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BBC, Sony Television's India Unit Partner for New Channel

Thu Sep 17 02:03:12 EDT 2015 | The Hollywood Reporter
Sony Pictures Television's India unit Multi Screen Media and BBC Worldwide have partnered to launch Sony BBC Earth, according to a joint announcement. This a first for BBCW in India to launch a co-branded channel with a local partner, "a pioneering model" according to the company's president, global markets, Paul Dempsey. BBCW has been rebuilding its India presence after it pulled the plug on two of its channels here, BBC Entertainment and kids channel CBeebies, in 2012 after five years of opera..

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