Jon Cody


TV4 creates Asian JV for channels and originals

TV4 Entertainment and Multi Channels Asia (MCA) have created a strategic joint venture to localise and distribute the former’s portfolio of channels and original productions throughout Asia. The new venture, operating under the name Omni Channels Asia, leverages MCA’s existing work in channel creation, localisation and distribution throughout Asia. MCA has already brought Bloomberg Television […]

Ex-WME television chief joins TV4

Former William Morris Endeavor television co-chief Mark Itkin has joined emerging digital content business TV4 Entertainment as a senior advisor. Itkin is best known for a three-decade career as an agent in Hollywood, and packaged shows such as Deal or No Deal, Project Runway and The Real World for TV. He is considered a driving force behind […]

All3Media launching OTT nets with TV4

All3Media International and TV4 Entertainment are joining forces for an OTT initiative that will see the pair launch a range of online channels, TBI can reveal. The agreement between All3Media’s international arm and US-based TV4 will see the pair work up online channels that will be distributed over the top, as well as through the […]

Sky buys into US MCN

Sky has made an investment of US$300,000 via a convertible debt security in US OTT niche channel startup TV4 Entertainment. TV4 owns a portfolio of special-interest television channels aimed at niche audiences and has distribution agreements with a range of US online TV platforms including Hulu, Amazon, Sony, Vimeo, YouTube and Roku. The company aggregates […]

Cinedigm preps OTT nets with LA start-up

US indie distributor Cinedigm is to mine its content library to launch a slate of niche OTT channels. The distributor is working with LA-based tech start-up TV4 Entertainment to programme “at least one co-owned, on-demand, online channel” based on the Cinedigm library. This will be a preschool-, kids- and tweens-focused channel that rolls out on […]