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First Greek Series, “Maestro,” Makes Netflix Debut

Maestro, the highly successful Greek series of director and actor Christoforos Papakaliatis is making its debut on Monday at Netflix in Greece and Cyprus. It will premiere for the first time to audiences worldwide in early 2023. The popular streaming...

New TV Series in Greece Tells the Story of Saint Paisios

A new TV series on the story of Saint Paisios of Greece which started on Thursday on MEGA TV has had audiences glued to their sets. The television series includes big names in the world of Greek theater, television, and...

Businessman Evangelos Marinakis Obtains Mega TV Trademark and Archive

The media company ''Alter Ego,'' owned by Greek businessman Evangelos Marinakis, obtained the audiovisual archives and the logo of ''MEGA TV,'' Greece's historic first private television station, which ceased broadcasting in 2018. He also acquired several properties as a result...

Greece's MEGA TV Shuts Down After 29 Years of Operation

Greece's first private TV station, MEGA channel, closed early Sunday, after digital provider Digea stopped broadcasting its program. The provider's announcement informed that following a written notice sent by the National Radio and Television Council, it is obliged to interrupt...

Greek Channel's Staff Fear Station Shutdown

About 420 employees of Greece’s Mega television station fear losing their jobs after signs the company’s management is not intent in joining a broadcast licensing tender next month. In a letter sent to banks, the TV station’s shareholders said they...

Mega TV Channel May Go 'Off the Air' Due to Debts to Signal Provider Digea, Workers Warn

Mega television's digital frequency may soon "go off the air" -- possibly as early as Friday night -- due to the owner company's outstanding debts to the Greek digital signal provider Digea. According to embattled Mega employees, Digea's board...

MEGA Problems at one of Greece's Biggest TV Stations Due to Announced Wage Cuts

MEGA television network, one of Greece's five major television networks, did not air their nightly news broadcast on Monday evening, as the company's employees went on strike from 6 pm until 12 am in protest of the anticipated cut in wages. Efsyn.gr...

Poll Shows Greek Pessimism Grows

Greeks buried under 3 1/2 years of austerity measures said they've essentially given up on any hope life will get better and are growing more pessimistic about the economy, according to a nationwide poll by GPO for Mega TV...