Archive May 2012

Al Jazeera eyes new London home in Shard skyscraper

Published 30/05/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera is in advanced talks to move into London's Shard skyscraper, the tallest tower in western Europe, a source [more…]

The top films at the North American box office

Published 28/05/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the four-day Memorial Day holiday weekend starting May 25, [more…]

Cover price rise keeps Daily Mail on track

Published 24/05/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - British newspaper group Daily Mail & General Trust said it expected to improve in the second half of the year after cover [more…]

Singapore startup Viki aims to take local TV global

Published 24/05/2012

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Who would want to watch a South Korean soap that was a flop back home? Lots of people, it turns out - [more…]

Oprah expands online with Huffington Post

Published 23/05/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is expanding her online empire by teaming up with the Huffington Post for a section dedicated to [more…]

BSkyB cleared in UK pay-TV movie probe

Published 23/05/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - BSkyB no longer dominates the British pay-TV movie market following the arrival of new entrants Lovefilm and Netflix, a regulator said, handing [more…]

UK lawmakers scared of News International: MP

UK lawmakers scared of News International: MP

Published 22/05/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmaker Tom Watson, an outspoken critic of Rupert Murdoch who played a prominent role in exposing phone hacking at his British [more…]

Murdoch denies planning to spin off UK newspapers

Published 19/05/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch has denied reports that News Corp is considering spinning off its British newspapers to protect the rest of his media [more…]

NBC bets on comedy, to air “Voice” twice a season

Published 14/05/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The struggling NBC network on Sunday announced 16 new TV shows - seven of them comedies - for the 2012-2013 season, [more…]

ITV expects to score with Euro 2012 soccer coverage

ITV expects to score with Euro 2012 soccer coverage

Published 09/05/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - ITV, Britain's biggest free-to-air commercial television broadcaster, reported a 13 percent rise in first-quarter revenue on Wednesday and vowed to outperform the [more…]