Patrick McKenna, the chief exec of U.K. media investment and advisory group Ingenious Media, has been tapped as the chairman of the National Film and Television School. The financier, who has…
British broadcaster David Frost, who was best known for a series of interviews with former President Richard Nixon, has died. Frost, who was 74, died of a heart attack on Aug. 31 while on board the…
LONDON — Mike Fries, CEO of Liberty Global, will deliver one of the keynotes at the Royal Television Society's Cambridge Convention, a confab for top TV execs. Liberty Global, which has 25 million…
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.
Werewolves, vampires and freak aquatic natural disasters brought down the house at the Young Hollywood Awards Aug. 1, which honored zitcom stars and pop sensations like Selena Gomez, Dave Franco…
LONDON — Andy Murray's Wimbledon final victory on Sunday drew the highest TV ratings of the year in Blighty for the BBC. The British tennis star's straight sets win over current world number one…
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…
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.
NBC News confirmed Monday that former British TV-news executive Deborah Turness would be the unit's new president, capping several weeks of speculation over who would replace Steve Capus in the role.
The creators behind Rogue, DirecTV's first foray into the original scripted series realm that debuts April 3 on the satellite's Audience Network, are confident they have a premium offering right up…