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Ex-MTV exec joins newly established Shout! Studios

Former MTV comedy and animation chief Brent Haynes has joined Shout! Studios, the newly established filmed entertainment wing of a home video and music firm. Haynes has joined as head of TV development and will report to Garson Foos, the co-founder and president of parent company Shout! Factory. Shout! Studios was established in November last […]

Broadcasters bag IFC’s Bang Bang and Bunk

Canadian distributor Tricon has sold a pair of comedy shows to The Comedy Network. The Canadian specialty channel, which is operated by Bell Media, has acquired 30x30mins Comedy Bang! Bang! (above) and 10x30mins Bunk. Both comedy series are part of US cable net IFC’s growing slate of originals. Tricon inked a deal with IFC last […]