Irish national broadcaster RTE has responded to a mounting internal financial crisis by asking the government for a whopping 70% increase in the public TV license fee, from 70 pounds Irish ($80) to…
In fiercely competitive Holland, the Dutch are used to squabbling over ad share, but the stakes have moved and players are going toe to toe over multiplatform gold.
Austria's esteemed ORF may well have been the envy of public TV across Europe by holding onto the longest television monopoly on the Continent, but by the time the next Mip TV rolls around, its…
Will foreigners get their hands on Russian TV? That's the big unanswered question facing the biz in 2001.
Talk up digital, widescreen or "Big Brother" and you'll be talking business with the tech-savvy entertainment-hungry frozen North.
When Mexican indie producer Argos Comunicacion fell out with its former client, No. 2 broadcaster TV Azteca, CEO Epigmenio Ibarra looked north.
Homegrown fare continues to dominate the broadcasting scene in South Korea, with minimal or zero interest in imported dramas and sitcoms. In fact, it has been quite a few years since one of the…
Forget the hype, the best new media is coming from an old medium -- television. The humble box is proving the gateway to the future at a time when broadband is stalled, a wireless entertainment…
Everyone predicted the format frenzy to fizzle, but U.S. broadcasters -- along with most of the world's TV biz -- continue to gobble up reality and gameshow templates with zeal.
If French free-to-air network bosses appear to be stooping at Mip this year, it is probably all that money in their pockets.
When Fred Klinkhammer joined CME in 1997, it was the regional broadcasting powerhouse. Two presidents later, when he was moved up to the top slot, CME had pulled out of the lucrative German, Polish…