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  1. Germany Pay TV Revenue Tops $2.8 Billion

    6:11 am 7/11/2014

    Long considered a weak link in Europe's pay TV sector, Germany may have turned a corner as broadcasters plow more than $1 billion into programming. Read more

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  2. B‎SkyB Eyes Majority Stake in 'The Great British Bake Off' Producer (Report)

    5:13 am 6/30/2014

    The U.K. pay TV giant will acquire part of‎ Love Productions, which has had a big BBC ratings hit with the baking competition.Read more

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  3. Fox's Chase Carey, Discovery's JB Perrette Among RTS Speakers

    8:59 am 6/17/2014

    A who's who of the British and global broadcasting scene will attend this year's Royal Television Society conference in London September 9.Read more

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  4. BSkyB Hires Investment Banks to Help Mull Possible Euro Pay TV Deal

    4:51 am 6/16/2014

    The U.K. satellite TV giant has been in talks to acquire Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland in a deal that would see Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox retain a 39 percent stake.Read more

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  5. Analyst Upgrades BSkyB Stock Despite Questions Over Possible Euro Pay TV Deal

    6:31 am 6/5/2014

    Sanford C. Bernstein's Claudio Aspesi now has a "market perform" rating, saying "BSkyB's low valuation reflects fears of rising content competition," while he is more optimistic.Read more

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  6. BSkyB Content Chief Sophie Turner Laing to ‎Depart

    3:18 am 5/30/2014

    UPDATED: The former BBC executive has worked for the U.K. pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, for 11 years.Read more

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  7. BSkyB Confirms Preliminary Talks With Fox Over European Pay TV Deal

    11:37 pm 5/11/2014

    Discussions "have not progressed beyond a preliminary stage," but "at the right value, this combination would have the potential to create a world-class multinational pay TV group," the U.K. pay TV giant said.Read more

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  8. Italian Mafia Series 'Gomorrah' Ratings Hit for Sky Italia

    2:40 am 5/9/2014

    700,000 viewers catch the premiere of the small screen adaptation of Roberto Saviano’s true crime bestseller, which The Weinstein Co. has acquired for the U.S.Read more

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  9. BSkyB Grows Quarterly TV Subs, Extends Paramount Licensing Deal

    4:44 pm 4/30/2014

    UPDATED: The U.K. pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, grew its revenue for the nine months ending in March, but earnings dropped.Read more

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  10. Viacom to Acquire U.K.'s Channel 5 for $760 Million

    5:26 am 4/15/2014

    UPDATED: Entrepreneur Richard Desmond had bought the broadcaster for $171 million a few years ago and sought $1.1 billion, while Discovery dropped out of the auction after a bid of $585 million.Read more

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