Canal+ revamps offering

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Canal+ has revamped its programming offering with the launch of the ‘Canal+ galaxy’ centred on four channels, all using the core Canal+ brand as the… Read more

UK-based European channels face uncertainty after Brexit vote

John Enser

UK-licensed European channels face a period of uncertainty after last night’s Brexit vote, according to industry sources. Hundreds of networks within the European Union are… Read more

New pay TV channel for Ukraine

Servant of the People

  Ukrainian production outfit Kvartal 95 has teamed up with commercial broadcaster 1+1 Media to launch a new satellite channel as part of a multi-year… Read more

National Media Group completes deal for 80% of Viasat Russia

Olga Paskina

Russia’s National Media Group has completed a deal with Viasat World – the new brand for Modern Times Group’s international pay TV channels operation –… Read more

Crime + Investigation to launch in Portugal

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A+E Networks and AMC Networks have launched their Crime + Investigation channel in Portugal exclusively via operator NOS. The network is a joint venture between… Read more

Kids block launching on Irish TV


The 3e free TV channel will launch a new kids block and has acquired series including Teletubbies and The Wiggles. 3e is a youth-skewed free-to-air channel and part… Read more

New channels for UPC in Czech Republic and Slovakia


Liberty Global’s cable subsidiaries in the Czech Republic and Slovakia have added new channels to their respective programming line-ups. UPC Czech Republic has added Slovakian… Read more

Sky launches new family movie channel in Germany


Sky in Germany and Austria is to launch a new family-oriented movie channel in September. Sky Cinema Family HD will launch exclusively in Germany and… Read more

Hulu strikes content deal with Disney

Henry Hugglemonster

US streaming service Hulu has inked a content deal with Disney that gives it over 500 episodes of kids programming. The deal, which marks Hulu… Read more

Viacom battle: Dauman and four others axed from board

Philippe Dauman

Viacom’s chief executive, Philippe Dauman, is one of five directors axed from the media giant’s board by parent company National Amusements. Five new directors have… Read more