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Premiere rebranded Sky

German pay-TV station Premiere will change its brand name to Sky despite heavy write-downs on the Premiere brand name. Premiere will trade under the Sky name as do other pay-TV…

Three in frame for VMtv

Channel 4, Time Warner and BSkyB have been shortlisted as potential buyers of Virgin Media’s wholly owned VMtv channels Virgin 1, Bravo and Living. Virgin Media intends to sell the…

Three strikes stumbles, again

The European Commission's proposed telecoms reforms, which include the three strikes proposals for abusive downloaders, will now have to go into the conciliation process after the European Parliament again refused…

Tweens/teens prefer cable

Pangea Media, a media platform for youth media and marketing professionals, has released the results of a jointly developed survey which tracked television consumption and viewing preferences of almost 2,000…

Warner Bros and AOL launch Socialthing

Looking to expand the parameters of its Socialthing social networking news feed service, AOL announced plans to integrate the platform across the sites of Warner Bros. Television Group another unit…

Disney profits down

A weaker than expected performance by its films at the box office and through DVD sales depressed Disney's second-quarter profits. Operating income at Disney's studio business fell 97 per cent…

Bezeq to take over YES

Bezeq Israel Telecom has said it would merge with satellite TV unit YES. Bezeq, Israel’s largest telco, said it will raise its stake in YES to 58 per cent from…

Discovery up

Discovery Communications reported an $8 million increase in first quarter revenues to $817 million, outstripping analysts expectations for the period and posting $119 million in profit. The company reported only…

Malone merges Liberty Entertainment and DirecTV

DirecTV will merge with John Malone's Liberty Entertainment to simplify its ownership structure and improve its ability to pursue deals; specifically making itself a more attractive target for one of…

Viacom down 1/3

Viacom profits fell 34 per cent in the first quarter, hurt by a global advertising spending slowdown. The company reported first quarter net profit of $177m, down from $270m, a…