Talpa Media

ITV Studios pushes UK broadcaster to revenue growth

ITV Studios saw its revenue hit nearly £1.4 billion in 2016, which helped to drive growth at parent broadcaster ITV despite ongoing economic uncertainty in the UK. ITV’s production and distribution arm made £1.24 billion (€1.45 billion) in revenue in 2015, meaning last year’s figure represents growth of £158 million or 13%. The division houses […]

Viceland hires ex-Talpa exec to lead Benelux

Vice Media has appointed a former Talpa Media and Twitter executive to helm the upcoming launch of linear channel Viceland in the Benelux region. Stefan Tieleman (pictured) has been named general manager of Viceland Benelux. He’s responsible for the launches of the youth-skewed network in the Netherlands on the Ziggo pay TV platform and in […]

ITV confirms Talpa takeover talks

UK broadcaster ITV has confirmed a British report that it is advanced stage talks to acquire John de Mol’s production group, Talpa Media. Talpa has entertaining bids for some time, with various sources linking Chinese companies with a deal as recently as last week. However, stock market-listed ITV confirmed on Friday a report in UK trade Broadcast […]