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Permira dumps All3Media sale plan

Private equity fund Permira has cancelled its plans to sell All3Media. UBS had been appointed last March to find a buyer. All3Media is best known for producing hit shows such…

RTL: “BBC Worldwide distorts market”

RTL: “BBC Worldwide distorts market”

Tony Cohen, the chief executive of RTL subsidiary Fremantle Media, which co-produces The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent, has accused the BBC’s commercial arm of “distorting the market” for…

Pakistan: $4bn broadcasting market

The electronic media has emerged as one of the fastest-growing and most competitive sectors in Pakistan, according to the Chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory (PEMRA). Presenting the watchdog’s…

Ramadan sees new channels for Mid-East

The start of the Islamic special month of Ramadan has seen a clutch of new channels launched. Some are wholly secular and look to target in on the month when…

Yet another Arabic news channel promised

The Middle East has around 30 all-news channels, with plenty more in the offing, including BSkyB’s upcoming Arabic-language service launching early next year. To that number must now be added…

Sky: Content investment faces challenges

There are challenges ahead in sustaining content investment across the UK broadcast industry, according to Mike Darcey, Chief Operating Officer, BSkyB, who expressed fears that there are no guarantees that…

Murdoch in China movie piracy warning

Rupert Murdoch has warned that China will encourage piracy and limit opportunities for its own movie market if it does not open up to foreign films. Delivering a speech on…

Video revenue vital for film, TV production

New films and high quality TV dramas are becoming increasingly reliant on projected video entertainment sales revenue in order to be green-lighted for production, according to an independent survey conducted…

Sky’s boost for Britain’s creative industries

Sky has announced plans to significantly increase its support for Britain’s creative industries as it continues to broaden the range of programmes enjoyed by customers. Speaking at an event organised…

euronews’ new dimension

euronews’ new dimension

International news channel euronews has unveiled a range of developments which it claims will take the channel to a new dimension. As 2011 gets under way, the service is switching…