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Dutch net first to taste Bake-Off companion

Dutch pubcaster NPO has become the first broadcaster outside the UK to order a remake of The Great Bake Off companion series An Extra Slice. The remake will be known as Smaakt Naar Meer and sit alongside the local version of Bake Off, Heel Holland Bakt, debuting on September 7. The format is a studio […]

Discovery bolsters sports team in Norway

Discovery Networks Norway has reinforced its team with the promotion of Jan-Erik Aalbu to sporting director. The move means Aalbu joins Discovery’s local management team. The former chief editor will now report to Discovery Networks Norway CEO Harald Stramme. Discovery Networks Norway owns channels such as TV Norge, Max and Eurosport Norway. Aalbu’s promotion comes […]

Sony rebrands Indian channels group

Sony Pictures Television has rebranded Multi Screen Media after the Indian television networks operator turned 20 over the weekend. MSM will now be known as Sony Pictures Networks, which more clearly defines it as an SPT company. SPN’s networks include the generalist Sony Entertainment Television, Hindi premium movies-focused MAX, English-language entertainment-skewed AXN, Bangla movie channel […]

SBS Discovery strikes volume deal with truTV

SBS Discovery Norway has struck a two-year volume deal for content from the truTV cable channel. The general entertainment channel is owned by Turner Broadcasting and the SBS Discovery deal was struck by Turner’s Non Stop Entertainment. SBS Discovery operates six channels in Norway; free-to-air flagship channel TV Norge as well as the FEM, MAX, […]

New German channel says Yep! to kids block

A new ProSiebenSat.1 male-skewing channel that’s launching this year has secured a long-term children’s content output deal with new m4e and Mainstream Media co-venture Yep! TV Bebtriebs. From September 3, ProSieben MAXX will broadcast on German free-TV, targeted at a 30-59 male audience with US series, international documentaries and an in-house magazine series. The channel […]