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Kids MCN brings in ex-Little Dot Studios exec

UK-based online kids network WildBrain has hired a former executive from All3Media digital business Little Dot Studios. Will Mahmood has joined as head of strategy at the DHX Media-owned company. He will help multichannel network WildBrain’s content partners exploit the data their programming creates, and work with key executives on company strategy. Mahmood was formerly […]

Ericsson strikes raft of content deals for Nuvu SVOD platform

Ericsson has acquired over 2,500 hours of content through a raft of deals for the Nuvu subscription video-on-demand service it launched earlier year. Ericsson has acquired content from a range of international distributors including Viacom – with content from BET and Nickelodeon – MGM, CBS, Al Jazeera, DHX Media and Mattel. Titles acquired include Hawaii […]

Rastamouse makes tracks for Lovefilm

Amazon-owned streaming service Lovefilm has acquired a children’s programming package including Rastamouse from NBCUniversal International Television Distribution’s library. The deal gives Lovefilm UK rights to series such as Curious George, Barbie: Princess Charm School, The Land Before Time and Maisy. Rastmouse’s international distributor DHX Media appointed NBCU subsidiary Universal Pictures UK as its local home […]

YouTube launches subscription channels

YouTube has launched a subscription channels pilot for its site and announced 53 initial participant networks that will kick-off the scheme.  The much-rumoured move will see the Google-owned video site experiment with a new way to monetise content on its site – alongside its core ad-based model – and has already secured a number of […]