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YouSee teams up with TV2 for 4K UHD World Cup channel

Danish telco TDC’s YouSee cable arm has teamed up with national commercial broadcaster TV2 is provide 4K UHD coverage of the national team’s first fixture in the forthcoming World Cup final in Russia following its rollout of the first 4K set-tops to its base in January. The Denmark v Peru match in Saransk on June […]

TV2 Norway chief exits, Ronnnigen returns

Trygve Rønningen is returning to Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 to replace Trond Kvernstrøm as channel director. Rønningen began his career at the Modern Times Group-owned network, but left 16 yearsago. He has since held programme director roles at P4 and Scandinavian prodco Mastiff, and was last year appointed as MTG’s Norwegian chief. Rønningen returns to […]

UPC Hungary adds new channels from TV2

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Hungary has added two new channels to its programming line-up. The operator has added telenovela channel Izaura TV to its line-up, offering romantic series from around the world including ‘90s hit Muñeca Brava (The Wild Angel) along with La Viuda Joven (The Black Widow and Turkish series Queen of the […]

Norway’s TV2 reportedly plans cuts in restructuring move

Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 is reportedly planning to make record cuts of NOK350 million (US$42.7 million) over the next four years. Various local reports say “shock waves” were sent through the local industry upon the announcement, though the number of jobs lost was not clear, and TBI couldn’t reach Egmont-owned TV2 before press time this […]

Gerkens returns to Hungary to head up TV2

Dirk Gerkens will become the new head of Hungarian commercial broadcaster TV2, returning to the country he left last year amid claims he had received death threats over his company’s position on a local advertising tax. Gerkens had run RTL-owned RTL Klub for 13 years before stepping down last March. Several local reports said he […]

Danish partnership and new original for Netflix

Netflix has teamed up with Denmark’s TV2 to commission a third season of Rita, TV2’s comedy drama about a politically incorrect school teacher.  The third season of the show will be produced by SF Film Production and will be funded by a partnership between the Danish broadcaster and the US-based subscription video-on-demand provider, with further […]

Norway’s TV2 taps Monterosa for mobile interaction

Second screen technology firm Monterosa has partnered with Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 to deliver real-time voting for its new live talent show My Dance Crew. Viewers will be able to use a mobile app based on Monterosa’s LViS platform to cast votes over the course of the show, as an alternative option to traditional SMS […]

CBS signs deal with TV2, ProSiebenSat.1

CBS Studios International has widened the terms of its programming deal with TV2, which will give the Norwegian free-to-air broadcaster new CBS series including Madam Secretary. The political drama recently bowed on CBS in the US, winning 13.8 million viewers. Other new series covered by the volume deal include Scorpion. It will also have new […]

ProSiebenSat.1 completes sale of Hungarian channels

ProSiebenSat.1 has completed the sale of its Hungarian channels to their management. The deal, announced in December, will see the management of TV2, FEM 3 PRO 4 and Super TV2 take over ownership of the channels. The move is in line with ProSiebenSat.1’s strategy of withdrawing from eastern European TV and radio, following the sale […]

Norway’s TV2 signs second-screen deal with Monterosa

Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 has signed a 12-month app deal with second-screen platform provider Monterosa. Under the agreement, TV2 has licensed Monterosa’s LViS Studio platform to create and monetise second-screen apps across devices and social platforms and integrate them with TV graphics. TV2 firm said it will deploy these across a range of shows – […]