Al Gore's Current TV channel in the UK is facing closure after BSkyB – part owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation – axed it from its pay-TV lineup.
Current TV was kept afloat by Sky paying them millions of pounds to produce for the Sky network. But viewings figures have been low with some media stating that Current TV only managed 4700 viewers at their Peak.
The decision comes months after Current TV's Italian network was dropped by Murdoch's Sky Italia, prompting accusations from the channel that it was taken off air for political reasons.
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