Channels

Discovery mulls SBS Netherlands move

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Discovery is understood to be considering a move for the SBS free-to-air broadcast business in the Netherlands. Reports surfaced in the Netherlands last week, suggesting… Read more

Mediaset Italia launches online

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Mediaset-owned Italian international channel Mediaset Italia is available as an online service from today. Mediaset Italia Online will be available globally for viewing computers, tablets… Read more

TVN launches internet video portal Veedo.pl

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Polish broadcaster TVN has launched entertainment video portal Veedo.pl, featuring a wide range of internet videos and allowing users to upload their own short-form films.… Read more

Ofcom rejects London Live changes

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UK regulator Ofcom has rejected local TV channel London Live’s bid to cut its homegrown output on the grounds that the changes proposed by the… Read more

Ofcom issues UK local TV warning

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UK broadcast regulator Ofcom has said that it is “very unlikely” that all the new local TV stations being licensing will succeed, after Birmingham’s City… Read more

Caleb Weinstein joins Fox International Channels

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Former Amazon, Discovery and Viacom executive Caleb Weinstein has resurfaced at Fox International Channels. He will oversee distribution of FIC’s channels in Europe and Africa… Read more

Sweden’s SVT appoints CEO

Swedish public broadcaster SVT has appointed Hanna Stjärne its new CEO. She will fill the role being vacated by Eva Hamilton, who has run the… Read more

Bonanza Bonanza network relaunches in the UK

Bonanza Bonanza, a UK TV channel dedicated to cult US TV shows from the 1950s and 1960s, has relaunched on Sky and Freesat after going… Read more

Sky Deutschland extends exclusive HBO deal

Sky Deutschland has signed a multi-year extension to its exclusive HBO deal, giving it the rights to the pay TV firm’s top programming until the… Read more

Weather Channel ‘weighs sales’

NBCUniversal-backed cable net Weather Channel may sell parts or all of its assets, according to a report from business wire Bloomberg. Comcast-owned NBCU co-owns WeatherChannel… Read more