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Donati, Brainch among raft of NBCU appointments

NBCUniversal International senior exec Duccio Donati is moving to a new role overseeing the E! cable channel in the US, with a CNBC chief taking his role. Concurrently, NBCUI has tapped a senior UK factual production creative to lead a major charge into unscripted programming. Donati (pictured), currently executive VP of NBCU division Universal Networks […]

NBC closing international channels and cutting jobs

NBC Universal is closing several of its international channels and has placed a group of its staff at risk of redundancy, TBI has learned. Industry sources confirmed that NBC will close several of its networks. The channels are part of NBC Universal’s international television group, which is run by Kevin MacLellan. Specifically, its channel division […]

Sky inks first pay TV window deal with NBC Universal

British pay TV broadcaster Sky has inked a deal with NBC Universal that gives it the rights to movies including Snow White & the Huntsman and Ted in the first pay TV window. The multi-year licensing agreement with NBC Universal International Television Distribution also gives Sky Movies subscribers in the UK and Ireland access to […]