New York – On September 11, 2001, the United States suffered the deadliest terrorist attack in its history. To most people, the attack was a sudden and extraordinary act of aggression. But a group of law enforcement agents, analysts, and other government officials knew better; the roots of the attack were sown decades earlier. HISTORY presents a major historical investigation of the events that led to that day in the limited documentary series, Road to 9/11. The six-hour, three consecutive night … [Read more...] about HISTORY premieres Road to 9/11
Miami – West Palm Beach – New York - Carlos Barba, Chairman of the first fully Spanish subscription streaming service Véonet, announced that the on-schedule Véonet rollout was successfully conducted. Véonet is available to viewers and potential subscribers on Veonet.tv, in the United States and Puerto Rico. Véonet Chairman Barba, pioneer in the creation of several Hispanic Channels like Telemundo and Univision, pressed the magic on-screen computer button making available many hours … [Read more...] about Véonet team announces on-schedule Rollout
New York – The CBS Television Network announced on April 10 that Stephen Colbert, the host, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning The Colbert Report, will succeed David Letterman as the host of the Late Show, effective when Letterman retires from the broadcast. The five-year agreement between CBS and Colbert was announced by Leslie Moonves, President and CEO, CBS Corporation, and Nina Tassler, Chairman of CBS Entertainment. Letterman, the legendary, critically … [Read more...] about CBS announces the next host of the “Late Show”
Tel Aviv – AOL has commissioned its first long-form video series, Connected, for inclusion in the AOL On Network, AOL’s premium video platform. Connected, which captures the authentic voices of five individuals as they put their lives on camera, has seen tremendous success in international markets and will now be adapted for U.S. audiences by AOL. The show, created by Ram Landes and distributed by Armoza Formats, will debut later this year as part of the slate of new original series … [Read more...] about AOL commissions first long-form video series
Tokyo – NHK WORLD TV, the 24-hour English channel of Japan’s public broadcaster, NHK, is now available to an additional 2.7 million households in 65 cities throughout the United States. AT&T, the largest IPTV provider in the country, began this service on February 21. Combined with New York and some major U.S. cities where NHK WORLD TV’s 24-hour broadcast is already available, the channel is now covering more ground in the U.S. Part of NHK WORLD TV’s programming has … [Read more...] about NHK WORLD TV expands in the U.S.
New York, New York – Launching summer 2014, A+E Networks' BIO Channel will be rebranded as FYI, a contemporary lifestyle network reflecting how people actually live their lives today, it was announced by Nancy Dubuc, President & CEO of A+E Networks. Jana Bennett, President of FYI and LMN, will oversee the new network. For your inspiration, for your imagination or for your innovation, FYI will be a personalised experience for each viewer. FYI embraces the way we really … [Read more...] about A+E Network’s BIO channel to rebrand as FYI