Reality has hit Argentina in a big way. It is just a year since the first of the genre, "Expedicion Robinson," a local "Survivor," was a smash for Grupo Clarin's Artear-Canal 13. Now all the webs are…
Malaysian network TV3 is being restructured to reduce its crippling debt -- and the rejig can't happen quickly enough for U.S. distribs who have been waiting 12-18 months to collect license fees.
While one door opens, another closes for News Corp.'s StarTV music network Channel V. Channel V Korea bowed as the seventh V Network in June but its terrestrial service in the Philippines went dark…
Talker host Laura Bozzo begins production Aug. 13 in Lima, Peru, on a new season of her popular "Laura en America," this time under the shingle of U.S. Hispanic broadcaster Telemundo.
When is a reality show not a reality show? When it's an adventure show. "Big Brother"-style formats have become taboo in Germany after auds overdosed on the fare and abandoned the shows in droves.
A Renaissance wheeler-dealer, Arnon Milchan is fast becoming a master of media crossover. The films he has backed -- "Pretty Woman," "The Client" and "War of the Roses" -- win critical acclaim and…
Hungary's digital TV breakthrough is still beset by obstacles. Insiders warn that a lack of broadcast-tower infrastructure could hold back the revolution.
A year after everything seemed to conspire against the webs' fall launches -- a later-than-usual Summer Olympics, a tight presidential campaign and the usual round of baseball playoff disruptions on…
RDF Media is bidding to make it big in America with a load of old junk and some Japanese fakes. The London-based company, which makes the Emmy-nominated "Junkyard Wars" for TLC, has just launched the…
Bill Clinton was nothing less than a superhero for 24-hour cable news channels, providing a constant diet of high-wire presidential hijinks. President Bush won't come out and play in the same way -…
A family comedy duel, the next potential breakout reality series and a rare three-net drama battle at 10 highlight Wednesday's wars on the networks this fall.