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.
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…
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…
For the first time in years, ITV is in the market to buy American sitcoms, the new network director Marcus Plantin revealed yesterday.
An unknown U.S. company acting under the name TCW Capital has approached TVS Entertainment, parent of MTM Entertainment, about the possibility of making a bid for the company.
The Rank Organisation moved Friday to reassure London's financial community about its trading position, after two weeks of wild rumors concerning its debt level and the future of its film and TV…
A two-day trial starting no earlier than Nov. 23 will decide the fate of the TV rights to more than 1,000 films, currently the subject of a dispute between Thames TV and the ITV network, in alliance…