It looked like a brave new world for Italy's media on April 11, as pubcaster RAI and other nets opened their evening newscasts with the story of Romano Prodi's razor-thin victory over Silvio…
Italy remained in limbo Wednesday as Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi continued to refuse to concede defeat in an election apparently won by center-left leader Romano Prodi by a wafer-thin majority.
Silvio Berlusconi's center-left challenger Romano Prodi won the Italian national elections by a razor-thin margin Tuesday. But the combative mogul-turned-premier is demanding a recount. Final returns…
Italian elections that will determine Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's political future and may have ramifications for his Mediaset TV empire were too close to call late Monday.
Italians began voting in two-day national elections Sunday that will determine Silvio Berlusconi's political future -- and have likely ramifications for the mogul's TV empire and the country's arts…
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset was fined E250,000 ($300,000) on Monday for giving its boss too much airtime in the lead up to the national elections on April 9 and 10.
Rivals Mediaset and pubcaster RAI are still duking it out in primetime with local product. A high-profile squabble involved dueling biopics of late Pope John Paul II, which ranked among the top-rated…
Nanni Moretti's anti-Berlusconi "The Cayman" has been chomping its way to stellar grosses after opening March 24. But two weeks before national elections on April 9-10, even Berlusconi opponents are…
Just as the second installment of "Rome" starts shooting at Italy's Cinecitta, a toned-down version of HBO's lusty historical skein has finally marched onto Roman TV screens sans nudity and violence.
Asmall, pulpy thriller centered on a time bomb ticking in a stuck elevator, "Floor 17" is a refreshing piece of no-budget Italo filmmaking. Helming duo the Manetti Brothers manage to maximize their…
A restored version of 1914 ancient-Rome epic "Cabiria," a landmark Italian silent, will unspool as a special event at the Cannes Film Festival in May. Helmer Giovanni Pastrone's pic, reconstructed…