Rebecca Agbe-Davies has been named director of programming and development for multi-platform kids’ entertainment program service Kabillion. In her new role, she will oversee content acquisitions and scheduling for the On Demand and online platforms, in addition to liaising with MSOs, collaborating with artists and animators to execute branded packaging and coordinating project financing. She will also be part of Kabillion’s first-ever contingent to attend the NATPE Conference, which kicks off this yeare on Jan 28. in Las Vegas
Prior to joining Kabillion, Agbe-Davies served as an associate producer at Discovery Kids, overseeing the creative development and production of children’s TV programs. Her credits include the Emmy-winning series Tutenstein and Peep and the Big Wide World, as well as the Emmy-nominated shows Flight 29 Down, Darcy’s Wild Life and Growing Up Creepie. A graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Agbe-Davies’ experience also includes stints at Sesame Workshop and Nickelodeon.
Kabillion debuted in January of 2007 and is available both as a free video-on-demand channel and a free online broadband site (www.Kabillion.com). Initially launched on Comcast Cable’s Select On Demand across the U.S., the VOD platform is now also available to digital cable subscribers nationwide on Bresnan cable systems, with more operators to be added soon. Part of The MoonScoop Group, a leading worldwide production, distribution, brand management and entertainment company, Kabillion is owned in part by Taffy Ent., REMIX Ent. Ventures and EM.Entertainment.