FAST operator Wurl hires Comedy Central & Vubiqity alums

Free advertising-supported channels (FAST) operator Wurl has hired a raft of execs including Comedy Central’s former general manager Dave Bernath ahead of a planned global expansion. Bernath, who left the ViacomCBS-owned channel in 2017, becomes director of business development & content strategy at Wurl, which works with companies including A+E Networks and AMC Networks to […]

Endemol Shine launches trio of channels on Samsung’s TV Plus

Endemol Shine Group is launching a raft of channels via Samsung’s TV Plus service. The super-indie – which is in the process of being acquired by Banijay Group – has launched a trio of UK channels on the smart TV platform, with further channel launches planned in the US and across Europe in the coming […]