Baltic broadcaster and streamer TV3 strikes deal with NBCUniversal

Baltic operator TV3 Group has struck a raft of long-term deals with NBCUniversal Global Distribution, handing it access to shows such as La Brea, Chicago Fire and Law & Order. The deal includes first run and library films and scripted TV series, as well as animated series, Telemundo Súper Series, TV movies and direct-to-video movies, as well as unscripted […]

Baltic streamer TV3 to rebroadcast Ukrainian news channel

Baltic streaming and pay TV outfit TV3 Group has begun rebroadcasting Ukrainian JV news channel Ukraina 24 on all its platforms in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. To make the channel’s content more accessible, TV3 Group has launched an English language live audio track, while also continuing work on Russian translation, which will be available starting […]

TV4 Group seals basketball deal with ESPN Sports Media

Baltic media company TV3 Group has struck a partnership agreement with ESPN Sports Media whereby basketball fans in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia will be able to watch live broadcasts from NCAA Men’s basketball season and March Madness season via TV3 Sport channels, as well as on the group’s OTT platform in the Baltics, Go3. During […]

TV3 Group wins Liga Endesa rights for Baltics

Baltic media outfit TV3 Group has struck a partnership with the Asociación de Clubs de Baloncesto (acb) commonly known as the Liga Endesa, for an exclusive multiyear broadcast partnership in the Baltics. Basketball fans in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia will be able to watch live broadcasts from the Supercopa and acb season via the TV3 […]

Virgin Media Television seeking post-watershed drama

Virgin Media Television – formerly know asTV3 Group – is currently seeking submissions for a new post-watershed, six –part drama, for 2019/2020. The call for titles if part of an on-going drama initiative laid out by the company. Virgin is inviting entrants to explore contemporary themes, new visual styles and narratives, focusing on original, “noisy” […]

Virgin Media and TV3 secure Champions League and Europa League rights

Liberty Media-owned Virgin Media and its Irish commercial broadcaster TV3 have secured rights in Ireland to UEFA Champions League and Europa League football for the next three seasons. The deal will give Virgin Media and TV3 exclusive rights to 327 European matches per season in Ireland across both competitions, along with shared rights along with […]

Liberty to make ‘opportunistic’ moves for EU free-to-air channels

Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries has said that the company will be “opportunistic” about buying more free-to-air TV channels in Europe. Speaking at Citi’s Internet, Media and Telecommunications Conference in Las Vegas, Fries identified free-to-air channels as an attractive asset in Europe when it comes to content ownership, in comments that could reignite past speculation […]

TV3 overhauls channels, launching new service

Irish broadcaster TV3 has overhauled its two existing channels and is launching a new net, be3 to replace UTV Ireland. The broadcaster, which is owned by Liberty Global’s Virgin Media, said the rejig is part of a new three-channel strategy. Liberty Global subsidiary UPC Ireland, now Virgin Media, bought TV3 for €80 million last July. Virgin […]

Virgin Media launches ad sales agency

Virgin Media has launched Virgin Media Solutions, a new advertising sales house for the UK and Irish markets. Virgin Media Solutions will represent all ad sales for Virgin Media, including video-on-demand and Virgin Media’s public WiFi services. It will also act as the exclusive sales agency for all TV3 Group channels in Ireland, including TV3 […]

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