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  • Pluto TV debuts in Canada with more than 110 unique free channels
    Pluto TV debuts in Canada with more than 110 unique free channels | Media Strategy
    Published On: 02-12-2022 | 16:22:00
    Pluto TV, the global FAST (free ad-supported streaming television) service has made its debut in Canada streaming more than 20,000 hours of free programming to Canadians.
  • ITV signs licensing deal with Paramount Global Content Distribution
    ITV signs licensing deal with Paramount Global Content Distribution | Media Strategy
    Published On: 01-12-2022 | 15:37:01
    ITV has signed a multi-year licensing deal with Paramount Global Content Distribution which will allow UK audiences to stream the likes of Everybody Hates Chris and Freaks and Geeks on ITVX for free in 2023 and beyond.
  • ITV launches unified brand across family of channels
    ITV launches unified brand across family of channels | Media Strategy
    Published On: 30-11-2022 | 16:30:49
    Ahead of the launch of ITVX, the UK’s freshest new streaming service, ITV’s channels have been given a fresh look too, with new channel branding, on-screen presentation and idents launching across all on air channels.
  • Targetspot sells its digital audio business to Azerion
    Targetspot sells its digital audio business to Azerion | Media Strategy
    Published On: 25-11-2022 | 11:39:30
    Targetspot SA has announced the sale of its digital audio business (Targetspot Division), housed within its subsidiary Radionomy Group B.V., to Azerion, an international group listed on Euronext Amsterdam that operates through a high-growth digital entertainment and media platform.
  • Channel 4 and Nectar360 sign pioneering data partnership
    Channel 4 and Nectar360 sign pioneering data partnership | Media Strategy
    Published On: 25-11-2022 | 11:36:00
    Channel 4’s award-winning commercial division, 4Sales, has announced an innovative new data partnership with the UK’s loyalty programme, Nectar360 that will revolutionise advertiser targeting on Channel 4’s streaming platform, All 4.
News.
Pluto TV debuts in Canada with more than 110 unique free channels
02-12-2022 | 16:22:00
Pluto TV, the global FAST (free ad-supported streaming television) service has made its debut in Canada streaming more than 20,000 hours of free programming to Canadians.


ITV signs licensing deal with Paramount Global Content Distribution
01-12-2022 | 15:37:01
ITV has signed a multi-year licensing deal with Paramount Global Content Distribution which will allow UK audiences to stream the likes of Everybody Hates Chris and Freaks and Geeks on ITVX for free in 2023 and beyond.


ITV launches unified brand across family of channels
30-11-2022 | 16:30:49
Ahead of the launch of ITVX, the UK’s freshest new streaming service, ITV’s channels have been given a fresh look too, with new channel branding, on-screen presentation and idents launching across all on air channels.


Targetspot sells its digital audio business to Azerion
25-11-2022 | 11:39:30
Targetspot SA has announced the sale of its digital audio business (Targetspot Division), housed within its subsidiary Radionomy Group B.V., to Azerion, an international group listed on Euronext Amsterdam that operates through a high-growth digital entertainment and media platform.


Channel 4 and Nectar360 sign pioneering data partnership
25-11-2022 | 11:36:00
Channel 4’s award-winning commercial division, 4Sales, has announced an innovative new data partnership with the UK’s loyalty programme, Nectar360 that will revolutionise advertiser targeting on Channel 4’s streaming platform, All 4.


RTL’s global content production Fremantle acquires production company Wildstar Films
24-11-2022 | 16:16:52
The acquisition follows Fremantle’s announcement  to acquire a 55 per cent majority stake in the production company 72 Films, which also focuses on documentaries and factual entertainment.


DPG Media acquires Sijthoff Media’s children platforms Kidsweek and Samsam
24-11-2022 | 16:11:22
The acquisition further strengthens DPG Media's mission to stimulate reading among the younger generation. 


Hearst partners with Michael Clinton to launch new company, Roar forward
21-11-2022 | 15:04:00
Michael Clinton and Hearst have announced the formation of a new venture, ROAR forward, a business-to-business intelligence insights and content platform and consumer membership community focused on the new market of “Re-Imagineers.”


Havas Media implements attention data into planning tools on a global scale
18-11-2022 | 14:27:23
 HMG is the first agency network to implement attention data into planning tools on a global scale, with these new tools enabling investment in attentive, sustainable, and economic media exposures.


GroupM unveils coalition for media decarbonization
16-11-2022 | 16:06:00
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced the creation of a client coalition that unites nearly 20 leading advertisers — collectively representing $10B in global advertising investment — with a shared commitment to accelerate the decarbonization of the world’s media supply chain.


Fox Corporation and VIZIO announce expanded multi-year distribution partnership
11-11-2022 | 13:04:52
Additionally, viewers now have access to even more FIFA World Cup™ content, with the launch of Tubi’s exclusive FIFA World Cup™ Linear FAST channel.


Havas Media Group launches multicultural media practice
09-11-2022 | 13:03:30
Havas Media Group (HMG) North America has announced the full U.S. rollout of its specialized multicultural media practice to help brands meaningfully engage Hispanic, African American, Asian American and LGBTQIA+ audiences and consumers.


Jamie Doubleday appointed head of clients at Hearst UK
09-11-2022 | 13:02:47
Doubleday will be responsible for driving client-direct partnerships, working across the commercial team’s client categories which include fashion, beauty, food, motors, finance, wellness, travel, technology and entertainment.


Hearst releases first sustainability report
08-11-2022 | 12:20:00
The report represents the company’s commitment to responsible environmental stewardship and is a coordinated effort to understand, measure and report on Hearst’s carbon footprint.


Channel 4 transforms brand to help viewers navigate crowded digital world
08-11-2022 | 12:10:00
Channel 4 has announced that from next year it will bring all its channels and services under one ‘Channel 4’ brand to help audiences better navigate the abundance of choice in the digital world.


Paramount and Virgin Media in a multi-year distribution partnership deal for UK streaming services
04-11-2022 | 14:59:57
Paramount and Virgin Media have announced a new multi-year distribution agreement, extending their existing long-term partnership across Paramount's streaming services and linear channels in the UK.


Havas Media announces global appointments
04-11-2022 | 14:41:04
The appointments come on the heels of a period of continued growth for HMG’s global network as it seeks to transform its strategic offerings to deliver meaningful, outcome-driven, and data-led media experiences.


Katie Vanneck-Smith named CEO of Hearst UK
03-11-2022 | 14:51:33
Vanneck-Smith succeeds Simon Horne, who has been with Hearst Magazines International for more than 20 years, most recently as interim CEO of Hearst UK.


Havas Media Group and Samba TV to integrate linear TV into company’s proprietary converged platform
03-11-2022 | 14:42:39
With this partnership, HMG North America will become the first major agency holding company to fully integrate Samba TV’s rich television and gaming viewership data.


SkyShowtime registers in The Netherlands, campaign starts
02-11-2022 | 14:38:00
The streaming service SkyShowtime (from Paramount and Comcast) appears to have registered a Dutch registration for the streaming service with the Media Authority.