MADRID –Giant Spanish telco Telefonica's pay TV operator Movistar TV is making one of Spain's highest-profile drives into U.S. TV content in the last 20 years, creaming dozens of high-quality TV…
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Faced with a contracting telco market in Europe, Spain's Telefonica did what seems logical: It bought the country's largest pay-TV operator. Now the telephone and Internet giant can settle into what…
Making good on prexy Cesar Alierta's promise to drive energetically into the content business, Spain's giant telco Telefonica has bought up Mediaset Espana's 22% stake in Distribuidora de Television…
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ROME – Silvio Berlusconi’s Mediaset is reportedly in advanced talks to raise its stake in Spanish paybox Canal Plus by making a joint bid with Spanish telecom Telefonica for the 56 percent Canal Plus…
SAN SEBASTIAN – Call it the San Sebastian effect. Koldo Zuazua’s San Sebastian-based Kowalski Films, one of Spain’s most active national and international co-producers, with three films at the San…
CANNES — Canal Plus has nabbed Michael Hirst’s series “Vikings.” Deal was unveiled on Monday at MipTV. Skein, helmed by Johan Renck, Ciaran Donnelly and Ken Girotti, averaged 5 million viewers on…
Hollywood studios continue to exploit digital TV opportunities in Europe.
Qatar-based Al Jazeera has initiated "informal contacts" with Barcelona-based Mediapro to explore the possibility of acquiring Spanish soccer league TV rights from September 2015.
Paybox Canal Plus Spain has taken a co-production stake in international crime miniseries "Falcon."
Canal Plus Spain has thrown away the playbook for its new channel, Canal Plus Dos.
Leading Spanish paybox Canal Plus Spain has taken exclusive rights to AMC's new conspiracy drama "Rubicon."