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


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

UKTV extends Ericsson broadcast services deal

Sinead Greenaway

Multichannel broadcaster UKTV has extended its playout, video on-demand and access services contracts with Ericsson. The new multi-year agreement means Ericsson will continue to deliver… Read more

Channel 4 taps Limelight for on-demand content delivery

Limelight channel 4

UK-based public service broadcaster, Channel 4, has partnered with digital content delivery firm Limelight to serve programming to viewers on demand. Channel 4 is using… Read more

New extreme sports channel on Meo


Portugal Telecom, which offers services under the Meo brand, has added extreme sports channel MCS Extreme to its programming line-up. The channel will bring content… Read more

Discovery makes Olympic appointments in Italy

Luigi Filippo Ecuba

Discovery Italia has named Luigi Filippo Ecuba as senior director-sport, and has hired Luca Corsolini as Olympic senior consultant. Ecuba, who will be based in… Read more