Presto Entertainment sets exec team
Presto Entertainment has hired several new staffers and confirmed Shaun James as CEO of the joint venture between Foxtel and Seven West Media.
Brendon Moo has been named head of content and acquisitions. Moo had been on secondment from Foxtel, where he was general manager of entertainment channels.
As head of channels and operations Stephen Baldwin oversees the Foxtel networks channels.
Presto has poached Michael Morcos from SBS as head of PR. Josh Martin is head of business development, Kate Alexander head of legal and Sally Kiernan director of marketing.
Presto also announced the launch of a native Android TV app and that it is now streaming to supported devices including the 2015 Sony Smart TVs and Google Nexus Players.
Meanwhile the first seven seasons of The Big Bang Theory launched on Presto today; the eighth season will be added in 2016.
Screening this month are the Home and Away: An Eye for an Eye special, Presto's first local commission, plus Bates Motel season 1, Homeland seasons 1-4, Parks and Recreation 1-6 and the movies Unbroken and The Social Network.