Kayo Washio

WOWOW restructures production divisions

Japanese pay TV broadcaster WOWOW has reorganised its domestic and international production divisions. Tetsuya Nasuno will oversee all of the premium channel operator’s programme making units, which will be organised into television, movies, sports, drama and music. A new digital department has also been created. Veteran producer Eiji Omura will oversee production including the company’s […]

WOWOW: from Japan to LA to the world

Kayo Washio runs the LA office of Japanese pay TV channel operator WOWOW. She set up on the West Coast in 2010. An established buyer of US series and movies, WOWOW has just got on board its first international originals and Washio wants to reach out to the global TV community to scope out more […]

Wowow continues int’l copro push with Cameron Carpenter doc

Japanese premium pay TV broadcaster WOWOW has come on board its second coproduction and told TBI it plans to continue its international programming push. WOWOW has been a big buyer of US and international TV series and movies and its LA office is run by Kayo Washio. She has put together a copro deal with […]

Wowow restructures Japan and US operations

Japanese pay TV broadcaster Wowow has restructured and split programming and production into two separate divisions. The new structure was introduced by company president Nobuya Wazaki. The programming division includes Wowow’s Los Angeles office, will be overseen by Tsutomu Makino, who recently joined the company from NHK. Kayo Washio will run the LA office. The […]