NATPE’s inaugural LATV fest celebrating the smallscreen gets underway in earnest tomorrow. I’m planning to start my day on Wednesday at Hollywood & Highland moderating a panel, "Blowing Up the Boob…
NATPE's upcoming TV Producers' Boot Camp has unveiled its slate of speakers, panelists and so-called Pitch Pit catchers for its fifth annual edition, which unspools at the House of Blues and Comedy…
Discop, the content market focused on Central and Eastern Europe, has reported record attendance, with numbers up a whopping 38% over the previous year.
FremantleMedia Enterprises, the distribution arm of the British-based conglom, has unveiled a raft of licensing deals for its shows inked during the recent 15th edition of the Discop TV tradeshow in…
Disney's Buena Vista Intl. Television and South African pay TV broadcaster M-Net have concluded a multi-year agreement for new and returning series.
Sony's Greg Behrendt gabber is biting the dust, making it the third talkshow from the current syndication season not to return in the fall.
Voiceover: The annual NATPE syndie sales bazaar managed to celebrate the past and to obsess about the future, without delivering much punch to the present.
Tuning In: Spending 36 hours in Las Vegas at the NATPE convention approximates Jack Bauer's annual "24" gantlet: An adrenaline rush at first, a letdown in the middle and, if you're lucky, exhausted…
What happened here at the 44th annual NATPE confab? At the last minute, syndicators zigged rather than zagged, which made for one of the more off-kilter trade shows in memory.
The three-day NATPE confab essentially climaxed Wednesday night with a sometimes racy, sometimes rollicking roast of former Warner Bros. syndie topper Dick Robertson.
Executive VP/General Manager HDTV and New Media, Discovery Communications, Inc. Clint Stinchcomb keynoted NATPE Thursday by saying, "There's zero doubt in my mind that the whole world will go HD."