Petr Dvořák, the former head of top Czech commerical station Nova TV, has been named head of the state-owned Czech Television (ČT).  

In two rounds of secret voting on 21 September, the board of public broadcaster Czech Television (ČT) elected Petr Dvořák as its new general director for a six-year term. Dvořák, formerly a top figure in billionaire Petr Kellner’s PPF Group, was one of five candidates, the others being Roman Bradáč, Petr Dvořák, Hynek Chudárek, Jan Svoboda and Radomír Šimek.