By Patrick Munn | January 16, 2019 - 2:09 pm | No Comments
Turner EMEA has promoted The Amazing World Of Gumball producer Sarah Fell to Director of Original Series for Kids EMEA. She will report to Patricia Hidalgo, Chief Content Officer, Turner EMEA & International Kids Strategy. In her new role, Fell will be responsible for overseeing the development and production of all Turner Kids series across EMEA, including the recently-greenlit Elliott From Earth, which also has Gumball’s Mic Graves serving as Creative Director. She has also been tasked with finding and developing new talent and ideas into content that can play out across Turner Kids platforms in the region.
By Patrick Munn | December 13, 2016 - 7:06 pm | No Comments
Search Party is crossing the Atlantic. Channel 4's free video-on-demand service All 4 has secured the exclusive UK rights to the TBS comedy series after striking a deal with Turner Broadcasting, TVWise has learned. The show's ten episode first season will be made available as a box-set on All 4 on Boxing Day (Monday December 26th).
By Patrick Munn | July 14, 2016 - 3:39 pm | No Comments
Channel 4 executive Pedro Cosa is jumping ship to Turner EMEA, where he will serve as Vice-President for Insight and Analytics. Pedro Cosa will take up post at Turner in September and will report directly to Turner EMEA President Giorgio Stock and will be a member of the Turner EMEA executive management team.
By Patrick Munn | October 5, 2015 - 2:31 pm | No Comments
Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs: The Series is going global. Turner Broadcasting has acquired the broadcast rights to the animated series based on the Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs feature film franchise for their Boomerang channels in EMEA, Asia-Pacific and Latin America after striking a far-reaching deal with international distributor DHX Media, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | August 5, 2015 - 10:44 am | No Comments
Turner Broadcasting has poached Viacom International Media Networks executive Vanessa Brookman to serve as Vice President of Content & Creative, UK and Northern Europe - a role that will see her lead content strategy across Turner's kids and general entertainment channels in the UK, Nordic and Baltic countries.
By Patrick Munn | December 4, 2014 - 11:46 am | No Comments
DHX Media has agreed a deal with Turner Broadcasting for the new 26 episode CGI 'Inspector Gadget' series across EMEA, Latin America and Asia Pacific. Under the deal, the show will launch on Turner's Boomerang channel in those regions in 2015.
By Patrick Munn | November 9, 2014 - 9:03 pm | 1 Comment
Michael Wright, who, after a particularly disastrous attempt in the late 1990s, was responsible for TNT's push into scripted originals, leaves the Turner owned network with his legacy very much intact, says TVWise Editor Patrick Munn.