New interim chief for SBS6 to replace Oosterman

Patrick van Mierlo has taken over as interim programme director at Dutch broadcaster SBS6, following the resignation of René Oosterman. Local reports say SBS6 has struggled in the ratings department despite acquiring valued Champions League football rights, with company part-owner John de Mol concerned by developments. Van Mierlo, a seasoned Dutch executive who has worked under […]

SBS channel chief steps down

René Oosterman has resigned as channel manager of Dutch free-to-air channel SBS6. SBS confirmed the news to TBI and said that Oosterman is leaving the broadcaster because of changes to the channel manager role after just over two years in the position. The broadcaster said that Peter Lubbers, the director of SBS TV Broadcasting, will […]