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Hot on the heels of its unprecedented success with Squid Game, Netflix has confirmed that it will release 25 South Korean originals in 2022.
Disney has revealed that Joe Earley, previously executive VP of marketing and operations at Disney+, has been appointed president of Hulu to succeed Kelly Campbell, who left the company in October to join Peacock.
BBC Studios has partnered with new UK-based production company Brock Media, founded by Animals producer Sarah Brocklehurst.
French media firm Mediawan and German production group Leonine Studios have hired former Fremantle exec Caroline Kusser to oversee international coproductions at their joint vehicle Mediawan & Leonine Studios from LA.
Streaming aggregator ScreenHits TV has tapped former Sky Deutschland and Foxtel executive Arianna Saita as it prepares for new launches across EMEA, MENA, APAC and the Americas.
London-headquartered All3Media has partnered with sports production outfit 3 Rock, founded by former rugby player Brian O’Driscoll and BT Sport presenter Craig Doyle.
New York-based producer and distributor Big Media has signed a deal to represent three scripted projects from UK prodco Ida Rose.
New York-based studio and streaming network FilmRise has hired former Showtime exec Gabriel Gazoul as director of film acquisitions and acquired FAST rights to Canadian series Kim’s Convenience.
PBS has struck a partnership with non-profit filmmaking organisation Firelight Media that will see the US pubcaster commit US$3.6m to support mid-career non-fiction filmmakers.
UK commercial broadcaster ITV has promoted entertainment commissioner Louise Major to commissioning editor, replacing Lily Wilson during her maternity leave, and hired former UKTV exec Natalie Rose.
Today we hear from WarnerMedia EMEA head of original production Antony Root and EMEA head of unscripted production Annelies Sitvast about their strategy for HBO Max across Europe, as part of C21's Content London.
Space Entertainment Enterprise, the UK-based media company developing multiplatform, space-based entertainment, has unveiled plans for the world’s first content studio in space.
US Hispanic media company Univision Communications has hired former Dish TV and Fuse Media executive Michael Schwimmer as president, global platform strategy and revenue ahead of its merger with Televisa.
Helsinki-based animation studio Gigglebug Entertainment has appointed experienced executive Beth Parker as its first managing director.
Nordisk Film Production has added experienced Norwegian producer Thomas Robsahm to its team.
Nordic Entertainment Group-owned streamer Viaplay in the Netherlands has commissioned its first local production, a Dutch version of Nippon TV format Dragons’ Den.
Fledgling Finnish production company Take Two Studios has appointed former Cinematic exec Sara Norberg as chief operating officer and partner.
WarnerMedia Kids & Family is expanding its Craig of the Creek franchise with two new titles and a fifth season of the original series.
Blink Studios, the Endeavor Content-backed venture led by John Morayniss, has optioned the rights to the upcoming novel Hold My Girl from emerging Canadian author Charlene Carr.
German broadcaster RTL has commissioned a second season of light-entertainment competition format Top Dog, which is distributed by A+E Networks Global Content Sales.
YouTube is scaling back significantly on its original programming business to focus on user-generated content, with global head of original content Susanne Daniels set to step down in March.

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