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Apple TV+, BBCS, Disney & ITVS link on Equity’s workplace guidelines

Apple TV+, the BBC, Disney and ITV Studios (ITVS) are among a swathe of companies to have signed up to a new commitment aimed at cutting out bullying, harassment and inappropriate behaviour in TV. The statement comes via UK union Equity and brings together 21 major organisations in the TV industry, both in the UK […]

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Arte & BBC acquire Herzog doc Broadcasters including the BBC in the UK and Arte in France and Germany have acquired Werner Herzog’s new feature documentary The Fire Within: A Requiem for Katia and Maurice Krafft, following deals with distributor Abacus Media Rights. BBC took the 1 x 86-minute series in a pre-sale deal for […]

ITVS’s Cattleya hires Warner Bros. & ‘His Dark Materials’ execs for Spanish arm

ZeroZeroZero and Suburra producer Cattleya has hired veteran producer Denis Pedregosa and Warner Bros. exec Clara Nieto to the senior management team at its year-old Spanish division. Cattleya Producciones, which is led by former Netflix exec Arturo Díaz, was launched last year and specialises in the creation and production of drama for Spain and the […]

Paramount+ in Oz orders format quartet from Banijay & Warner Bros.

ViacomCBS has unveiled a raft of programming for its recently launched streamer Paramount+, including three show based on Banijay-owned formats and a Warner Bros. docuseries. The streamer, which rebranded from 10 All Access in August, has ordered remaked of Hunted, The Bridge and Would I Lie To You, with all three being adapted locally by […]

Netflix doc ‘Octopus Teacher’ drives streamer to Oscars success

Disney and Netflix have emerged as the big winners at the Oscars, with the two companies sharing 12 statuettes between them. Netflix, which last week revealed a shock decline in subscriber growth, took home seven prizes in total having been nominated for a record 36 awards. The streamer – whose Oscars haul before yesterday’s event […]

Netflix, Lionsgate extend LA production pause as Covid spreads

Netflix and Lionsgate have become the latest companies to expand the production pause in LA as the pandemic spreads across California. US studios including CBS, Sony Pictures Television, Warner Bros., Universal TV and Disney’s 20th Television have all paused production over recent weeks as Covid cases spiked across LA. Netflix has now delayed production on […]

Warner Bros. names Amy Friedman as new kids & family boss

US studio Warner Bros. has appointed Amy Friedman to the newly created role of head of kids & family programming. Sundance Feniger has also been upped to head of digital enterprises for Warner Bros. global kids, young adults and classics, in the latest management restructure announced by parent group WarnerMedia. Both will report to Tom […]

WarnerMedia restructures senior team in India, Southeast Asia & Korea

WarnerMedia International has revealed its new consolidated leadership team across India, Southeast Asia and Korea, which will be headed by Clement Schwebig. The move comes as part of the AT&T-owned company’s ongoing global restructuring to focus on streaming operations, and will unite WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks, which comprises the legacy Turner and HBO businesses, with Warner […]

WarnerMedia reveals UK & Ireland senior team, with John Stanley departing

WarnerMedia has unveiled a newly-formed TV & digital distribution team in the UK & Ireland under recently appointed chief Polly Cochrane, with long-standing Warner Bros. exec John Stanley set to leave the company. Stanley, who has headed Warner Bros. home entertainment operations in the UK, Ireland, Spain and the Nordics for the past 14 years, will […]

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