Turner France has signed a deal with Post TV Luxemburg to make TCM, Cartoon Network, and Boomerang available in HD on the IPTV providers Entertain Me! service.
A number of American media and technology companies, in collaboration with US smart TV company Vizio, have formed a consortium dedicated to the development and deployment of a new, open standard for addressable advertising on connected TVs.
Sky wants to become less dependent on cable and satellite distribution and is now making its entire pay-TV offer available in Austria through the new streaming service Sky X.
Turner EMEA has promoted Anke Greifeneder to the new position of VP original productions EMEA.
Turner EMEA has appointed Pierre Branco to the role of SVP & GM, Northern Europe and MENAT, in an expansion of Branco’s remit to include the Middle East, Northern Africa, Turkey and Cyprus businesses.
Turner EMEA has promoted The Amazing World of Gumball producer, Sarah Fell, to director of original series, Kids EMEA.
Turner has appointed Riccardo Donato as VP of Commercial Development for the UK and Nordics.
WarnerMedia is closing down FilmStruck, its OTT streaming service dedicated to older, foreign, independent, and art house-style films from Turner’s Classic Movies and The Criterion Collection.
Turner CEO John Martin is leaving the company after AT&T completed its acquisition of Time Warner, bringing together global media and entertainment leaders Warner Bros, HBO and Turner, with its technology, video, mobile and broadband businesses.
The subscription video on-demand service FilmStruck will expand with bespoke services for France and Spain.