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Rocco Commisso’s Fifth-Largest U.S. MSO Monetizes Competition

The Cable TV industry, particularly in the U.S., has (...)

The Complex World of Canada’s TV Upfronts

For Canadians, their own Upfronts in Toronto start after (...)

Argentina’s Jornadas As The TV Window In The South Cone

The 27th edition of the Jornadas exhibition was advertised (...)

Hall of Fame, Volume II, Available Soon

November 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Volume II of International TV Distribution Hall of Fame honorees will be out in print in December 2017, and will be ready for distribution at NATPE Miami in January. This second volume, which will also be available online, is unique (...)

Abraham: ‘The AFM is Four Days Too Long’

November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

"Why can’t the AFM be like other markets, and last four days instead of eight?" asked Toronto-based Breakthrough's Nat Abraham. "We would have a more efficient market full of meetings [each day], instead of [just] a few per day," he (...)

October 2017

This is an official request for the establishment of a “clearing house” for organizers of international film and TV trade shows. The United Nations is famous for establishing clearing houses to coordinate various world events and the entertainment industry should do the same to avoid staging 20 trade events for 84 market days in three months. (…)

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Claude S. Perrier: The French Anchor to Jules Stein and Lew Wasserman’s MCA

“I’m old, you know,” said 87-year-old Claude Salle Perrier when (...)

Bill Peck: A Serious Executive Who Inadvertently Brought Fun To TV Sales

This writer’s first real encounter with William (Bill) John Peck (...)

“Banji” Uemura: Filling the East-West Gap With Humor, Good Show Biz and Flair

In 2012 the Japanese government awarded Banjiro Uemura the Order (...)