Asian TV Q&A with Singapore’s Sonia Fleck

In preparation for the Asia TV Forum (ATF) in Singapore this December, and following VideoAge‘s September 19, 2022 Water Cooler feature on South Korea’s international TV successes, VideoAge contacted Sonia (…)

By |October 3rd, 2022|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Casting a Shadow on the ‘Winnie the Pooh’ Brand

By David Pridham* 

When I was a (…)

By |September 29th, 2022|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

The Golden Globes Revisited and Revived

By Mike Reynolds

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) is back in the televised awards show game following an announcement that its 2023 Golden Globe Awards show will air on the (…)

By |September 25th, 2022|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

The Conservative-Liberal Tension Over “Yellowstone”

There was an interesting article in the August 14, 2022 edition of The New York Times. The topic of the piece, which ran in the Opinion pages, is about the (…)

By |September 22nd, 2022|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

The “Korean Wave” in Entertainment

By Dom Serafini

That South Korea’s TV content was becoming popular with the international TV community was evident 20 years ago when the room at the Century Plaza where the Korean (…)

By |September 19th, 2022|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Showcase in Biarritz Highlights French TV Sales

Unifrance Rendez-Vous returned in person in Biarritz, France following a two-year COVID-related hiatus, with a well-attended edition that kicked off on Sunday, September 4 with its traditional welcome reception at (…)

By |September 15th, 2022|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

La Route Pour MIPCOM

Hotel booking is a definitive a way to gauge, in advance, the imminent success or failure of a trade show. It is therefore a good sign that by late August, (…)

By |September 12th, 2022|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

The Pre-Markets Edition: Know What to Expect

Here we are reviewing VideoAge‘s traditional September pre-markets Issue. This time, the edition’s front cover cannot help but highlight the fall’s four main markets: MIPCOM, NAB New York Show, the (…)

By |September 8th, 2022|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

News is in the Eyes of the Beholder

There is clearly a different standard when judging the performance of news channels and news programs when viewed by left-leaning audiences vs. right-leaning ones. Each camp loves to demonize the (…)

By |September 1st, 2022|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Know How Flights Fly the Friendly Skies While Flying

Soon the international film/television content sales/acquisition sector will begin planning trips to attend markets in Cannes (MIPCOM), Santa Monica (AFM), Cancun (MIP Cancun), and Singapore (ATF). In between, some of (…)

By |August 29th, 2022|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments