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Greece & Czech Republic claim ITVS quizzer ‘The Chase’

TV Nova in the Czech Republic and Mega TV in Greece have ordered local versions of ITV Studios (ITVS) format The Chase. The Czech Republic show will launch later this year as a daily, while the Greek version will air early 2022. The quizshow was created by UK prodco Potato and is distributed by its […]

Mainstream channels ‘losing their grip’ in CEE

Mainstream national TV channels are losing their grip on viewers across central and eastern Europe as people turn to niche and thematic channels, according to Marcin Boroszko, CEO and board president at Poland-based advertising sales specialist Atmedia Group. Speaking at the Digital TV CEE Summit in Budapest at the end of last week, Boroszko said […]

CEE broadcasters buy up Nickelodeon kids series

Viacom International Media Networks has sold a raft of Nickelodeon preschool series to broadcasters in Central and Eastern Europe. In the Czech Republic, free-to-air broadcaster TV Nova has acquired Penguins of Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda while CT, the Czech public broadcaster, has bought Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The second season of Turtles has been […]

Czech Television planning cultural and children’s channels

The Czech Republic’s state broadcaster will launch a pair of new channels in August – one for children and the other the country’s first ever primetime cultural network. The two Czech Television channels will share the same broadcasting slot, with children’s channel CT:D running between 6am and 8pm and arts net CT Art taking over […]