German film group Senator Entertainment saw a 72% increase in revenues for fiscal year 2000 to DM 211 million ($96 million), but the company's net profits for 2000 were $1 million, slashed from the…
Kirch Media is reportedly looking to take a stake in Russian broadcaster TV-6. If deal closes, it will be the first foreign media company in Russia's TV market.
Studio Babelsberg is looking to launch two investment funds to bankroll U.S. and European pics. Company execs said a $224 million fund will be set up with an unnamed major U.S. independent producer…
Constantin topper Bernd Eichinger is stepping down from his corporate management seat to concentrate on film production amid company restructuring.
Germany's EM.TV has sold a 24.5% stake in Formula One holding outfit SLEC to media giant Kirch for DM1.3 billion ($586 million), taking a major step toward digging itself out of debt.
Frank Woessner has stepped down from the top post at Bertelsmann's book division, but he'll have plenty to do at German film group CoproMedia, which is revamping for a more aggressive international…
Government securities regulators are looking for evidence of illegal insider trading of German distrib giant Kinowelt stock before the release of the company's annual figures last week.
U.S./Dutch cable provider United Pan-Europe Communication (UPC) has confirmed it is negotiating for a possible stake in German cabler Primacom, but refused to comment on the possibility of a merger.
After finally increasing their 50% stake in Formula One marketing outfit SLEC to 75%, German media groups Kirch and EM.TV & Merchandising look like they may be forced to hand a 35% chunk to carmakers…
Name of show: “Little King Macius” Producing Companies: Berlin-based Ellipse Deutschland, Kinderkanal, Leipzig's Saxonia Media, and Poland's Studio Orange. Creatives involved: Based on the popular…