Ashley Highfield is ankling as chief exec of Kangaroo, an online TV service being developed by the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, to join Microsoft.
FremantleMedia, home of "American Idol," has cut a deal to produce exclusive programming for YouTube and split ad revenue generated by its content on the vidsharing site.
U.K. satcaster BSkyB will offer a standalone pay TV package to online users for the first time.
The U.K. television ad market is having its worst year since the dot-com crash seven years ago -- and there's no recovery in sight, according to a report released Monday.
Endemol, best known for "Big Brother" and "Deal or No Deal," has tapped Levern Engel and Sivan Pillay as joint managing directors of Endemol South Africa.
U.K. production house Film & Music Entertainment, which is chaired by helmer Stephen Daldry, has struck a series of distribution pacts.
U.K. sales outfit Jinga Films has signed an all-rights deal in Russia and CIS with Ruscico for Richard Hawkins thriller "Everything," starring Ray Winstone.
Barack Obama's historic victory was greeted around the world with reactions ranging from hope to hostility.
Leading global content provider Endemol is stepping up its activities in Asia with the appointment of Arjen van Mierlo as chief exec of operations in the region.
Dutch helmer George Sluizer, best known for 1988 thriller "Spoorloos" (The Vanishing), delivered the Variety Cinema Militans Lecture in Utrecht on Sept. 27.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Weekend:$17.6M Disney
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Weekend:$16.8M Paramount Pictures
If I Stay
If I Stay3Weekend:$16.4M Warner Brothers / New Line