Hostilities are rife at TelePace, or Peace TV, the broadcaster with Vatican ties, that until recently beamed daily coverage of the pope's prayers and pronouncements into Catholic households from…
Bidding for Teutonic broadcaster ProSiebenSat 1, which is owned by a group led by U.S. billionaire Haim Saban, is entering its final stages, with Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset excluded from the…
New Line birth-of-Jesus pic "The Nativity Story" will world preem at the Vatican on Nov. 26 with Pope Benedict XVI expected to attend.
Closer collaborative efforts between Europe's increasing number of regional film funds as a means to engender more European co-productions is the dominant theme of Turin's European Cinema and…
Silvio Berlusconi's shady rise from cruise ship crooner to TV tycoon, transformation into the "media-political Frankenstein" who until recently ran Italy, and the cautionary significance this…
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is mulling a E5 billion ($6.4 billion) bid for Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat.1, Germany's biggest commercial broadcasting group.
ROME — A row over Italy’s shrinking window has prompted Universal Pictures Italia to postpone its “Miami Vice” homevid release. The spat was sparked by previous plans for “Vice” to be available to…
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi may be looking to replace Haim Saban as owner of ProSiebenSat 1, Germany's biggest commercial broadcasting group.
Italo distributors and exhibitors are up in arms about the local homevid release of Universal pic "Miami Vice" just two months after its theatrical outing.
A Milan judge has ordered former Italo prime minister Silvio Berlusconi and British lawyer David Mills to stand trial on corruption charges.
Italy is the world's fastest-growing market for Digital Video Broadcasting-Handheld (DVB-H) technology, meaning buyers heading for AFM are on the warpath, vowing they will not shell out major moolah…