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UKTV Believes in Yesterday

Adrian Wills, the general manager of Yesterday, talks to TV Real Weekly about the UKTV channel, which airs a variety of history-themed programming. In 2009, the UKTV History channel was rebranded as Yesterday. At the time, the network had a specific focus on war programming. “It performed extremely well but ...

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Channel Profile: Smithsonian Channel

Channel Profile: Smithsonian Channel Programming Strategy ACQUIRED TO ORIGINAL RATIO: About 30 percent acquired.The remainder is original or co-produced. SIGNATURE BRANDS: The Real Story, Aerial America, Air Disasters, Mighty Ships, 9/11: Day That Changed the World. SCHEDULING: Programming largely revolves around air and space, science and nature, culture, history and ...

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Channel Profile: 3net

WEBSITE: SENIOR PROGRAMMING EXECUTIVES: Tom Cosgrove, President & CEO Tim Pastore,VP, Development & Production Mark Ringwald, Director, Acquisitions & Scheduling GENRE: Mostly nonfiction, plus movies and kids’ fare, all in 3D. “We’re looking to be the leader in 3D,” says Tom Cosgrove, the president and CEO. “What we’re striving ...

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Channel Profile: Teema

OWNERSHIP: YLE Finnish Broadcasting
 SENIOR EXECUTIVES: Lauri Kivinen, Director General, YLE
 Tarmo Kivikallio, Head of International Program Acquisitions, YLE LAUNCH DATE: August 2001 LANGUAGE: Finnish and English
 GENRE: Culture, education and science, plus movies
 AVAILABILITY: Finnish DTT, plus cable and satellite distribution Programming ...

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