Unlike many other territories, Italy's love story with reality shows was short-lived. After the unexpected success last winter of "Il Grande Fratello," the Italo version of Dutch format "Big Brother"…
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In the last year, the Polish television scene has seen heated debate regarding the relaxation of foreign ownership in local electronic media. The current Radio and Television Law draws the line for…
After the chaos, consolidation. Battles on the streets (over Czech TV) and in the courts (over Nova TV), cutbacks (at HBO) and survival of the strongest are changing the television landscape in the…
From learning how to jazz up homes and gardens to watching people try to be pop stars and get kicked off quizshows and islands, it seems Australians can't get enough reality.
The initial successes of "Big Brother" and "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" prompted an explosion of similar shows, with the result that a majority of German viewers are up to their eyeballs in…
Both Mega Channel and Antenna will be in Cannes to snap up features films, hour dramas and a few sitcoms.
Four years after the Asian financial crisis struck the region, Hong Kong stations are still feeling the pinch -- and the prices they are paying for overseas product have remained depressed.
Competition has heated-up considerably in the Canuck TV market thanks to the beefing up of the country's two top broadcasters, CTV and Global Television.
While some reality shows may be criticized for pushing the envelope, in certain Latin American territories, homegrown fare might be better described as hyper-reality.
South African broadcasters head for Cannes in the midst of a heated debate between broadcasting execs and industry chiefs over exactly what constitutes local content.