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  1. BSkyB Head of Comedy Lucy Lumsden Names Executive Team



    3:10 am 7/19/2012

    The former BBC executive announces promotions and hires amid the pay TV company's increased investment into original programming, including comedy.Read more

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  2. Analysts Discuss Benefits and Risks of BSkyB's Online Video Service Now TV

    9:13 am 7/16/2012

    While the U.K. pay TV giant can take on streamers Netflix and LoveFilm, some fear cannibalization, cord cutting and "a potentially dangerous move away from the bundled approach."Read more

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  3. BSkyB to Launch Standalone Internet TV Service Now TV on Tuesday

    2:33 am 7/16/2012

    UPDATED: The service that will target the market, in which Amazon.com's LoveFilm and Netflix are already playing, will cost $23 for a monthly subscription, with BSkyB betting that it won't encourage cord cutting.Read more

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  4. BSkyB Study Finds U.K. Pay TV Giant Contributes $8.4 Billion to Economy

    9:36 am 7/5/2012

    The company says it also supports 120,000 jobs as media regulator Ofcom continues to probe if it is "fit and proper" to own a broadcast license.Read more

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  5. YouView to Launch as London Olympics Begin

    3:08 am 7/4/2012

    Set-top boxes for the U.K.'s long-delayed free-to-air and Internet-connected TV service will hit stores by the end of July priced at $469.Read more

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  6. BSkyB Comedy Head Sees More Room for Original Comedies at Pay TV Giant

    4:09 pm 7/3/2012

    

Lucy Lumsden talks about the current comedy renaissance in the U.K. as Chris O'Dowd presents his new series "Moone Boy."

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  7. U.K. Satcaster BSkyB Snaps Up U.S. Shows 'Arrow,' 'The Following'

    11:07 am 7/3/2012

    The broadcater buys Warner Bros. shows and "Vegas," "Elementary" from CBS.Read more

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  8. Mixed First Half for Big European Entertainment Stocks

    12:28 pm 6/29/2012

    While stocks like BSkyB are down at mid-year amid Euro crisis and company-specific challenges, German TV giant ProSiebenSat.1 and Britain's ITV saw their shares rise.Read more

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  9. U.K.'s BSkyB to Raise Prices of Sky Sports Networks, ESPN

    3:59 am 6/29/2012

    The pay TV giant, which had frozen its prices for two years, highlighted that it has increased its content spending by more than $600 million per year.Read more

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  10. BBC Faces Increased TV Rights Competition for Future Olympics

    12:55 pm 6/27/2012

    Bids will be opened Friday, with observers saying pay TV platforms could join the auction this time around. Read more

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