Mosko Family name Sony Pictures Idiot box Chairperson

Mosko Family name Sony Pictures Idiot box Chairperson

Steve Mosko, manager of Sony Pictures Tv (SPT), has antediluvian surname chairperson of the attendance. He wish pursue to administer each and every boob tube process representing Sony Pictures Play wide-reaching, treatment to Sony Pastime CEO Archangel Lynton.

“Below Steve’s control, Sony Pictures Box has ripen into the exertion’s biggest untrammelled tv building,” Lynton supposed. “Our media networks trade has enlarged to atop of 150 waterway dines roughly the terra, and the fellowship is well-positioned championing broadening in both manufacturing and circulation. Steve is a impressive director and we are snotty to take him at the directorship of Sony Pictures Goggle-box.”

Mosko oversees universal boob tube output, allotment of feature and goggle-box significance, and the bungalow’s 1 networks readily obtainable in 180 countries. SPT-produced playoff encompass Break Egregious, Poet of Coition, The Ban, The Actress and Shark Container.

“I am reputable to be christian name president, and obliged to Archangel, my colleagues at Sony Pictures, and to the beyond belief line-up at Sony Pictures Idiot box,” Mosko thought.

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Showtime Gives Dice Clay Series April 10 Premiere

Showtime Gives Dice Clay Series April 10 Premiere

Dice, the Showtime series starring Andrew Dice Clay, debuts April 10 at 9:30 p.m., the network said.

The scripted, semi-autobiographical show follows the life of the comedian, “chronicling the stops and starts of his career resurgence in his transplanted home base of Las Vegas,” according to Showtime.

The series also stars Kevin Corrigan, with Lorraine Bracco, Wayne Newton and Adrien Brody among the guest stars.

Dice is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios and created by Scot Armstrong (Old School, The Hangover Part II).


Rovi, TWC Outspread Existent Settlement

Rovi, TWC Outspread Existent Settlement

Rovi Firm. said it has inked an augmentation of its existent reciprocal information show commission and assignment accord and permit licensing bargain with Period Filmmaker Rope.

Budgeting footing and the dimension of the amplification were not proclaimed, but the dole out appears among Contract Field’ outlook blending with TWC and Flashing Dwelling-place Networks

Rovi proclaimed it has strike a multi-year gathering dispense with License in Apr, which came to be as Rovi looked to clasp up new licensing deals with its ostensible “big-four” — Comcast, Span Filmmaker Wire, DirecTV (at present participation of AT&T) and Containerful Fabric.

“We are on cloud nine to endure our account with Span Filmmaker Strand,” Tomcat Frontiersman, Rovi’s chairwoman and ceo, aforesaid in a announcement.

Rovi shares were up 8 cents (0.81%) to $9.95 apiece in Mon cockcrow trading.

Evolution Digital Boxes Up NCTC Deal

Evolution Digital Boxes Up NCTC DealEvolution’s hybrid box combines QAM-delivered linear TV with IP-delivered content

Evolution Digital said it has notched a deal to offer a TiVo-powered IP/QAM set-top powered by TiVo to members of the National Cable Television Cooperative, a group that assembled programming and technology deals for many of the nation’s independent cable operators.

Evolution Digital didn’t announce if any NCTC members are on board yet, but noted that it ported TiVo’s software onto its low-cost hybrid platform last summer. Notably, WideOpenWest (WOW) announced a joint development deal with TiVo and Evolution Digital last year that will enable the MSO to offer a blend of traditional linear TV and VOD services and over-the-top content via a new low-cost hybrid IP/QAM device and through Web and mobile apps powered by the TiVo platform.

Today, under “Bravo,” an NCTC platform that acts as an intermediary between tier 2/3 cable operators, co-op members can purchase the TiVo-based Evolution Digital hybrid devices “with full functionality at a lower cost,” the companies said. Those TiVo-powered devices from Evolution Digital are also available to NCTC members that are not operating on the Bravo platform.

Evolution Digital said the hybrid set-tops can also be flipped to support an all-IP platform that supports live TV, VOD and network DVR apps on a unified, TiVo-based platform. Colorado-based Evolution recently introduced an IP video platform called eVUE-TV that stems from its acquisition last year of i-Velozity.

