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TV Drama: 2015 Year in Review

January 5, 2016

Buyers were most definitely spoiled for choice when it came to scripted product last year. Indeed, there were so many new titles on offer from across the globe that it was inevitable that industry watchers would start to ask when …

The Week at MIPCOM

October 15, 2015

You couldn’t escape the question last week: where were you during the flood? The torrential downpours on the Saturday night before MIPCOM were unprecedented, knocking out internet access in most hotels and apartments and prompting MIPJunior to relocate to the …

Top Programmers on Scripted, Exclusivity & OTT

October 8, 2015

MTG’s Jakob Mejlhede, FOX International Channels’ Jason Simms, Channel 5’s Katie Keenan and SVT’s Christian Wikander spoke about trends in drama, the battle for exclusive rights, the impact of OTT platforms and day-and-date premieres in conversation with World Screen’s Anna …

Rising Son

July 9, 2015

As James Murdoch takes the reins at 21st Century Fox as CEO, World Screen looks back at his rise through the company’s corporate ranks. As of this month, James Murdoch is the new CEO of 21st Century Fox, succeeding his …

U.S. Network Upfronts

May 18, 2015

International buyers will be heading off to the Hollywood studios in the coming days to screen the new series picked up by the broadcast networks. For a full recap of what’s coming to screens this fall, visit World Screen’s 2015-16 …

Event Review: NATPE

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK: The Fontainebleau in Miami was positively humming with activity last week at NATPE, from the first hour of the morning on Tuesday till well after the official close of the market late Thursday afternoon. Rod Perth, the president …

2014: The Year in Review

January 8, 2015

World Screen Weekly looks back at the biggest media stories of 2014 Of all the shifts we saw in the media business last year, perhaps none were as transformative as the wave of merger-and-acquisition activity that took place throughout 2014, …