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.
Rupert Murdoch may know who will succeed him at News Corp. and 21st Century Fox, but he’s not sharing. “We have them,” Murdoch said in response to questions about succession plans, adding that it was…
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…
Dominic Mohan, former editor of Rupert Murdoch's U.K. tabloid The Sun, has left the staff of News Corp. entirely, in a move that is believed to be part of an exit strategy which may see him cut all…
You may find more promos for new fall TV shows online these days than you will on your TV set.
LONDON — Rupert Murdoch has told two U.K. lawmakers that he regrets comments that appeared to condone illegal payments made by journalists to public officials in exchange for information. In a letter…
LONDON — Rupert Murdoch has told friends that he feels "hurt" by the leak of a secret recording of a meeting with staffers at U.K. tabloid The Sun. According to a report in Exaro News, the website…
Hulu may have gotten pulled off the block Friday morning, but its owners have expressed confidence that the streaming site can become an even stronger asset. “I think it’s a hell of a good business …