Brad Danks

Canadian LGBT net buys The Collection

Canadian specialty net Out TV has acquired The Collection, Amazon and France Télévisions’ period fashion drama. The series was part-funded by BBC Worldwide, which sells it internationally and struck the Canadian deal. LGBTQ-skewed pay TV net Out TV has first-window rights to the show, which was made by Worldwide-backed UK prodco Lookout Point and Pascal […]

New owners, CEO for Canadian LGBT net

A Canadian LGBTQ network has got a new majority owner and CEO. OUTtv has appointed Brad Danks as its CEO, while Vancouver-based private equity firm Stern Partners has secured majority ownership of the network. James Shavick will remain a shareholder and chairman of the board after ten years as CEO and majority owner. Shamsh Kassam, CFO […]