French TV shares slump after merger to challenge Netflix collapse

A view shows the headquarters of French television group M6 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, near Paris, France, May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier/File Photo Sign up now for unlimited FREE access to Reuters.com List PARIS/MILAN, Sep 19 (Reuters) – The collapse of a deal to form a French TV giant to challenge US streaming services like Netflix (NFLX.O) … Read more

French broadcaster gives up anti-Netflix merger deal

Sign up now for unlimited FREE access to Reuters.com List PARIS, Sep 16 (Reuters) – France’s two largest private broadcasters, M6 Group (MMTP.PA) and TF1 (TFFP.PA), scrapped their planned merger to fend off a resurgence of US streaming platforms, saying antitrust demands made the deal irrelevant. If successful, the deal would change the landscape of … Read more

Analysis: Is Netflix’s jealousy over in Hollywood? Not too

The Netflix logo is displayed on a TV screen in this illustration taken on May 9, 2022. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/Illustration/Photo File Sign up now for unlimited FREE access to Reuters.com List August 11 (Reuters) – During a earnings period that appears to signal an end to the Netflix envy, Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) is restoring hope … Read more