American product continues to be squeezed out of the Belgian market as stations show no signs of halting the investment in local product.
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.
In the shake-up at Canal Plus after the creation of Vivendi Universal, execs quickly pinpointed a new helmer for its flagship French channel.
Isabel Raventos is a contradiction in terms: a top femme exec in the Spanish TV industry. Recent examples could fit -- legally -- into a taxi.
Americans may be kings of the Internet-via-the-PC, but when it comes to wireless, Europeans hold the aces. The "Old Continent" has been cruising on global system for mobile communications (GSM)…
With sales last year reaching a record DM968 million ($459 million), RTL2 has become the envy of its rivals. For managing director Josef Andorfer, the web's success is the result of a consistent…
While traditional TV players at Mip tend to be the same familiar faces year in, year out, don't expect to run into all those Internet and new-media contacts you made in Cannes last year. Quite a few…
Local programming rules in most European broadcasting markets, but some American dramas can still cut a swath through Euro skeds.