The $1 billion deal among German media group Bertelsmann, Spanish telco Telefonica and the newly merged search engine Terra Lycos has given the Teutonic giant an opportunity to further globalize its…
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…
German production group Das Werk and L.A.-based Detour Magazine are launching a joint online film mag -- Detour Europe -- in July. The two companies will be equal partners in the venture, which will…
Documentary filmmakers from around the globe were present at the 15th Annual Munich Intl. Documentary Film Festival over the weekend to exhibit their pics and accept awards. U.S. entry "Belfast…
European media powerhouse CLT/Ufa is reportedly in the process of buying a U.K.-based production company and in talks with French pay TV giant Canal Plus regarding film and sporting-events rights.
In an effort to better manage its growing global empire, German kidvid giant EM.TV & Merchandising has established an international board based in the Netherlands. EM.TV officials say the move will…
State media regulators in the German state of Hesse are investigating whether commercial broadcaster RTL 2 could be charged with illegal on-air dissemination of pornography.
In the wake of recent investments by France's Studio Canal in Germany, the programming giant -- with fellow French firm Expand Gruppe -- has launched its German subsidiary, Ellipse Deutschland Film…
Former German telecommunications monopoly Deutsche Telekom is gearing up for TV and radio on the Internet.
German national pubcaster ZDF will be expanding its digital operations next month when it introduces its documentary and newsmag channel ZDF.doku.