John Birt, the BBC's controversial new director-general, unveiled the first major appointments of his regime yesterday, along with substantial changes in the way the pubcaster does business.
Paul Russell, chairman of Sony Music Entertainment U.K., has been upped to the new post of president, Europe Sony Music Entertainment.
Intl. Family Entertainment's attempted takeover of TVS Entertainment, parent of MTM, has developed into a last-minute poker game between IFE and a significant minority of TVS shareholders, who are…
ITV's program buyers made generous use of the network checkbook on their annual shopping trip to Los Angeles last month.
ITV, the United Kingdom's main commercial TV web, has settled on a network program budget of a little over T515 million ($ 824 million) for 1993 -- almost T50 million ($ 80 million) less than the…
The ITV web was thrown into disarray Friday, when the Office of Fair Trading rejected its new centralized system for commissioning programming as anti-competitive.
Britain's independent TV producers have won a major victory in their battle for access to the ITV network, the country's top-rated web.
The quest by ITV sunrise station TV-am to find a new core business when its broadcasting franchise expires at the end of this year appears to have failed.
The British Broadcasting Corp. made its first public contribution Thursday to the debate about its future role and financing, unveiling a detailed policy document in response to the government's BBC…
The sale of Independent Television News to a consortium headed by Carlton Communications will finally be completed later this week, after revised terms were accepted Monday by all ITN's major…