Two new national Spanish broadcasters look set to debut on the Riviera: the ad-driven digital terrestrial webs Net TV and Veo TV, both set to launch in early 2002.
Latin soaps have been airing in Eastern Europe for years, but Argentine and Brazilian telenovelas have never been as popular as today.
Game and reality formats finally seem to be forcing change in the Swiss television market. The launch 18 months ago of TV3, Switzerland's first full-service private web, initially had little impact…
Unlike many other territories, Italy's love story with reality shows was short-lived. After the unexpected success last winter of "Il Grande Fratello," the Italo version of Dutch format "Big Brother"…
In the last year, the Polish television scene has seen heated debate regarding the relaxation of foreign ownership in local electronic media. The current Radio and Television Law draws the line for…
After the chaos, consolidation. Battles on the streets (over Czech TV) and in the courts (over Nova TV), cutbacks (at HBO) and survival of the strongest are changing the television landscape in the…
From learning how to jazz up homes and gardens to watching people try to be pop stars and get kicked off quizshows and islands, it seems Australians can't get enough reality.
The initial successes of "Big Brother" and "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" prompted an explosion of similar shows, with the result that a majority of German viewers are up to their eyeballs in…
Both Mega Channel and Antenna will be in Cannes to snap up features films, hour dramas and a few sitcoms.
Four years after the Asian financial crisis struck the region, Hong Kong stations are still feeling the pinch -- and the prices they are paying for overseas product have remained depressed.