Graham Norton, the man expected to become the BBC’s highest-paid presenter this year, earned €1.15m from his company So Television last year, The Sunday Tribune reports.
Accounts filed in the UK show pre-tax profits at the production house jumped to €908,000 in the year to end-July 2009 compared with €190,000 the previous year.
Cork-born Norton is tipped to take over from Jonathan Ross in the BBC’s flagship Friday night slot.
The untimely demise of Gerry Ryan is not only a personal tragedy for his family and friends; it is a potentially massive blow to RTE’s finances.
Several newspapers allude to the importance of the Gerry Ryan brand to
A General Election might well be two years away but the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland (IBI) are already thinking about its revenue potential. The commercial radio industry claims that it loses more than
Tom Anderson, a director of the Ward Anderson cinema chain in this country, has purchased the famous Pearl & Dean cinema advertising company in the UK, for the nominal sum of £1. Image, a new venture
The advertising spend on Irish broadcast and print media was slashed by more than 25 per cent last year, says The Sunday Business Post.
Using figures compiled by Nielsen Media Ireland (NMI), the SBP estimates that the sector is now worth in the region of €1.25 billion.