AMC Networks has announced that Bruce Tuchman is joining the company as president, AMC/Sundance Channel Global, the company’s international division.
The threat of having its licence withdrawn by the National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) has been lifted from the Polish participation channel 4fun.TV, according to local reports. As a result, it should now be able to go ahead with a planned IPO that could net the company between PLN20-25 million (€5.6 –7.0 million). 4fun.TV is operated [...]
Poland’s 4Fun Media has submitted the necessary documentation to hold an IPO and will, according to local sources, hold one by the end of this year. Expected to raise between PLN20-25 million (€5.3-6.6 million), it will be used for the acquisition and production of content for distribution on mobiles, IPTV and the proprietary participation channel [...]
The Dutch fiscal police and the watchdog of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (FIOD and ECD) have raided the offices of RTL and SBS to gather evidence in criminal proceedings that they are preparing against the broadcasters for breaking the Dutch gambling laws. Also, the offices of production companies 2WayTraffic and Endemol were searched. In [...]
Data produced by AGB Nielsen Media Research shows that Viva Polska is currently the most popular music channel in Poland. In H1 2007 it claimed an audience share of 0.51% among all viewers aged 4+ and 0.95% in the cable and satellite sector. MTV Polska was in second place (0.27%, 0.50%), followed by VH1 Polska [...]
The Polish MSO Aster has added the participation channel 4fun.TV to its programme offer. 4fun.TV, which made its debut in 2004, is owned by 4FunMedia, itself majority-owned by the UK-based company Nova Holding. Aster is meanwhile present in Warsaw, Kraków and Zielona Góra, Besides 368,000 analogue TV subscribers, it has 48,000 who receive its digital [...]