Swiss media group Highlight Communications, which is in the process of taking over leading German producer Constantin Film, posted a 14% rise in first quarter net profits to CHF4.9 million ($3.8…
German media giant Bertelsmann received a setback Thursday as Germany's antitrust watchdog said it would block the group's acquisition of Axel Springer's book publishers.
German telco giant Deutsche Telekom is in talks with Disney for content as it gears up to launch a video-on-demand service at the end of the year.
German pubcasters have denied accusations by commercial rivals that a planned increase in TV viewer fees is being used primarily to pay for soccer rights.
Bavaria's state film subsidy board, FFF Bayern, inked a bilateral agreement with Canuck cultural funder Sodec of Quebec to expand cooperation in film and TV between the two regions.
The Teutonic love child of Disney and European broadcasting giant RTL Group is making its parents proud.
Extensive cost-cutting and box office revenues from pics including "National Security" helped propel German-based production and finance group Internationalmedia back into the black in the first…
German media giant Bertelsmann is selling its BertelsmannSpringer science and trade publishing unit to British-based private equity firms Cinven and Candover for $1.2 billion.
War in Iraq took its toll on Haim Saban's Teutonic TV group ProSiebenSat 1 in the first quarter of the year, resulting in a $38 million net loss compared with last year's profit of $6.9 million.
A consortium led by German retail giant KarstadtQuelle edged out U.S. billionaire Haim Saban in the 20 million euros ($23 million) acquisition of former Kirch Media sports channel DSF.
Entertainer Thomas Gottschalk has refused an offer from friend Haim Saban to sit on the supervisory board of broadcasting group ProSiebenSat 1 after pressure from pubcaster ZDF, which airs his show…