Greece’s Star TV waltzes off with ‘Dancing with the Stars’

BBC Studios has found a new home for its Dancing with the Stars format in Greece. Free-to-air channel Star TV has licensed two series – the seventh and eighth in market – with the first airing on the channel in Autumn this year. Dancing with the Stars originally launched in 2010 on Ant1 in Greece. Meanwhile Just […]

Insight TV launches in Greece on Nova

UHD TV factual channel provider Insight TV has launched the HD version of its channel in Greece on the Nova pay TV platform. Insight TV’s content line-up will be e available in Greece and Cyprus with Greek subtitles provided by Nova. The deal was managed by Insight TV’s distribution partner, Thema. Nova’s premium content is […]

Netflix localises in Greece

Netflix has localised its service in Greece, providing local language support and enabling payment in euros in the country for the first time. The subscription video-on-demand provider said that over 70% of the content on the platform is now subtitled or dubbed in Greek. The SVOD service is available on a range of devices in […]

Broadcasters lobby EU over Greek TV rules

Greek broadcasters are unhappy about the prospect of new regulation that would force DTT channels to sell advertising via a government-run online platform. A two-week consultation on the proposed bill is about to end. It would force Greece’s DTT channels to set up an online advertising exchange and pay a 10% tax on all sales. […]

New role for Lisa Higginson at Shine

Shine is looking for a new UK-based sales director following the news that Lisa Higginson is relocating from the UK to Australia. As senior sales manager, Higginson is responsible for selling Shine content to the CEE and CIS regions as well as Israel, Turkey and Greece. She is relocating to Sydney where she will take […]