Carlton UK Sales, the sales house for Carlton and Central Television, is
beefing up its non-terrestrial TV sales by taking over the contract for
two new stations.
Carlton Cable and Satellite Sales, the division headed by David
Sanderson, this week snatched the contract to sell ad airtime on the
cable jukebox channel, the Box, and the Travel Channel.
The sales contract was previously held by Scott Lynds. Carlton’s non-
terrestrial sales division already handles sales for SelecTV and Live TV
- contracts also previously held by Scott Lynds.
Carlton moved into the market in January by acquiring SelecTV’s cable
channel. Carlton is also in talks with a number of other cable
The sales operation is aiming to become the main airtime sales house for
UK cable television.
Sanderson commented: ‘It’s our intention to represent a portfolio of the
best-resourced, most clearly focused cable channels.’