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December 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
C Music TV has returned from a victorious trip to
Venice where it had the honour of being named
Best Music Channel at the Eutelsat TV Awards 2012, just days before it celebrates its 5
th birthday on Wednesday 5
th December. This award completes the hat-trick for C Music TV following its Best Music Channel win in 2008 and the Jury's Special Award in 2009. Also shortlisted in the Best Music Channel category by the jury of experts from international publications and television associations, were Viva Polska from
Poland and La-minor from
The awards are a unique international event recognising excellence in thematic broadcasting amongst more than 4,400 television channels broadcasting on Eutelsat satellites to 200 million cable and satellite homes across
Middle East and
Notes to editor
C Music TV launched in 2008 and now has paid carriage distribution in over 100 countries, on 6 satellites across
Africa. The classical, cinematic and chill-out music-video channel carries no adverts and is represented by THEMA, a distributor of 60 international television channels. The channel is a unique fusion of classical music in a pop channel format which mixes classical music and opera with film soundtracks as well as short-form interviews and live performances filmed in-house. The channel showcases the world's finest artists and introduces new audiences to this inspiring and beautiful genre.
THEMA handles distribution for C Music TV and over 60 other channels internationally with offices in
New York. The founder and CEO of THEMA is François Thiellet.
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