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NBCUniversal head of TV Everywhere Alison Moore has hired former colleague Dina Juliano, who previously led HBO’s digital user experience team, to be Svp of consumer product strategy for the group.
Moore recently took on the newly created role of Evp and g.m. of TV Everywhere for NBCU, after the company this spring shut down DailyCandy, the female-focused website she had run for two years. Prior to NBCU, Moore was Svp of digital products at HBO.
At NBCU, Juliano will be responsible for developing product strategy to expand the Peacock’s TV Everywhere growth across authenticated digital channels, including web, mobile and connected devices.
“Dina has an incredible dual ability to develop a dynamic consumer product vision and then flawlessly execute the experience — her laser focus on product and platform excellence is second-to-none,” Moore said in announcing the hire.
At HBO, Juliano was VP of user experience and product design for digital products, »
- Todd Spangler
Da Vinci’s Demons, Season 2: Episode 9 – “The Enemies of Man”
Directed by Justin Molotnikov
Airs Saturday nights at 9 on Starz
After a thoroughly entertaining departure from the series norm by visiting the New World, Da Vinci’s Demons brings several of its central characters back to Italy–Leo to Florence and Riario to Rome. The help of the exotic setting has made much of this second season so enjoyable, but luckily the events we see here in Florence, at least, aren’t boring in the slightest. The city has been sacked by Duke Federico, making Leo’s homecoming more than just a little bit problematic (and not very warm at all). If other areas of “The Enemies of Man” slightly drag, this central plot does exactly what DVD needs to do on a weekly basis to be »
- Sean Colletti
Da Vinci's Demons is heading further into fantasy, which is no bad thing, says Ron...
This review contains spoilers.
2.9 The Enemies Of Man
When Da Vinci's Demons takes a page from the book of Leonardo (not the Book of Leaves) and uses the character's creativity as an asset, it can be one of the most fun shows on television. Perhaps more importantly, it shows that brains can and will beat brawn if properly applied, which is one of the great lessons of Renaissance Florence as a whole. It was never the strongest of the Italian city states, but it reached a height that made it infamous both in its time and in our own. Using creative solutions, Florence became a power-broker known worldwide. The clever application of brains over brawn is the story of Florence, and it is the story of Leonardo Da Vinci.
Da Vinci has proven that »
In the wake of shutting down DailyCandy, NBCUniversal has named the site's former Gm, Alison Moore, to head up its TV Everywhere initiative. Moore, a former HBO digital exec, was hired in 2012 to boost traffic at DailyCandy. When NBCUniversal confirmed that the female-focused lifestyle site, and Television Without Pity, was shutting down last week, the company noted that Moore would remain onboard in an undetermined job. Story: NBCUniversal Shutting Down DailyCandy and Television Without Pity Websites The closing of those properties affected 67 staffers, 64 of whom worked for DailyCandy, who might be offered jobs at other NBCU
- Hilary Lewis
NBCUniversal has named Alison Moore general manager and executive vice president for TV Everywhere in its Content Distribution Group. In the newly-created role, Moore will be responsible for the TV Everywhere initiative, building a team to drive the consumer experience and develop marketing and strategy to increase audience awareness, adoption and engagement across the company's portfolio of networks. Also read: NBCU CEO Steve Burke: Jay Leno or Tina Fey Contractually Free to Go to CBS Late Night Moore will work with Ron Lamprecht, who will have expanded responsibilities in his current role as Executive Vice President, Digital Distribution. Lamprecht will broaden his focus on. »
- Tony Maglio
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