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TF1 takes issue with France Info after watchdog slams cross-promotion

LCI

French broadcaster TF1 has responded to being censured by regulator the CSA for cross-promoting its now free-to-air news channel LCI by demanding a probe into… Read more

Love Nature hires Red Bull exec in partnerships role

Anthony Jewitt

4K UHD TV content and channel provider Love Nature has named former Red Bull Media House executive Anthony Jewitt in the role of director of… Read more

UPC Czech and Slovak units add Discovery HD channels

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Liberty Global-owned service providers UPC Czech Republic and UPC Slovakia, which operate as a combined unit, have added three channels from Discovery to their offerings.… Read more

Cartoon Network to launch VR mobile game and viewer

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Turner-owned Cartoon Network is to launch a new virtual reality mobile game and branded VR viewer based on the Adventure Time animated series. The I… Read more

TV2 Norway chief exits, Ronnnigen returns

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Trygve Rønningen is returning to Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 to replace Trond Kvernstrøm as channel director. Rønningen began his career at the Modern Times Group-owned… Read more

Bloomberg appoints first global head of digital innovation

Michael Shane

Bloomberg has upped its managing editor of Bloomberg Digital, Michael Shane, to the new role of global head of digital innovation. Shane will remain based… Read more

Viceland launches in UK on Sky and Now TV

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Viceland, the new linear TV channel from Vice Media, has launched in the UK on Sky’s pay TV platform and its Now TV OTT TV… Read more

MacLellan upped in NBCU restructure

Kevin MacLellan

NBCUniversal has given Kevin MacLellan has taken on an expanded role at is international business as part of a restructure following the exit of Ted… Read more

Sky News names content chief

Cristina Nicolotti Squires

Sky News has named Cristina Nicolotti Squires as director of content, placing her in charge of output across all Sky platforms including television, mobile, social… Read more

France 24 extends reach in Turkey

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News channel France 24 has struck a deal with Türk Telekom subsidiary Tivibu to distribute its channel as part of the Tivibu basic offer. The deal will… Read more

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