First U.S. media conglomerate to control British free-to-air network
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 — 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)…
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U.K. television veteran Dawn Airey has been hired to head up Yahoo's operations across Europe, Middle East and Africa. The former Channel 5, Sky and ITV senior exec is skedded to take up the role of…
The topper who once ran a portfolio of adult channels at U.K. media group Northern and Shell has been tapped as chief operating officer of the company's British terrestrial free-to-air web, Channel 5.
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 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.
The new owner of U.K. web Channel 5 has claimed that his cost-cutting regime has already resulted in the broadcaster returning to profit.