It might be an exaggeration to claim the well of inspiration has run dry in the U.K. TV industry, but the last year hasn't produced any standout new entertainment shows such as "Who Wants to Be a…
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Reality programming may be on the wane in some parts of the world, but it's picking up steam as a less expensive and ratings-viable alternative in cash-crunched Latin America.
The Japanese networks tend to source almost 100% of their programming domestically, except for a few documentaries and latenight movies, or formats such as "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and…
With the advertising slump seemingly far from over, German broadcasters are keeping their focus on low-cost homegrown shows.
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.