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.
GermanyFeature films: $3 millionTV movies: $200,000Dramas : $100,000Sitcoms: $50,000Reality: $35,000Docs/Kids./Arts: $20,000 United KingdomFeature films: $2 millionTV movies: $150,000Dramas…
While local programming continues to reign supreme on South Korea's major networks, savvy imports on cable and satellite are starting to change the way people watch TV.
The hottest series in South Korea these days relies on an old formula -- with a decidedly new twist. In a country where historical dramas are still all the rage, "Daejanggum" on MBC is dubbed a…