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…
Reality TV is the order of the day for China, with "American Idol"-style skeins proving popular with auds -- though unpopular with politicians who feel they undermine morality.
Indian television is now in the midst of its biggest upheaval since the introduction of color broadcasts. Many of the elements of change -- such as the explosion of direct-to-home satellite…
The aggressive Seven Network has recently leapt ahead in its bid to outperform longtime champ Nine in the 2007 ratings race. Seven has had the pick of Stateside fare ("Grey's Anatomy" and "Ugly…