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TVT hires exec from Scripps

Media services and post-production outfit TVT has hired Scripps Networks group financial controller Richard Bains as VP of finance. Bains led the integration of business units in territories including India, Russia and the UK while at Scripps. He previously also worked for a string of media companies including Fremantle Media, Warner Bros Productions, BBC Global […]

Mumbai Railway journeys to global nets

British documentary series Mumbai Railway has been acquired by broadcasters around the world. Distributor DCD Rights has shopped BBC Productions-produced four-parter Mumbai Railway, in which four presenters explore the world’s busiest railway in India, to Viasat Explore and MTG World in Scandinavia, the Baltics, central and eastern Europe, Russia, CIS and sub-Saharan Africa; SBS in […]

BBC signs international news partnership with Twitter

BBC Global News has agreed a new partnership with Twitter to post and promote videos on the social network. The BBC said the agreement was the first Twitter Amplify promotion platform deal with a global news broadcaster. BBC Global News will provide social-themed in-Tweet video clips that it says will “complement its global newsgathering operation.” […]