Helkon Media and the state of Brandenburg have set up a joint company, Mediavision Babelsberg, to manage Babelsberg Studios' trouble-plagued $60 million FX Center. The FX Center, which opened in…
Public broadcasters have the right to produce and broadcast television programming, but they don't have the authority to develop and run amusement parks, Saxony state officials said about the theme…
The private and political life of German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder will soon be lampooned beyond the latenight talkshow circuit.
Eureka, the nascent entertainment alliance between Germany's Kirch Group and Italy's Mediaset, has signed a Euro distrib deal with L.A.-based Hyde Park Entertainment, a producing group headed by…
Splendid Medien has joined the IPO bandwagon and is heading for the stock market in October.
Media giant Bertelsmann will ask its online book-selling partner BarnesandNoble.com to stop offering titles like Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" and other hate literature after a complaint from the Los…
German entertainment companies continue to go public in an effort to expand their resources.
-- Bertelsmann and Kirch have won a tug of war with Rupert Murdoch's TM3 over German soccer legend Franz Beckenbauer.
German telecommunications giant and main cable provider Deutsche Telekom has extended its deadline for offers to buy its lucrative cable networks from Friday to Aug. 20.
Angry at what it calls the grand schemes of Germany's giant pubcasters, the Assn. of Commercial Radio and Television (VPRT) has called for the partial privatization of the public webs.
Germany's ProSieben Media on Wednesday reported its best ever half-year pre-tax results with a 15% increase to more than DM185 million ($96.7 million), compared with $85.3 million in the same period…