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Roku has made one of its most significant hires to date, appointing Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier as its new president of Roku Media.
BBC Studios Productions has tapped Vice Media Group's Kate Ward as managing director for factual.
French commercial broadcaster TF1 is to appoint former Canal+ exec Rodolphe Belmer as its new CEO.
Former Talpa exec and WeMake director Moe Bennani has set up an AI-driven production company in Paris that will focus on producing unscripted formats.
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Six Danish prodcos, including Piv Bernth’s Apple Tree Productions and Fremantle-backed Miso Film, have joined forces to write an open letter pleading for an end to the country’s production woes.
Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul creator Vince Gilligan has received a two-season order from Apple TV+ for his latest TV project.
OIAF: The recent uptick in the commissioning appetite for adult animation is likely to sustain in the years ahead, despite the cuts that are taking place across the content sector, according to a panel of execs at the Ottawa International Animation Festival.
US studio Lionsgate has signed a first-look deal with Groundswell Productions, the TV and film company led by American producer Michael London.
US-based global streaming service Netflix has renewed Love on the Spectrum, The Ultimatum: Marry or Move and several other unscripted love and dating shows for new seasons.
BBC iPlayer is lining up a series of seven documentaries from award-winning filmmaker Adam Curtis about the collapse of communism in Russia towards the end of the 20th century.
Dutch prodco IDTV, creator of format The Traitors, has partnered with All3Media’s Objective Media Group for US and UK versions of its new psychological social experiment The Unknown.
Super Channel in English Canada and Quebecor Content in Quebec have picked up Cineflix Productions’ feature documentary Summer Qamp.
Digital content studio Portal A and Steve Nash's CTRL Media have teamed up to adapt the podcast Charges with Rex Chapman for television.
Ben Stephenson’s new ITV Studios-backed scripted label Poison Pen Studios has hired Mammoth Screen alum Preethi Mavahalli as its first creative director.
Albert Cheng, chief operating officer at Amazon Studios, has been promoted to VP of Prime Video in the US.
German media giant Bertelsmann has put French commercial network M6 on the open sale market after the proposed merger with rival TF1 collapsed last week.
Fremantle-owned UK scripted prodco Euston Films has upped Noemi Spanos to joint MD alongside current head Kate Harwood.
New Asahi TV-owned digital platform Abema TV in Japan has commissioned the country’s first local version of the Got Talent format.
HBO is developing a TV adaptation of 1981 sci-fi horror film Scanners from Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg.
UK sports specialist prodco Buzz 16 has appointed India Opie Meres, formerly of London-based Minnow Films, in the newly created role of head of development.

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