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UKTV signs volume deal with C4

UKTV has signed a volume deal with Channel 4 for multichannel broadcast rights to 187 hours of content. Shows like Stupidest Things to Escape From and 50 Greatest Magic Tricks will air on four of UKTV's ten rebranded channels - G.O.L.D., Dave, Watch and Yesterday - beginning August 1. A large number of the content is being licensed for pay TV broadcast for the first time.
July 9, 2009

UKTV has signed a volume deal with Channel 4 for multichannel broadcast rights to 187 hours of content. Shows like Stupidest Things to Escape From and 50 Greatest Magic Tricks will air on four of UKTV’s ten rebranded channels – G.O.L.D., Dave, Watch and Yesterday – beginning August 1. A large number of the content is being licensed for pay TV broadcast for the first time. See the press release for details.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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