John Malone’s Liberty Global announced that it has completed the acquisition of British cable operator Virgin Media in cash-and-stock deal valued at $24 billion. With the addition of Virgin Media…
LONDON — Former News Corp. exec Tom Mockridge is set to become CEO of the U.K.’s top cabler Virgin Media if its acquisition by Liberty Global goes ahead. Mockridge was chief exec of News Corp.’s U.K…
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ITV has pacted with Twentieth Century Fox Distrivbution and landed the U.K. rights to FX's new drama series "The Americans."
News Corp. is shuttering its ambitious iPad newspaper the Daily after two years as it cleans house ahead of its split into two entities, the media and showbiz-centric Fox Group and the…
A fleet of comedians and filmmakers are hoping to replicate the direct-to-consumer model popularized by Louis C.K. via a new product enabling self-service digital distribution.
James Murdoch, the embattled chairman of U.K. satcaster BSkyB, has stepped down.
One of the great movies about movies, "Room 237" takes permanent residence in the icy labyrinth that is Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining."
News Corp.'s Italo paybox Sky Italia has surpassed 5 million subscribers, a milestone touted as boding well for further growth, as the satcaster steps up competition with local rival Mediaset.