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TVB Pearl blinks and misses climax to Rugby Sevens

Fiji celebrate their 26-19 win over Wales in a final played before a sell-out crowd at the stadium in Causeway Bay. Photo: K.Y.Cheng

In front of a raucous, capacity crowd in the cup final Fiji came from a 19-0 deficit against Wales at half-time to level the match at 19-19. With all left to play for and minutes left to go - local broadcasters cut to the news.


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Aaron Sorkin's golden run may be coming to an end.

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Joint bids the future, TVB says

Hong Kong's broadcasters can no longer afford to bid for major international events, and it is in their and the city's best interest to make joint bids, a senior TVB executive says.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Deal for Olympic coverage clears the final hurdle

Hongkongers will be able to watch the London Olympics for free after a last-ditch agreement was reached between rights holder iCable and free-to-air broadcasters ATV and TVB, with the help of government mediation.

18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

TVB starts direct talks with Olympic bosses

Olympic broadcast rights holder iCable faces being shut out of a deal to bring 200 hours of footage of the London Games on free-to-air television, after TVB started direct negotiations with the International Olympic Committee.

14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

TVB and ATV ready to strike deal on Olympics

The city's two free-to-air broadcasters may jointly produce and broadcast Olympic programming after TVB said yesterday it would invite ATV to help with coverage of the London Games once it wins the rights.

12 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Olympic TV deal still up in the air

Discussion over free-to-air broadcasting of the Olympics is now almost back to the starting blocks, with ATV saying it has yet to reach an agreement with i-Cable on a plan to televise the Games on ATV World.

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Pool's too small, TVB warns rivals

TVB warned its emerging rivals yesterday that the television business was not as profitable as it might appear, since advertising income had not grown in the past 15 years.

17 May 2012 - 12:00am


Divert NETs cash to train local teachers

I refer to the How We See It article ('Are best English teachers born to it?', May 31) discussing education professor Andy Kirkpatrick's 'revolutionary' new way of thinking about teachers of English in Hong Kong schools.

3 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

If you have impeccable taste in the high life, then the Dolce Vita lifestyle show wants you

Celebrating its fifth anniversary this year, TVB Pearl's English-language lifestyle show Dolce Vita is looking for a new face to add to its line-up of hosts, which features Jason Chan and (from left, above) Marcus Kwok, Rabeea Yeung, Crystal Li, Desmond So and Angela Tong.

7 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

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We are keeping it simple this week, it's only television after all. First, a show called Human Weapon, but before you learn about the programme, you might want to know a little about the channel that is showing it.

9 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Advertisers wary of digital TV format

Television Broadcasts (TVB), the city's largest free-to-air television broadcaster, said yesterday advertising commitments for next year showed nearly 10 per cent growth compared to this year, despite advertisers not yet signing for ads on its new high-definition (HD) channel.

13 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Quarter of TV viewers may miss free-to-air digital Games broadcast

Free-to-air digital broadcasts of the Beijing Olympics in August next year will not get to a quarter of Hong Kong's population even though transmission in the new digital mode will begin by the end of December.

13 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

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Your television fortune this week says: be unconventional, even visionary. In other words, don't wait until Christmas to shell out for that 60-inch widescreen High Definition (HD) television you've been ogling all year. The time is now.

30 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Class Notes

Professors put focus on East Asian education

22 Sep 2007 - 12:00am