Chris Long

Audience Network’s programming head exits

The Audience Network’s programming head Chris Long has left the company after near two decades. Long said he is leaving the AT&T-owned US channel to “pass the baton after pioneering one the most unique TV networks on the landscape today and move on to a new challenge”. “For the past 18 years I’ve felt an […]

DirecTV adds BBC’s Uncle to slate

US cable operator DirecTV has acquired Uncle, the BBC Three comedy. The show will go out on DirecTV’s Audience Network on Wednesdays from October 14 following a deal with BBC Worldwide North America. The acquisition comes after DirecTV unveiled its first original comedy series, Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight. “We recently announced our first […]