The European Commission approved investment group Permira's takeover of former Kirch pay web Premiere on Monday.
The cast of "Unit One," the TV skein based on real crimes that won Denmark's first Intl. Emmy Award for drama in November, has bought pubcaster DR-TV before a court of arbitration, claiming…
Veteran scribe Phoef Sutton ("Cheers") is finalizing a deal to come on board as writer-exec producer of the NBC comedy pilot "Coupling."
"Survivor's" still got it. The 90-minute premiere of the sixth edition of the reality adventure series teamed with an expanded episode of "CSI" to give CBS its first February sweeps victory on a…
Swedish director Josef Fares' comedy "Kops" has sold more than 167,000 tickets during its first week of domestic release, a new record for production house Memfis Film and distributor Sonet Film.
New Spanish-Argentine production company Altair Cinema is readying its first two pics, designed to tap growing international interest in Argentinean movies.
The annual listeners' poll on "Le Masque et la Plume" (The Mask and the Quill), Gaul's longest running radio show devoted to cinema, once again proves that the choices of Cannes Film Festival honchos…
Tony Ball, CEO of U.K. satcaster BSkyB, will give this year's MacTaggart lecture at the Edinburgh Intl. Television Festival in August.
Italian movies are making inroads into Russia, according to the national agency for promoting Italo pics, Italia Cinema.
Lobby group the Video VAT Coalition has urged the European Union to cut the value added tax on videos and DVDs.