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  1. BBC Olympics Host Gets BT Sports Network Show

    6:28 am 1/31/2013

    The British telecom giant has hired Clare Balding to host and co-produce a weekly sports magazine for its start-up channel.Read more

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  2. BSkyB to Offer Sky Sports Channels Online-Only for $15.80 Per Day

    2:11 am 1/31/2013

    CEO Jeremy Darroch says that the planned offer targets people who don't subscribe to the company's pay TV service and is priced to avoid cord cutting.Read more

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  3. BSkyB Adds Subs, Strikes Sony Pictures Deal as Earnings Beat Expectations

    10:52 pm 1/30/2013

    UPDATED: The multi-year Sony deal will further strengthen the film offerings of the U.K. pay TV giant, of which News Corp. owns 39 percent, amid the growth of Netflix and LoveFilm.Read more

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  4. U.K. Entertainment Stocks Largely Unchanged, Higher Despite Threat of Triple-Dip Recession

    6:09 am 1/25/2013

    Britain’s economy shrank more than expected in the fourth quarter following a benefit from the London 2012 Summer Olympics.Read more

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  5. Emily Mortimer to Write and Star in 'Doll & Em' for Sky Living

    4:01 pm 1/23/2013

    The pay-TV giant commissions a slew of original programming for the channel as it expands its content.Read more

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  6. U.K. Politician Calls on BSkyB to Give up Broadcast Retransmission Fees

    9:27 am 1/23/2013

    While U.S. broadcasters have been paid by pay-TV firms, British company currently receives fees from the likes of the BBC and ITV.Read more

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  7. BSkyB Sells Stake in Manchester United TV Network

    3:41 am 1/22/2013

    UPDATED: The English soccer club said it wanted to have "full control of the content generating and distribution capabilities across all of its businesses."Read more

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  8. BSkyB Greenlights Mini-Series About James Bond Creator, Kylie Minogue Drama

    2:41 am 1/17/2013

    Jonathan Rhys Myers will star in "Dracula" as part of the U.K. pay TV giant's biggest original drama slate yet, which drama head Anne Mensah unveiled Thursday.Read more

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  9. London Helicopter Crash Sends U.K. Networks Into Breaking News Mode

    2:26 am 1/16/2013

    UPDATED: BBC News and Sky News on Wednesday morning switched to non-stop coverage of the accident in a Southern neighborhood of the British capital.Read more

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  10. Viacom, U.K.'s BT Strike TV Network Carriage Deal

    3:25 am 1/9/2013

    The arrangement will bring MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon to the BT Vision pay TV service in Britain, which competes with the likes of BSkyB.Read more

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