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Nickelodeon Orders Additional Season Four Episodes of pocket.watch’s Hit Preschool Series Ryan’s Mystery Playdate

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

Nickelodeon has ordered an additional 20 episodes for the fourth season of its hit preschool series Ryans Mystery Playdate (30 half-hour episodes total).

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  • Nickelodeon has ordered an additional 20 episodes for the fourth season of its hit preschool series Ryans Mystery Playdate (30 half-hour episodes total).
  • Titled Ryans Mystery Playdate: Level Up, the new season four episodes will debut with a week of premieres Monday, Sept. 27-Thursday, Sept. 30, at 12 p.m. (ET/PT).
  • Full episodes of Ryans Mystery Playdate are available to stream on Paramount+, Nick Jr. On Demand and Download-To-Own services, as well as NickJr.com and the Nick Jr. App, which also features short-form content.
  • Pocket.watch created and produces the hit show Ryans Mystery Playdate, which airs on Nickelodeon and is currently in its fourth season.

Echelon Appoints Alex Kaplan as President

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Echelon, the connected fitness company revolutionizing the way people move, has announced the appointment of Alex Kaplan as President.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Echelon, the connected fitness company revolutionizing the way people move, has announced the appointment of Alex Kaplan as President.
  • Kaplan joins Echelon after a notable career managing and scaling some of the world's largest sports media and direct-to-consumer businesses.
  • "Alex Kaplan has the exact experience, capability, and mindset for the job ahead.
  • Members connect their Echelon smart bikes, rowers, treadmills or fitness mirrors to the Echelon Fit app for access to live and on-demand workout classes filmed at Echelon studios around the world and led by professional instructors.

Pocket.watch Taps AT&T/WarnerMedia Executive Xavier Kochhar To Become COO And CFO

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 5:51pm

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pocket.watch, the premiere kids and family entertainment company that creates global franchises from the YouTube stars and characters loved by Generation Alpha, today announced the appointment of Xavier Kochhar as its first ever Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. The former AT&T and WarnerMedia executive will be responsible for overseeing pocket.watch's next phase of operational growth, as well as corporate strategy and M&A. 

Key Points: 
  • The former AT&T and WarnerMedia executive will be responsible for overseeing pocket.watch's next phase of operational growth, as well as corporate strategy and M&A.
  • As pocket.watch's COO and CFO, Kochhar will oversee the company's major business units, including Direct-to-Consumer, Content Sales and Distribution, Advertising, Consumer Products, Gaming, and Creator Partnerships.
  • This has created a massive opportunity for those independent content platforms who have proven they can deliver young audiences who are drawn to creator-based content, to fill this void," said Xavier Kochhar.
  • Kochhar was also a corporate executive at both The Walt Disney Company and L.E.K.

UREEQA Appoints Technology Marketing Leader Kirk Fergusson as CEO

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

Meanwhile, Fergusson - a distinguished technology marketing executive - moves into the CEO role.

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  • Meanwhile, Fergusson - a distinguished technology marketing executive - moves into the CEO role.
  • Adding Kirk Fergusson as CEO is a move in lockstep with that approach, and it will enable me to focus on continuing to strategically build UREEQA into an industry powerhouse."
  • Prior to joining UREEQA, Fergusson led sales operations for SecureKey Technologies, which employs blockchain technology to underpin its innovative identity network.
  • UREEQA provides value and opportunities for its Creators, Validators and Tokenholders via URQA, the token at the heart of the UREEQA ecosystem.

Creator Economy Champion Pietra And United Talent Agency Partner To Form $500K Creator Fund To Help Talent Launch Commerce Brands

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pietra, the new platform that gives Creators the tools to bring a product line to life from start to finish, has formed a strategic partnership with one of the world's leading global talent, entertainment and sports companies, United Talent Agency (UTA). The creator economy champion and UTA officially launched a $500K Creator Fund that is helping support select talent in launching their own product lines and commerce brands using Pietra.

Key Points: 
  • The creator economy champion and UTA officially launched a $500K Creator Fund that is helping support select talent in launching their own product lines and commerce brands using Pietra.
  • The Creator Fund will be used to help fund select talent pursue their dreams to launch their own product lines by using the suite of tools provided by Pietra's platform.
  • The Creator Fund will allow them to launch their product lines in some of the fastest growing consumer categories like fashion, cosmetics, candles & fragrances, wellness, jewelry and more.
  • "Our mission as a company is to enable a future where a single Creator can launch the next best selling product line and commerce brand.

Top podcast companies to present Winter Podcast Upfront at United Talent Agency

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Seven of the industry's top podcast networks will present Winter Podcast Upfront the first-ever West Coast podcast upfront event on Feb. 20 at leading global talent and entertainment company United Talent Agency's headquarters in Beverly Hills.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Seven of the industry's top podcast networks will present Winter Podcast Upfront the first-ever West Coast podcast upfront event on Feb. 20 at leading global talent and entertainment company United Talent Agency's headquarters in Beverly Hills.
  • The Winter Podcast Upfrontwill give advertisers, agencies and media a first look at the newest partnerships, talent and shows slated for 2019.
  • United Talent Agency's emerging platforms division is the market leader in podcast representation, creation, distribution, syndication and incubation.
  • The division represents top podcast talent and networks, working across the company to create business opportunities for clients beyond their shows.

TV Time Announces Agreement With United Talent Agency For Its TVLytics Television Measurement Solution

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 2:41pm

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Time , the world's largest TV tracking platform, announced today a subscription agreement with United Talent Agency (UTA) for the company's cross-platform television measurement solution TVLytics .

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Time , the world's largest TV tracking platform, announced today a subscription agreement with United Talent Agency (UTA) for the company's cross-platform television measurement solution TVLytics .
  • TVLytics will provide UTA with data to better understand how TV audiences are reacting to their talent and programming.
  • "We're thrilled that UTA has chosen TVLytics as one of their measurement solutions," said TV Time CEO and Chairman Richard Rosenblatt.
  • TV Time is the world's largest TV tracking platform providing insights for today's television landscape.