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UKTV buys Endemol’s Treasure Detectives

Yesterday, the UK factual channel run by digital channels group UKTV, has acquired US series Treasure Detectives. The one-hour series is fronted by art detective Curtis Dowling and his team and follow them as they evaluate whether arts, antiques and collectibles are fake or genuine. It is made by Endemol USA and was cable news […]

Donati, Brainch among raft of NBCU appointments

NBCUniversal International senior exec Duccio Donati is moving to a new role overseeing the E! cable channel in the US, with a CNBC chief taking his role. Concurrently, NBCUI has tapped a senior UK factual production creative to lead a major charge into unscripted programming. Donati (pictured), currently executive VP of NBCU division Universal Networks […]

Comcast to take full control of NBC Universal

US cable and media giant Comcast is to acquire the 49% of NBC Universal that it does not already own from General Electric for US$16.7 billion. Comcast said it would take full control of NBC Universal at the time of its original acquisition deal, which was completed in 2011, but had seven years in which […]