CBS Reality


First original for AMC’s CBS Reality

AMC Networks International has ordered Donal MacIntyre: Unsolved, the first original series for the UK and EMEA feed of CBS Reality channels, which is run as a JV with CBS. Indie prodco Circle Films will make the 12x60mins series, which will launch on CBS Reality in the UK and across the EMEA region this autumn. In the series, […]

Freeview experiences Horror

The CBS AMC Networks UK channels partnership’s Horror Channel is to launch on free-to-air digital-terrestrial platform Freeview on Friday March 13. The channel, which is currently available on Sky, Freesat and Virgin Media, will air on Freeview channel 70, giving it 90% coverage of the DTT footprint in the UK. The channel’s forthcoming line-up of […]

AMC-CBS venture captures Tricon’s Killer

The AMC Networks and CBS channels joint venture in the UK and EMEA is among buyers of Tricon Films & Television programming such as To Catch a Killer. One of the CBS Studios International- and AMC Networks International – Zone-owned channels, CBS Reality, has bought the 8x60mins Killer along with the 7x60mins I Didn’t Do […]

CBS Reality gets into Pawn

Channel operator Chello Zone has picked up nine seasons of Hardcore Pawn for its CBS Reality channel. The observational doc series, which is set in a Detroit pawn shop, will go out on the channel’s EMEA feed, and be seen in Poland, Cyprus, Hungary, Romania, the Middle East and Africa from next month. The series […]

Europe approves Liberty-Virgin Media buyout

The European Commission has green-lit Liberty Global’s planned buyout of Virgin Media, claiming the deal would not raise competition concerns. The €17.2 billion (US$22.5 billion) acquisition, which will bring together Europe’s largest cable operator and the second-largest pay TV operator in the UK, was cleared today under EU merger regulations. The commission said that the […]

Europe approves Liberty-Virgin Media buyout

The European Commission has green-lit Liberty Global’s planned buyout of Virgin Media, claiming the deal would not raise competition concerns. The €17.2 billion (US$22.5 billion) acquisition, which will bring together Europe’s largest cable operator and the second-largest pay TV operator in the UK, was cleared today under EU merger regulations. The commission said that the […]