News of Note—Brightcove, Hulu, Roku and Viacom

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Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Brightcove announced the appointment of Rick Hanson as chief revenue officer, a new role for the company. Release

> Hulu and Funimation, a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Television, announced a multiyear partnership and output deal. Release

> Roku announced that Chas Smith, SVP and GM of Roku TVs and players, is expected to retire and leave the company at the end of Q1 2019. Release

> Viacom announced the pricing terms of its previously announced cash tender offers for up to $329,847,000 in aggregate principal amount of the 5.625% Senior Notes due 2019 issued by Viacom. Release

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