Germany's advertising market may still be stuck in the mud, but the country's broadcasting landscape has remained dynamic as broadcasters continue to adapt to their changing environment.
TVE1, Spanish pubcaster RTVE's general entertainment channel, was the most-watched TV channel in Spain last year, taking a 23% audience share.
As Israel's TV sector enters its teens -- until 1991 there was one legal Israeli channel (Israel Broadcasting Authority's Channel 1) -- the medium is experiencing growing pains.
Gallic television has been a mixed bag of late. Business picked up for French terrestrial broadcasters in 2003, with leading terrestrial webs TF1 and M6 posting better revs and bigger profits.
If anyone needs a sign that China is still sensitive about television, legislation introduced this year to control weather forecasting is probably a good reminder.
Despite the ribald rep of Holland, don't look to sell sexy programming in Cannes to the Dutch.
With the exchange rate under control and ad investments in a mild recovery, Brazilian buyers have regained part of their purchasing power for international programming.
As Australia's three commercial networks fight their fiercest ratings battle in years, their programming chiefs are heading for Mip with very different objectives.
It looks like the "China dream" is beginning to be become the China reality.
Aired by top-rating private broadcaster Telecinco, "The Serranos" is Spain's hottest drama.