As with everything else in China this year, the TV biz's focus is firmly on the Beijing Olympic Games in August, which promises to be a broadcasting bonanza while providing Chinese firms with an…
Aussie buyers will have one of their busiest Mip trips in recent memory, because each of the major webs has launched additional high-definition channels -- all of which are hungry for content.
Crime series, especially quality ones from the U.K., are as hot as ever for the Nordic buyers -- while reality shows, especially the ones labeled as "mean," are no longer in vogue.
With the local market heating up and the national currency continuing to rout the U.S. dollar, at least two Brazilian nets say they will increase their purchases of foreign shows this year.
South Korea looks likely to enter a new and more open era in broadcasting regulation with the launch of its Broadcasting and Communication Commission.
Despite inroads made by cable and satellite, the Japanese television biz remains dominated by the five commercial networks and pubcaster NHK.
Czech audiences, like most around the world, like to see themselves on television -- but are quite curious about U.S. and Western European pop culture at the same time. Prima TV might try to exploit…
With some Hungarian cablers preparing for digital expansion and others experimenting with state-of-the-art video-on-demand delivery systems, Hungarian buyers at Mip will be looking for topflight…
Like their colleagues to the south, Canuck network TV execs had their schedules -- and business plans -- rattled by the recent Writers Guild of America strike.
On the heels of a recent sale to the U.S., Argentina is expanding fiction exports, a movement that is spawning globally focused productions and greater competition.
Next week's Mip international TV sales confab in Cannes will be a coming-out party for ShineReveille Intl., the distribution wing of the powerhouse indies that merged in February.