Filipino execs will skip Mipcom again this year as the peso has hit an all-time low. The Philippines, earlier projected to be the first country out of the Asian doldrums, finds itself trapped in a…
Longtime Fox Kids exec Maureen Smith has climbed atop the Fox Family tree. Smith was named president of Fox Family Channel and Fox Kids Network on Monday, filling a post that had been vacant since…
German kidvidder TV Loonland has wholly acquired Salsa Distribution, a European-based Latin American-aimed distributor of TV, video and merchandising.
As Moscow's main TV transmission tower blazed in the last days of August, it looked like the final straw for an industry that has been under a different kind of fire in recent months.
Conventional wisdom says the Hollywood studios will be hard-nosed in union negotiations in 2001 because their income is down due to disappointing box office this year. But B.O. grosses are not…
On the surface, CanWest-backed Network Ten's August poaching of coin-challenged local pubcaster ABC commissioning editor for drama Sue Masters seems like a simple matter.
This was the year Canada's two main broadcast players, CTV and CanWest, both got bigger and stronger, setting the stage for more intense competition between the two webs and more opportunities for…
Despite the launch of new digital channels in Greece, not much has changed for buyers at the terrestrial channels.
One of a clutch of companies trying to establish an online television market, InternetStudios.com is banking on what everyone agrees is the biggest gamble of all: using the Internet to conduct…
Newcomer TV3 is hoping its brand of testosterone programming will attract younger male viewers away from market leader Nova TV.