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The BBC makes some channels, such as BBC Entertainment featuring hit series ‘Doctor Who’, available in various EU states

The BBC is in talks with Irish and Dutch authorities to obtain licences allowing it to continue broadcasting across the European Union in the event of(...)

Seagram’s Edgar Bronfman jnr  (centre), with  Frank J Biondi   of Universal Studios and Cornelis Boonstra  of Royal Philips Electronics.  An erstwhile film producer and songwriter, Bronfman had a fateful preference for studios over distilleries. Photograph: Jon Levy/AFP/Getty Images

Open the filing cabinet marked “mergers and acquisitions”, go straight to the fat folder labelled “cautionary tales” and eventually you will reach the(...)

Company says the expansion of its sound stage facilities will allow it to sit down with the big guns in the industry.

Troy Studios in Limerick has announced plans to bag further major television or film productions from several of the world’s major content-streaming c(...)

Uncertain times: the loss-making Sky News. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

As the Dublin Castle courtyard filled up with the faces of relieved, overwhelmed and deliriously exhausted campaigners, it can have escaped no one wat(...)

Comcast said it wanted Sky to be its platform for European growth. Photograph: PA Wire

Comcast, America’s largest cable company, submitted a £22 billion (€25.2 billion) bid for Sky on Wednesday, prompting the European pay TV group to dro(...)

Rupert Murdoch was very close to doing a deal with Comcast, filings show.

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox walked away from a potential blockbuster sale of its entertainment assets to Comcast because the cable group, which (...)

Shares in Fox jumped more than 8 per cent in after-market trading, giving Mr Murdoch’s company a market value of about $53 billion.

Comcast and Verizon have separately approached Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox to explore potential combinations with the media company, a week afte(...)

 Melissa McCarthy as White House press secretary Sean Spicer and Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump in a recent airing of  Saturday Night Live. Photograph:  Will Heath/NBC/NBCU

Kite Entertainment, which makes TV3’s Gogglebox, have optioned the Irish rights to the US television format Saturday Night Live from NBC Universal. (...)

Snapchat has inked deals with NBC Universal, Turner, Discovery, ESPN and Vice Media in order to create mini TV shows of three to five minutes in length

Snap Inc is looking into creating original programming content for Snapchat users through new channel, Snap TV. According to the Wall Street Journal, (...)

Some £2.5 billion has been wiped off the value of ITV since the Leave vote in the UK’s referendum on membership of the European Union. Photograph: PA

There may be interesting times ahead for ITV plc, the owner of the television channels UTV and UTV Ireland, as a plunge in its share price and the val(...)

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