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Chellomedia acquires new channels

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…

MySpace UK Video Content

News Corp owned social networking site MySpace will launch sponsored video channels in the UK next month that will include advertising. MySpace has opted to experiment with placing advertising next…

Eyelab develops CBS content

To cater to what it believes is the short attention span of online audiences, the CBS network is launching CBS EyeLab, a digital-production studio that will create and distribute short…

FOX news online with Maven

FOX news and Maven Networks, an Internet-TV-platform company, are teaming up on a new broadband-video-distribution system for the news network. Fox News will roll out Maven's technology company wide: All…

Chellomedia and HIT global pre-school channel

Chellomedia, the European content division of Liberty Global, and HIT Entertainment, independent children's entertainment producer and rights owner, have confirmed a joint venture to launch an international pre-school TV channel.…

MGM Channel for Bulgaria

MGM Networks, has signed an agreement with Warburg Pincus-backed Eurocom, the largest cable operator in Bulgaria's capital, to launch a local language version of The MGM Channel beginning in October.…

Raindance movies online

The Raindance Film Festival will this week become the first to simultaneously show its movies via the web, claiming the initiative could help establish a new revenue model for independent…

MTV 'active' network

Viacom’s MTV is to launch a new Internet social network sponsored by foundations operated by the founders of Microsoft and AOL to encourage youth activism. The site, Think.MTV.com, is designed…

The History Channel on demand in Korea

The History Channel has made its Video on Demand debut in Korea following recently signed agreements with Gretech and Hanaro Telecom. Through the deal with Gretech, The History Channel has…

AOL signs ABC

Walt Disney’s ABC has become the latest major network to strike a deal with AOL allowing its full-length prime-time shows to be available free on the Time Warner-owned portal. ABC…

Penthouse TV for US

New Frontier Media, a producer and distributor of general and adult-themed entertainment, has made an exclusive, long-contract with Penthouse Media Group, of one of the world’s leading men’s lifestyle publications,…

Virgin 1, October 1

Virgin 1, the general entertainment channel that aims to take on Sky One, will launch on October 1st. The channel will be available on Freeview, satellite and cable. Virgin Media’s…

Arsenal signs for Setanta

Arsenal and Setanta have signed a six-year deal for a club channel to be screened on the satellite broadcaster, providing the Premier League club with a new income stream for…

Web-only show 'Quarterlife'

The creative minds behind such TV shows as 'Thirtysomething' and 'My So-Called Life' are launching a Web-based show, hoping to find the artistic freedom online that they say is lacking…

BBC scores Super Bowl rights

BBC Sport will broadcast the Super Bowl live, over the next two years, having signed an exclusive free-to-air deal with the NFL. The deal will also include exclusive free-to-air highlights…