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Chellomedia acquires new channels

October 2, 2007

Chellomedia, the European content division of Liberty Global has acquired three new channels for Chello Central Europe.

The latest acquisitions, TV Paprika, TV Deko, and Filmmuzeum, have been acquired from their respective local founders under separate transactions, bringing Chello Central Europe's channel portfolio to a total of seven in the region. The portfolio already includes Minimax, Sport1&2, and a joint venture channel with MGM. TV Paprika is a popular cooking channel distributed throughout the region, and TV Deko, a 'DIY' and lifestyle channel; both channels produce and commission a high proportion of their programming locally. Filmmuzeum is a film and drama channel focussing on Hungarian nostalgia.

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