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Exclusive: Kim Moses forms prodco with ‘Grand Theft Auto’ exec, develops with Apple TV+

US-based exec producer Kim Moses (Conviction, Gone) has launched a tech-skewing production company with J Moses, the video game entrepreneur who commissioned Grand Theft Auto. Opt In Studios will produce premium scripted fare and is focused on using technology to create programming that allows streamers and other platforms to develop deeper relationships with customers. LA-based […]

Viacom preps K-pop series for MTV Russia

Viacom and telco MTS are partnering for a K-pop-inspired reality series for MTV Russia. The production, K-pop MTCamp, marks Viacom International Media Networks’ first local co-production with an affiliate partner in Russia. The 29 x 30-minute show will be made with and exclusively for MTS. Aimed at Russia’s growing K-pop fanbase, the show is Europe’s […]

Russia’s CTC appoints new Domashny network head

Russia’s CTC Media has appointed former MTV Russia executive Lika Blank as the new head of female-skewing network Domashny Channel. Blank, who takes up her new role effective of today, will be tasked with increasing the channel’s audience share among the ‘young female’ demographic. She will also be responsible for planning the channel’s strategic development, […]

Int’l broadcasters to remake Global Agency’s Blind Taste

A raft of Eastern European broadcasters are to remake food format Blind Taste after striking a deal with Turkish distributor Global Agency. Russia’s MTV and Ukraine’s K1 are to produce local versions of the format that will launch in January. The format has also been optioned in France, Italy, Spain and Bulgaria and Global Agency […]