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Banijay UK chief to exit

Rod Henwood is stepping down from his post as CEO of Banijay UK, Belgium and Netherlands. He will leave in November, with “an announcement will follow shortly regarding the organisational changes that will be made following Rod’s departure”, according to a Banijay statement. Henwood’s post put him in charge of prodcos such as RDF, IWC, […]

Kids SVOD platform secures BBCWW, HIT deals

Digital preschool service OobEdoO has added shows from BBC Worldwide and HIT Entertainment to its line-up. From the BBC’s commercial arm comes season four of Balamory and season three of Charlie and Lola, while HIT is providing two 50-minute specials and six episodes of Barney & Friends. OobEdoO already offers programming from Bob the Builder, […]

Ex-Fox Kids exec to lead Zodiak UK

Rod Henwood, whose has held senior roles at Channel 4 and Fox Kids Europe, is taking the reins at Zodiak Media in the UK, Belgium and Netherlands. These territories had been overseen by Zodiak founder David Frank, who took them on after Joely Fether left in March 2013 before subsequently exiting himself six months later. […]