BeIN Media Group, the expanding Qatar-based broadcaster that recently acquired Miramax, is launching kiddie channel beJunior in tandem with Munich-based Studio 100 Media. The co-branded channel will…
Al Jazeera-owned beIN Media group has inked a 5-year multimillion dollar 600-title output deal with Italia Film International, the prominent Beirut-based Middle East film distributor with close…
Expanding from sports into movies, Al Jazeera-owned beIN Media group has inked a 5-year first-run output deal with prominent Dubai-based independent Middle East film distributor Front Row Filmed…
Al Jazeera's beIN Media Group, its low-profile sports spinoff, is quietly establishing footholds all over the globe. In its latest move, Qatari-owned beIN Media Group is teaming with Spanish conglom…
Turkish media are reporting that Sheikh Nasser Al-Khelaifi of Qatar has acquired a controlling stake in leading Turkish satellite pay TV operator Digiturk, which is to become part of the Al Jazeera…
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With negotiations remaining at a stalemate with DirecTV, the Pac-12 Networks has focused its energies on a new advertising campaign that aims to convince subscribers to the satellite distributor to…
Al Jazeera America came to NCTA with real distribution work to do, courting cable operators to carry the all-news channel that parent org Al Jazeera Media Network intends to launch by late August.
Time Warner Cable is unleashing its TWC TV app for Apple devices for use outside subscribers' homes — but of the initial live lineup of 10 national nets, only Fox News Channel is a top-tier cabler…
French tv maven Fabrice de la Patelliere, head of fiction programming at Canal Plus, is shepherding a slate of shows sure to draw the attention of U.S. programming execs.
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