Italian media magnate and prime minister wannabe Silvio Berlusconi is fighting another media onslaught -- this time from Spain.
Lena Olin has been cast opposite Anna Paquin in "Darkness," an upcoming psychological scarer written and directed by Jaume Balaguero ("Nameless").
Spanish publishing and media group Correo, owner of a 25% stake in broadcaster Tele 5, has postponed its planned flotation of 20% of its shares.
Antonio Asensio, prexy of Spanish publishing and media group Zeta and former head of broadcaster Antena 3, died April 20 after a year-long illness. He was 53.
Helmer Bille August ("Smilla's Sense of Snow") will direct "The Maid of Buttermere," an English-lingo romantic tragedy from Spanish production house Lolafilms. Set in the early 19th century in the…
In yet another example of the spate of media concentration in the Spanish TV market, Dutch TV giant Endemol has gained a foothold in film production in Spain.
Planeta Junior, a 50-50 joint venture of German toon giant EM.TV and Spanish TV and film conglom Planeta 2010, on May 1 will launch branded children's channel Planeta Junior on Spanish DTT operator…
Spanish film and TV production house Starline is driving into event miniseries production.
A Spanish-Portuguese bank, the Banco Espiritu Santo de Investimento (BESI), has taken a 25% stake in top Spanish toon house BRB Internacional. The deal came to light at the Mip market Tuesday in…
Hispanic TV soon will be bubbling over with soaps. Brazilian mega-conglom Globo has finalized a five-year output deal with Telemundo that will see the U.S. Hispanic broadcaster airing annually at…
Documentaries are in demand, fueled by the proliferation of branded doc-focused channels. But old-school docs are an endangered species, threatened by reality programming, globalization and…