Critical move for former Sony, Playboy exec

Tom Forman’s recently founded prodco Critical Content has recruited Christoph Pachler as executive VP and CFO. Pachler will be Critical’s first CFO, after Forman and Andrew Marcus created the company out of what was Relativity Television. The new recruit was EVP and CFO at Playboy for a six-year stint, ending this April. Prior to that he […]

Ofcom fines Playboy TV £100,000

UK regulator Ofcom has levied a £100,000 penalty on Playboy TV’s UK-based Benelux operation for failing to restrict under-age access to online on-demand services Playboy TV and Demand Adult. The fine follows a finding by UK video-on-demand regulator ATVOD in July last year that the websites were in breach of regulations. Playboy TV allowed unrestricted […]