Channels

Discovery takes controlling stake in Eurosport France

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Discovery has completed the acquisition of a controlling stake in Eurosport France, further consolidating its grip on the pan-European sports broadcaster.   The French channel,… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 signs up with KD for regionalised ads

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German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 is to launch regionalized advertising on Vodafone-owned cable operator Kabel Deutschland’s network.  The first regionalized spots will be aired on the… Read more

BBC Global News to launch in HD on Astra

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BBC Global News has signed a deal with satellite operator SES to make its news channel available in HD across Europe from the 19.2° East… Read more

UKTV adds Drama to catch-up service

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UK thematic channel provider UKTV, jointly owned by BBC Worldwide and Scripps Networks UK and EMEA, is launching its free-to-air Drama channel on its catch-up … Read more

Ukraine Today to launch in Spain

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Ukrainian news channel Ukraine Today has launched in Spain on the Ono cable network owned by Vodafone.  The deal gives the international channel access to… Read more

Sony Pictures Television buys Film1 from Liberty

Kate Marsh

Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPT) has agreed to buy Dutch channel group Film1 from Liberty Global.  Under the deal, SPT will fully own and operate… Read more

CNMC report slams Mediaset España

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Mediaset España has repeatedly broken promises it made to secure regulatory approval for the merger of Telecinco and Cuatro and the subsequent sale of Prisa-owned… Read more

Channel 4 unveils All 4 digital service

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Channel 4 has unveiled it’s new digital and on-demand offering All 4, which will go live on Monday replacing its existing 4oD service. At a… Read more

Zee Network to launch &TV channel in the UK

Punit Goenka

Zee Network Europe is set to rollout its new Hindi-language general entertainment channel &TV in the UK next month, following recent launches in India and… Read more

UK local TV operator Made Television launches catch-up TV

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Made Television, the UK’s largest local TV broadcaster, is launching its first catch-up services, branded as OnView, in partnership with OTT TV specialist Piksel.  Made… Read more