Channel 5 unveils new on-demand service My5


Viacom-owned UK terrestrial broadcaster Channel 5 has rebranded Demand 5, its video-on-demand service, to My5. The broadcaster has expanded the range of content available to… Read more

Syfy orders linear, digital and virtual reality series

Steve Patscheck

Pay TV net Syfy has ordered Halcyon, a futuristic cop drama that will go out on its linear channel, online and as an immersive virtual… Read more

Turner’s Toonami makes French debut

Pierre Branco

Turner Broadcasting System has launched its kids channel Toonami in France, marking the first time the network has been broadcasted in Europe in almost a… Read more

Ukraine moves to ban Russian channels

Iurii Artemenko

Ukraine’s National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting has ruled that all TV distribution providers must exclude a number Russian TV channels that do not… Read more

UPC Poland adds nSport+ to Horizon Go


Liberty Global-owned Polish cable operator UPC Poland has added the nSport+ service to its Horizon Go mobile TV offering. The addition of Canal+ Poland’s nSport+… Read more

Lagardère hit by plunging revenue at studio arm

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A poor performance by Lagardère’s TV activities contributed to a 10.6% fall in revenues on a like-for-like basis at its Lagardère Active unit for the… Read more

ShortsTV renews Telenet deal

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Short film channel ShortsTV has renewed its linear distribution agreement with Belgian TV operator Telenet. The HD channel is fully localised in Flemish and airs… Read more

NBCU to launch reality SVoD service hayu in UK, Ireland and Australia


NBCUniversal International is launching a reality-themed direct-to-consumer OTT service called hayu, featuring over 3,000 episodes of its stable of reality shows including Keeping Up with… Read more

New launches for Nickelodeon interactive app


Viacom will roll out Nick Play in four more markets, with the iOS and Android kids app launching in Denmark, Norway, Poland and Sweden. The… Read more

New strategy chief for Bonnier Broadcasting

Philip Lindqvist

Sweden’s Bonnier Broadcasting, parent company of TV4 Group and C More, has named Philip Lindqvist as chief strategy officer. Lindqvist will be charged with heading… Read more