CNN International Richard Quest has returned to London and is currently presenting from home whilst in self-isolation.
Will Disney close all the UK linear kids channels?
Mirroring other international channels.On a slightly different note, I did some checking around the films on Disney+ last night, interesting to see that some are edited for content, and some aren't. For example, Mrs. Doubtfire and X-Men:...
International Sports Coverage
Rights, Broadcasters et Al beyond the UK.Yeah, that’s so obvious! Covid-theatre is a phrase which I’ve seen being used to refer to pretend social distancing and things which make people feel safer, even if they aren’t.
International News Presentation: Past and Present A compilation of current news intros from Portugal:
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NBC News, MSNBC, ABC News and others from across the pond
NBC opens new newsroom studio, altered 3A now in use.What was the special about? Probably the first since CNBC was put back in the NBCUniversal News Group. However Telemundo isn’t an official participant, but they participate in the daily conference...
IRIB TV1 News Music
A rather weird request from an Iranian TV station, just wondering if anybody had it.Oh! I think it might be still in the ۱۹:۰۰ broadcasts... it’s confusing. Iran doesn’t make news shows easy...
The Business of Broadcasting.
Deals, mergers and that sort of thing.I think the current thread title is fine. Hows it ended up here?
FOX UK Rebrand
New look for the channel brings it in line with international variants.Some companies are fully owned by Virgin, some are partially owned, and others just licence the Virgin brand. A list of what Virgin owns, or part-owns are listed on the Wikipedia page:
CNN Center Atlanta to be sold? - Operations to Techwood
CNN International to moved to be to London.Another nail in the coffin for CNN Center. Word has come down the CNN Master Control will be moved from CNN's "Headquarters" to the Turner Techwood Campus in Atlanta. The move is estimated to happen...
Australian TV News Worth noting most the digital channels in Australia have regional variants - mainly for ads, but there are a few scheduling changes too, notably with the NRL and AFL being demoted to the digital channels...
RTE News - Ireland Minor presentation point, RTÉ have changed their microphone windshields from a green cover with black logo to a bluer green with a black base and a white logo.
Sky News Arabia
Sky channel 855.Just to let you know that Sky News Arabia is now gone off and switched over to a new satellite position. It suggests that it is no longer available on Freesat or FTA satellite and has now been...
TV3 News - Ireland
General Discussion Thread on the Irish commercial TV broadcaster's news programming including 3e.Not sure when it happened, but I notice there is now a short 4pm update branded 3 News and lasts just 1 minute. I suspect it's little more than a fancy promotion for the 5.