TVC Communications Announces Major Programme Output Deal with BBC News

Nigeria's leading independent TV and radio broadcasting company, TVC Communications has today announced a major programme output deal with BBC News.   The agreement means that the two television channels (TVC News and TVC) operated by TVC Communications will broadcast 368 hours of BBC News brand new African focused content over a two-year period commencing May 2018.   The deal sees superior quality, groundbreaking documentaries, lifestyle programmes, youth news, sports features and finance programmes broadcast on TVC Communications 24hour news channel, TVC News and the family/general entertainment channel TVC.   TVC Communications Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Hanlon said: "I am delighted to announce this landmark deal today with BBC News which forms part of a major ongoing investment in our TV and radio business with the aim of dramatically enhancing services to audiences and advertisers alike."   TVC Communications is undergoing substantial, positive change which is now delivering benefits to all stakeholders. This collaboration, with one...

Guardiola ends Bayern reign with German Cup win

TVC E. Pep Guardiola ended his Bayern Munich reign with another domestic double as they beat Borussia Dortmund on penalties to win the German Cup. Dortmund's top scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sidefooted over a great chance towards the end of normal time. There were no goals either in extra-time, although Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski was only denied by a great Eric Durm block. In the shootout, Douglas Costa scored the winning penalty. Dortmund failed with their second and third kicks, as Manuel Neuer saved from Sven Bender and Sokratis Papastathopoulos missed. Bayern centre-back Josh Kimmich struck his team's third kick straight at Roman Burki straight after Papastathopoulos had driven wide, but Thomas Muller and Costa scored for Guardiola's side. It means that the manager, who is leaving to take charge at Manchester City, completed his three-year reign with a second German league and cup double, having secured the Bundesliga title in April. He won the league in each...

AIB elects TVC Director as ExCo Member

Global members of the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) have elected the Director of Radio Services, TVC/CBS Nigeria, Mr. Richmond Dayo Johnson as a member of the Executive Committee of the Association for a two-year term, starting January 1, 2016. According to the association, the election of Dayo Johnson into the committee was predicated on his pedigree and expertise as a seasoned broadcaster and also for his notable contributions to the transformation of CBS into one of Africa’s most dynamic media organisations. Speaking on Dayo Johnson’s election, Chief Executive, AIB, Simon Spanswick said that, "It is great to have TV Continental playing a central role in the Association for International Broadcasting. The election of Richmond Dayo Johnson delivers African broadcasting an important and influential place within the AIB. ‘’As Africa's broadcasting markets continue their rapid development with Nigeria arguably leading the way, it is vital that there is an exchange of views and...