Radio TV Serbia (RTS) employees are being laid off as part of an austerity program meant to revive Serbia's largest broadcasters.
Three-year-old cable and satellite commercial network Satelit TV has gone bankrupt, a month after being yanked off the air for failing to pay transmission costs to the state antenna company.
RTL Group's RTL Klub and SBS' TV2 aim to continue the reality phenom, which belatedly hit Hungary last year, with a new season of shows bowing in February.
Serbia, a media free-for-all for the past 15 years, is set to pass laws this month bringing order to the chaos and opening up the sector to regulation, privatization and modernization.
Former Radio Television Serbia honcho Dragoljub Milanovic is starting a 10-year prison sentence for crimes against public safety after the Serbian Supreme Court upheld the conviction on Dec. 30.
Four decades of literary obscurity ended for Hungarian writer Imre Kertesz when he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in October. His selection also triggered a flood of offers from movie…
Serbia's political crisis, sparked by a failed presidential election, rocked the airwaves last week when a politico and his bodyguards took over the TV Cacak studios and berated on-air talent for…
Nudity and on-air sex in Hungary's "Big Brother" has landed it in hot water with the Catholic Church and the National Television and Radio Authority (ORTT).
A fierce rivalry between Hungary's two commercial networks, SBS-controlled TV2 and CLT/Ufa's RTL Klub, is propelling the biz despite the deflation of ad revenues and broadcasting budgets around the…
After years of languishing under the corrupt Milosevic dictatorship, Serbian TV in the postdictator era is expanding at a pace that belies the economic woes affecting most of the world.
Although Hungary is a little slow to catch up with the reality craze of the West, TV2's sex- and nudity-laden version of "Big Brother" has proven to be a powerful weapon against rival RTL Klub.
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