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‘Trip-over’ Channel 6 gets a second chance

Channel 6’s youth formula failed to win viewers, so can its new owners TV3 do any better, asks Samantha McCaughren, Business Correspondent.

2nd August, 2008

Channel 6’s youth formula failed to win viewers, so can its new owners TV3 do any better, asks Samantha McCaughren, Business Correspondent.

The television business may conjure up glamourous images but in reality it is competitive, expensive and dependent on an often fickle audience.

The backers of Irish station Channel 6 were confident they had a wining formula when they launched in March 2006, but it failed to clock up enough viewers and revenues...

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