Passage of media legislation, meant to modernize and bring order to Bulgaria's chaotic TV industry was halted in February when Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg told members of the ruling majority to…
Tensions between Serbia and Montenegro were exacerbated when Montenegro denied prominent Belgrade-based broadcasters TV B92 and TV BK licenses to operate in its territory.
Bulgaria's exhibition industry has gone three-dimensional after the grand opening this month of the Moskva 3D Cinema in Sofia.
Hungary's state-owned movie and distribution industry may soon be up for sale. Draft of a new law that would set the stage for sell-off of the Hungarian filmmaking infrastructure is scheduled to go…
A court has issued an arrest warrant for former Radio-Television Serbia (RTS) chief exec Dragoljub Milanovic, who has gone into hiding after losing an appeal to overturn a 10-year sentence for his…
After years of growth, attendance at Hungary's multiplex cinemas took one small step backward in 2002 -- and exhibitors may have George Orwell to blame.
While the world prepares for conflict in Iraq, Bulgarian TV is turning war-mongering into ratings. The Bulgarian Defense Ministry has just launched the Military TV network, a public TV cable channel…
Striking workers at influential state-owned broadcaster Radio Television Serbia (RTS) said Monday they will obey the government's back-to-work order, pending a meeting with the finance minister to…
Hungarian commercial broadcaster RTL Klub, controlled by pan-Euro broadcaster RTL, announced after-tax profits of 2 billion Hungarian forint ($8.8 million) in 2002, its best year since hitting the…
Regional cable giant United Pan-European Communications (UPC) has acquired seven Romanian cable companies as part of a $60 million expansion.
Established Hungarian helmer Peter Gothar took the best picture prize for his feature film "Hungarian Beauty," a cross-generational comedy about urban Hungarian life, at Hungarian Film Week, which…