Tag Archives: Five

BBC iPlayer to feature ITV, Ch4 and other programmes

A new feature has been introduced to the iPlayer, to expand the catch-up TV service to cover not just BBC programmes, but shows from other channels. Paul Clark, Head of Audience-Facing.. more
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Five welcomed back to Project Canvas

Richard Desmond, the chairman of Five’s new owner Northern & Shell, has wasted no time in getting the channel back on board Project Canvas, according to Techradar. Five was forced to.. more
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Five HD launches on Virgin Media

There may be a lot going on within the walls of the terrestrial TV channel Five, but life outside grinds on and no matter what the situation is within Five, the.. more
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Project Canvas loses Five

Just as things are beginning to look up for the multi-channel online TV partnership, Project Canvas has lost one its main partners. The terrestrial channel, Five, has pulled out from the project, leaving a big hole to fill. For Five this must have been inevitable,.. more
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OK! Boss looks at Five

For a TV channel that was written down in value by its owners from £500 million to £112 million and that lost £39 million during 2009, the sale of the terrestrial TV channel Five has brought in a lot of interest. The frontrunners are Sky,.. more
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BB creator interested in Five

John De Mol, the creator of the reality TV series Big Brother is being reported as partnering with the Greek broadcaster the Antenna Group, with a view to making a bid for the UK terrestrial channel, Five. A successful bid would put De Mol’s company.. more
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Buyers queue up for Five

RTL is looking to sell the terrestrial channel Five and it seems that despite RTL struggling to make the channel work, there are plenty of buyers taking a look at it including BSkyB, ITV, Time Warner and Endemol. Five has been losing money due to.. more
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RTL sets Five sale deadline

The Germany-based owner of the terrestrial channel Five, RTL, has set a deadline of the 21st June for offers on the channel. RTL has appointed investment bankers JP Morgan to handle the sale of Five, which was recently written down by RTL to a value.. more
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LoveFilm attracts Dawn Airey

The boss of Five has joined the board of the movie rental company LoveFilm as a non executive director. Dawn Airey has been the Chairman and Chief Executive of Five since 2000, but recent changes in the way that parent company RTL feel about Five.. more
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Channel Five up for sale

The fifth terrestrial channel in the UK, Five, is about to be put up for sale. This follows speculation for some time that the current owner the European broadcaster RTL has been interested in offloading the channel when the time was right. According to the.. more
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