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Cover Stories

Trials and Tribulations
of the NATPE Market

The international TV industry is now witnessing the disappearance (...)

Developments at Series Mania
Have to Do with Development

Series Mania Forum, the portion of the Festival that (...)

Content Americas Instead of
NATPE Miami: What’s Changed

There’s a new TV trade market in town: Content (...)

January 2023

To solve the streaming SVoD woes, C-suite honchos should apply a journalistic trait when hiring their operation executives: Find those who don’t know anything. (…)

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International TV History

History of the American Film Market

History of the L.A. Screenings

History of MIP-TV (Plus, MIP-TV 2003 under SARS, Iraq War, Industry consolidation and recession)

History of NATPE

History of MIFED (in Italian)

History of Prix Italia through the pages of VideoAge (PDF version)

L.A. Screenings Veteran
Luncheons Through The Years


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Hall of Fame Vol. 2






Content Americas: A Floor Report

January 26th, 2023|0 Comments

"It's commendable that C21 was able to organize a market in a few short months," said content buyer Cida Goncalves about the very first Content Americas TV market, which is, at least for this year, taking the place of NATPE (...)

Content Americas Takes Flight

January 24th, 2023|0 Comments

Old timers who attended the first few editions of MIP-TV in the 1960s often reminisce about the fact that participants’ pictures were posted on a big board at the entrance of the market venue. This was before printed market guides (...)

The In-Person TCA Press Tour: A Live Report

January 23rd, 2023|0 Comments

By Mike Reynolds After three years of COVID-forced Zoom interviews instead of actual Winter and Summer Press Tours on location, the Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter Press Tour finally went “live” for 10 days starting on January 9, 2023 at (...)

Bert Cohen’s Worldvision: After Seven Owners, Its Success Became Its Downfall

In his business life, Bertram (later legally changed to Bert) (...)

John Laing: Crisscrossing The World With a RoboCop Promo Under His Arm

It was a big mistake to ask John Franklin Scott (...)

Joe Wallach: Political Intrigue Did Not Undermine His TV Challenges

When Joseph "Joe" Wallach was working at Brazil's Globo TV (...)