Gary R. Benz, CEO of GRB Studios, announced several management changes in its International Sales unit. The leadership of the unit will be assumed by Hud Woodle whom GRB appointed as Executive Vice President, International Sales and Operations. Woodle previously worked at GRB as Director of Sales in 2006 and 2007. He is tasked with running the global distribution business as well as forging international partnerships. Melanie Torres has been promoted to Vice President, … [Read more...] about GRB Studios hires new Executive Vice President, International Sales & Operations
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Leading independent distributor DRG announces a number of new deals for two of its leading food-related lifestyle titles. Paul Hollywood’s City Bakes sees Britain’s favourite baker travel around the globe to sample the recipes that have helped shape the culture and heritage of some of the world’s biggest and most vibrant cities – from doughnuts in New York, to croissants in Paris. After meeting brilliant bakers in each location Paul bakes up his own version of these classic recipes. Season 1 (13 … [Read more...] about DRG features leading chefs.
Auckland– New Zealand will soon welcome leading U.S. home and lifestyle brand HGTV as a new free channel available to all New Zealanders. HGTV will be the dedicated destination for the very best in home improvement, DIY, design, real estate and gardening television content. HGTV will launch on Freeview channel 17 on June 27. HGTV is America’s leading home and lifestyle channel. Since its launch in 1994, HGTV has established itself as a preeminent network and has secured a position as a top 10 … [Read more...] about HGTV in New Zealand
London – Scripps Networks International announced August 7 that from September 1, Food Network and Fine Living will be available in Hungary via the MMDS channel bouquet owned by M7 Group, one of the fastest growing operators of TV platforms in Europe. With Travel Channel, the international travel broadcaster, already part of the programme line-up, the M7 Group’s MMDS channel bouquet, will become the first TV offering in Hungary to include all three Scripps Networks International … [Read more...] about Hungarian MMDS bouquet acquires new Scripps Networks International channels
Knoxville, Tennessee – Kevin Chorlins, who has supported the launch and expansion of global networks and programme sales for Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (NYSE: SNI), has been appointed to the newly created role of senior vice president of international content and brand strategy. Chorlins has served as vice president of marketing and communications for the growing Scripps Networks … [Read more...] about Scripps appoints International Content and Brand Strategy role
Passion Distribution announced that in the first quarter of 2013, it has licensed programming to over 30 territories in Asia, further expanding its growing presence in the region. LiTV has licenced a number of Scripps Networks International titles from Passion for its Asian footprint, including Celebrity Motor Homes (4 x 30’) and Million Dollar Contractors Season 1 & 2 (26 x 30’). FOX has also finalised a Pan-Asia deal, acquiring Ace of Cakes Season 9 (12 x 30’ & … [Read more...] about MIPTV: Passion Distribution continues strong sales into Asia