Bloomberg Television

ProSiebenSat.1, Scripps invest in Pluto OTT

Over-the-top video service Pluto TV has raised US$30 million in a funding round led by ProSiebenSat.1 Group, which also included participation from Scripps Networks Interactive. In a statement, ProSiebenSat.1 said that it invested a “high seven-figure sum” in the Los Angeles-based business, making it the largest strategic shareholder in Pluto TV with an approximate 14% stake. […]

News brief: Bloomberg gets Zig Zag biz show

Bloomberg Television’s move into commissioning has seen it commission Zig Zag Productions and Verchaix Media to coproduce a 12-part business series. The show, Opportunity Africa, will air on Bloomberg in the EMEA region from May 2016. South African prodco Urban Brew Studios, with whom UK-based Zig Zag has a coproduction agreement, is also attached. The […]