Channel Launches


Viasat World launches Epic Drama channel on Vivacom TV

Viasat World has launched its Epic Drama channel on Vivacom TV in Bulgaria, with the channel’s SVOD content to be available to Vivacom subscribers by the end of the year. Epic Drama will join Viasat World’s other channels – TV1000,Viasat Nature, Viasat History and Viasat Explore – which are already broadcast by the operator, deepening a more than 10-year relationship between the […]

Singtel TV adds Discovery channels

Asian operator Singtel TV has added Discovery’s HGTV, Asian Food Channel (AFC), and Food Network channels to its programming lineup in Singapore. The networks are available on Singtel TV and the Singtel TV GO app, with the operator now carrying the full suite of Discovery channels in the country – including Discovery Channel and Animal […]

Trace launches two new music channels

Youth broadcaster Trace has launched two new music channels, Trace Ayiti and Trace Latina. Trace Ayiti will offer Haiti-focused music, airing music videos, artist interviews, magazine programmes, concerts and documentaries. Trace Latina will be positioned as a “100% urban, 100% Latin” channel, broadcasting Latin music ranging from hip-hop to tango. Trace Ayiti is available in […]

All Flamenco launches internationally with Orange France

All Flamenco, the first UHD TV channel dedicated to the Spanish Flamenco, has launched internationally with a distribution agreement  French operator Orange France.   The channel now forms part of the operator’s Spanish bouquet with a potential audience of almost seven million subscribers. The Spanish bouquet comprises eight channels for €6 a month, with Spanish Flamenco sitting alongside Antena 3, Star TVE, Atreseries, Canal 24 […]

H&C launches on Viasat in Sweden

Equestrian sports channel H&C has launched its Swedish channel on Nordic Entertainment Group’s Viasat platform where it will be offered on an a la carte basis, retailed at SEK59 (€5.65). Viasat’s subscribers in Sweden will be able to watch H&C’s offering of equestrian sport, including a calendar of Swedish and international events, exclusive masterclasses, and […]

Sky Deutschland to launch pop-up Halloween channel

Sky Deutschland it to launch a pop-up Halloween channel from October 19-November 1. Sky Cinema Halloween HD will offer a collection of 70 horror movies including Halloween – Die Nacht des Grauens (Halloween), Underworld: Blood Wars, Get Out and Annabelle 2. Other content will include an exclusive TV premier of horror remake Es, which will […]

Vivid Red HD arrives on Tele2

Adult entertainment specialist Vivid Entertainment has added its Vivid Red HD channel to Dutch service provider Tele2’s TV line-up. Vivid Red HD, which features content from studio partners Kink, Tushy and Vixen as well as home produced content from Girlsway and Pure Taboo. On Tele2, the channel will be part of the operator’s premium package […]

France 24 taps Arqiva for UK HD launch

News channel France 24 HD has launched in the UK, supplementing the standard definition version of the channel. France 24 has tapped its existing media services provider Arqiva to upgrade its five-year contract with the news broadcaster to incorporate the launch of the HD channel. France 24 has been available in standard definition in the […]

Virgin Media Sport to launch in Ireland next month

Virgin Media in Ireland is due to launch its new Virgin Media Sport channel on September 18. The channel, dubbed by the pay TV provider as ‘Ireland’s new home of European football’ will broadcast Irish-produced coverage of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League. Virgin Media Sport will be available to all Virgin Media […]

BBC First drama channel to launch in Poland

BBC Studios’ premium British drama channel, BBC First, is due to launch in Poland in October. The linear TV channel will replace BBC HD and be available in the country via DTH satellite, cable and IPTV providers alongside BBC Brit, BBC Earth, BBC Lifestyle, CBeebies and BBC World News. The launch will make the full […]