Vocento, a formerly stolid regional press group, is prepping a buying spree in Spanish film and TV, drawing on a war chest of north of $500 million in cash and credit.
Upstart Spanish broadcaster Cuatro has picked up two more U.S. skeins, Sci Fi Channel's "Eureka" and TNT's "Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King."
Just two years ago, Antena 3 TV was an analysts' darling, ramping up ever-building profits. Now the Spanish broadcaster needs to go back to the drawing board.
Targeting the Hollywood majors, Spanish exhibitors federation FECE has petitioned Spain's government to cap distributors' rentals at 48% of total B.O. and to regulate release windows, limiting their…
Driven by coverage of Formula One auto racing as well as by "CSI" and Spanish primetime dramas, Mediaset-owned Telecinco is pumping out profits.
Spain has the highest film piracy levels in Western Europe as a report reveals that more than half the country's broadband Internet users practice peer-to-peer piracy.
TCM has entered original production in Spain. The first two--"El productor" (The Producer) and "La silla de Fernando" -- made splashy bows at the recent San Sebastian Film Festival.
Sanam Holding, the Moroccan investor in Morocco's CLA Studios, where it partners with Italy's Cinecitta and Dino de Laurentiis, is planning to build a permanent set of ancient Rome at Ouarzazate…
Spanish pay TV leader Sogecable added a mere 16,400 subscribers July to September, ending the third quarter with 2,006,000 customers. The modest rise could be a sign of a maturing Spanish pay TV…
In a groundbreaking deal for Europe, Catalan pubcaster Televisio de Catalunya (TVC) has inked with China's powerful Shanghai Media Group to co-produce a miniseries and long-format fiction series.
German shockers "Requiem" and "Rohtenburg (Grimm Love Story)" beat out strong Asian contenders "Exiled" and "The Host" for top kudos at the 39th Sitges Intl. Film Festival of Catalonia on Saturday.