Japanese bureaucrats, especially those in the mighty trade ministry METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry), have long actively promoted what they consider key export industries, from cars to…
Global nets rely on mix of U.S. imports and homegrown programming to find right balance
The big terrestrial channels may be buying fewer shows, but the U.K. remains fertile ground for imports across all genres, especially drama and comedy.
Pay TV platform gets into distribution after upping the ante on commissioning content
Ten months ago, Sony's Andrea Wong, arrived at her new desk in London's Soho, a district favored by the local TV biz.
In the run up to MipJunior, Lagardere's Genao Prods. teamed with international partners to bring back two hit TV franchises for kids -- "The Chipmunks and Chipettes" and "Xiaolin Chronicles."
The Mipcom TV mart rolls out the red carpet for Canada, the country of honor this year, with focused events and a major talent roster present for Monday's opening night shindig at the Martinez Hotel.
LONDON -- In the run-up to TV mart Mipcom, international distrib Cableready has closed sales totalling 315 hours of programming.
PARIS -- Previously nabbed by Netflix in the States, Canal Plus' crime thriller "Spiral" (Engrenages) has now been acquired by U.S. web MHz Networks.
LONDON -- In the run-up to next week's TV mart Mipcom, ITV Studios Global Entertainment has closed a number of deals on its British crime and medical dramas.