BBC maverick director general Greg Dyke is in expansionist mode, so count on the pubcaster's execs to pack a long shopping list as they head for Mip.
While other territories chew nails over a queasy Internet climate, the tech-happy Nords are cheerfully throwing pots of money at various lanes of the new-media highway.
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.
American product continues to be squeezed out of the Belgian market as stations show no signs of halting the investment in local product.
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…
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…
Local programming rules in most European broadcasting markets, but some American dramas can still cut a swath through Euro skeds.
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)…
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.
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