Top Czech station offers three new film shows

PRAGUE — The Czech Republic’s top terrestrial web, Nova TV, has added three film shows to its new cable channel, Nova Cinema.

Station, owned by Central European Media Enterprises, is rolling out magazine show “The Red Carpet Reporter,” featuring star gossip and lifestyles; “The Hollywood Reporter” covering film industry news; and “Night of Film Chances” giving exposure to the work of film students.

Nova Cinema launched in December, part of what station topper Petr Dvorak describes as a strong commitment to film fan offerings. Terrestrial TV Nova also airs a regular diet of American pics and programs, from “American Beauty” to “Home Improvement.”

A new 10-episode crime hour on CME’s Slovak terrestrial, Markiza, will also launch, with dramatizations of case files, the first such offering since the 1970s.

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