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ABC takes DRG titles to digital Down Under

ABC Commercial has struck a deal with UK-based distributor DRG and will shop its titles to digital platforms in Australia and New Zealand. The distribution arm of Australian pubcaster the ABC and the MTG-owned sales house have a longstanding deal covering Australasia. Under the terms of an extension to the existing deal ABC Commercial will […]

Tiger Aspect poaches Baby Cow kids chief

Tiger Aspect Productions has tapped rival Baby Cow Productions to appoint the latter’s Tim Searle as creative director, animation and children’s. Searle has to this point been head of animation at Baby Cow, but has worked with Endemol Shine Group-owned Tiger Aspect since 2013 on CITV’s 52x11mins Mr Bean: The Animated Series. He had established […]

Tubi TV enlarges US VOD offerings

A new US video-on-demand service, Tubi TV, has launched on platforms including the Amazon Fire TV and Roku. Microsoft’s game platform Xbox 360 will also carry the service, which comes from adRise, a connected TV content distribution firm based in San Francisco that works with companies such as Discovery Communications and ITV. Tubi boasts it […]

Lovefilm inks Channel 4 deal

Amazon-owned subscription video-on-demand service Lovefilm has struck a new content deal with Channel 4, giving subscribers access to content from the latter’s 4oD on-demand service. The deal will enable Lovefilm subscribers to stream shows including Peep Show, Father Ted, The Inbetweeners and Friday Night Dinner. The shows will be grouped in branded 4oD collection that […]