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Tubi appoints David Salmon to head international operations ahead of UK launch

Fox’s AVOD streamer Tubi is moving into the UK and has landed the former chief technology officer at Endeavor Streaming as its EVP & MD of international. David Salmon will be based out of the UK and reports to Tubi CEO Anjali Sud, who joined following a stint at Vimeo in September. Salmon had been […]

ChatGPT powers Tubi’s new AI content navigation tool

Fox Corporation’s ad-supported video-on-demand service, Tubi, has tied with OpenAI plugin architecture ChatGPT to develop a new content navigation tool on the FAST platform via mobile devices. Tubi’s mobile feature Rabbit AI is powered by ChatGPT-4 enables to users ask questions rather than just typing keywords to discover relevant films and TV shows. The company […]

Tubi hires Vimeo boss Anjali Sud as CEO

Fox Corporation’s streaming service Tubi has named Vimeo boss Anjali Sud as chief executive officer, she succeeds former CEO and founder Farhad Massoudi. Sud joins Tubi after spending the last decade at the video content platform Vimeo. She starts her new role September 1 2023, reporting to Tubi Media Group CEO Paul Cheesbrough. Massoudi stepped down […]

Fox Corp names Mike Mulvihill president of insights & analytics

Fox Sports executive Mike Mulvihill has been named president of insights and analytics at Fox Corporation. In this new role, Mulvihill will oversee the research, analytics and strategic planning teams across Fox Sports, Fox Entertainment and Tubi. He will continue to report to Mark Silverman, president & COO of Fox Sports, while also reporting to […]

Tubi and Vice strike content deal

Tubi and Vice have signed an exclusive content deal to debut eight Tubi Original documentaries. The Cult of Elon leads the slate which follows the story of Elon Musk and Tesla’s success, examining his path to becoming one of the most influential (and controversial) businessman by creating an immensely powerful cult of personality. The remaining […]

Tubi or not Tubi? Fox receives offers of $2billion for AVOD platform

Fox Entertainment CEO Lachlan Murdoch has been turning down offers of more than $2bn for the company’s AVOD platform Tubi, according to a report from business news provider Bloomberg. Would-be buyers haven’t been named, but the report claims there have been multiple offers for the platform, which Fox acquired for $440m in 2020. While a […]

Fox Corp CEO heralds continued growth at Tubi

In a busy week for financial results, Fox Corporation has reported total quarterly revenues of $4.61 billion for the three months ending 31 December, 2022, a 4% increase. Key highlights included increased ad revenues off the back of the FIFA Men’s World Cup and continued growth at AVOD streaming platform Tubi. Commenting, executive chair and CEO […]

VOD streamer Tubi seals content pact with Korea’s CJ ENM

Fox-owned streaming platform Tubi has unveiled a major content deal with Korean entertainment powerhouse CJ ENM. Under the terms of the deal, 500 hours of Korean content will be added as “a branded curation” to Tubi’s non-English content offering, beginning in December. Titles at launch include Squad 38, Reply 1994, Hogu’s Love, The Chronicles of […]

Fox chief praises ‘breathtaking’ performance at Tubi

Fox Corporation CEO Lachlan Murdoch used the company’s latest results update to praise the impressive momentum of AVOD platform Tubi. Describing the platform’s growth as “breath-taking”, he said its revenues for Q1 2023 were up around 30% year on year to $165m. “This is the first time Tubi revenue has surpassed the advertising revenue generated […]

Tubi content chief says AVOD to trump SVOD and FAST

MIPCOM delegates gained an insight into the thinking of Tubi chief content officer Adam Lewinson at a keynote session yesterday. Speaking in the Palais de Festival’s Grand Auditorium, the head of Fox Entertainment’s fast-growing AVOD platform said the rise of SVODs is something of an anomaly. “Television predominantly has always been a free, ad-supported model. […]

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