Long-serving international distribution exec Arthur Abeles, co-founder of United Intl. Pictures (UIP), died of natural causes in London on May 1. He was 85. Born and raised in New York and a graduate…
Channel 4 chief exec Michael Jackson has outlined plans for a third company-owned network, the digital and interactive web E4.
Granada Group reported pre-tax profits up 10% to £330 million ($495 million) for the six months through March 26, while confirming its intention to spin off its media division as a separately-listed…
London's Carlton Communications has formally put up for sale its subsidiary Technicolor, valued by analysts at up to £1.7 billion ($2.55 billion).
British Culture Secretary Chris Smith has tapped producer Iain Smith as the 15th director of Britain's new Film Council, filling the last open seat on the board. Launched May 2, the Council is the…
After market tremors among high-tech stocks, video-on-demand Webcaster Yes will slash its valuation by around 25% to £460 million ($690 million) as it goes public in London in late May.
Cultish BBC sitcom "The Royle Family" was the only show to cop more than one trophy at the BAFTA TV awards Sunday night, in an event otherwise dominated by long-established tube talent.
Channel 4 chief exec Michael Jackson has called for the abolition of the BBC's board of governors and the creation of a single regulator for all British TV.
Hookers and hypnotists -- but not politicians -- could start to advertise themselves on British TV if new recommendations from regulators are adopted. The Independent Television Commission (ITC) has…
United News & Media, one of Britain's big three ITV network companies, has sold UAP, its U.S. consumer magazine unit, to Trader Publishing for $520 million.