Saban Brands formed a new internal unit to directly manage global distribution of the company’s properties including Power Rangers, Julius Jr., Emojiville, Popples, the upcoming Cirque du Soleil Media property and Digimon Fusion. The division will be headed by Frederic Soulie, SVP of global distribution, who will work closely with Leila Ouledcheikh, VP of distribution, EMEA. The new unit marks the return of Saban to the television distribution space. MarVista Entertainment had served as the exclusive international television distributor of the company’s properties for the past several years and will continue to manage television distribution for Saban properties throughout Latin America. “The content distribution business is changing and evolving faster than ever before,” says Saban president Elie Dekel. “We are embracing this new dynamic marketplace by growing our content and talent to lead in this space.”
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Jeff Zucker, CNN Worldwide’s president, is taking a six-week leave from the company to deal with heart surgery. A CNN spokeswoman confirmed the information tweeted on Thursday morning by the net’s media correspondent Brian Stelter. “He assured everyone he is going to be just fine,” posted Stelter, reporting Zucker’s comments from a news meeting.
Comedy Central is getting more animated, adding King of the Hill and The Cleveland Show to its lineup. The network has acquired all 13 seasons of King of the Hill, set to bow on Monday, July 23, as well as all four seasons of ensemble comedy The Cleveland Show, launching this fall.
Lots of news out of Bristol yesterday, including ESPN locking in Hall of Fame sportscaster Linda Cohn, the longest-tenured anchor for the SportsCenter, has signed a new deal to remain with the company in a multi-year agreement. Cohn originally joined ESPN in 1992 and anchored her first SportsCenter on July 11, 1992. Deal points will […]
ELEAGUE and the US Air Force inked an expanded multi-tournament marketing partnership ahead of the ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier 2018 in a deal that will see Air Force serve as ELEAGUE’s first-ever official armed forces partner across all platforms. The deal will see Air Force activate across a number of branded integrations and placements, highlighting the […]