News of Note—Sling TV, HBO, Hulu and more

news of note

> Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch is headed to Pandora, where he’ll serve as president and CEO, as well as on the board of directors, the music streaming service announcedFierceCable story

> Dish Network announced the appointment of 22-year company lifer Erik Carlson to replace Roger Lynch as CEO of its virtual MVPD service, Sling TV. FierceCable story

> Virtual pay-TV service operators are collecting more than twice as much revenue per channel than what traditional cable, satellite and telco video platforms are collecting, according to a study conducted by Ampere AnalysisFierceCable story

> HBO said it will not play the hackers’ game following the leak of several episodes of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” as well as “Ballers,” “Barry” and “The Deuce.” FierceBroadcasting story

> Hulu announced that it has forged deals with seven more smaller-market CBS affiliates, upping the number of local CBS stations available on its virtual MVPD service to 115. FierceCable story