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…
Former Star TV CEO Rathikant Basu, Indian billionaire C. Sivasankaran's Broadcast Worldwide and Madras-based Pentamedia Graphics have agreed to launch programming under the banner Tara (Television…
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.
German kidvidder TV Loonland has wholly acquired Salsa Distribution, a European-based Latin American-aimed distributor of TV, video and merchandising.
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…
RTE, Ireland's national broadcast company, is getting a run for its money in the television market.
Star TV's first-ever inhouse Chinese feature is a $1.3 million pic that toplines a bunch of unknowns.
Top ratings for shows like Globo's "No Limite" and SBT's "Show do Milhao" -- formats of "Survivor" and "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," respectively -- have whetted the appetite of Brazilian…
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…
As a trained physicist, Roger Lynch knows the importance of critical mass. He's setting about growing Chello Broadband -- the Netherlands-based UPC subsidiary and Europe's biggest broadband deliverer…
Newcomer TV3 is hoping its brand of testosterone programming will attract younger male viewers away from market leader Nova TV.