Granada Group, the British TV and leisure conglomerate, saw pre-tax profits rise 28% to T68.1 million ($ 103 million) for the six months ended March 27.
Ambitious British media conglomerate Pearson has emerged as a possible backer of Premier Media's bid to buy the Rank Organisation's film interests.
National Heritage Secretary Peter Brooke met Monday with chiefs of the 14 regional ITV stations to hear their arguments for and against a relaxation of the cross-ownership restrictions within the…
Alasdair Waddell has resigned as chief executive of Lumiere Pictures, the U.K. film production arm of France's Initial Groupe, citing "personal reasons."
It was a weekend of double triumph for Richard Attenborough. As "Jurassic Park," in which he stars, was raking in $ 50 million at the U.S. box office, the British actor/director was transformed from…
The chairmen of ITV's 14 regional stations meet today with National Heritage Secretary Peter Brooke to discuss possible changes in ITV cross-ownership rules.
James Arnold Baker is leaving his post as chief executive of BBC Enterprises , the pubcaster's commercial arm, to take charge of the publisher Oxford University Press.
Flextech, the British cable and satellite TV company, has signed a deal with Intl. Family Entertainment to take a 39% stake in the U.K. version of IFE's Family Channel, which is due to launch this…
London Weekend Television has snapped up 14% of fellow ITV company Yorkshire Tyne Tees TV, underlining its ambition to remain one of the ITV web's dominant players over the next few years.
U.K. cinema admissions were up 11% in the first quarter of 1993, according to statistics released by the Cinema Advertising Assn. Nearly 28 million tickets were sold in the three-month period, the…