Canal Sur 2 TV channel to close in October as cost cutting measure

Canal Sur 2 TV channel in Andalucia will cease broadcasting in October as part of a 20 million euro cost cutting move at the publically owned broadcaster RTVA. The Junta de Andalucia has been progressively cutting back public funding at RTVA – the public subsidery has dropped from 181 million euros in 2009 to just 122 million euros this year. Advertising sales have also dropped, from 55 million euros in 2010 to 34 million this Continue reading Canal Sur 2 TV channel to close in October as cost cutting measure

Bullfighting back on TVE after six years absence

The bulls are back on TVE (national Spanish TV) after a six year hiatus. TV coverage by TVE of national bullfights was cancelled under the previous socialist leadership, but the PP appears to have put pressure on the national broadcaster to bring it back. TVE1 at 18:00: Feria de Valladolid. Vuelven los toros a Televisión Española. Seis años después de la última retransmisión, la cadena pública emite en directo la corrida de la Feria de Continue reading Bullfighting back on TVE after six years absence