Billionaire John Malone is on a buying spree, and all of Europe is in his cross-hairs. On Monday, Malone’s Liberty...
Jan 28 2014, 4:10am CST
Ramping up its strategy to build a broad international content business, Britain’s Sky has acquired a 70% stake in Love Productions. The UK-based maker of Great British Bake Off was founded in 2004 by Richard McKerrow and Anna Beattie. Love has production bases in London, Bristol, NY and LA. Its other credits include Great British Sewing Bee and factual programming Baby Borrowers, Famous Rich And Homeless and the controversial welfare documentary Benefits Street ...
Full article at: Deadline
3 days ago, 3:03am CDT
The latest merger noises in the US television industry are already being echoed in Europe, with Liberty Global buying a stay in ITV ...
Full article at: FT
1 week ago, 12:45pm CDT
Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
The owner of Virgin Media said it has no plans for a takeover of ITV after snapping up 6.4% of the broadcaster's shares from rival BSkyB today.
US cable giant Liberty Global said it was excited to be a shareholder of ITV after the "opportunistic and attractive" investment in its largest market.
The sale by BSkyB has raised £481 million and is the final piece of the 17.9% stake it took ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
1 week ago, 4:30am CDT
John Malone's Liberty Global has bought a 6.4 percent stake in ITV from BSkyB, lifting shares in th ...
Full article at: CNBC
1 week ago, 4:00am CDT