Free Time at World Picks


Rainbow Media Holdings Inc.’s World Picks on-demand service has found a Free international expert.

Thomas Free has joined World Picks in the newly created position of vice president of programming and scheduling.

Free had been managing director of Playboy TV Latin America and Iberia.

In his new post, he will be responsible for the acquisition of programming and oversight of scheduling strategies and implementation for the World Picks services.

The World Picks services debuted in November and are currently available on Rainbow parent Cablevision Systems Corp.'s iO: Interactive Optimum digital-cable service throughout the New York metropolitan area.