MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Hustler has named Christina Foley, the former managing director of Playboy Europe, as its new head of Sapphire Media International.
Playboy Plus is launching Reality Kings TV (RKTV) in Europe and signed a distribution deal with M7 Group, which sees the continued carriage of Brazzers TV Europe and the immediate launch of RKTV in the Benelux and Central and Eastern Europe.
Playboy Plus has decided to outsource its primary European broadcast functions to US-based Encompass.
Playboy, often seen as the respectable side of adult entertainment, has been fined £100,000 after it allowed children online access to had-core pornography.
South Africa’s Independent Communications Authority (ICASA) has turned down Top TV’s application to launch three adult entertainment channels.
3DTV WORLD FORUM – LONDON. Playboy TV expects to sign a contract with a connected TV platform within the next month, according to Jeremy Yates, MD, Playboy TV Europe.
Playboy TV has failed in its attempt to overturn an adjudication by VOD regulator ATVOD that two of its adult websites fall within the scope of UK regulation.