In a decision that may spell opportunity for U.S. investors with ambitions in the Hungarian media market, the socialist-liberal government of Prime Minister Gyula Horn just announced a dramatic…
Plans by MTV Europe to scramble its signal in eastern Europe have created a niche for Hungary's newest television network. Top TV rep Istvan Szabo confirmed that MTV Europe's departure from Hungarian…
A3 Television and TV3 Budapest, two new editions to the Hungarian remote control, are reportedly suffering growing pains as investors re-evaluate the financing and programming content of each…
In a move that could boost the cable biz in eastern Europe, U.S. paybox Home Box Office has unveiled plans to enter the Polish market in June and is expanding its TV programming in Hungary…
Following the drastic 30% government cuts to the Magyar film sector, the 26th annual Hungarian Film Week, which wrapped Feb. 8 after four days of screenings, revealed that Hungarian cinema, as well…
Hard economic times and budget cutbacks translate into less Hungarian film product in 1995. Previously a regular in Berlin's Competition, the country is repped at this year's event only in the…
A new arts-and-entertainment channel will be added to the eastern European remote control on Feb. 1. The Hungarian cabler KabelKom, owned by Time Warner, US West, and United Intl. Holdings (UIH)…
A $5 million investment by a U.S.-based TV and cable company has boosted Hungary's commercial TV industry with a much-needed injection of capital and resources. The NASDAQ-traded investment firm, the…
Full-fledged commercial TV may be just around the corner in Hungary -- if the political and legislative imbroglio that has kept the broadcast sector hamstrung since 1989 finally comes to an end.
The emphasis will be on experience in the 25th Magyar Film Week, Hungary's annual feature film and documentary festival, which begins Saturday and runs through Feb. 9 in the Danube capital.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%