New statistics from the RTL Group, Europe's largest broadcaster, show that TV is getting a bigger slice of the dwindling advertising cake but revenues are still down at the webs.
This year's Hof Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday, contrasted Germany's blooming mainstream comedies and thrillers of the Nineties with a return to the more introspective mood of the "Autorenfilm"…
Action film producer Eclipse Entertainment announced that the Frankfurt-based electronic stock exchange Proxepo has started trading Eclipse's $2 million bond.
Bavaria Film has raised its stake in Munich-based film producer Odeon Film to 50.01%.
German shopping channels are forging alliances with private webs in a move to boost sales this year. In early October, round-the-clock newsie N-TV broke its editorial traditions by opening a window…
The Kirch Group intends to sell its 25% stake in Spanish private web Telecinco to help finance its projected merger of its core holding Kirch Media with its ProSiebenSat 1 Media units.
A Munich district court rejected a complaint Thursday filed by 59 shareholders of scandal-ridden kidvidder EM.TV seeking compensation for not being apprised of company losses in a timely manner. A…
Kirch Media has sold the TV rights to the 2002 and 2006 World Cup soccer tournaments to South Korean broadcasters KBS, MBC and SBS for $60 million.
German distrib Helkon Media is entering a long-term program of cooperation with private web RTL II that covers 35 feature films.
Next year's Mipcom TV mart will reflect gentler entertainment product in a world that TV execs believe will still be reeling from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. and subsequent military…