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…
Silvio Berlusconi's Fininvest has dropped its plans to join the Thames TV bid for Britain's Channel 5 license, according to highly placed Fininvest sources. Fininvest execs had negotiated to take a…
BBC director general Greg Dyke said Wednesday that he will not renew the £85 million ($141 million) five-year carriage agreement with Rupert Murdoch-backed satcaster BSkyB when the contract ends May…
Richard Branson's Virgin Group has joined forces with Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. to launch an aggressive expansion of the Virgin Megastore chain in the United States, Europe and Australia.
British telecom giant Cable and Wireless has agreed to invest T30 million ($ 20 million) in the U.K. cable TV operations of BCE, formerly known as Bell Canada Enterprises.
Don Bluth's Dublin-based animation studio is finally poised to rise from the ashes of bankruptcy, with new owners and filmmaker John Boorman as its chairman.
"Spread Eagle," a four-hour miniseries based on a story by Ken Follett, was unveiled yesterday as the first original drama production to be commissioned by British Sky Broadcasting, the satellite TV…
Rev. Pat Robertson's Intl. Family Entertainment Inc. yesterday sweetened its bid for Britain's TVS Entertainment PLC.
John Boorman's Merlin Films is joining Hong Kong-based Media Assets in its $ 14 million bid to buy what remains of bankrupt Dublin animation studio Don Bluth Entertainment, it was revealed in the…
Sir Michael Checkland will step down as director-general of the British Broadcasting Corp. this Christmas, two months earlierthan planned, it was announced Tuesday. Deputy director-general John Birt…