Exclusive: MIPTV unveils more details of new FAST summit set to debut in April

MIPTV organiser RX France has unveiled further details around its recently revealed FAST “channel summit” set to debut in April, with execs from Pluto TV, Samsung TVPlus, Fremantle and Vevo among confirmed speakers. The new strand – titled FAST & Global – was unveiled earlier this year and aims to tap into the surging interest […]

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 […]