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  1. Italy's Mediaset Sees First Quarter Profits Tumble

    12:35 pm 5/8/2012

    The Silvio Berlusconi-controlled company suffered big losses but is staying the course.Read more

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  2. Italy Abandons Plans to Give Away TV Frequencies for Free

    12:00 pm 4/10/2012

    Former Prime Minister and media mogul Silvio Berlusconi had wanted to give out the frequencies based on broadcasters' plans for them in a process that the press had dubbed a "beauty contest."Read more

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  3. Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset Sells Remaining Stake in Reality TV Producer Endemol for $94 Million

    7:02 am 4/3/2012

    A debt restructuring had diluted the stake of the Italian broadcaster, which has been affected by increased competition from Sky Italia, a pay TV unit of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.Read more

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  4. Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset Loses Rights to Expired Internet Domain Name

    3:34 pm 3/27/2012

    Mediaset.com was purchased by a former Miss Universe contender for an undisclosed amount.Read more

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  5. Italy's Prime Minister Considering Cost Cutting Measures for State Broadcaster RAI

    1:02 pm 1/9/2012

    Former rival to Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset faces an uncertain future amid Europe's ongoing debt crisis.Read more

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  6. Spain's Antena 3 Merges With Rival Broadcaster La Sexta

    2:01 pm 12/14/2011

    Deal will give the new group more than 40 percent of the ad market, second only to Mediaset Spain.Read more

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  7. Stolen Corpse of Italian TV Legend Found in a Ditch

    4:27 am 12/12/2011

    The body of Quiz King Mike Bongiorno was stolen in a ghoulish robbery of his tomb last January.Read more

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  8. Mediaset to Bid on Troubled Reality TV Production Company Endemol

    1:54 pm 11/26/2011

    Time Warner is also reportedly interested in pursuing the producer and creator of "Big Brother," "Deal or No Deal" and "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition."Read more

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  9. Silvio Berlusconi Trial Restarts in Milan

    2:49 am 11/23/2011

    Former Italian Prime Minister on trial for paying a minor for sex and abuse of power.Read more

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  10. Endemol Creditors Reject Time Warner Takeover Bid

    9:38 am 11/21/2011

    Debtors of the European reality TV powerhouse seem willing to finalize a debt-for-equity swap that could boost the stake held by Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset.Read more

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