Inquisition


Buyers briefing: Karin Heijink, VP, pay TV, Modern Times Group

Name: Karin Heijink Title: VP, pay TV channels, Modern Times Group Karin Heijink is vice president of pay-TV Channels East for Sweden-listed European broadcaster Modern Times Group. As such she oversees prebuys and acquisitions for a raft of factual, fact-ent and movie channels. She tells TBI about what MTG is looking for from international distributors […]

UKTV presses Play with first digital-only service

UK multichannel operator UKTV is launching its first direct-to-consumer digital service this summer. UKTV Play will offer programming from UKTV channels such as Dave and Watch as “familiar and intuitive” curated collections, by topic, box sets and ‘staff picks’, as well advance previews of upcoming shows. Features include swipe channel selection, stop-and-resume viewing, predictive search, […]