Chellomedia Direct Programming will launch a new premium channel in the Netherlands named Film1 Series on January 17. The new channel is the broadcaster’s answer to the imminent start of HBO in Holland.
Liberty Global’s European content division Chellomedia has reported record subscription numbers for its Dutch premium channels Film1 and Sport1. At the end of 2010 there were 460,000, up 7% compared to the previous year.
Five years after the launch of its Film1 premium movie channels, Chellomedia is set to reposition the six channels on February 25. The channels will also get a new colour coded logo.
Dutch premium movie channel Film1, part of Liberty Global’s Chellomedia, is now available to Film1 subscribers on Ziggo Interactive TV platform, the broadcaster has announced.
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.