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Just by title alone, ABC laffer "Wednesday 9:30 (8:30 Central)" was doomed from the start.
In its bid to remain France's youth channel of choice, M6 has one highly coveted ace up its sleeve --Michael Youn, until recently the inimitable host of its "Morning Live" show.
For the past 18 months, Euro webs have seen ad revs tumble and stock prices crash.
A number of shifts in the industry have jolted natural cable antagonists -- nets and operators -- into a new stage of grumpiness over the question of license-fee increases.
As "Survivor" continues to rebound and "Fear Factor" keeps growing, reality TV won't go away.
"The reality genre isn't dead, it's just getting a lot more selective," declares Neil Balnaves, executive chairman of Australia's Southern Star Group.
National Assn. of Broadcaster prexy-CEO Eddie Fritts was positively beaming throughout his org's trade show in Sin City last week.
Independent producers here are alarmed by pubcaster Television New Zealand's plans to identify formats that could sell internationally and bring in new revenue.
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