News of Note—Verizon, AMC Networks, Comcast and FremantleMedia

news of note

Here are some of the other stories we're following today:

> Verizon Digital Media Services, part of Oath, announced that Ariff Sidi has joined as Chief Product Officer. Release

> AMC Networks is teaming with Sorenson Media to serve up addressable advertising during its TV shows. The Wall Street Journal article

> The Big Ten Network has warned Comcast a blackout could be in the cards as agreements are set to expire soon. Chicago Tribune article

> Jennifer Mullin will take one of the biggest jobs in international TV, as CEO of production and distribution giant FremantleMedia. Variety article