If French free-to-air network bosses appear to be stooping at Mip this year, it is probably all that money in their pockets.
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…
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.
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.
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…
When Mexican indie producer Argos Comunicacion fell out with its former client, No. 2 broadcaster TV Azteca, CEO Epigmenio Ibarra looked north.
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.
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"…
Will foreigners get their hands on Russian TV? That's the big unanswered question facing the biz in 2001.
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.