With the advertising slump seemingly far from over, German broadcasters are keeping their focus on low-cost homegrown shows.
Markets & Festivals
A global recession has ensured that the appetite for entertainment formats remains as strong as ever.
In syndication, the collaboration between Tribune Entertainment and Canada's Fireworks Entertainment is as close to a sure thing you can get in these difficult times.
E! Networks has inked a deal with Walt Disney TV Intl. to distribute top E! shows to terrestrial stations in Latin America.
MGM TV Distribution has sold the Bruce Willis-Billy Bob Thornton movie "Bandits" in a shared window to ABC, Comedy Central and Turner's TBS/TNT.
Studios USA Domestic TV has given senior VP stripes to sales execs Bill Trotter, Michael Howard, Cameron Hutton and J.R. McCabe Jr.
In a sign that gimmicks are no longer necessary for foreign players seeking attention at NATPE, British conglom Carlton will retire its famous red double-decker bus after this year's confab.
Universal Worldwide Television is bringing dating show "Blind Date" back for its fourth syndie season this fall, with station deals repping coverage of more than 85% of the country.
Tribune Entertainment and Fireworks Entertainment on Monday declared their weekly syndicated drama "Ultimate Adventure Company" a firm go for a fall debut, with Tribune Broadcasting's TV stations…
Studios USA Domestic TV has renewed its frosh psychic strip "Crossing Over With John Edward" for a second season and upped its original episode order for each season by six weeks.
"Ordinary Sinner" left Park City with two awards, picking up best picture and director nods at the 5th annual Slamdunk Film Fest.
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