With sales last year reaching a record DM968 million ($459 million), RTL2 has become the envy of its rivals. For managing director Josef Andorfer, the web's success is the result of a consistent…
Markets & Festivals
Local programming rules in most European broadcasting markets, but some American dramas can still cut a swath through Euro skeds.
Americans may be kings of the Internet-via-the-PC, but when it comes to wireless, Europeans hold the aces. The "Old Continent" has been cruising on global system for mobile communications (GSM)…
The first Asian Intl. Digital Film Festival, with 200 entries from all over the world including 70 from India, will be hosted in New Delhi beginning Monday.
In the shake-up at Canal Plus after the creation of Vivendi Universal, execs quickly pinpointed a new helmer for its flagship French channel.
Isabel Raventos is a contradiction in terms: a top femme exec in the Spanish TV industry. Recent examples could fit -- legally -- into a taxi.
Dubbed "The Wizard of Ratings," Televisa producer Federico Wilkins has done more than his share to push forward the limits of freedom of expression, not to mention good taste, in the new Mexico.
These are trying times for pay TV programmers in Latin America. The most heavily cabled market, Argentina, is struggling with an-ongoing recession while overall pay TV penetration in the region…
Peru's Luis Llosa may have directed Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Lopez in Hollywood action films, but he still stays close to home.
For broadcasters in six Spanish-lingo markets, the World Cup is a different ball game now that satcaster DirecTV Latin America is playing. For years, Latam rights to soccer's top tourney had been the…