Channel Five

Five to launch VOD on new platforms

British commercial broadcaster Channel Five is ramping up the number of platforms that host its video-on-demand service Demand 5. Jeff Ford, director of programmes at Channel Five, speaking at a Broadcasting Press Guild event, said that it hopes to make the service available via the Sony Playstation 3, You View and free-to-air satellite service Freesat. […]

Channel Five reportedly ditching Sky for ITN

UK commercial broadcaster Channel Five is set to cancel a contract with BSkyB to provide news content and resign previous supplier ITN, according to UK press reports. Five owner Northern & Shell has cancelled a deal, which was slated to run for five years until end-2012, with Sky and is now expected to ink a […]