The editorial task at hand was rather challenging for a TV trade publication. We were to determine whether the U.S. studios’ international content sales divisions tend to assume the personalities (…)
In a recent article, the Italian daily La Stampa reported that, since the advent of streaming, U.S. dominance in the international TV sales market has greatly diminished.
To drive the point (…)
Despite all the viewer complaints about limited free-to-air TV coverage of the Tokyo Olympics from global viewers, to peruse the International Olympic Committee (IOC) website, one would believe that the (…)
That MIPCOM 2021 was going to be an in-person event was announced by Reed MIDEM as early as December 2020. At that time the pandemic was raging with no end (…)
We at VideoAge have been busy looking at our old covers to refresh our memories about both the good times and the challenging ones that the TV biz has faced (…)
This year, Lille, France will welcome the return of an in-person Series Mania International Festival, to be held August 26-September 2, 2021.
The festival, which focuses on development, production, and new (…)
On April 28, Brazil’s Grupo Globo formalized a change in its leadership. Roberto Irineu Marinho, who held the chairmanship of Globo’s administrative board since August 2003 (after the death of (…)
Mexico has been in the news in a big way recently, with reports involving both of the country’s major TV networks, Televisa and TV Azteca. The former has been talked (…)
Ira Rosen, of 60 Minutes fame, delivers excitement, workplace drama, and political intrigue in Ticking Clock: Behind the Scenes at 60 Minutes (a 336 pg. book from St. Martin’s Press, (…)
“In 2020 we did more than 600 deals, and the bulk were with local clients.” So began VideoAge’s Zoom interview with Dan Cohen, president, Viacom CBS Global Distribution Group, who (…)