The most dramatic drop in TV ad sales in 10 years has prompted Italian pubcaster RAI to cut its revenue forecast by 2% for the year, with anticipated total annual income expected to fall short of the…
ITV has sealed a £40 million ($57 million) deal for the TV rights to the top competitions of international rugby, including the 2003 and 2007 Rugby Union World Cups.
The European Commission has given its blessing to the joint venture between French media company Lagardere and management and technology consulting firm Accenture to develop services for interactive…
German film financier MBP Medien is launching a 10 million euro ($8.7 million) fund to finance TV projects from Hollywood producers Fred Weintraub and Tom Kuhn.
Private French broadcaster TF1 has won a fresh victory in its fight against what it claims is unfair competition from pubcasters. The European Court of Justice has ordered the European Commission to…
A Munich court is set to clarify today whether German pubcaster ARD can show footage of top Bundesliga soccer games before they air on media giant Kirch's terrestrial web Sat 1.
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U.K. investor Klesch filed suit Friday against John Malone and his firm Liberty Media for breach of contract, fraud and unjust enrichment stemming from Liberty's recent 100% acquisition of six…
The Ritz-Carlton Huntington seemed more like Television City than the Eye's HQ on Fairfax last week as it played host to the multitude of Television Critics Assn. presentations and festivities.
Two years after Lot 47 Films' genesis as a Gotham distrib focusing on specialty fare like Tim Roth's "The War Zone," the company is hoping to establish a foothold in film, video and commercial…
Lucy Lawless ("Xena: Warrior Princess") has signed on for a multi-episode gig on the upcoming season of "The X-Files."