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Report: Sky should help UK films more

A government report into the future of the UK film industry has called on ITV and Sky to invest more money in British films. The Film Policy Review Panel, led…

MPAA’s Dodd: Hollywood is pro-Internet

MPAA’s Dodd: Hollywood is pro-Internet

MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd has reaffirmed the entertainment community’s commitment to both free speech and the fight against criminals who steal online content. In remarks to Washington,…

Mediaset, Clessidra joint swoop for Endemol

Mediaset has put in a joint bid for Endemol, the indebted Dutch TV producer behind Big Brother, together with Clessidra, the Italian private equity group. Mediaset already owns approximately one-third…

Talkback Thames split

One of British TV production’s most famous brand names, Talkback Thames, is to be scrapped. RTL’s UK production subsidiary, which makes shows including The Apprentice, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and…

Strong interest in connected content experiences

An anticipated surge in the household penetration of next-generation Internet-connected devices indicates solid consumer interest in new content to experience on these devices, according to a new study – Connected…

Discovery buys Betty

Discovery buys Betty

Discovery Communications has made its first acquisition of an independent production company by snapping up Betty – the UK firm behind shows such as Dirty Sexy Things, The Joy of…

China denies ‘entertainment ban’

A few weeks ago it was widely reported that China had ‘banned’ entertainment-type programming especially that emanating from Taiwan and which frequently employed ‘Western’ presentation styles and fashions.   BBC…

MPAA’s Dodd: ‘Partner to innovate’

Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has called on the technology and creative communities to build on their partnership to keep the…

Telefonica into content production

Spain’s Telefonica, operator of the IPTV service Imagenio with almost 800,000 subscribers, is entering into the production TV business following its agreement with pubcaster RTVE to develop several entertainment and…

Aussie pay-TV increases local content

Aussie pay-TV increases local content

The investment into Australian content by subscription television platforms and channels has increased to $578.4 million in 2010 from $541.4 million in 2009, show figures released by the Australian Subscription…