Gallic broadcasters will be watching where they spend their euros at Mip. With the exception of M6, the country's second private web, which managed to slightly up its ad coin in 2001, overall TV ad…
At Mip, Australia's network programmers will use increased bargaining power to campaign against rigid studio output deals that include second-rate programming.
The sudden bankruptcy of the Kirch Group coupled with a stubborn advertising downturn spells lower prices for Hollywood product in the formerly red-hot market.
Broadcasters around Latin America tightened their belts as the global recession hit last year, and for some countries, the impact was exacerbated by internal factors.
The U.K. is not as acquisition-reliant as other Euro territories. But when the right show comes along, broadcasters will pay top dollar, says the BBC's head buyer, Sophie Turner-Laing.
The sluggish economy has hurt all the top Canadian broadcasters and the advertising slowdown has been roughest on the main national nets CTV and Global.
Pubcaster SF DRS is, once again, the only player in town. TV3, Switzerland's first full-service private web that launched in September 1999, and Tele 24, a private Swiss news channel, shuttered at…
The contentious upcoming national elections this month threatened to derail media investors and programming skeds of networks, but political watchers predict the re-election of the center-right…
Ad slump or not, Holland's commercial broadcasters SBS and Holland Media Group, each of which operates three channels, remain hot for imports while duking it out for auds.
With the country's TV stations embroiled in legal battles and internal turmoil, the worldwide economic recession barely makes it onto the local radar.
The effect of the global downturn has left Belgian broadcasters in poor shape for purchasing, with static or shrinking budgets dampening enthusiasm across the board.