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Confounding the critics who during the year regarded a disappointing Q2 as the harbinger of a challenging twelve months, Netflix has posted a strong 2019 driven by a particularly impressive last quarter and impressive sales in the EMEA region through the year.
strangerthings netflix 9July2019
Just as the Corporation was digesting the re-election of a UK government making disquieting remarks about the Licence Fee and how it is funded the BBC has been hit by the news that Director-General Tony Hall has announced that he will quit his post.

Motoring on after the merger of the two media giants, ViacomCBS has unveiled a management restructure of its international networks division.

As part of its strategy to expand its scripted footprint in the region and help drive an ambition forward to produce more ‘bold’ local drama, Fremantle has appointed Manuel Martí to the newly created position of head of scripted development, Latin America.

Building on a busy 2019 when it inked a number of deals around the world, UK-based producer-distributor Parade Media has appointed Debbie Manners to its board of directors.

Peppa Pig now officially has a new home as leading global toy, games and entertainment company manufacturer Hasbro has finalised its previously announced acquisition of Entertainment One Ltd (eOne).
Peppapig hasbro eONe 23Aug2019
In a deal that will give the newly formed media giant access to what it calls an ‘iconic’ film library, while offering reciprocal rights to its own global distribution network, ViacomCBS has taken a near half equity share in beIN Media Group’s Miramax.

In a combination that the parties say is intended to create a leader in consumer and entertainment technology and IP licensing, Xperi Corporation and TiVo have entered into a definitive agreement to combine.
TivoEDGE 3Oct2019