Lorenzo Bertolotti

A+E hires three for distribution team

Channel operator and distributor A+E Networks has hired a trio of execs for its London-based content team. Robyn Hurd, Michael Oesterlin and Lorenzo Bertolotti have all joined the company in senior programme sales roles. The hires come as Jo Lovell and Mario Cerna leave A+E. TBI understands that Lovell has joined fast-expanding Scripps Networks Interactive, […]

Sky Italia buys Mafia dog-grooming series

Sky Italia has acquired The Diamond Collar (pictured), the 10x30mins series reality series about a former mafia henchman turned dog groomer. The reality series goes out on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the US and Passion Distribution sells it internationally and struck the Sky deal. The London-based distributor has also sealed several other deals with […]