Viacom’s newly melded Music & Entertainment Group will no doubt add to Flannigan’s already heaping plate, a challenge he’s more than up for. A key driver of networks including Comedy Central and SpikeTV’s distribution to and original content development for digital screens, he leads product and platform strategy for the brands and their associated shows across mobile screens, apps, O&O websites, social media and third-party platforms. Flannigan also oversees the group’s overall digital business, including its growing digital ad sales sector. Content licensing revenues, direct-to-consumer transactions and new growth opportunities.

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Expect Warner Bros.’ distribution strategy to look wildly different in 2021. In an industry changing move, the company announced that all 17 of its films slated for next year will be released simultaneously

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