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Sky hires fact-ent commissioner

UK pay TV operator Sky has hired Colm Martin as commissioning editor of factual entertainment. He will commission shows across Sky 1, Sky Atlantic, Sky Living and Sky Arts channels and report to Lorraine Charker-Phillips. Before joining Sky, Martin produced numerous shows including Young Apprentice and The Choir: Sing While You Work.

BSkyB launches advanced TV Everywhere service

UK pay TV operator BSkyB has launched a new service to supplement its Sky Go TV Everywhere offering that enables customers to download movies and TV shows and watch them offline The, Sky Go Extra, also allows users to register for Sky Go on up to four, rather than the existing two, internet-connected devices. Sky […]

Bradley Wiggins – A Year In Yellow

Bradley Wiggins is a household name, but when the filmmakers behind Bradley Wiggins – A Year In Yellow started out on the project the cyclist was considerably less famous, despite being a multiple Olympic medal winner on the track and finishing fourth (since upgraded to third) in the Tour de France. A year later and […]

The vision for Sky Vision

Carl Hall and Sophie Turner Laing tell TBI about how the freshly minted Sky Vision will be adding Sky’s upcoming original dramas to its slate as well as working with Sky News and Sky Sports to bring new programming to market. Distribution guarantees mean Sky can fully fund Plans to package and sell Sky News […]

Blinkbox snags The Newsroom download rights

Streaming and download service Blinkbox has taken download to own rights to HBO drama series The Newsroom. In the UK the Aaron Sorkin newsroom drama is transmitted on the Sky Atlantic pay TV channel as part of the output deal between HBO and Sky. The ten-episode series will be available to download via Blinkbox 30 […]

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