It's official: As of Jan. 1, the 12-nation European single market is a reality. But rarely has such a highly touted treaty had so little effect on business planning.
When Gallic pubcaster president Herv Bourges unveiled next season's sked for France 2 and France 3 last week, those who anticipated wide-ranging changes were disappointed.
After months of deliberation, the European Commission has moved to enforce its much-criticized "Television Without Frontiers" directive across the whole of the community.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%