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Controversial Greek TV auction raises €246m

Greece’s controversial TV auction has closed, generating €246 million (US$275.2 million), but denying licences to a number of existing national broadcasters. The process, which began on Tuesday and closed in the early hours of this morning, saw the Greek government offer four national private TV licences, down from a previous seven. The winning bids resulted […]

Hulu becomes HBO’s SVOD home in Japan

HJ Holdings – aka Hulu Japan – has become the exclusive local SVOD licensing partner of US premium cable channel HBO. Nippon TV-owned Hulu Japan will have exclusive streaming rights to shows such as epic drama Game of Thrones and comedy Silicon Valley in a deal that brings various “HBO series never before seen in […]

Star Channel becomes HBO’s Japanese partner

Japanese premium movie net Star Channel has become the territory’s exclusive home of HBO programming. An exclusive deal means subscribers to Sony Pictures Entertainment-backed Star will be the first to see HBO movies and series in Japan. It already has rights to key series such as Game of Thrones. Time Warner-owned HBO has a similar […]