PUBLIC SERVICE MEDIA SHOULD NOT PROFIT FROM ADVERTISING, SAYS THE ASSOCIATION OF COMMERCIAL TELEVISION

27. 4. 2024 In an interview, Klára Brachtlová reveals how the Association helps TV stations, how broadcasters are coping with the advent of artificial intelligence, and why commercial media opposed the amendment to the law that increases fees for Czech Television.



THE ASSOCIATION OF COMMERCIAL TELEVISION CELEBRATES 7 YEARS, KLÁRA BRACHTLOVÁ REMAINS ITS PRESIDENT

25. 4. 2024 The Association of Commercial Television is celebrating its seventh anniversary this spring. Its main priorities remain the promotion of TV as an advertising media type, the fight against internet piracy and participation in legislative processes affecting the business of commercial broadcasters. Klára Brachtlová, Chief External Affairs of CME, the owner of TV Nova, remains its… Continue reading THE ASSOCIATION OF COMMERCIAL TELEVISION CELEBRATES 7 YEARS, KLÁRA BRACHTLOVÁ REMAINS ITS PRESIDENT



ARTIFICIAL VOICES DESCRIBE THE PLOT OF SELECTED SHOWS ON PRIMA COOL

10. 4. 2024 Visually impaired viewers can hear audio descriptions of programmes on the Prima Cool channel, which is created thanks to voice synthesis. The auxiliary audio track can have children’s, female and male voices. Prima TV is cooperating on the technical solution with the Czech technology company MAMA AI. The software used generates very realistic voices in… Continue reading ARTIFICIAL VOICES DESCRIBE THE PLOT OF SELECTED SHOWS ON PRIMA COOL



CNN PRIMA NEWS PRESENTS HOCKEY SERIES AND AIRS LEADERS’ DEBATE TO EP

10. 4. 2024 CNN Prima News is launching a series on its website about hockey players in trouble. It is also launching coverage of the European Parliament elections on Wednesday 10 April, kicking off with a leaders’ debate for the EP elections. CNN Prima News, the news multiplatform, in cooperation with the Ivan Hlinka Foundation, has launched an… Continue reading CNN PRIMA NEWS PRESENTS HOCKEY SERIES AND AIRS LEADERS’ DEBATE TO EP



PRIMA EXPANDS HOBBY SHOWS

10. 4. 2024 Prima is expanding its Sunday afternoon hobby programmes with the launch of Zahradník po ruce Prima TV’s Sunday hobby window, which includes the programmes Receptář prima nápadů, Libovky Pepa Libický and Vychytávky Ládi Hrušky, will be expanded with a new programme Zahradník po ruce (Gardener at Hand) from 14 April. In it, presenter Tomáš Trejbal… Continue reading PRIMA EXPANDS HOBBY SHOWS



CZECH TELEVISION MOST WACTHED TV GROUP IN MARCH, NOVA LEADS IN PRIME TIME

8. 4. 2024 Czech Television was narrowly the most watched domestic TV group in March. In prime time, the Nova group has the highest share. The Prima group improved year-on-year among the top three. Czech Television stations remained the strongest TV group in all-day viewership in the over-15 category in March. Their share was 28.91%, down 1.3 percentage… Continue reading CZECH TELEVISION MOST WACTHED TV GROUP IN MARCH, NOVA LEADS IN PRIME TIME



15… PRIMA COOL CELEBRATE. IT’S ALSO PRIMA KRIMI’S BIRTHDAY

4. 4. 2024 This April, two thematic channels of the Prima Group celebrated their birthdays. With the claim “15… Finally we can”, Prima Cool reached its 15th birthday, while Prima Krimi completed 6 years since its launch on Easter Monday. This spring, both channels have prepared a number of new programmes and premiere films for viewers. Prima Cool… Continue reading 15… PRIMA COOL CELEBRATE. IT’S ALSO PRIMA KRIMI’S BIRTHDAY



PRIMA GROUP APPOINTS NEW MANAGING DIRECTORS IMPRESSION MEDIA AND WELOVE MEDIA

4. 4. 2024 Prima Group has introduced new managing directors at Impression Media and WeLove Media. The current representatives Roman Stolejda and David Bauckmann are leaving the management. Hung Nguyen, Deputy Online Director and Director of Online Technology at Prima Group, becomes the new Managing Director of Impression Media. He will serve in this position together with Petr… Continue reading PRIMA GROUP APPOINTS NEW MANAGING DIRECTORS IMPRESSION MEDIA AND WELOVE MEDIA



TIPS FROM THE EASTER TV PROGRAMME

28. 3. 2024 The approaching spring holidays will bring four days off, which directly encourages spending time with loved ones and friends. Watching a series or movie together on TV is one of the most popular activities families spend their days off doing, according to recent research. Here are some tips from the Easter programming on czech commercial… Continue reading TIPS FROM THE EASTER TV PROGRAMME



CNN PRIMA NEWS: NEW GRAPHIC DESIGN REFLECTS CHANGES IN NEWS COVERAGE

25. 3. 2024 The graphic concept of news coverage and the continuous broadcasting of CNN Prima News is one of the essential factors that motivate viewers to watch the station, say Tomáš Vojáček and Petr Závorka. CNN Prima News has introduced a new graphic design for its news and continuous broadcasts after mid-February. The changes include a new… Continue reading CNN PRIMA NEWS: NEW GRAPHIC DESIGN REFLECTS CHANGES IN NEWS COVERAGE



POHLREICH TO FILM NEW EPISODES OF ANO, ŠÉFE! AFTER SIX YEARS!

