Howard Owens


Propagate Content to distribute Fox Entertainment’s unscripted slate and formats

Ben Silverman and Howard Owens’s Propagate Content is set to distribute Fox Entertainment’s unscripted programmes for global. Under the deal, Propagate will take out the fledgling unscripted studio’s shows, as well as format rights worldwide, excluding the US and Canada. Included in the deal are programme sales and format rights for Fox’s unscripted summer series […]

Propagate scores distribution deal with Complex

Ben Silverman and Howard Owen’s Propagate has picked up international rights to series from youth-skewing media group Complex. The producer-distributor – whose global distribution arm is led by Cyrus Farrokh, president of international – has already sold around 95 hours of Complex content into Africa’s MultiChoice Group’s M-Net, which will air the programming on music […]

A+E backs Ben Silverman at Propagate

Former Reveille, NBC and Electus exec Ben Silverman has joined Propagate Content, as the US prodco has receives a new tranche of investment from A+E Networks. The new-look Propagate said it will expand into new areas and announced a new series with Apple, the tech giant’s first TV series. The changes at Propagate see Silverman reunited […]

Howard Owens leaving Nat Geo

National Geographic Channels president Howard Owens is leaving the factual channel in June. The Nat Geo boss will leave in June having been in charge of the channel since late 2011. Prior to joining Nat Geo, Owens was at US prodco Reveille and announcing his departure to staff, NGC’s US CEO David Lyle said Owens […]

Nat Geo to broadcast special Live From Space

National Geographic Channel is preparing Live From Space, a two-hour special that will be broadcast live from the International Space Station (ISS) and NASA Mission Control in Houston. The special will go out on Nat Geo channels around the world this March and be produced by UK indie Arrow Media. As well as going out […]