U.S. remakes of U.K. shows are rarely, if ever, imported back to Blighty, but three seasons in, NBC's Emmy Award-winning reworking of "The Office" is winning converts across the Pond.
Good news and bad news await Latino buyers sweeping in for the L.A. Screenings. On the upside (for them) is the weak dollar, but the downside is that some skeins, affected by the recent Writers Guild…
He might not have the super-cerebral skills of Patrick Jane, the title character in "The Mentalist," but showrunner Bruno Heller will definitely use his head to make his new show worthy of an…
Buyers for Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia paybox and Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset are the ones who will be traveling from Italy to the L.A. Screenings with the heartiest appetites.
Studio offerings in scripted comedy and drama scheduled to debut on the broadcast networks during the 2008-09 television season.
Aussie webs are used to seeing the fruits of existing output deals at the L.A. Screenings, but new HD channels and a less-than-exciting Mip in April means some of the delegates will be paying closer…
The Canadian broadcasters might well be buying more U.S. fare than usual this spring, given that there is a new well-capitalized player on the scene.
With the annual TV selling bazaar known as the L.A. Screenings under way at the major studios around town, the continued impact of the recent Writers Guild of America strike is surely being felt in…
Japan's big four commercial networks have long said no to U.S. drama shows, with the Japanese mass aud strongly preferring local stories and faces, especially in primetime. Foreign formats, such as…
In Germany, U.S. shows "House" and "CSI: Miami" on RTL Television and "Navy CIS" on rival Sat.1 remain solid primetime hits for the commercial broadcasters as they continue to eat away at the…
A grim advertising outlook, sparked by deepening economic gloom, is weighing on British buyers as they head for the L.A. Screenings -- but not in the same way for all.