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Roku unveils new original programming

Roku, the TV streaming platform, hosted its second in-person IAB NewFront at the Chelsea Factory in New York City on May 2nd. During the presentation, Roku highlighted several new Roku Original titles that will debut in the 2023-2024 broadcast year. Newly announced series include Charlie Makes a Record (wt) starring Charlie Puth; Celebrity Family Cook Off […]

May 3, 2023

Apple orders country music competition series

Apple has ordered its first competition series, My Kind of Country, which will launch a global search for unconventional and extraordinary country music talent that will be produced by Reese Witherspoon’s Emmy-nominated Hello Sunshine, Jason Owen and Emmy Award nominee Izzie Pick Ibarra. Adam Blackstone will serve as musical director of the series, which will […]

August 18, 2020

Quibi cuts top pay; denies staff cuts

Motivated by an article in the WSJ, Quibi issued a memo denying it would be making staff cuts – but confirming top execs would take a 10 per cent pay cut. “Nothing has changed since our last company meeting two weeks ago,” the memo from Quibi’s founders Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman. “As we said […]

June 4, 2020