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.

The Daily

Subscribe

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

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up