Mikael Hed

Ex-CEO buys Angry Birds TV studio

Angry Birds owner Rovio Entertainment has sold its Vancouver studio to its former CEO, Mikael Hed. The undisclosed financial agreement hands Hed (pictured, below right) control of the animation studio plus some non-Angry Birds properties from the Rovio stable. The lucrative Angry Birds franchise remains with Rovio, however. Hed has formed Kaiken Entertainment to house […]

Rovio hits 1bn views, preps next Angry Birds

Finland’s Rovio Entertainment’s ToonsTV channel has passed one billion views just seven months after launch. Concurrently, Rovio is lining up a second season of its Angry Birds Toons original series, a new one featuring the Bad Piggies and a series based around the pink Angry Bird, Stella. All three will go on ToonsTV, which is […]

Rovio unveils Angry Birds TV, VOD launch plan

The long awaited Angry Birds Toons series has secured carriage on 14 broadcasters and a number of online and digital platforms ahead of its launch later this week. TV industry insiders have long been waiting to discover the identities of the channels that will launch the short-form Rovio Entertainment property, which is based on the […]