive first rights to all of the Guardian’s global journalism, with the aim of developing suitable materials for audio-visual adaptation. The deal spans the […]

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Paramount Promotes Jeff Grossman to Paramount+ Programming Head, Amy Kuessner to Pluto TV Content Chief

Paramount Promotes Jeff Grossman to Paramount+ Programming Head, Amy Kuessner to Pluto TV Content Chief...

Paramount Global’s streaming division has elevated two content execs to new leadership positions: Jeff Grossman is now EVP of programming for Paramount+ and Amy Kuessner, EVP of programming for Pluto TV, the company’s ad-supported streaming service. Grossman will oversee a “holistic” content strategy for Paramount+ globally. He most recently was EVP of content and business […]

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Red Bull Studios Doc Specialist Ludo Dufour Joins Curiosity To Spearhead Push Into Content Sales

Unscripted streamer Curiosity has appointed Ludo Dufour to the new role of Vice President of Licensing. Effective immediately, experienced industry exec Dufour will lead and drive global licensing of Curiosity’s large and growing portfolio of factual films, series and specials. The streamer’s IP spans history, technology, science, nature and wildlife, travel, adventure and more, with […]

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Titan Content, K-Pop Multinational, Being Launched by Former SM Entertainment CEO Nikki Han (EXCLUSIVE)

Titan Content, K-Pop Multinational, Being Launched by Former SM Entertainment CEO Nikki Han (EXCLUSIVE)...

Nikki Semin Han, a leading figure in the Korean pop music (K-pop) industry, has teamed up with several of his former colleagues from SM Entertainment to launch Titan Content. The U.S.-based company styles itself as “the world’s first premier multinational K-pop powerhouse music company.” With studio facilities in Seoul and Los Angeles, the company aims to […]

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Red Bull Studios Doc Specialist Ludo Dufour Joins Joins Curiosity To Spearhead Push Into Content Sales

Red Bull Studios Doc Specialist Ludo Dufour Joins Joins Curiosity To Spearhead Push Into Content Sales...

Unscripted streamer Curiosity has appointed Ludo Dufour as in the new role of Vice President of Licensing. Effective immediately, experienced industry exec Dufour will lead and drive global licensing of Curiosity’s large and growing portfolio of factual films, series and specials. The streamer’s IP spans history, technology, science, nature and wildlife, travel, adventure and more, […]

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Netflix Owns Less Than 25% Of Its Euro Content — “That’s A Big Evolution,” Says EMEA Acquisitions Boss Lina Brounéus

Netflix Owns Less Than 25% Of Its Euro Content — “That’s A Big Evolution,” Says EMEA Acquisitions Boss Lina Brou...

Netflix owns less than 25% of its IP of its content in Europe after expanding its business models over recent years, a senior acquisitions head has revealed. Speaking today at Content London in the UK, Netflix Director of Acquisitions Strategy EMEA Lina Brounéus told delegates how the streamer is seeking to move beyond perceptions it […]

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