Franco-American relations may be rock bottom but the entente was très cordiale at the Mipcom TV mart as Hollywood big guns Warren Lieberfarb and Peter Chernin, above, grabbed all the kudos.
More espresso, less champagne. That's the international TV market's beverage of choice these days, and last week's annual Mipcom market in Cannes was no exception. In fact, the new fiscal sobriety…
The search for a new BSkyB toppper grew increasingly surreal last week as Peter Chernin defended James Murdoch for the job and the U.K. press trumpeted a trio of U.S. showbiz execs as potential…
There's seemingly no stopping the Halliwell sisters, as the Sunday fantasy drama continues to shine in its sixth season on the WB. When the skein kicked things off this fall, it was the evening's…
In a blow to Africa's broadcasting industry, the Africa Media Group pulled the plug on terrestrial broadcaster TV Africa at the beginning of the month. An AMG spokesman said TV Africa had continually…
Brian Lowry: Tuning in
Less than two years after it first went on air, it's make or break time for Israel's second terrestrial commercial station Channel 10 -- yet again. Teetering on the brink of financial collapse, the…
Eager to prove that it's not a one-trick pony, cabler Animal Planet is fortifying its programming slate. Of late, channel has expanded into broader programming, while still retaining its stable of…
With new services, new channels and new locally produced programs in the pipeline, Brazil's pay TV industry is beginning to emerge from the country's economic crisis.
It's official: "Karen Sisco" is a hit -- at least according to ABC's on-air promos. In the latest example of wishful thinking by network blurbmeisters, Alphabet last week touted the critically hailed…