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 […]

Report: Disney to cut 175 jobs at ABC

The Disney/ABC Television Group is set to lay off around 175 staff across ABC television stations, according to a report. The cuts will come from job cuts and not filling open positions, according to an unnamed source quoted by The LA Times. Most of these cuts will affect local TV channels and staff in technical […]

Huguez exits, Thornton takes over in Starz distribution shake-up

Starz has upped Michael Thornton in a reorganisation of its distribution activities that also sees Ed Huguez exit. Thornton (above) has been elevated to chief revenue officer, a new role that puts him in charge of network sales and affiliate marketing and international programme sales and digital media. Huguez is stepping down as president, affiliate […]