Universal Networks International

Universal Networks International names marketing chief

NBCUniversal’s international channels arm, Universal Networks International (UNI), has named Nicoletta Gelli to the new post of senior vice-president, marketing.  Gelli, who will report to Lee Raftery, EVP, marketing and communications, NBCUniversal International, will be based in London and will head up marketing and digital activity for all pay TV channels globally, including Universal Channel, […]

E! Entertainment launching this week in Russia and CIS

Universal Networks International will launch E! Entertainment in Russia and the CIS countries at the end of this week. The April 25 launch, trailed in January, will bring shows including Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Gossip Girl and the premiere of Rich Kids of Beverly Hills to CIS viewers. Merab Gabunia, managing director of Universal […]

E! Entertainment launching in Russia

Celebrity gossip and entertainment channel E! Entertainment Television is launching in Russia and the CIS region. The network will go live in the second quarter of 2014, according to Satpal Brainch, executive VP and managing director of E! channel operator Universal Networks International. Programming will include Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Fashion Police and new […]

13th Street Universal to launch on Cyfrowy Polsat

Universal Networks International’s 13th Street Universal is to launch on the Cyfrowy Polsat pay TV platform in Poland at the beginning of April. According to UNI, the launch of 13th Street will complement its existing portfolio of channels on Cyfrowy Polsat, including Universal Channel, Universal HD, Scifi Universal and E! Entertainment Television. 13th Street Universal’s […]