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.
Canada's first 3D toonpic, "The Legend of Sarila," will open the 16th TIFF Kids Film Festival on April 9, the Toronto fest announced Tuesday.
LONDON -- Trinity Film will handle U.K. distribution on helmer David Scheinmann's family drama "Believe," starring Brian Cox as Matt Busby, the iconic manager of the Manchester United soccer team.
CANNES -- Netflix has acquired U.K. soccer drama "United," starring David Tennant, the story of the Manchester United team that lost eight team members in an air disaster.
TV channels will be bowing their first 3D programming in weeks, but they do face challenges in achieving a perfect launch.
The European Champions League soccer final between the continent's two best teams scored hefty ratings for webs in Spain and the U.K. as Barcelona defeated Manchester United 2-0.
Satcaster BSkyB's $1 billion takeover of the Manchester United soccer club reportedly has not been cleared by the U.K.'s Monopolies and Mergers Commission -- the exact opposite of what emerged in the…