As Scots prepare to vote in the independence referendum on Sept. 18, and an independent Scotland looks increasingly possible, people in the TV business are asking: If Scotland votes yes, what happens…
Media mavens in Blighty are buzzing at the prospect that the U.K.'s biggest broadcaster, ITV, may end up in U.S. hands as a rush of consolidation reshapes the British media landscape. All year, U.S…
The carnage, horror, bravery and humanity of World War I has inspired such bigscreen fare as "All Quiet on the Western Front," "Paths of Glory" and "Gallipoli" — and now, as the centenary of the…
Almost one year into his job as the CEO of BBC Worldwide, Tim Davie is ready for another course adjustment. Mindful of how well popular scripted TV sells in global markets, "breakthrough content," as…
LONDON — Gordon Ramsay's U.S. TV career looks unlikely to be affected by the rumored prospect of a switch from niche web Channel 4 to Blighty’s biggest commercial broadcaster, ITV. A move to the…
LONDON — Rupert Murdoch's BSkyB, for more than two decades the U.K.'s dominant provider of pay TV, celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2014 but is only now facing serious competitive threats. After…
Recently Rupert Murdoch raised the curtain on what is, in a bit of hyperbole, being billed as the trial of the century.
Catwalk queen Naomi Campbell stepped out at the Mipcom TV market to hype season two of "The Face" and confessed that she is happy for other models to step into her stilettos should the series become…
When stars and script are set, prestige publicity prevails.
The onward march of on-demand digital news available by simply touching a screen is likely to cause yet more headaches in the boardrooms of international news broadcasters.
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.