LONDON — Viacom, Discovery Communications, Saban Capital and Scripps Networks are among the bidders to buy U.K. free-TV network Channel 5, according to the Financial Times, which cited a source…
LONDON — Adam Crozier, chief executive of the U.K.’s leading commercial channel ITV, has said the company will not be among the bidders for rival free-to-air network Channel 5. First round bidding…
Discovery Communications, NBCUniversal and Saban Capital are among the media players mulling bids for U.K. broadcaster Channel 5. According to a report published Sunday in the Financial Times, bids…
LONDON — Richard Desmond, the owner of U.K. free-to-air channel Channel 5, has asked advisers to look into the possible sale of the network, which could raise more than £700 million ($1.16 billion)…
As Fox News Channel’s “The Five” turns two today, it has some ratings news to help stoke the celebration. The late-afternoon talkshow, on which five panelists examine the top news, controversies and…
The network is scheduled for an Aug. 17 launch and will be available in the 90 million homes reached by its ancestor Speed.
LONDON -- The sole surviving senior member of the Channel 5 management team is quitting more than two years after Northern and Shell boss Richard Desmond bought the web from RTL.
LONDON -- U.K. terrestrial web Channel 5 has nabbed exclusive domestic rights to "Person of Interest," a thriller exec produced by "Lost" creator J.J. Abrams.
LONDON -- U.K. terrestrial web Channel 5 has bought ABC Studios' fantasy skein "Once Upon a Time" to air in spring.
Once struggling U.K. terrestrial web Channel 5 is expected to register record advertising growth this year thanks to a diet of U.S. imports, "Big Brother" and a smart, multi-platform ad sales…
The opening episode of the U.K. revival of "Big Brother" gave Channel 5 one of its biggest ever audiences.