While still far from reaching a target 1% market share, the backers of Germany's fledgling news channel N-TV have given the web a vote of confidence by raising its capital base 40%. However, N-TV…
The HdF, Germany's exhibition organization, released depressing statistics for last year. Box office revenues and ticket sales were down significantly from the 1991 season.
ZDF, already on a strict financial diet, approved a motion Thursday to cut another $ 337 million in costs by 1996.
Sony's plans to build a massive complex in Berlin to house its European headquarters have been pushed back two years. Groundbreaking will not occur until 1995, said Josef Brauner, new head of Sony's…
Hans Grimm will be the new chief of German private web Sat 1, replacing Werner Klatten, who was dismissed by the station's board in late May. The appointment of adman Grimm came as a surprise in…
A commission formed by the government of the German state of Baden-Wurttemburg has called for a total ban on TV violence. It has demanded a change in regional and federal laws, as well as stations'…
The Axel Springer Verlag's operating revenues declined 7%, ad income 3%, during the first five months of 1993, finance director Claus Liesner said at a press conference during which the German…
A Dusseldorf court has rejected a motion to revoke Vox's license.
Media giant Bertelsmann expects revenues to continue to climb during the current fiscal year, despite Germany's growing recession. Worldwide, the conglomerate expects revenues to rise by 1 billion…
What do you do to capture up to an 18% market share in the wee hours of the morning? Germany's screen-saver programming, images aired after the station signs off for the night, has hit cult status.
Germany's 16 regional media regulatory offices issued a "final warning" to private broadcasters here.