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…
British media company Flextech, the main shareholder in the Children's Channel, is negotiating to take a substantial minority stake in the U.K. version of the Family Channel, which is due to launch…
The BBC's top light entertainment star, Noel Edmonds, will fly to the United States in the next few days to resume negotiations for a U.S. TV deal, following Thursday's news that he had agreed to a…
MTV Networks' kids channel Nickelodeon is gearing up for the launch of its new U.K. service later this year with the appointment of Brit producer James Baker as director of programs.
If Raymond Burr gets his way, Perry Mason could soon be cracking cases around Gorky Park, not Park La Brea. And he won't be alone.
MTV is poised to make its first move into theatrical movie production. According to MTV Networks chairman Tom Freston, the channel is close to a deal with an unnamed major studio to executive produce…
The mood of buoyancy with which the 30th Mip-TV program market opened last Friday continued through the weekend, with distributors reporting an upbeat sales tempo and producers announcing new…