BBC pulls plug on film review programme

The BBC has pulled the plug on its long-running film review programme. The cancellation of Film… forms part of an overhaul of arts coverage at the public broadcaster, which is looking for an alternative format for reviews. The programme first aired in 1971 and was fronted by long-time host Barry Norman, who helmed the show […]

China places restrictions on TV investment

The Chinese government has laid out new rules on overseas investments, which includes new restrictions on film and TV projects. The government set out three new categories of investment, which included banned, restricted and encouraged investments, according to Bloomberg. In a statement, the National Development and Reform Commission of China criticised “irrational” overseas investment in […]

RTL moves Hungary licenses to Luxembourg

RTL Group confirmed that it will operate its cable channels in Hungary under a Luxembourg license in the future. The move will not see RTL close down any channels in Hungary and will also not apply to its main channel RTL Klub. However, Luxembourg licenses for cable channels including RTL+, Film+, and Cool TV will […]