Ira Gladnikoff


Viaplay chief exits as MTG rejig continues

Ira Gladnikoff, head of Viaplay, is leaving Scandinavia-based broadcaster MTG as the company continues to restructure its Nordic entertainment business. Gladnikoff will exit to “take on new challenges outside MTG” after less than six months in the role, with a number of other executives taking on new responsibilities. Yesterday, TBI reported on a number of […]

Viaplay commits to Conspiracy of Silence

MTG video streaming service Viaplay has ordered an eight-part political thriller named Conspiracy of Silence. The announcement comes on the same day HBO Europe unveiled its first original series from the Nordic region, Gösta. Set in murky world of the international arms trade, the drama will follow Jens Hultén (Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation) as […]

Viaplay calls on Peppy Pals for new kids original

Scandinavian SVOD service Viaplay is getting its second kids TV original – a 16-part series based on a popular children’s app. Peppy Pals follows on from The Great Escape, which premiered on the service in December last year as a first original for children. It is also the first original announced since Ira Gladnikoff succeeded […]

MTG names new Viaplay chief as Karlen exits

Modern Times Group (MTG) has named Ira Gladnikoff (pictured) as head of its subscription video-on-demand service, Viaplay, replacing Jonas Karlén, who has decided to leave the company. Gladnikoff, who was previously chief commercial officer at Viaplay, will take over with immediate effect. She joined the streaming outfit in 2015, and has been credited with helping […]