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WARNER BROS TO CANCEL WARNER CHANNEL

Tuesday 24 December 1996 | 00:00 CET | News
Warner Bros will cancel the launch of WBTV: The Warner Channel, the company's UK satellite and cable channel, and will also cancel all of its other international channel projects. The decision is said to be due to an internal dispute between Time Warner and Turner Broadcasting (both US), which merged in 1996. WBTV: The Warner Channel is said to have been cancelled because it would have offered direct competition to TNT and Cartoon Network in markets such as the UK and Australia. In exchange for Turner taking over international channels, Warner Bros is set to acquire Turner's programme sales

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