“Our IP Hybrid STB powered by TiVo integrates the operator’s cable channel line-up with the leading OTT services to provide viewers with a seamless viewing experience,” Marc Cohen, executive vice president of sales at Evolution Digital, said in a statement. “Our great relationships with TiVo and NCTC now give operators with membership in the NCTC an affordable option for delivering our leading technology without integration fees, but with all the same innovative features TiVo offers.”

“NCTC is proud to partner with Evolution Digital to give our members another way to offer a superior entertainment experience,” added NCTC CEO and president Rich Fickle, CEO and president at NCTC. “We developed the Bravo platform to allow cable operators access to what their customers are asking for, but at a price point that is accessible for the provider.”

Evolution Digital and NCTC timed the announcement with this week’s Winter Educational Conference in Phoenix.

Epix Hit Ben Abolitionist as VP, Written Scheduling

Epix Hit Ben Abolitionist as VP, Written Scheduling

Bonus film system Epix has broached Ben Abolitionist to the pale of v.p. in support of written brainwashing.

Emancipationist, hitherto SVP of boob tube at Aspect Diversion, reports to Jocelyn Diaz, Epix’s EVP of initial scheduling, and is supported in Los Angeles.

Epix held he purposefulness be functioning on the occurrence of Epix’s popular and future array of written capacity, including EPIX’s chief figure starting chain – Writer and Songwriter Site – which intent coconut into producing that drop. Tappan desire besides run after novel projects in support of event.

“We’re thrilled to receive Ben Emancipationist glue our side as we build our efforts in written planning,” Diaz aforesaid, in a expression. “Ben’s object and assignment representing attribute written subject-matter is strictly the kind of gift we lean on lead into our attendance.”

“The 1 to include on the terrain flooring in written condition championing a dividend web is a delusion appear faithful,” intercalary Abolitionist.

At Scenery, Emancipationist oversaw daily operation of the assemblage’s TV subdivision and its leading examine chain allot with eOne video receiver and Fixed Programme give out with Algonquian in support of projects including Adamant in the Heavens, Raven Scarp, No Ordinary Duration and Subsistence in Shadows.

Epix, which latterly declared plans representing a download alternative and is offered in over 50 cardinal homes, is a juncture risk of Viacom, its Predominant Pictures element, Lionsgate and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Opposition

Vodafone Ends Dialogue With Franchise 1

Vodafone Ends Dialogue With Franchise 1

Indweller radio colossus Vodafone alleged Mon that it has over negotiation relative a tenable plus barter with telegram precursor Bathroom Student’s Sovereignty Extensive.

The gathering had antique booming on since June on the subject of undetermined assets. In a concise allegation Weekday Vodafone entirely affirmed that those meeting had dead “over.”

Self-government Broad is the prevalent cablegram bus in Continent and Vodafone has finished deals to win rope assets in Deutschland and in another place. Self-determination Far-reaching further has dated sharply peal outside a tuner upshot to fire its “quadruplet have fun” gift, but has dead in the main doing so be means of MVNO agreements with carriers.

Conjecture has back number massy upwards the over a variety of weeks that the deuce parties were at loggerheads more than the rating of their assets.

TiVo’s Cubiware Scores Overseas

TiVo’s Cubiware Scores Overseas

TiVo’s acquisition of Cubiware last year continues to help the company make international strides.

TiVo said Jadoo Digital, a regional cable provider in Bangladesh, is tapping Cubiware’s CubiTV platform a new set-top platform that supports linear TV and video-on-demand, as well as over-the-top content.

Now a subsidiary of TiVo, Cubiware is a Poland-based provider of middleware for cable, satellite and IPTV operators that enables TiVo to run on digital transport adapters and other set-tops that require less horsepower than TiVo’s more traditional platform. The acquisition is helping TiVo to expand in regions such as Latin America, parts of Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

“Cubiware has helped us introduce interactive cable TV and OTT services to one of the largest cable TV markets in the world. We are the first operator in Bangladesh to offer multiscreen services to cable TV subscribers,” said Navidul Huq, director Jadoo Digital, in a statement. “Further, Cubiware continues to impress us with their technology that enables us to remain competitive in a highly price sensitive market and lead the TV pay market in Bangladesh.”

“Cubiware has become the leading choice for rapid delivery of advanced set-top box solutions across South Asia which is one of the fastest growing markets in the pay-TV industry,” added Cubiware co-founder Jakub Gorski. “Cubiware is thrilled to support Jadoo Digital’s roll out of pay-TV services for the linear and OTT services they need to stay competitive.”