Fullscreen Media

Pluto TV adds WarnerMedia & Eros Int’l execs for content push

ViacomCBS-owned streaming service Pluto TV has made two senior hires – adding Scott Reich as SVP of programming and Shampa Banerjee as chief product officer. Reich was formerly general manager at Fullscreen Media – now part of WarnerMedia – and will now lead on programming strategy for content across Pluto TV’s 250+ live and original […]

Fullscreen to shut down SVOD service

Fullscreen Media is due to shut down its Fullscreen subscription video-on-demand service in January 2018. In an email to staff, Fullscreen founder and CEO George Strompolos said that despite its momentum the company had made the difficult decision to close its SVOD service in order to prioritise spending elsewhere. “We came to the conclusion that […]

Chernin’s OTT firm hires Parks from Fullscreen

Otter Media has hired Billy Parks as its content chief. The new recruit joins from streaming channel specialist Fullscreen Media, which is majority owned by Otter. Otter is a joint venture between media veteran Peter Chernin’s Chernin Media and telco giant AT&T, and was formed to exploit opportunities in the OTT space. As executive VP […]