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Buyers Briefing: Brad Wood, Comedy Central

Name: Brad Wood Title: Director of acquisitions, Comedy Central UK Brad Wood leads acquisitions at Comedy Central, where he sources content and acquisitions for a range of international Viacom comedy channels, including Jill Offman’s Comedy Central UK. Prior to his current role, he was an entertainment and lifestyle buyer for Discovery Channel in the UK […]

Imira hires Bones for sales role

Spanish animation producer and distributor Imira Entertainment has hired former Nickelodeon exec Giles Bones to become its international sales and marketing manager. Bones will in part fill the duties of former head of distribution Christophe Goldberger, who left the company to launch his own distribution venture, as TBI revealed last year. Bones will be responsible […]

MTV to relaunch in Russia as Profmedia exits

Viacom International Media Networks today takes full control of MTV Russia for the first time in the channel’s 15-year history and is planning a major relaunch of the net. VIMN plans to relaunch a “new look” MTV on October 1 in HD, with a programming slate includingJersey Shore, The Hills and the Beavis and Butthead […]