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On the same week as Tomás Yankelevich's departure from Telefe became known, the Argentine network announced its new directive structure, and Turner revealed to be "in conversations" for the executive to take on a leading role at the company. The VIMN/Telefe brand will be led by Guillermo Campanini as COO and Darío Turovelzky as SVP of Global Content.
Miptv announced it will give attendees exclusive previews to Hollywood studios' new shows at the inaugural MIPDrama Pre-LA Screenings Showcase. In addition, the organization unveiled the 12 titles chosen for this year's MIPDrama Screenings. MIPDrama Pre-LA Screenings Showcase will take place on April 4 at the Grand Auditorium of the Palais des Festivals.
Video content consumption has reached a new milestone: for the first time ever, the number of streaming video viewers is now equal to paid TV subscribers in the US, says a new report by CTA. Consumers now also spend as much time watching videos on TV as they do on other devices.
According to RTL Group, US shows are becoming less attractive for European audiences. The culprits? The rise and success of original local productions and niche shows that have become major hits. The report suggests most output deals with US companies might have to shift to digital and online platforms.