The Modern Times Group

MTG closes deal for Turtle Entertainment

The Modern Times Group has finalised a deal for Turtle Entertainment, the Cologne-based e-sports specialist. Turtle owns the ESL online games league, which is popular with online viewers. Its diet of online games leagues and competitions, which includes the ESL One and Intel Extreme Masters, has attracted over 70 million unique viewers over the last […]

DRG grows Hedges role

UK-based distributor DRG has promoted Noel Hedges to a new role of executive VP, content. Former Cineflix and Shine International exec Hedges joined DRG just over a year ago, as TBI revealed at the time, to become head of acquisitions. In his new post, he will oversee DRG’s content strategy, be responsible for key acquisitions […]

DRG raids BBC, Shine and brings in Noel Hedges

DRG announced this morning that it has recruited commercial executives from BBC Worldwide and Shine Group, and TBI has learned it has brought in former Cineflix exec Noel Hedges. The Modern Times Group-owned producer and distributor has hired Richard Halliwell as its new chief operations officer. He joins from BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of […]