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Dave TV hailed

UKTV has hailed the launch of the Dave channel (which replaced UKG2) as a success, with ratings for the company’s overall Freeview offering up 27 per cent in the channel’s…

MySpaceTV originals

MySpaceTV unveiled its first original Web series to give its users a television-like experience with the interactive benefits of the Internet. “Roommates” will track the lives of four women in…

Axiom.TV family-focused Internet TV channel

Axiom.TV is set to Beta launch the first comprehensive technology to make Internet TV user- friendly, legal and safe for families. To celebrate its international Beta launch, Axiom.TV will give…

BBC expanding Euro channel business

BBC Worldwide plans to launch up to 14 channels across Europe over the next 12 months, with Africa and Scandinavia the next markets set to roll-out its new suite of…

'I'm a Celebrity…' live online

ITV has teamed up with Microsoft to offer web coverage of the next series of 'I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!', in November, through the MSN portal – the…

AT&T ordered to apply for cable TV licence

Connecticut State utility regulators have ordered AT&T to get a cable television licence for the IPTV service it is currently providing in Connecticut. Department of Public Utility Control commissioners said…

BBC keeps rights to US Masters golf

The BBC has retained the UK broadcasting and online rights to the US Masters golf tournament up to 2010. Sky had been keen to wrest away rights from the BBC,…

Lin puts YouTube in TV

Lin, a multiple station owner in the US, is partnering with YouTube to launch dedicated YouTube channels for its 31 stations. The sites will feature a mix of news content…

O2TV offers Disney films

Telefónica O2 Czech Republic has signed a contract The Walt Disney Company for the distribution of its films through O2TV fixed-line television. In addition to new titles, Telefónica O2 also…

Premiere slumps on Kirch return

Shares in Premiere slumped as it emerged its former owner Leo Kirch had won the rights to market Bundesliga football for the next six years. Kirch, now aged 81, saw…

Dailymotion brings CNN to Europe

Dailymotion, the independent video sharing site, and Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) Europe have confirmed an agreement to make news, entertainment and animation programming available to audiences across Europe. The agreement…

i-concerts extends its brand reach

From Colin Mann in Cannes Music VOD service i-concerts is strengthening its brand position worldwide by launching a new global consumer facing website- i-concerts.com. The site will serve as a…

Green light for 24hr BBC Arabic service

The BBC World Service will press ahead with expanding its Arabic TV news service to a 24-hour operation and broadcasting a news channel in Farsi after the chancellor, Alistair Darling,…

Red Dwarf on mobile TV

Fans of the international, award winning, cult sci-fi comedy series Red Dwarf, are now able to watch exclusively created ‘mobisodes’ of the show on their mobile phone via Pitch, the…

No comment from EuroNews on YouTube

From Colin Mann in Cannes International news channel EuroNews has created a new channel based on its No Comment programme. On No Comment TV, Internet users will be able to…

TiVo into music

TiVo and RealNetworks have made an agreement that will allow TiVo subscribers to listen to songs from the Rhapsody digital music service on their televisions. Both services require a monthly…