Simon Sutton

AT&T strikes multi-platform deal with HBO

AT&T has reached a multi-year deal with HBO to offer the latter’s content across all its platforms, including its forthcoming DirecTV Now streaming service. The agreement marks a renewal of HBO’s existing contract with AT&T’s DirecTV and U-verse services and will make all HBO and Cinemax content available on DirecTV Now, which is due to […]

HBO appoints global distribution boss

HBO has upped Tom Woodbury to president, global distribution. The newly created role will see the HBO veteran step into a new role that oversees the premium cabler’s international and domestic businesses. Under the new structure, international president Simon Sutton reports to Woodbury, who has been at HBO since 1981, as does domestic channels executive […]