In an early indication of European telcos' waning interest in the media, Spain's second-largest telephone operator, Auna, is looking for buyers of its controlling 49% stake in Spanish digital…
The rule for acquiring product used to be simple -- thrash out huge package deals with a couple of U.S majors then flesh out skeds with local productions.
Four of Spain's biggest TV and film production houses -- the Arbol, Boca and Cartel-Telson groups and Cerezo -- are in talks to pool their productions and catalogs in a joint rights-brokering…
Russian media magnate Vladimir Gusinsky was ordered back to prison Friday after a second day of extradition proceedings.
Spain's public prosecutor supported the Russian government's request that Media-Most topper Vladimir Gusinsky be extradited for alleged fraud during the first day of hearings at the National Court of…
Spanish mini-studio Filmax has created toon label Filmax Animacion, confirming its animation ambitions.
Spanish industry vet Jose Vicuna has been tapped president of film and TV production company Plural Entertainment, owned by Spanish media giant Prisa.
Spanish industry vet Jose Vicuna has been tapped president of film and TV production company Plural Entertainment, owned by Spanish media giant Prisa. The appointment of one of Spain's best-known…
Thanks to "Big Brother" and a booming TV ad market, Spanish publishing group Telecinco is claiming the crown as the most profitable private broadcaster in Europe. Telecinco posted net profits for…
Blue-chip Spanish media group Prisa, the 21% managing shareholder of film and TV conglom Sogecable, recorded consolidated net profits for 2000 of Pta15.4 billion ($84.7 million), up 8.2% from 1999.
Telefonica Media, the film and TV subsid of giant Spanish telco Telefonica, took its first real financial bow Tuesday, announcing results for 2000 that underscored both its size and its long haul to…