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The Little Known Aspects
of Public Domain Films

For over 30 years Texas-based distribution company Reel Media (...)

Affiliates: An Inscrutable TV
Model Key to U.S. Networks

Since the beginning, the foundation of the U.S. television (...)

The Weight of the Peso
on Argentina’s TV Biz

Would Argentina’s TV sector replace successful Turkish dramas with (...)

January 2024

We must all be impressed by the resilience of the middlemen that not even the mighty U.S. studios were able to eliminate — starting with movie theater owners and cable TV/satellite TV providers. (…)

Audio Version (a DV Works service)

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


Int’l TV Distribution
Hall of Fame Vol. 1

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Int’l TV Distribution
Hall of Fame Vol. 2






The EV Fiasco Was Predictable: A Cautionary Tale for Streamers

March 4th, 2024|0 Comments

By Dom Serafini In September 2022, a year before U.S. car executives were looking to cash in on their Electric Vehicle (EV) bets, being a so-called "know-it-all," I wrote for a few Italian publications about "The Exaggerated Promises of Electric (...)

Major Italian Football League in the Red Sea

February 29th, 2024|1 Comment

If sports TV channels in the U.S. are reportedly in troubled waters, in Italy, football clubs are the ones drowning in the Red Sea. Financial losses are engulfing the Serie A, the major national football (soccer) league. Aggregating the various (...)

The Globes’ Voting Process Loses its Opaqueness

February 26th, 2024|0 Comments

By Mike Reynolds A return of the televised Golden Globe Awards show from Hollywood in January 2024 had many people wondering if the elimination of the organizer, the former Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), and the emergence of a newly (...)

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 (...)