Home Box Office and Anglia TV today confirmed details of their new production and distribution partnership (Daily Variety, March 15), including some minor last-minute changes in the balance of the…
Television New Zealand and its production subsid South Pacific Pictures have appointed London-based Hit Entertainment as their exclusive international program distributor.
Pressure is growing on BBC director-general John Birt to resign as more details of his tax affairs have emerged in the press over the past few days.
U.S. pay-cabler HBO and British ITV company Anglia TV are announcing a three-tier corporate partnership for international production and distribution.
BBC's new director-general, John Birt, walked into a storm this weekend when a newspaper revealed he was being paid by the pubcaster as a freelance consultant rather than a full-time employee…
Malcolm Vaughan, formerly VP of Twentieth TV Intl.'s European division, has been appointed managing director of a new TV distribution company set up by U.K. producer Sunset+Vine.
The BBC has appointed Alan Yentob as controller of BBC1, the pubcaster's mass audience TV channel. Yentob was formerly controller of the more specialized BBC2.
Granada TV, one of the ITV network's largest regional stations, has come under fierce attack from the opposition Labor Party for being "seriously in breach" of its new broadcasting license.
An interactive TV system developed in the United States could debut in the U.K. as soon as this fall, allowing viewers to play along with gameshows on all major British TV channels.
British Sky Broadcasting is exploring plans to add family, science-fiction and music channels to its satellite TV service this year, along with the already announced U.K. version of children's cable…