MIPTV 2010 – CANNES. Food Network HD will launch May 1 on the Orbit-Showtime Network, according to Greg Moyer, president of Scripps Networks International.
Liberty Global’s content division Chellomedia reports record numbers for its Dutch pay-TV operation. The number of subscribers to Film1 and Sport1 reached 430,000 as at February 1, 2010.
The US broadcaster CBS is to launch six TV channels in the UK in a 50/50 joint venture deal with Chellomedia. The newly branded CBS channels will replace six of Chello Zone’s existing portfolio of TV channels in the UK, namely Zone Romantica, Zone Thriller, Zone Horror and Zone Reality, Zone Horror+1 and Zone Reality+1.
IBC 2009: Stand No. 1.D39 Amsterdam-based Digital Media Centre will be bringing its channel playout services, TV distribution and content delivery into the RAI to demonstrate its remote playout capabilities.