ROME — French media giant Vivendi is eying Italy as a key plank of its expansion plan. Negotiations are under way for the group to take a stake in leading Italian film and TV production company…
ROME — Wednesday’s move by Vivendi to become the majority shareholder in Italian telco Telecom Italia with a 15% stake is sparking speculation that the Paris-based media and content conglom is…
ROME – Spanish telecom Telefonica has acquired an 11.1 percent stake in Silvio Berlusconi’s Mediaset Premium pay-TV operation for Euros 100 million $136 million) in a possible prelude to more…
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…
ROME – Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset is mulling merging its pay-tv operations in its core Italian and Spanish markets, the top Italian commercial broadcaster announced on Wednesday. In a statement…
Silvio Berlusconi's conviction last month on tax fraud charges might have seemed like a closing chapter in his long and colorful career. But it was actually just a cliffhanger.
Last week offered some big plot twists in the ongoing saga of Silvio Berlusconi, who was sentenced to jail just a few days after sealing an important and strategic deal for his Italian pay-TV service.
Silvio Berlusconi today was convicted by an Italian court and sentenced to one year in jail, and is likely to be hit with a five-year ban on holding public office. It’s unlikely the 76-year-old mogul…
ROME – Shares in Silvio Berlusconi’s Mediaset rose more than 3% Tuesday, signalling markets don’t expect major repercussions on the TV company as Italy’s supreme court begins ruling on the final…
Egyptian billionaire entrepreneur Naguib Sawiris and Franco-Tunisian mogul Tarak Ben Ammar have formed a strategic partnership to produce and distribute a slate of films and TV content for…
Italy got a new government on Sunday, sealing Silvio Berlusconi's stunning political comeback with key posts for his PDL party just as his Mediaset TV empire is prepping to launch into digital…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History