25. 3. 2024 New episodes of Ano, šéfe! will return to Prima TV screens. The main face will be Zdeněk Pohlreich again. After six years, Prima Television will return to the airwaves with new episodes of Ano, šéfe! (Yes, Chef!). In a spot featuring Zdenek Pohlreich, it has invited restaurant operators to sign up for the show. The… Continue reading POHLREICH TO FILM NEW EPISODES OF ANO, ŠÉFE! AFTER SIX YEARS!



CNN PRIMA NEWS BROADCASTS SLOVAK ELECTION NIGHT

22. 3. 2024 CNN Prima News will offer a special broadcast on the Slovak elections, starting on Saturday 23 March at 20:00. After the American Election Super Tuesday, CNN Prima News will broadcast the Slovak election night. The special broadcast, which will start on 23 March and continue throughout the night, will be conducted by a five-member panel… Continue reading CNN PRIMA NEWS BROADCASTS SLOVAK ELECTION NIGHT



CNN PRIMA NEWS GOES TO BATTLE AGAINST DEEPFAKE VIDEOS

21. 3. 2024 Multiplatform CNN Prima News is fighting so-called deepfake videos. The presenter Pavlina Wolfová warns the public in a new spot. Like other faces of CNN Prima News, she has become an unwitting tool of scammers using artificial intelligence to deceive people. Using stolen and doctored footage, scammers try to convince internet users that celebrities are… Continue reading CNN PRIMA NEWS GOES TO BATTLE AGAINST DEEPFAKE VIDEOS



PRIMA HAS OPENED CASTING FOR THE NEW SERIES OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA’S GOT TALENT

19. 3. 2024 Casting will take place in several Czech cities on the first weekend in April. Prima Television in cooperation with Slovak TV Joj is preparing the next, 12th edition of the world talent show Česko Slovensko má talent. These days the casting has opened. It will take place in thirteen Czech cities on the weekend of… Continue reading PRIMA HAS OPENED CASTING FOR THE NEW SERIES OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA’S GOT TALENT



PRIMA WILL LAUNCH SLOVAK VERSIONS OF PRIMA COOL AND PRIMA LOVE LATER THIS YEAR

14. 3. 2024 The Prima TV group has obtained licences for the Slovak versions of the Prima Cool and Prima Love channels from the Radio and Television Broadcasting Council (RRTV). It has confirmed that it will launch them in Slovakia during 2024. The Radio and Television Broadcasting Council (RRTV) has granted FTV Prima licences to operate the Slovak… Continue reading PRIMA WILL LAUNCH SLOVAK VERSIONS OF PRIMA COOL AND PRIMA LOVE LATER THIS YEAR



TV NOVA AND TV PRIMA DEPLOY STREAMING SERIES IN TERRESTRIAL BROADCASTING

11. 3. 2024 As expected – TV Nova and rival Prima’s series, which were primarily produced “exclusively” for SVOD platforms, will eventually appear in terrestrial broadcasting. The big stations are thus spreading the costs of production and inflating viewership numbers. From the end of March, Nova Television will air two series of Iveta, originally intended for and deployed… Continue reading TV NOVA AND TV PRIMA DEPLOY STREAMING SERIES IN TERRESTRIAL BROADCASTING



PRIME TIME DOESN’T CHANGE EVEN IN THE AGE OF STREAMING SERVICES

7. 3. 2024 Prime time, the time when most viewers sit down at their screens and TV stations show the latest or most attractive programmes, has always been between seven and eight in the evening. With the advent of internet TV, viewers have been given the opportunity to change that. According to the TV channels’ data, they continue… Continue reading PRIME TIME DOESN’T CHANGE EVEN IN THE AGE OF STREAMING SERVICES



THURS WAS STRONGER IN FEBRUARY, NOVA IN PRIME TIME. PRIME ROSE IN THE EVENING

7. 3. 2024 Czech Television stations remained the strongest in February in terms of viewership in the universal 15+ group in daytime. In primetime, Nova is still the number one group. The Prima group grew the most year-on-year in prime-time in February. Czech Television stations were the strongest in February in the 15+ group in terms of viewership.… Continue reading THURS WAS STRONGER IN FEBRUARY, NOVA IN PRIME TIME. PRIME ROSE IN THE EVENING