On demand service TNT Now launches on Movistar+

WarnerMedia has announced the launch of on demand offer TNT Now on Telefónica’s Spanish pay TV platform Movistar+. As a dedicated section of Movistar+ found on its carousel in the series section, TNT Now will offer what the company says is “the most complete selection of TNT content”. At launch, the service will offer 25 […]

Kevin Reilly gets renewed contract, expanded role at WarnerMedia Entertainment

WarnerMedia Entertainment exec and industry veteran Kevin Reilly is to remain at the company for at least four more years in an expanded role, the company has announced. Reilly’s role will expand to include all WarnerMedia Entertainment basic cable networks as president of TBS, TNT and truTV, in addition to chief content officer, WarnerMedia Direct-to-Consumer. […]

NBA and Turner agree live streaming deal with Twitter

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Turner Sports have agreed a live streaming deal that will see Twitter broadcast a complementary feed during 20 NBA games on TNT this season. The complementary stream will be a live single-player camera view, which will be available to watch via Twitter during the second halves of the selected […]

YouTube TV ups price and adds Turner channels

YouTube TV is set to up its price from US$35 to US$40 per month, has added a host of Turner channels, and plans to up its sports output. The news came as YouTube said it will also expand its over-the-top pay TV service to 100 US markets in the coming weeks. YouTube is adding TNT, […]

Lattelecom adds TNT to offering

Telia-owned Latvia telco Lattelecom is to add Russian general entertainment channel TNT to its programming offer. Lattelecom will add TNT to its IPTV platform on July 1 as part of the Nashe Kino offering. The service will also be aired on the digital-terrestrial TV service operated by Lattelecom from July 11, taking the place of […]

CSA confirms plans for public channels in HD after MPEG-4 switch

French media regulator the CSA has confirmed that public broadcaster France Télévisions’ France 3, France 4, France 5 and France Ô channels will be able to air in HD and that flagship channel France 2 and cultural channel Arte will cease broadcasting in standard-definition when the country migrates its digital-terrestrial services to MPEG-4. Responding to […]

Russian TV content worth RUB44.3 billion last year

The market value of ready-to-air TV content across Russia’s seven main networks was equivalent to RUB44.3 billion (€913 million) last year, according to KVG Research. The Moscow-based research firm, which looked at the seven major TV channels – Channel One, Russia 1, NTV, TNT, CTC, St. Petersburg’s TV-Channel 5. and REN TV – said that […]

New CEO for Russia’s TNT

Gazprom-Media owned Russian TV channel TNT has named Igor Goyhberg as its new CEO. Goyhberg replaces Roman Petrenko, who will now head the TNT-Network board and will focus on strategic development. Goyhberg was previously deputy CEO of Gazprom-Media.

Turner closes TNT in Turkey

Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) has closed its general entertainment channel TNT in Turkey. The broadcaster has closed the channel “with immediate effect” as a result of poor performance. “TNT Turkey has not performed and grown according to the business plan. This led to a thorough business review, which concluded with this carefully considered decision,” the […]

Sky Deutschland expands HD line-up with TNT Series

Sky Deutschland is adding Turner’s general entertainment channel TNT Series HD to its line-up. The channel will launch in the Sky Welt package on June 22, taking the total number of HD channels available on Sky’s platform to 57. TNT Series HD, which airs series including Falling Skies, made its German debut on Unitymedia’s cable […]