There are few things the Brits can teach the U.S. about the TV biz, but when it comes to global formats, Blighty's dominance puts the Yanks to shame.
On-the-go entertainment has most TV executives thinking about shorter-length and smaller-screen programming, but documentary producers seem determined to rebel against the trend.
A cell phone with an HD screen that tricks your brain into thinking it's watching a 48-inch letterbox plasma TV. Cell phones with rollout screens. A broadcast network devoted entirely to mobile…
Fiction is flourishing on French TV, with U.S. shows and local drama slugging it out in an increasingly close contest. While TF1-aired "CSI: New York," broke records for U.S. fare (one episode drew…
Sweeping changes are raising the temperature across British webs as new execs attempt to prepare their companies for the digital age.
Hollywood series continue to impact German television, but with serialized U.S. content struggling to satisfy Teutonic TV habits, webs are looking for alternatives.
Though "House" and "Grey's Anatomy" are going strong in Italy, it's local fiction that continues to consistently grab auds. Terrestrial players like RAI and Mediaset won't be in hot pursuit of the…
It may be sunny on the Croisette, but players from the Netherlands' cutthroat market will be in the trenches at Mip. Though RTL Netherlands and SBS Broadcasting, each with three general entertainment…
Local programming for the Eurovision Song Contest dominates TV schedules in the Nordic region throughout February and March. What used to be considered a slightly corny event has turned into an…
Both TV2 and RTL Klub, Hungary's only terrestrial commercial nets, will be looking for U.S.- and European-made series in their ongoing ratings battles. But Hungarian cablers may prove a more…
If TV biz scandals could turn viewers away from the tube, sets all across Japan would be black by now. Ever since a popular infotainment show from Osaka-based Kansai Telecasting was caught faking…