LONDON -- ITV Studios, the international sales and production arm of the U.K. commercial broadcaster, is expanding its Nordic creative hub with the acquisition of Finland's Tarinatalo.
The Hub has named Dena Kaplan to the post of chief marketing officer, reporting to prexy and CEO Margaret Loesch.
Kidvid cabler the Hub is adding three new toon series to its programming lineup, as well as reruns of vintage sitcoms "The Facts of Life," "Mork & Mindy" and "Sabrina the Teenage Witch."
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Hasbro/Discovery Communications joint venture the Hub announced new deals with Sony Music's RCA/Jive label and Warren Buffett at the kidnet's first upfront presentation on Thursday a.m. in Gotham.
The new kid on the block in kids' programming has made early strides, but still has a lot of growing up to do.
The Hub will broadcast the world premiere of "Taylor Swift's Journey to 'Fearless,'" a three-part series about the making of the singer's tour.
At first glance, the upcoming TV partnership between Hasbro and Discovery appears to be a throwback to an earlier era in tyke TV.
Discovery and Hasbro have unveiled the name for their new kids network: the Hub.