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…
Viewers in the Nordic territories cut their teeth on documentaries broadcast by state channels, but a new doc hunger has veteran buyers jockeying along with upstart commercial channels for the best…
Pubcaster Danmarks Radio (DR) won't have to do any fancy talking when it comes to justifying the 150 million Danish kroner ($25 million) spent on "Better Times."
Reality TV is finally settling in for Swiss auds. Although the now defunct commercial station TV3 had aired "Big Brother" several seasons ago, reality programming had been absent from the…
It was billed as China's very own "Sex and the City" -- a bestselling book transformed into a popular TV series about four young women, one city and lots of fawning men.
Are reality shows upstaging traditional scripted TV drama? Judging by the publicity generated in some of the major Euro territories by shows like "Wife Swap" and "I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me out of…
It's been less than a year since Austria welcomed its first private station, ATV. While the results may sound less than overwhelming -- ATV claimed a 3.5% market share for February -- commercial…
Did you know that record label Toshiba-EMI released an LP of the sounds of hundreds of farts in 1978? No? Then you'd better watch Fuji's "Toribia no izumi" (Trivia), which hits the smallscreen every…
A s Hungary's two commercial giants, RTL Klub and SBS-controlled TV2, battle it out for supremacy of the terrestrial TV remote control, a host of local theme channels is gaining udience share.