Condé Nast Entertainment

BBC & YouTube alum lands at Condé Nast Entertainment

Former BBC and YouTube exec Victoria Jaye is joining Condé Nast Entertainment (CNE) to oversee its video offering. Jaye becomes VP of digital video programming & development for Europe, reporting into CNE’s Ezzie Chidi-Ofong, SVP of digital video. In the newly created role, Jaye will work on local-language content video content around Condé Nast’s brands […]

Disney+ content chief exits to lead Condé Nast Entertainment

Disney+ SVP of content Agnes Chu is leaving the recently launched streamer to take up a new role heading up video at Condé Nast. Chu has been with the Mouse House for more than a decade but will depart later this summer to become president of the publisher’s studio arm Condé Nast Entertainment (CNE), which […]

TBI Weekly: Is Spotify joining the TV hustle?

This week, Spotify hired a TV veteran as its new content chief, which some predict is a sign that the streamer may make a serious push into TV. Dawn Ostroff joins from Condé Nast where she was president of entertainment. The exec joined the publisher in 2011 where she helped found Condé Nast Entertainment and […]

Netflix continues India expansion with cricket reality show

Netflix, working with Condé Nast Entertainment, is set to make a reality show about cricket for India, which follows the Mumbai Indians team. The eight-part series will follow the team in the lead up to the Indian Premier League as they attempt to win for the fourth time. It will have exclusive access to the […]

Paramount & Anonymous team with Condé Nast for scripted

Paramount Television and Anonymous Content have signed a first look deal with Condé Nast Entertainment (CNE) for new scripted projects. The deal is effective immediately, with Paramount and Anonymous, who are long term production partners, given the opportunity to join CNE in producing scripted projects. CNE has had eight series sold or renewed in 2017, including […]

MTV poaches Condé Nast content chief

MTV has hired the programming exec who helped launch Condé Nast Entertainment to become its executive VP, original content. Michael Klein (pictured) has been handed responsibility of all original programming, development and creative across the MTV suite of Viacom-owned brands and channels. He will, in effect, replace Susanne Daniels, who left her post as president […]

Sky-backed VR firm confirms original

An episodic virtual reality series from American movie director Doug Liman is going into production. Liman and his production partner at 30 Ninjas, Julina Tatlock, are working with cinematic VR firm Jaunt, Condé Nast Entertainment and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Melisa Wallack (Dallas Buyers Club) on the series, Invisible. Jaunt, which European satcaster Sky, ProSiebenSat.1 and The […]

Spotify begins video rollout

Spotify has begun rolling out video content on the music streaming service in partnership with major media brands like the BBC and Vice Media. As of this week, Shows on Spotify is being introduced on the music service’s Android app, with an iOS launch to follow next week. The programming will initially go live in […]

Spotify makes UK and US TV move

A new video platform from on-demand music app Spotify will run content from a variety of UK and US distributors. Spotify is positioning itself as a wider entertainment proposition and will package clips and full episodes of television programming that will sit alongside the core music streaming service. Deals have been closed with the likes of […]

Ex-Dailymotion exec joins Condé Nast

Former Dailymotion US general manager Joy Marcus has joined the video content arm of magazine publisher Condé Nast. Marcus joins Condé Nast Entertainment as GM and executive VP, joining former CW president Dawn Ostroff, who runs the emerging content group. Marcus is best known for launching VOD service Dailymotion’s North American business, but was most […]