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…
Clint Eastwood has signed on to direct one film for "The Blues," a seven-part documentary series from executive producer Martin Scorsese that will air on PBS in 2003.
The Academy of TV Arts & Sciences is crying foul at the plan of the Discovery Channel and its various sister nets to remove the end credits on all of its programming.
Through interviews with Holocaust survivors and pristine footage of the most devastating kind, Steven Spielberg, "The Last Days" helmer James Moll and the Shoah Visual History Foundation bring to…
Asians are back on the Croisette this go-round, with an increase of over 13% in the number of exhibiting companies (130 companies this year, 115 in 2001).
On the heels of its recent launch in the Asia/Pacific region, L.A.-based Soundtrack Channel (STC) has signed a joint venture agreement with Scandinavia's NonStop Television to launch STC Europe.
L.A.-based kidvidder DIC Entertainment is opening an European outpost in Paris and has appointed Leslie Nelson, former managing director of international sales for BKN, as managing director.
In the run-up to Mip TV, Spanish production company Gestmusic Endemol has inked with Columbian broadcaster RCN Television to co-produce a Columbian version of hot Spanish talent show "Operacion…