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Discovery, BSkyB could make Channel 5 bid

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US-based Discovery Communications and British satcaster BSkyB may table a joint bid for for-sale UK broadcaster Channel 5. According to unnamed sources familiar with the… Read more

European Sky platforms in first coproduction

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BSkyB-owned UK channel Sky 1, Germany’s Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia are collaborating to develop a series for the first time. The 21st Century Fox-backed… Read more

TalkTalk makes new movies offer ahead of Oscars

UK service provider TalkTalk is to add the Sky Movies Oscars channel to its line-up in the run-up to the Oscars. The telco will make… Read more

Sky suffers reversal as Court of Appeal sends sports channel case back to CAT

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BSkyB has suffered a reversal in its legal battle over the terms under which it must make premium sports content available to rival operators. The… Read more

Sky secures Indian Premier League cricket

BSkyB has secured exclusive rights to Indian Premier League cricket for the first time. Under the terms of its deal, Sky Sports will air 60… Read more

More box sets to come from BSkyB

UK pay TV operator BSkyB has added new TV box sets to its on-demand line-up, including full series of 24, Modern Family, Girls and Bones.… Read more

Social TV startup Grabyo hires Sky product development chief as CEO

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London-based video clip sharing platform Grabyo has hired BSkyB product development director Gareth Capon as its new CEO. At Sky Capon led social TV initiatives… Read more

Sky extends PGA Tour golf rights

UK pay TV operator Sky has signed a new seven-year deal with the PGA Tour, extending its live golf coverage until 2022. The new deal,… Read more

TalkTalk posts strong YouView growth, adds live Now TV channels

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UK service provider TalkTalk has reported strong take-up of its YouView-based TV offer for its fiscal third quarter and has extended its wholesale deal with… Read more

Ofcom should have final say on media mergers, says Lords committee

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Media regulator Ofcom, rather the UK culture secretary, should have the final say on whether media mergers should go ahead, according to the House of… Read more