Top-ranking Fininvest executive Marcello Dell'Utri and five execs at Fininvest intermediaries have been accused of falsifying balance sheets and financial fraud in a wide-ranging investigation of the…
The 46th edition of the Prix Italia, the prestigious international television festival, will be held in Turin Sept. 14-25 at Fiat's Lingotto factory, an architectural masterpiece dating from 1920 and…
Italy was one of the first European countries to allow private broadcasters to break up the state's monopoly on the airwaves in the late 1970s, but it has been one of the last to regulate the results.
"Jurassic Park" made millions of dollars for director Steven Spielberg, but in Europe it's "Schindler's List" which is making him friends.
The future of Fininvest, Europe's second-largest media conglom, depends in large measure on what happens to Silvio Berlusconi March 28. That's when national election ballots are counted and the…
Longtime Italian film executive Sandro Pierotti was named vice president and general manager of Buena Vista Italia Tuesday, replacing Filippo Roviglioni.
At the moment, only two things in Fininvest's future are clear: Silvio Berlusconi has resigned as president of his $ 7 billion entertainment conglomerate to enter Italian politics, and he is getting…
Giampaolo Sodano, former president of Italian pubcaster RAI-2, has been named director general of Sacis, RAI's foreign sales arm. He replaces Leopoldo Brescia.
Italo TV tycoon-turned-politician Silvio Berlusconi is turning one of his networks into what critics termed an "electronic megaphone"-- and the attempt has caused an uproar both inside and outside…
A new satellite service aimed at 280 million viewers in 23 countries in the Middle East and northern Africa is gearing up for a March or April launch, uplinking to ArabSat from a base in Rome. Called…
Polsat, the winner of the license to run Poland's first national private TV web, has denied reports that it is secretly backed by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.