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India’s Tata Sky picks up Keshet’s Prisoners of War

Indian distribution platform Tata Sky has picked up Keshet International’s drama series Prisoners of War. Keshet claims this is India’s first deal for a Hebrew language series. Prisoners of War, the title that inspired Homeland, is a drama about three Israeli soldiers who were captured 17 years ago while on a secret mission. Originally commissioned by […]

Fox names Europe, Africa channel distribution chief

Fox Networks Group has put Paolo Agostinelli in charge of channel distribution for Europe and Africa. As executive VP, affiliate distribution, he will oversee deals between FNG and platforms for the Fox, National Geographic, Fox Sports and Baby TV channels in Europe and Africa. He joins FNG in early April, coming to the company from […]

Indian SVOD deal for Worldwide

Indian satellite pay TV operator Tata Sky has acquired a package of UK dramas for its on-demand services and will launch them on a branded BBC block. The deal gives Tata Sky a new and classic British dramas from BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the UK public broadcaster. It is the first time it […]

HBO On Demand launches on Indian pay TV

Tata Sky subscribers with access to HBO premium channels in India can now access catch-up programming for shows such as True Detective. HBO will add HBO On Demand to its premium subscription offer on satcaster Tata Sky at no extra cost on March 21. At launch it will offer the critically-acclaimed True Detective, Game of […]

Sky Italia channels boss leaves for Tata

Paolo Agostinelli, a senior channels executive at Sky Italia, is leaving the Italian pay TV operation to head up programming operations at Tata Sky. Sky Italia is owned by Twenty First Century Fox Indian DTH platform Tata Sky is a joint venture between Indiam conglomerate Tata Group and Star, which is also owned by Twenty […]