Commercial broadcaster RTL 2 has posted record profits of DM 54.8 million ($28.8 million) for 1999, a 270% surge over the previous year. Overall revenues rose 9.5% to $303 million. A focus on younger…
Edel Music, Europe's biggest independent music group, has formed a strategic alliance with News Corp. Music Group (NCM) that will make Rupert Murdoch's son James a member of Edel's supervisory board.
Endemol Developpement, the Paris-based subsidiary of Dutch programming group Endemol Entertainment, has taken over French TV producer Hubert Prods., while in Switzerland the Endemol parent company…
Bruce Dern will co-star in the Sony feature “The Glass House.” Information was wrong in Wednesday's paper. * * * Creative Artists Agency represents interactive photo technology iPIX. Information was…
Spalding Gray, Bianca Jagger and Delroy Lindo were among industryites who got on the bus Tuesday to support "Stand Up for Class," the Creative Coalition's initiative to inspire public-school students…
To pave the way for a new alliance with Spanish media giant Telefonica, Germany's Bertelsmann has bought out former partner Planeta's 50% stake in online media shop BOL Spain, making the German group…
The Formula One holding company will be making its bow on the stock exchange sometime in the next year. German programming giant EM.TV & Merchandising picked up a 50% stake in the company in March.
Tele-Munchen, one of Germany's few remaining unlisted film and TV players, is headed for the German stock exchange early next year.
Following the success of RTL2's controversial "Big Brother" show, rival web SAT.1 has said it will also be introducing similar reality-based shows later this year.
Looking as if it might beat out main rival Kirch in acquiring a highly sought-after station, Europe's biggest broadcaster CLT/Ufa is reportedly eyeing the Time Warner-controlled German news netlet…