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Sony makes free TV move in Italy

Sony is launching its first free-to-air channel in Italy, with kids net Pop launching early next month. Sony Pictures Television Networks bought Neko TV (LCN 45) from Television Broadcasting System earlier this year and will rebrand it Pop for the May 4 free TV launch. As it acquired the DTT net two of its AXN channels went […]

Sony buys Viasat channels from MTG

Sony Pictures Television has acquired the Viasat3 and Viasat6 free-to-air TV channels in Hungary from the Modern Times Group. The pair of entertainment channels will take SPT’s Hungarian offering to five and they will sit alongside the AXN, AXN White and AXN Black offerings in the Sony stable. Viasat3 is programmed with mainstream movies and […]

Sony buys UK channels group

Sony Pictures Television has bought CSC Media Group, the UK channel operator. The deal, for an undisclosed amount gives Sony, CSC’s 16 ad-supported digital channels in the UK. Sony struck the agreement with CSC’s main backer, the private equity firm Veronis Suhler Stevenson. It gives SPT 100% of the UK company. CSC runs kids, music, […]

News brief: UK kids channel package from 9 Story

UK digital kids channel CSC has bought a package of programming from Canadian producer and distributor 9 Story Entertainment. Titles in the package include Peg + Cat, Wild Kratts (pictured) and Finding Stuff Out. The agreement covers 75 half hours in all.