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Discovery to drop SBS brand in Nordics

Discovery is to drop the SBS brand from its Nordic unit SBS Discovery and rebrand it as Discovery Networks Sweden. The change will be implemented in full by the summer, with a new logo and corporate identity to be adopted. Discovery Networks International acquired SBS Nordic from ProSiebenSat.1 in 2013 and integrated it in its […]

SBS Discovery joins Nordisk Film & TV Fund

Norway’s second-largest commercial broadcaster SBS Discovery and its flagship channel TVNorge are joining the Nordisk Film & TV Fond (Fund). SBS Discovery’s Swedish network Kanal 5 has been part of the fund, which allocates capital to Scandinavian programmes and films, since 2008. The fund has a budget of around NOK90 million (€10 million) for 2015 […]

Ravn exits in Discovery restructure

Discovery Communication’s Nordic president, Henrik Ravn, is exiting as part of a restructure in Europe. Ravn held the titles of president and CEO of Discovery Nordic and Scandinavian channels business SBS Discovery Media, but will be replaced by long-time Discovery exec Dee Forbes at the end of the year as part of the rejig. He […]

Turner hires SBS Discovery exec as Nordic programming boss

Turner has recruited Karin Lindström as program director of its entertainment channels in the Nordic region. The duties covered by the role were previously handled from Turner’s London base, but Lindström will work out of Stockholm as the US company seeks to establish a stronger on-the-ground presence in the Nordic region. Lindström joins from SBS […]