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Report: PSBs boost factual, sports and kids programme spend

Report: PSBs boost factual, sports and kids programme spend

UK regulator Ofcom has published its Public Service Broadcasting Annual Research Report for 2017. The report assesses the performance of the designated public service broadcasters – the BBC, ITV, STV,…

BBC £34m investment in children’s content

BBC Director-General Tony Hall has announced that the Corporation will spend an additional £34 million (€38.7m) on content and services for children over the next three years, describing it as…

Quest and Quest Red launch on Freesat

Quest and Quest Red launch on Freesat

Freesat, the UK’s subscription-free satellite TV platform, and Discovery Networks have partnered to launch Quest and Quest Red on Freesat. The two channels are now available for Freesat viewers to…

Italy: Sony launching second FTA channel

Italy: Sony launching second FTA channel

Sony Pictures Television Networks will launch Cine Sony in Italy on September 7th, a new Free-To-Air channel dedicated to the world of cinema airing on LCN 55. Sony Pictures Television…

Live cricket returns to BBC TV

Live cricket returns to BBC TV

The BBC and the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have agreed a new five-year, strategic partnership that brings live cricket back to BBC TV for the first time in 21…

TV market in Africa/Middle East to grow 30% to 2021

The TV market in Africa/the Middle East will grow by 30 per cent between 2016 and 2021, going from €10.3 billion to €13.3 billion, according to a report from IDATE.…

Watchdog relaxes Canal+ rights restraints

France’s Autorité de la concurrence (Competition Authority) has relaxed certain obligations imposed on the Canal+ Group which will allow it to distribute a ‘premium’ channel such as beIN Sports, exclusively…

Italy to get new FTA channel this autumn

Italy to get new FTA channel this autumn

Italian media group De Agostini Editore will launch a new national free-to-air channel this autumn. Branded ‘Alpha’ it will mainly target a male audience and will use channel position 59…

Ten Group enters voluntary administration

Ten Network Holdings Limited, the holding company for Australia’s Ten Network, is going in to voluntary administration. Such a move seemed inevitable following the withdrawal of backers of its debt,…

Majors establish European Broadcaster Exchange

Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1, TF1 Group (France) and Mediaset (Italy and Spain), are establishing in equal shares the European Broadcaster Exchange (EBX) to address the demand for brand-safe environments and high-quality pan-European…