News brief: Sony buys BBC comedy for Hindi net

Sony Entertainment Network (SEN) in the UK has acquired BBC comedy Goodness Gracious Me. The Sony Hindi-language channel is carried on the Sky platform in the UK. It has picked up all three seasons of the comedy series as well as specials. Billed as a British comedy with an Asian twist, Goodness Gracious Me started […]

Netflix recruiting international language specialists

Netflix is looking for a range of language specialists leading market watchers to speculate it will roll out in new territories or launch new local language versions of its existing service. A job advertisement for specialists that can help Netflix localise its service in Turkish, Dutch, Hindi, German, Italian, Norwegian, Korean, and Japanese has been […]