U.S. moguls, long barred from Hungary's radio and TV airwaves by a 1989 ban on private broadcasting, may now have an opportunity to infiltrate the market of the Carpathian Basin, analysts say.
Suddenly, the battle against Eastern European film piracy is not the comedy of errors it always appears. At least, not in Hungary.
Hungary may not yet have a private TV industry, but it is molding its first TV mogul. Last week Hungarian businessman Tamas Gyarfas purchased 43% of Nap-TV, the only non-state controlled TV network…
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$29.9M Sony / Screen Gems -11.16%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$557,622 Cumulative:$308.5M Disney -4.92%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$459,663 Cumulative:$18.1M Warner Brothers -9.19%
In a government bid to gain tighter control over the nation's broadcast media outlets, Hungary's Parliament voted yesterday to give the prime minister's office authority over the finances for…