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Snap’s Nick Bell steps down as content head

Snap’s VP of content Nick Bell is to step down after five years with the company where he made a major push into original programming for the platform. Bell will be succeeded by former Huffington Post CEO Jared Grusd, who was hired this October along with chief business officer Jeremi Gorman. Grusd is chief strategy […]

Snapchat set for scripted content in 2017

Snap Inc’s VP of content Nick Bell has said the platform is set to release scripted content before the end of the year during a keynote speech at the Edinburgh International Television Festival. While discussing the platform’s commissioning and financial model, Bell said: “Candidly, we haven’t gotten into scripted yet because scripted is expensive, and we want […]

Time Warner to produce shows for Snapchat

US media giant Time Warner will produce a series of original programmes for social media platform Snapchat under terms of a new deal. The Warner Bros. and Turner parent has committed to a global media partnership with Snap Inc. that spans everything from media spends to development and production of exclusive shows. The programmes will […]

Discovery and Snapchat seal social deal

Discovery is to provide premium short-form video content exclusively for US users of social media platform Snapchat. Under the terms of the deal, Discovery and Snapchat will collaborate to produce new series created specifically for Snapchat’s mobile-centric audience as well as shows inspired by existing Discovery titles including Shark Week and Mythbusters. The shows are […]