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TBI Weekly: Winding down from MIPTV

MIPTV may have had an impact on your days this week, as the industry experienced travel disruptions, TV deals and rain aplenty. Despite some stormy days, the Canneseries pink carpet brightened up the Palais des Festival bringing in talent from Sandra Oh to Michael C. Hall, Patrick Dempsey and Phoebe Waller-Bridge. The first edition of […]

Red Bull & Beta Film team for football corruption scripted venture

Red Bull Media House and Beta Film are set to launch an ambitious high-end scripted series that looks at football corruption, set to launch in 2019/21. Titled The Net, the project will be a total of 40 hours across five series, each based in separate locations in Europe. Company execs told TBI that a third […]

Red Bull exec creates unscripted prodco

Red Bull Media House exec Brian Lavin has created an unscripted production company, bagging a coproduction deal with Rob Shaftel’s Hit+Run in the process. Bee Media will focus on unscripted programming, and launches with a slate of science- and culture-focused formats. Lavin (right) is known for series such as Red Bull’s The Horn and The […]

Vodafone Portugal taps Red Bull for 4K movies-on-demand

Vodafone Portugal is to make movies available in 4K resolution to its Videoclube on-demand users from today. Vodafone’s line-up of 4K movies can be viewed free of charge by Videoclube subscribers equipped with one of the operator’s 4K UHD TV set-top boxes. The content being made available is produced by Red Bull Media House. The […]

AwesomenessTV hires Red Bull, NBCU execs for UK

Multichannel network AwesomenessTV has opened a UK office and hired NBCUniversal and Red Bull Media House executives to staff it. Zachary Slatter has been hired as head of European distribution, while Mark Joseph has been named managing director of Europe. This comes soon after Awesomeness signed a production and distribution deal with UK broadcaster ITV. […]

Love Nature hires ex-Viacom, BBCWW exec

Wildlife-focused on-demand service Love Nature has hired Anthony Jewitt as its first director of partnerships. Operating out of Love Nature’s UK office, he will oversee distribution of the global Love Nature SVOD service and linear television efforts. Jewitt (pictured) joins from Red Bull Media House, where he was director, affiliate sales and programming. In this […]

Red Bull’s Servus TV closes over economic woes

Red Bull Media House is closing Austrian channel Servus TV as the network has become “economically unsustainable”. The channel launched in 2009, but citing “the diligence of a prudent businessman” Red Bull said it is ceasing operations. The Servus magazine that sat alongside the channel is unaffected by the news, which Red Bull founder Dietrich Mateschitz […]

Red Bull takes on new content for linear channel

Red Bull Media House will build the presence of its Red Bull TV channel, hitherto available online, on traditional pay TV platforms by  expanding the range of content on the service, according to Bernard Haffenscher, head of commercial distribution. Haffenscher told TV Connect attendees this morning that Red Bull was bringing in music festival content, programming related […]

Red Bull Media House brings Crystal Mountain to Cannes

Red Bull Media House’s new MIPCOM offerings include Nepal: Journey to the Crystal Mountain. The doc follows an arduous trek to the remote Crystal Mountain in Nepal, one of the capitals of the Bhuddhist faith. The German doc was produced by ServusTV and Red Bull Media House will launch it at the market. Red Bull […]

MIPTV 2014: Red Bull Media House kicking off Neymar sales

Red Bull Media House will launch a doc about Brazilian soccer star Neymar at MIPTV. The portrait of the Barcelona player, Neymar, is rolling out internationally to coincide with the World Cup in Brazil later this year. Other new shows from Red Bull Media House for the market include All In, a US-originated magazine series […]