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October 2017

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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 explaining to VideoAge her difficulty in recounting some anecdotes of when she began working at MCA in 1953 in Paris.

To (…)

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

The Cable TV industry, particularly in the U.S., has so many challenges that only a few can be listed in this report in order to avoid making the story too (…)

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The Complex World of Canada’s TV Upfronts

For Canadians, their own Upfronts in Toronto start after they return from the L.A. Screenings. Canadians need to be at the Screenings in California since many hot shows are bought (…)

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

The 27th edition of the Jornadas exhibition was advertised as a three-day event: September 19-21, so it was surprising for participants entering the basement area of the traditional Hilton Buenos (…)

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