Haim Saban is today back at the bargaining table with insolvent TV group Kirch Media and its creditor banks after making a second bid for German broadcasting group ProSiebenSat 1.
Creditors of insolvent TV group Kirch Media are expecting a new offer from Haim Saban this week in the seemingly never-ending sale of the bankrupt Kirch Media's multi-channel broadcaster ProSiebenSat…
Bertelsmann is the last remaining super power in German commercial TV, so it seems fitting that its new Berlin home was once the high command of the city's military forces.
"Bibi Blocksberg II," the follow-up to last year's most successful German film, is set to start shooting Thursday in southern and central Germany.
Germany's EM.TV has finalized the sale of the Jim Henson Co. to the Henson family, although the license trader had to settle for $5 million less than what the original deal called for, the company…
The battle between German exhibs and UIP over a controversial new pricing system heated up this week after the Assn. of German Film Theaters (HDF) warned its members that screening the distrib's…
Bertelsmann's $164 million sale of its minority stake in online bookstore Barnes&Noble.com is the latest sign that the German media giant is rearranging its priorities.
German kidvidder RTV has posted a e1.2 million ($1.36 million) half-year loss, well down from the $117 million loss the company suffered in the same period last year.
Magyar Grundy UFA, a Hungarian subsidiary of Germany's Grundy UFA TV, is producing a new primetime series for Hungarian web RTL Klub.
As the annual Telemesse TV advertising confab kicks off today in Cologne, German pubcaster ARD announced that it will cut its advertising prices by 5.5% in the coming year.
Germany's highest court has stepped in to block a $17 billion joint lawsuit by EMI, Universal and a group of U.S. music publishers against media giant Bertelsmann for its support of online music…