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A+E to launch channels on TalkTalk

A+E Networks UK is set to launch its full channel portfolio on TalkTalk’s TV service, after striking a deal with the UK operator. A+E’s History, Crime + Investigation, Lifetime and H2 channel brands will be available through TalkTalk’s IPTV service from August 28. American Pickers (pictured) network History and Crime + Investigation will be available […]

UK streaming service brings MTV, History to Freeview

A new subscription streaming service is bringing channels such as Comedy Central, MTV and History to Freeview viewers in the UK. VuTV is launching today on the Freeview EPG on channel 238 at a cost of £6.99 (US$11.40) per month on Freeview HD web-connected TVs and set top boxes. Channels included on the service are […]

A+E Networks UK appoints Nordic director

A+E Networks UK has appointed former Discovery executive Christian Høyer to the newly created role of regional director, Nordic distribution. Høyer will be responsible for leading the company’s affiliate deals in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland for A+E Networks UK’s portfolio of channels including History, Crime & Investigation Network,Lifetime, Bio, and H2. He will report […]

A+E poaches Universal Channels exec for new distribution role

A+E Networks UK has hired Katarzyna Jablonska as its director of distribution. Jablonska joins from Universal Global Networks where, as commercial director, she worked on channel launches. In the newly-created role at channel operator A+E, she will work on developing the company’s portfolio across its across the UK, Central Eastern Europe, South Africa, Benelux and […]