Current Viacom evp, ops and Viacom Enterprises Bob Bakish was appointed pres, MTVN Intl. — Viacom promoted Wade Davis to svp, strategy, mergers and acquisitions. He will assume much of Bakish’s prior duties. – MTVN Intl subsidiary VBS Global named Mark Jones, Samantha Maltin and Eva Hiltner vps. — The T. Howard Foundation, a nonprofit org focused on diversity in the multimedia and entertainment industry, elected the following cable execs officers of its board: Fox Cable Nets pres, distribution Lindsay Gardner, chmn; Showtime evp Tom Hayden, vice-chmn; NBCU pres, cable investments Doug Holloway, vice chmn; and MTVN svp, affil sales & mktg Sandy Ashendorf, secretary.

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Roku, NBCU Fight Over Peacock

Roku and Comcast NBCU have reached an impasse in carriage negotiations, largely related to NBCU’s streamer Peacock . Over the weekend, 11 NBCU TV Everywhere apps are set to go dark on Roku, as well as dozens

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