Industry vet to lead Cannabis OTT channel

Douglas Lee has been named as general manager of 420TV, the new OTT TV channel focusing on entertainment, news and lifestyle content about cannabis that is backed by online video distributor Ownzones Media Network. Lee, who negotiated the deal that created 420TV on behalf of Ownzones and has been the architect of the channel’s programming, […]

Turner taps Nick for Boomerang SVOD chief

Turner has poached Sundance Feniger from Nickelodeon to run its new Boomerang subscription VOD service. He has been named VP and general manager of the service, which is a joint venture between Turner and stablemate Warner Bros. Digital Networks Group. The role will see him lead the overall Boomerang streaming business and partner with K-drama-focused […]

Nickelodeon launches preschool SVOD service

Nickelodeon is set to launch Noggin, a new subscription video-on-demand service next month aimed at preschoolers. The service will be available in the US for US$5.99 per month and will include long- and short-form content. It launches as an app for Apple iOS devices. Content available at launch on the service includes education-based series such asBlue’s […]