Apple TV Plus subscriber numbers and BAFTAs rearranged


Global placement chief Nuñez to skip ViacomCBS

ViacomCBS has announced tellurian placement and chartering trainer Armando Nuñez is to step down subsequent month.

Nuñez’s depart is a latest government change during a US broadcaster as it adapts to apropos a joined company, following a remerger of CBS and Viacom final year.

He will not be directly replaced, according to Deadline, with president of tellurian calm chartering Dan Cohen set to assume his responsibilities. 

ViacomCBS boss CEO Bob Bakish said: “Thanks to Armando’s well-developed leadership, a vicious work to harmonize a tellurian chartering and placement operations is complete, and a group is relocating brazen with a extensive plan for a future.”

BAFTAs rearranged for Jun after pestilence postponement 

The BAFTA Awards have been rearranged for Jun 4 after being deferred progressing this year due to a coronavirus.

The British Academy’s TV and TV Craft awards will be presented underneath a new format – to be suggested shortly – due to Covid-19 restrictions, writes a Hollywood Reporter.

“We are anxious to endorse a new date for a nominations announcement, for both a Virgin Media BAFTAs and a Television Craft Awards,” pronounced BAFA CEO Amanda Berry.

“During this formidable time, we wish to extol a illusory efforts of a many gifted individuals, both behind and in-front of a camera, many of whom have continued to surprise and perform a republic in new weeks. We demeanour brazen to announcing some-more sum about a ceremonies soon.”

Apple TV Plus subscribers tip 10 million

Apple’s SVoD use has seen a subscriber bottom transcend 10 million given it was launched final year.

Bloomberg reports that Apple TV Plus had reached 10 million subscribers by February. This figure includes people who sealed adult for giveaway when they bought a new Apple device.

According to a report, around half of that figure have actively used a use – significantly behind opposition SVoD platforms such as Netflix or Disney+, that launched after than a iPhone-maker’s platform.

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