Some e3.9 billion ($4.8 billion) was spent in Europe on acquiring finished TV programs and format licenses last year, according to a report from market research company Content Economics Research.
Under new management, the U.K.'s ad-funded pubcaster Channel 4 has embarked on a quest for "creative renewal" at a time of economic stagnation.
The BBC Trust, the pubcaster's governing body, has approved Project Canvas, an IPTV service that aims to make convergence between TV and the Internet a reality.
On Friday, the whistle blew for the start of the World Cup, with 32 nations competing in 64 matches played over a month in South Africa.
The BBC took the lion's share of prizes at the British Academy Television Awards, nabbing 13 awards against Channel 4's seven and commercial broadcaster ITV's three during Sunday's ceremony at the…
The Europa Cinemas network of exhibs has selected Italo pic "Le Quattro volte," which centers on the life of an old shepherd in Calabria, as the best European film in the Directors' Fortnight section…
Ariel Veneziano's boutique sales outfit Recreation has announced the acquisition of Cannes Directors' Fortnight entry "Two Gates of Sleep."
L.A.-based production, sales and distribution shingle Inferno Entertainment has launched a specialty pic sales label, Ember Films.