ITV, Blighty's troubled terrestrial broadcaster, has rolled out its new mobile television service -- but the streamed versions of ITV1 and ITV Play are being offered minus commercial breaks because…
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is planning to buy one of Poland's leading film production studios, Warsaw-based Czolowka, according to reports in the Polish press.
Metrodome Distribution has acquired U.K. rights to Rachid Bouchareb's "Indigenes" ("Days of Glory"), a homage to French Algerian fighters who fought for the French army during WWII.
Former BBC topper Peter Salmon, a British TV veteran who once ran flagship web BBC1, has been tapped as the pubcaster's inhouse production supremo.
Benelux-based media group SBS Broadcasting has acquired leading Romanian music channel TV K Lumea. Aimed at the 15-24 demo, Lumea was launched in 1999 as Romania's first local-language channel.
Brit indie distrib Tartan Films has acquired all U.K. and Irish rights to Hungarian helmer Gyorgy Palfi's stomach-churning surrealist drama, "Taxidermia," from Fortissimo Films.
ReelzChannel, the upcoming 24/7 cable net offering information about movies, has hired Lee Dollar as VP programming for studio and content development.
Fox is giving "Vanished" an early vote of confidence, ordering three additional scripts of the new missing-person drama. While no guarantee of a full-season pickup, move is a sign that net execs are…
Venevision Intl., the Miami-based subsid of Venezuelan media conglom Cisneros Group, launches a 24-hour Spanish-language movie channel, VeneMovies, today. Cable giant Comcast and Midwest cabler…
Alfonso Cuaron's 1991 debut pic, "Solo con tu pareja" (Love in the Time of Hysteria), will finally hit U.S. screens, courtesy of IFC Films, which plans a limited release starting Sept. 20. The…