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Hazlitt exits ITV as Williams takes over

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Fru Hazlitt is leaving UK broadcaster ITV to move overseas with her family, with her commercial chief role going to Kelly Williams. Hazlitt – ITV’s… Read more

RTL to operate Hungarian channels under Luxembourg licence

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RTL Group confirmed that it plans to operate its cable channels in Hungary under a Luxembourg license in the future. The move will not see… Read more

Ukraine Today launches LG smart TV app

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Ukraine Today, the recently launched international news channel from Ukrainian commercial broadcaster 1+1, has rolled out an app for LG TVs. 1+1 has already launched… Read more

Nollywood TV launches on Bouygues Telecom

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Nollywood TV has launched now available on French pay TV operator Bouygues Telecom’s platform. The network, which is edited by channel distributor Thema and specialises… Read more

TurkShow goes live in Western Europe via Astra

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Germany-based TV channel TurkShow is now broadcasting across Western Europe via Astra at the 19.2 degrees East orbital position. The channel aims to cater to… Read more

BBC outlines another £400m in cost cuts

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The BBC is set to outline how it can make an additional £400 million (€505 million) of savings a year by 2017. The UK public… Read more

Discovery to relaunch HD Showcase channel

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Discovery is set to relaunch its Discovery HD Showcase channel in Europe, the Middle East and Africa on December 1.  The network, which airs in… Read more

TalkTalk launches cut-price sport and entertainment offer

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UK service provider TalkTalk is offering customers three months of half price Sky Sports and Sky Movies in time for Christmas. The Sky Sports Boost… Read more

CTC Media appoints new head of Peretz Channel

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Russia’s CTC Media has appointed the chief executive of U TV, Ruben Oganesyan, as the head of its Peretz Channel. Oganesyan will join Peretz on… Read more

Sports lifestyle firm plots MCN push with ex-Discovery exec

Bullseye TV co-founder and former Discovery Communications executive Dee Smith has landed the post of director of content at sports lifestyle group Factory Media, which… Read more