Back in 1973, Peter Orton was on his first visit to Mip, struggling to make his mark in his chosen career in TV sales. "The first time I turned up I thought I'll never be able to make it in this…
Following the lives of people on an imaginary Munich street, "Lindenstrasse" celebrated its 1,000th episode in January. That milestone is incredible at a time when new programs are canceled at the…
The years go by and a Globo primetime telenovela continues to be the country's most-watched show. But this time around, "Senhora do destino" (Her Own Destiny), which wrapped March 12 in Brazil, not…
For Mexican broadcasters, there really is nothing like home cooking. And thanks to a buoyant economy and steadily rising ad sales, Televisa and TV Azteca find themselves in the enviable position of…
Stateside hits "Desperate Housewives" and "Lost" are the hottest new shows of the 2005 ratings season in Australia, but don't expect either to be anywhere near as compelling in parts of Asia, where…
The Mip TV market will open just as an upstart new-media maverick intensifies his push into the old-media order.
Britain's NBD, which is celebrating its 21st anni, will tout highlights from one of the biggest live rock festivals in the world -- Glastonbury 2005 -- to buyers at Mip.
Argentina's TV biz continues to recover from the economic crisis, with ad coin expected to grow 10% this year after a 20% surge in 2004.
Take seven celebs of varying ages and shapes, put them through a six-week course on how to exercise and eat sensibly -- and start with an eight-day detox camp.
It might be premature to proclaim that three shows have overturned the established order of Aussie broadcasting, but "Desperate Housewives," "Lost" and "Dancing With the Stars" have given the Seven…
For years, French Canada has been a closed market for foreign TV fare, including U.S. network hits. But that's starting to change thanks to the proliferation and increasing popularity of French-lingo…