Sep 12, 2013
U.K.'s Channel 5 Committed to U.S. Dramas, Owner Says
Media mogul Richard Desmond also lauds Rupert Murdoch and says Britain's public service broadcasters should be allowed to charge pay TV operators carriage fees.
Star launches TV ad as part of rejuvenation effort
Star, the Northern & Shell-owned magazine, has launched a TV ad in a bid led by the new editor, Jonathan Bown, to reinvigorate the magazine and emphasise its value for money.
Magazine ABCs: Celebrity sector struggles as Star falls more than 20%
Northern & Shell's Star, IPC Media's Now and Bauer Media's Closer all lost around a fifth of their circulation in the first six months of 2013 as the celebrity sector struggled to stem the decline.
Britain's Channel 5 Swings to First-Half Profit
The broadcaster, which airs such U.S. shows as "Dallas" and has acquired "Under the Dome," cited double-digit advertising revenue gains over a tough year-ago period.
Northern & Shell's TV Pick closes after 22 issues
The news brings to an end Northern & Shell-owner Richard Desmond's aim to shake up the TV listings market by launching the first major title in the sector since 2005.