BSkyB has banked on soccer to draw subscribers almost since its inception, maintaining a stranglehold on Premier League matches by virtue of its willingness to pay ever-increasing sums for rights.
"Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa," a bigscreen version of a British comedy favorite, broke a lot of showbiz rules on the way to its Aug. 7 bow in the U.K.
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BBC Worldwide Prods. is developing British scripted series in America for the world with former BBC head of fiction Jane Tranter at the helm. Since Tranter came to the U.S. in 2009 to run BBC…
It's a mystery almost worthy of the Time Lord himself - who will succeed Matt Smith as the new Doctor Who? Speculation in the U.K. is rampant that the Beeb will tap a woman to play the 12th…
NBC News is looking to shake up its status quo by bringing in a digital-savvy British news pro.
"Mr Selfridge," starring Jeremy Piven, encapsulates a key part of what ITV wants to do more of -- produce inhouse U.K. hits that can sell strongly overseas.
BBC Worldwide has reorganized its activities, but to a large extent it will be business as usual at Mip this year for the pubcaster's commercial division.
Don't tell precocious BBC drama topper Ben Stephenson you can't have your cake and eat it too.
By Steve Clarke LONDON -- Naomi Campbell, the supermodel and businesswoman, is to star in a U.K. version of reality skein "The Face." Show, a co-production between Elisabeth Murdoch's Shine and…