Channels

BBC Worldwide names CEE chief

Salim Mukaddam

BBC Worldwide has named Salim Mukaddam as its CEE boss, overseeing its channels business and programme sales in the region. Mukaddam has been upped at… Read more

Tele Columbus adds Zee One

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German cable operator Tele Columbus has added Bollywood channel Zee One to its programming line-up. The channel will be available across the Tele Columbus, Primacom… Read more

Arqiva broadcasting S4C HD service

S4C

Transmission services provider Arqiva has struck a deal with Welsh-language channel S4C to broadcast its recently launched HD service. S4C HD has been on air… Read more

M6 overtakes TF1 by market cap as broadcaster’s operating profit drops

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French commercial broadcaster M6 overtook larger rival TF1 at the end of last week in terms of market capitalisation as the latter’s shares dropped sharply… Read more

Atresmedia launches channels in UK

Antena 3 Internacional

Spain’s Atresmedia is launching two of its channels on cable in the UK for the first time. The Spanish-language services will target ex-pat Spaniards and… Read more

NBCUniversal hires BBC Worldwide exec

David Gibbons

NBCUniversal has hired David Gibbons, the former BBC Worldwide COO. He will be senior VP, international operations and technology at the international arm of the… Read more

Management changes at RTÉ and TV3

Dermot Horan

RTÉ’s director of production and acquisitions, Dermot Horan, has become interim managing director of television at the Irish pubcaster after the exit of two senior… Read more

Report: Al Jazeera plans US streaming move

Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera Media Network is reportedly planning to make its English-language international news channel available to viewers in the US via the web. According to… Read more

Lagardère to launch Elle Girl

Elle Girl

French media group Lagardère is to launch a new female-focused channel, Elle Girl. The entertainment channel will launch on Canal Plus Group’s platform in September,… Read more

Altice unveils media organisation

Altice

Cable, telecom and media group Altice has formally unveiled the structure of its new media and content organisation, led by Alain Weill as CEO. Altice… Read more

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