Disney TV Studios

Disney TV Studios forms new ‘creative acquisitions’ unit for IP adaptations

Disney Television Studios has launched a ‘creative acquisitions’ division that will secure rights to books, podcasts and news reports that it can then turn into projects for its platforms. The division is being led by Elizabeth Newman and Jordan Moblo, who become VP and director of creative acquisitions at the new arm. Newman was most […]

Hulu CEO Randy Freer steps down as Disney merges management

Disney is pushing forward with introducing an integrated management team for its SVOD service Hulu, with the streamer’s CEO set to depart as a result. Randy Freer, who took charge at the US-based outfit in 2017, will be replaced by Kevin Mayer, Disney’s direct-to-consumer and international (DTCI) chairman. Mayer was appointed in 2018 to head […]