Because of the somewhat disappointing 2006-07 season Stateside, buyers arriving at the L.A. Screenings are packing a number of holes to fill on their homegrown skeds.
While Germany's established broadcasters have long played its safe with a tried-and-true mix of hit series and reliable entertainment formats, they are now taking a page from
Are U.K. broadcasters falling out of love with U.S. fare? The short answer is no. There is, however, a mood of caution affecting British buyers as they prepare for the annual upscale hike to the L.A…
Rival Gallic broadcasters will have daggers drawn at the L.A. Screenings, as terrestrial webs and paybox Canal Plus attempt to secure the hottest series coming out of America.
Canada remains the biggest customer at the L.A. Screenings, last year spending a record C$688 million ($621 million), with CanWest MediaWorks and CTVglobemedia continuing to dominate the buys.
Spain's broadcasting execs will arrive at the L.A. Screenings with their gloves off, already immersed in a tough battle for free-to-air rights to U.S. dramas.
Local product remains king in Latin America, where most U.S. programs are relegated to early morning or latenight and weekend slots. But Stateside works are gaining traction in some spots.
Most Aussie webs use the L.A. Screenings just to view product coming out of their long-standing output deals with the U.S. networks. But Network Ten and paybox Foxtel will be paying particular…
Stateside dramas "House" and "Grey's Anatomy" don't play on the top channels, but that doesn't mean Italian buyers from webs both free and pay aren't hot for the latest Hollywood series.
Reflecting the growing popularity of U.S. shows in the world's second-largest TV market, Japan will send a buyer contingent to the L.A. Screenings that includes a significant presence from…
Despite growing openness internally and a hunger for U.S. culture, there is still something of a great wall blocking U.S. skeins in China. A strict regulatory environment and the keen eyes of the…