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Ovation appoints distribution boss

US arts and culture cable net Ovation has recruited John Malkin as its distribution chief. As executive VP of content distribution, Malkin will report to Ovation CEO Charles Segars and will oversee channel and content distribution efforts. He replaces Brad Samuels, who recently left Ovation for Bloomberg TV. Ovation’s senior VP of content distribution and […]

Ovation hires Cox veteran Pons

American arts network Ovation TV has hired cable veteran Mike Pons to become its senior VP of content distribution. Pons’ hire comes concurrently with the promotion of programming and production head Scott Woodward to executive VP. Pons (pictured) joins from cable company US-based Cox Communications, where he was general manager, business development. He was also […]