Recent favorable news on the regulatory front and the country's improved economic conditions suggest that Brazilian broadcasters will have a good year in 2005.
The Polish market has picked up, with public TV particularly pumped. In March, it amassed 50% of total viewers, with TVP1 leading the pack with 25%. The strongest private station is Polsat, with 18%…
Cableready, a Connecticut-based distribber, will unveil two series about affluent lifestyles.
Celebrity profile series "This Is Your Life" -- which ran for 41 years -- is coming to DVD. Direct-response and retail distrib R2 Entertainment, which has released the entire collection of "The…
This year's Milia -- the event dedicated to promoting emerging media technologies and the best in new digital content -- has something of a first to boast about.
The eighth edition of Mipdoc will unspool with an upgrade in screening facilities and a plethora of new product. Technology is empowering filmmakers, but financing is harder to come by as new digital…
With niche divisions, as with comedy, it's all about timing. The fast-moving HBO and New Line got the deal that Paramount was slowly trying so hard to seal.
As the seemingly never-ending negotiations between Disney-Miramax and Bob and Harvey Weinstein prolong their "final stages," the brothers' work under the Miramax banner seems more active than ever on…
HSN has signed a deal with interactive TV producer Goldpocket Interactive to let viewers purchase products on-screen with the click of a remote.
There's no secret more heavily guarded in primetime than the identity of TV's top reality winners, right? Online gambling sites are becoming reality TV spoilers, exposing finalists and winners weeks…
David Hill is giving up day-to-day oversight of Rupert Murdoch's Fox Sports to become president of the DirecTV Entertainment Group, one of three newly formed Murdoch divisions.