Competition has heated-up considerably in the Canuck TV market thanks to the beefing up of the country's two top broadcasters, CTV and Global Television.
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.
Talk up digital, widescreen or "Big Brother" and you'll be talking business with the tech-savvy entertainment-hungry frozen North.
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.
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…
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…
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.
On the same day that a court of appeals ruled online music distributor Napster was infringing U.S. copyright laws, the European Union Parliament passed guidelines governing the distribution of…
Latin soaps have been airing in Eastern Europe for years, but Argentine and Brazilian telenovelas have never been as popular as today.
South African broadcasters head for Cannes in the midst of a heated debate between broadcasting execs and industry chiefs over exactly what constitutes local content.
Wariness will be the watchword as the U.S. contingent wings its way to the French Riviera for the 38th annual Mip TV trade show in Cannes.